Free Instructions on Making Glass and Pearl Beaded 3D Candle for Home Decoration
Summary: Tired of various beading patterns for jewelry? How about making a 3D beaded candle craft for your house? Come with us to learn the details.
Glass beads and pearl beads not only work perfect in jewelry making, but also in 3D crafts. Today I chose some faceted glass beads and glass pearl beads to start this lovely red candle with stand. Hope it can help you to gain some inspirations in your craft projects.
Supplies in making the glass and pearl beaded 3D candle for home decoration:
6mm White Glass Pearl Beads
8mm White Glass Pearl Beads
6mm White Glass Jade Beads
4mm Transparent Faceted Glass Beads
4mm Red Faceted Glass Beads
6mm Red Glass Pearl Beads
4mm Red Glass Pearl Beads
12x8mm Green Glass Drop Beads
0.3mm Tiger Wire
Round Nose Pliers
Instructions on making the glass and pearl beaded 3D candle craft:
Step 1: Bead the basic patterns
1st, snip off a piece of 0.3mm tiger wire (about 90cm), slide 4 4mm red faceted glass beads to the middle;
2nd, cross one end of the wire through the last glass bead and tighten up;
3rd, slide a red glass bead onto each wire, then cross both wires through another glass bead and tighten up;
4th, repeat above beading pattern until you've beaded a proper length as shown;
5th, slide a 4mm transparent glass onto one wire, while 2 beads onto the other wire, then cross the left wire through the glass bead on the right wire as pictured.
Step 2: Make the bead stitches
1st, thread one wire through 2 4mm transparent glass beads, then cross both wires through a 4mm red glass bead and tighten;
2nd, thread the wire on the left through the red glass bead on the premier pattern, then add 2 red glass beads to the other wire;
3rd, cross both wires through another red glass bead and tighten up;
4th, thread the left wire through the red glass bead on the premier pattern, add a red bead on the other wire, then cross both wires through another red glass bead and tighten up;
5th, repeat above stitch pattern, until you come to the ending line, slide 3 beads to the wire and cross the left wire through the last red glass bead and tighten up;
6th, make the stitches along the way until you've finished 14 to 18 rows. (you can decide the length according your need)
Step 3: Sew up the fringes
1st, slide a 4mm red glass bead to one wire, then thread the wire through the red glass bead in the symmetrical corner;
2nd, cross both wires through another red glass bead and tighten up, your beaded patch would be like what is shown below;
3rd, thread each wire through the next red glass bead on the line respectively, then cross them through another red glass bead and tighten up;
4th, repeat this stitching pattern to sew up the fringes;
5th, thread the wire along the glass beads on the bottom in case of slack;
6th, trim off the excessive wires in the end.
Step 4: Add a green glass drop bead
1st, thread a 10mm white pearl bead through a 7.0cm headpin, then thread the headpin through the inner space of the candle;
2nd, thread a 12x8mm green glass bead through the headpin, and twist a small loop in the end.
Step 5: Bead pearl stand for the candle
1st, snip off a piece of tiger wire, slide a 8mm red glass pearl bead and 3 8mm white pearl beads onto it;
2nd, thread the left wire through the last white pearl bead and tighten;
3rd, thread one wire through a red pearl while the other wire through 2 white pearls, then cross the wire through the white pearl and tighten up;
4th, repeat the beading patterns.
Step 6: Finish the pearl stand for the candle
1st, add a 6mm white glass bead between every 2 white pearl beads as shown;
2nd, add a 4mm red pearl bead between every 2 8mm red pearl beads as shown;
3rd, thread the wire along the beads in case of slack, and finally trim off the wire.
Step 7: Finish the glass and pearl beaded candle
Insert the candle body in the candle stand as shown.
Here is the final look of this delicate glass and pearl beaded 3D candle craft!
I love this cute and lovely 3D beaded candle with stand! I can place it on table, or make it a gift for my mum! Are you also attracted by this beaded candle craft? Why not have a try!