Leaf fringe1 - hanging vivid leaf
Summary: This leaf fringe adds splendor to any beadwork and jewelry design. Please follow our steps to learn this technique.
Step 1: Pass your wire through the side of a section of beadwork where you would like the leaf fringe to start.
Step 2: Slide beads onto the wire to form a leaf.
1st, slide the desired lenght of beads onto the wire;
2nd, pass the wire back through the before-last bead strung on the wire;
3rd, strain the wire tightly;
4th, slide desired amount of beads to form the other half of the leaf.
Step 3: Insert the wire back into the middle and through the beads to complete the leaf pattern.
Step 4: Make other leaf fringes.
1st, pass the wire back through the original beadwork near the edge, exiting at the next bead;
2nd, repeat step2;
3rd, continue repeating step2 until you get the desired amount of leaf fringe;
4th, weave the wire back through the beadwork until you reach the edge.
Step 5: Trim the extra wire with scissors.
Use this technique to decorate any bead stitch or even to create a pendant. We hope you enjoy this tutorial and create your own leaf fringe.