Deborah Roberti designs beading patterns. Her website offers some free and some bead patterns available for purchase. I highly recommend her bead patterns, not only are they extremely affordable and easy to follow, but they are very versatile as well. This category highlights some of the possible variations of her Octagonal Bracelet & Earrings patterns.You can purchase the bracelet patternfor $4.00 and the earrings pattern for $2.75 on her website www.aroundthebeadingtable.comwebsite.
Bracelet Materials (for a 6.5-inch bracelet, not including clasp) Approx 4 Yards of Bead Thread of Choice Approx 220 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 144 Size 3mm Beads Approx 48 Size 4mm Bicone Crystals Clasp
Earrings Materials Approx 8 Feet Beading Thread of Choice Approx 100 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 52 Size 3mm Beads Approx 18 Size 4mm Bicone Crystals Two Small Jump Rings A pair of earring findings
Below are the components used in this design example. If you would like to make this version yourself, you will need to calculate the quantities of each item to purchase, depending on the length of bracelet you wish to make, if you want matching earrings, etc.