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 Starflower Necklace pattern.You can purchase the patternfor $4.50 on her website or in her Etsy store.
Necklace Materials (for 17.5" necklace, not including clasp Approx 6-7 Yards of Bead Thread of Choice Approx 700 Size 11/0 Seed Beads (Miyuki brand works best) Approx 40 size 8/0 Seed Beads (Miyuki brand works best) Approx 8 Size 3mm Beads (Round or Fire-Polished beads work best) Approx 16 Size 3mm Fire-Polished Beads Approx 8 4mm Beads (Round Fire-Polished or Bicone Crystals) Approx 40 Two-Hole Diamond Beads Approx 1 8mm 2-Hole Czech Preciosa Candy Bead Clasp of Choice
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.