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 Xena Bracelet pattern. This pattern is available for purchase on her website or in her Etsy store. Click here to purchase the pattern on her website. Click here to purchase the pattern in her Etsy store.
Skinny Version Bracelet Materials - (for a 6.75 to 7.25-inch bracelet, not including clasp) About 4 Yards of Bead Thread of Choice About 250 Size 11/0 Seed Beads (Miyuki brand works best) About 150 Size 8/0 Seed Beads About 14 Size 4mm Beads About 63 SuperDuo Beads About 24 CzechMates Brick Beads Clasp of Choice
Wide Version Bracelet Materials - (for a 7.25-inch bracelet, not including clasp) About 7 Yards of Bead Thread of Choice About 425 Size 11/0 Seed Beads (Miyuki brand works best) About 200 Size 8/0 Seed Beads About 10 Size 4mm Beads About 81 SuperDuo Beads About 54 CzechMates 2-Hole Tile Beads 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.