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 Stepping-Stone Band 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.
Bracelet Materials - (for a 7-inch bracelet, not including clasp or beads to connect the clasp) About 4 Yards of Bead Thread of Choice About 250 Size 11/0 Seed Beads About 38 Size 3mm Beads About 18 Czech Honeycomb or 2-Hole Cabochon Beads About 68 GemDuo Beads Clasp of Choice Note - the purple seed beads in the photo are on back order at the supplier, so an alternate purple color of seed beads is available as a substitute.
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.