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 Diagonal Stripes Bracelet pattern. This pattern are available for FREE on the www.aroundthebeadingtable.comwebsite - click hereto get the FREE tutorial. This pattern works with any 6mm bead. For a smaller, daintier bracelet or necklace, use 4mm beads and 3mm Fire-Polished beads.
6mm Bead Version Bracelet Materials (for a 6.5-inch bracelet, not including clasp) 3 Yards of Beading Thread of Choice Approx 200 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 15 Size 6mm Beads, Color 1 Approx 22 Size 6mm Beads, Color 2 Approx 38 Size 4mm Fire-Polished Beads Clasp of Choice
4mm Bead Version Bracelet Materials (for a 6.5-inch bracelet, not including clasp) 2 Yards of Beading Thread of Choice Approx 200 Size 11/0 Seed Beads Approx 24 Size 4mm Beads, Color 1 Approx 25 Size 4mm Beads, Color 2 Approx 48 Size 3mm Fire-Polished 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, etc.