Tubular Swirl


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“Tubular Swirl” Bracelet Downloadable Beading Pattern #26772

Dress to impress with this simply stunning “Tubular Swirl” bracelet. This sparkling Russian spiral, made up with closely stitched, intricate spirals of coordinating seed beads, will wow and intrigue envious friends and family! Measuring approximately 1/2” wide, this dazzling and delicate looking bracelet hides a special secret – inside, is a flexible vinyl tube that fills it up and helps it hold it’s perfect shape! This vinyl tubing can be easily found at local hardware stores, as well as online retailers, and costs as little as 30 cents a foot! This virtually invisible vinyl rounds out the super stylish tube and creates a very cool and substantial look and feel. This beading tutorial, with over 50 high-resolution full-color photos and easy to follow step-by-step directions, will help you master this slightly challenging but fun tubular stitch, so you’ll be swirling with pride and wowing your friends and family in no time. Bead happy!

Tutorial by: Cara Landry

Recommended Materials:
– 6lb FireLine beading thread
– #12 long beading needle
– 11/0 seed beads x (3) colors
– 15/0 seed beads x (1) color
– Vinyl tubing – either 5/16” OD (outside diameter) x 3/16” ID (inside diameter) or 1/4” OD x 3/16” ID – can be purchased from local hardware stores, as well as online retailers
– Clasp – lobster claw and closed jump ring, toggle, magnet, etc.
– Large scissors – I used kitchen scissors
– Ruler or tape measure
– Pen or marker
– Flush cutter

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