Striped Easter Egg Beading Pattern
- Learn how to make colorfully striped beaded Easter eggs for a holiday heirloom keepsake.
- 23-page tutorial - each page has 8 photos with detailed step-by-step instructions that will hold your hand every step of the way.
- Complete Materials Page that itemizes exactly what you'll need (including bead color information and approximate quantities) to make the project.
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Beading Tutorial for How to Make a Colorful Beaded Easter Egg Decor #449
Decorating Easter eggs is a fun holiday tradition, and creating permanent keepsake eggs is even more fun. These beautiful and timeless heirloom beaded Easter eggs make a gorgeous holiday decoration for your home and/or Easter table. Featuring colorful stripes of 11/0 seed beads stitched around a painted wooden egg, these classically beautiful and whimsical eggs will impress and delight folks of all ages. The finished beaded egg measures approximately 2.75” tall x 2” wide (7 x 5 cm).
Note: This Striped Easter Egg is stitched with a different design than our Elegant Easter Egg tutorial to achieve the nice, straight lines of the stripes - it's also slightly faster and easier!
This simple beading pattern includes a detailed materials page, bead color information for each colorway, over 155 high-resolution full-color photos and easy to follow step-by-step directions. This design is a more involved project, compared to a lot of our other designs, but we show and explain each and every step so that beaders of all skill levels, even beginners, can be successful. Thank you for shopping Simple Bead Patterns, and bead happy! ~ Lane & Cara (mother & daughter)
DIY home decor beading pattern by Cara & Lane Landry
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- Beading thread and needle
- Seed beads
- Wooden egg - The size of the wooden egg is 2.5" x 1.75" (6.35 x 4.44 cm). We purchased them from Amazon. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/
- Painting supplies (optional)
- Flush cutter
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Substituting with Different Beads or Beading Materials
Many of our designs can be made using comparable beading materials. For example, if our pattern calls for 4mm round pearls, in most cases, you can use different types of 4mm round beads instead (such as 4mm round fire polished beads). Please note: If the pattern is for a bead weaving (or stitched) project, it's typically not recommended to use different sizes of beads than those recommended, as the original design may not work out as intended. You may also substitute recommended materials with your preferred brand (for example using Nymo vs. FireLine thread) unless otherwise noted for a specific reason. For example, if we specifically recommend using TOHO seed beads with a particular project, the project may not work out as well if you substitute and use Delica seed beads instead (which differ in shape).
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