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Ruffled Honeysuckle Brooch – PDF Tutorial


These illustrated, step-by-step instructions make a brooch featuring a cabochon with a ruffled peyote stitch bezel.

This is a great way for beginners to learn about capturing cabochons, decreasing tubular peyote stitch, and fringing.

Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate
Pages: 4

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  • Beaded backstitch (bead embroidery)
  • Peyote stitch
  • Fringe


  • 4 grams brown size 11 seed beads (A)
  • 4 grams green size 11 seed beads (B)
  • 4 grams pink size 11 seed beads (C)
  • 4 pressed glass leaves (top drilled)
  • 30mm cabochon
  • Ultra suede or leather
  • 1 Pin back
  • Strong glue
  • Size D Nymo thread
  • Thread conditioner
  • Size 12 beading needles
  • Optional: Sharp needles

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Please contact me if you want to teach this project to a class.

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