Superstar This project was by Crafty Superstar #32: Alma Stoller

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Time:0h20
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Nice 'n' Simple
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BeadworkSewing

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Manhattan, Kansas, US
2011
Stitched Glossy
Fabric Beads
Pincushion Ring
Fabric Beads
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How to make fabric beads with cotton balls.

A few months ago, I was asked by ArtBeads.com to review some of there products. So, I decided to create a tutorial along with this product review to showcase my use of the beads I got from them.
ArtBeads.com sent me the most AMAZING gold and metallic white gold beads so I decided to make fabric beads with it.



Instructions

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with a strip of fabric and a cotton ball.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place the cotton ball on the fabric.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wrap the cotton ball with the fabric.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pin the end in place.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use a cotton thread to stitch the fabric down.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 6
    Step 6

    Repeat for all of your beads.

  • How to make a fabric bead. Fabric Beads - Step 8
    Step 7

    Use a beading thread, (Nymo size D) to stitch beads on it.

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Julia Oreo
Julia Oreo · Bayamón, Bayamón, PR · 6 projects
they look kinda like cake pops
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Anike P.
Anike P. · Portland, Oregon, US · 1 project
These are awesome!
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Auntie Chris Q.
Auntie Chris Q.
Very pretty.Great craft!
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Sadie H.
Sadie H. · 3 projects
REEEALLY pretty <3
What sort of fabric did you use? Happy
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NT<3
NT<3 · Chuo, Tokyo, JP · 1 project
HAHA THEY ALMOST LOOK LIKE CANDY!!!
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Sammi
Sammi · 6 projects
What if you put honey or lavender or (in my case) Dream suckle?
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Patty G.
Patty G.
these are THE cutest things!! the other fabric beads you made are so cute and colorful too!!!
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Patty G.
Patty G.
these are THE cutest things!! the other fabric beads you made are so cute and colorful too!!!
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Panda-Goes-Rawr
Panda-Goes-Rawr · 5 projects
Those are so cute! Love it!
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Libby W.
Libby W. · Stirling, Scotland, GB · 79 projects
This is brill. The cotton ball centre is genius! I've tried making fabric beads before and they were so dense it was hard to get the needle through them.
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