Dad's Garden is a solidly intermediate project. The braiding portion is easy peasy, but you're going to want to have some previous bead stitching and/or braid embellishing experience under your belt before you take on this double-strand necklace. There are just a lot of components to assemble and I think it could be overwhelming for a beginner.
Techniques used: kumihimo, peyote stitch, and free-form bead stitching
Finished length: 31" double-strand necklace. Kit includes instructions for one length only, but includes how to decide on the best flower placement based on your body size and shape.
The Dad's Garden kit includes detailed printed instructions, big-eye needle, size 18 Superlon, size 8 Japanese seed beads, Czech glass beads, TierraCast 8mm endcaps, TierraCast magnetic clasp, TierraCast jump rings, binding thread, and E6000 glue.
You’ll need the following tools (not included) to complete the project: foam kumihimo disk (regular 1/2″ thickness), 8 weighted bobbins (~23g each), clip-on center weight (~45g), scissors, and jewelry pliers.
This is an original design by Rebecca Ann Combs of Design & Adorn. ©2021
This kit and the included pattern are offered for sale for your personal use only. This pattern may not be copied, transmitted or taught without the express, written permission of Design & Adorn.
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