Beaded Butterfly to Embroider

A pleasure and a challenge to render a butterfly in beads

SKU# EP1477

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I've always loved butterflies. Dark, dramatic mourning cloaks (Nymphalis antiopa) are among my favorites. Most of my beaded butterflies are based on photographs of real ones. It's a pleasure as well as a challenge to render them in beads.
Required Materials: Seed Beads, beads, canvas, felt, beading thread, quilting, cotton, craft glue, stretcher frame, pin back. See project for complete list.
Tools Needed: Beading needles, sewing needles, fabric marking pen. See project for complete list.
Techniques Used: Bead Embroidery
Finished Size: beaded canvas: 2 1/2 x 4 1/2" (6.4 x 11.4 cm)
Originally Published: PieceWork, November/December 2001

SKU: EP1477

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sandie Abel

Format: eProject