Making Brick Stitch Diamonds Tutorial

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  • How to Make Brick Stitch Diamonds - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Wanting to improve your technique? Allie shows us How to Make Brick Stitch Diamonds with these chic earrings using Delicas 11/0 and Czech Glass Pearls 2mm! This bead weaving method is one you'll want to use often, so gather your materials and come create with us!
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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The Designer's suggested colors and materials:
Miyuki Delica 11/0 - Duracoat Ash Gray, 32 Beads
Miyuki Delica 11/0 - Duracoat Ocean Spray, 24 Beads
Miyuki Delica 11/0 - Duracoat Galvanized Light Pewter, 12 Beads
Czech Glass Pearl 2mm - Pale White Shiny, 2 Beads
Wire Guards - Silver Plated, 2 Pieces
Earwires - Sterling Silver Curved Fish Hooks, 1 Pair

Step-By-Step Instructions

This PotomacBeads tutorial will show you how to make brick stitch diamonds. This technique is used to make these adorable little diamond shaped earrings.
Using a size 12 needle, put a stop bead on about three feet of thread. Create a ladder stitch by adding two beads, bring the needle back around and through the first bead. Sew back through the second bead and add a third bead and back down the second bead. Then up through the third bead picking up a fourth bead and back down the third. Continue until you have six beads. This will be the center of the diamond.
Watch the How to Make Brick Stitch Diamond tutorial with Allie to see how she completes the pattern using the delica beads and czech crystal.
Add a wire guard to the top of the project. Weave the thread down to the starter thread tie them off and burn the ends. Add the earwire and you're done.
Now that you know how to make brick stitch diamond earrings you can use that skill to make all sorts of jewelry like pendants, necklaces and bracelets. You could easily embellish this design to make truly unique projects that suite your taste. PotomacBeads is your one-stop shop for all your beading needs. We carry a wide selection of beads, findings, and tools to help you create beautiful jewelry.

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