Crossroads Components Tutorial



  • Crossroads Components - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Allie shows how to make the versatile Crossroads Component designed by Nathan Buchman on the BeadApp. It can be made into any form of jewelry, from necklaces to earrings. It is a great way to get a start into beading and jewelry making. Technique Learned: Right Angle Weave

Materials Used To make The  Project

Quick Project Steps

This PotomacBeads tutorial shows you how to stitch a Right Angle Weave to create components that you can use to make numerous kinds of beaded jewelry. The Crossroads Components is a great introduction into the wonderful world of beading.
1.Put a size 10 needle onto some Wildfire beading thread. Pick up an EVA bead, from the point to the opening, and a DiamonDuo. Add on 2 seed beads, a Potomac crystal rondelle and 2 more seed beads. Bring the needle down through the second holes of the DiamonDuo and EVA beads. Pick up a cresent bead so that the arch is up. Repeat the pattern 4 times.
2.Watch the Crossroads Components tutorial to follow along with Allie as she guides you step-by-step through the process of designing the beaded project.
3.Connect about 5 or 6 components together to form a beautiful beaded bracelet. Sew the ends together to form a cuff style or add a clasp of your choice.
Crossroads Components are a great way to create matching jewelry sets or have fun with colors to make truly unique pieces. Either way, you’ll love showing off your handmade creations.

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