Beaded Cross Shield
Kids will want to make this Beaded Cross Shield to hang from their backpack or keychain. Great project for Vacation Bible School or Sunday School.
Trivia: The Knights Templar wore white with a red cross on their shields while the Knights Hospitalier wore black with a white cross. Also the Teutonic Knights who wore white with a black cross.
42 Purple Pony Beads
10 Yellow Pony Beads
4 Feet of Satin Cord
1 Lanyard Hook
To make the Beaded Cross Shield, click on the pattern for an illustrated view of the instructions.
Fold your cord in half to find the center. Use a half hitch (see detail in the pattern section) to secure it to lanyard hook.
Lace beads using pattern above as a guide.
Finish by tying off with a double knot.
Spread tacky glue along a toothpick and push it through the top row of beads to keep the shape. Cut of ends if they stick out.
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Patterns, Templates and Printables
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