A new craft every day
Making friends websites Making Friends Girl Scout Leader Badge in a Bag Scout Swaps Patch Fun Making enemies

Beaded Snowman Pin

This cheery Beaded Snowman Pin will put a smile on everyone’s face. It’s a fun beginning bead project for the kids who want to add beading to the craft knowledge.

Supplies

For "E" Bead Pins
  (small beads, 2-1/4" wide pin)
One Safety Pin, Size 4
Eleven Safety Pins, Size 3
"E" Beads
For Seed Bead Pins
(tiny beads, 1-1/2" wide pin)
One Safety Pin, Size 2
Eleven Safety Pins, Size 0
Seed Beads

Split Ring Pliers or
Metal Nail File
Needle-nose pliers

Instructions

Click on Printables for pattern diagram.

Each row hanging down is the smaller pin with beads strung on it. Open these pins and string beads following the pattern provided. Start at the top with of each row and work down. Use pliers to squeeze the pin head closed permanently.

Note: Beads are are irregular in size. You may not be able to use the larger seed beads in your package and you may not want to use the smaller "E" beads in your package.

Use a split ring pliers or the point of metal nail file to bend open the coil at base of the larger pin. Thread coil of the beaded pins onto front shank of larger pin, forcing them around opened coil and onto the back shank of the larger pin. Follow pattern beginning with pin 11 and adding beaded pins working from right to left.

 

L=LIGHT BLUE B=BLACK W=WHITE O=ORANGE R=RED

This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.

What do you think?

Image of Beaded Snowman Pin

Contributor

Image of View From The Fridge
View From The Fridge

Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window

pattern_beaded_snowman

You might also be interested in

Google+