Beaded Doll Crown
This craft will delight young doll owners but will need help from an adult to create. Teenagers can create this for their young baby sitting charges as a special treat.
Supplies27 Purple Pony Beads
6 Gold Pony Beads
3 Blue Pony Beads
1 Heart Pony Bead
1 Yard of Cord
1 Gold Pipe Cleaner
Click on Printables for a beading diagram to help you with this project.
Stiffen ends of cord with white glue. Let dry.
String a blue pony bead to the middle of your cord.
String both ends down through a heart pony bead.
Slide gold beads 2 and 3 on the left hand cord.
String the right hand cord through beads 2 and 3 in the opposite direction. Pull snug.
String purple beads 4,5 and 6 on the left hand cord.
String the right hand cord through beads 4,5 and 6 in the opposite direction. Pull snug.
String beads 7-12 on the right hand cord. Wrap around bead 12 then string back through beads 10 then 11. Wrap around then string through beads 7, 8 and name. Pull snug easing out any slack in the cord.
Bead 7 should sit against bead 6. Repeat with the the left hand cord and another set of beads.
String 9 beads on each cord.
Push a gold pipe cleaner through the bottom row of beads to the middle of the pipe cleaner. Twist ends together. Trim.
Tie cords with a double knot. Add a dab of white glue. Let dry trim.
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