Beaded Snowman Pin

Snowman made of beads strung on a 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 their craft knowledge.


In February 2020, residents of Donnersbachwald, Austria, built a colossal snowman named Riesi. Reportedly reaching a height of 124.8 feet, Riesi surpassed Maine’s snowwoman as the tallest snowman on record. Source: Farmers Almanac – Snowman -The Fun And Frosty History Of

  • 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

For both projects

Split Ring Pliers or Metal Nail File
Needle-nose pliers

  1. Click on Printables for pattern diagram.
  2. Each row hanging down is the smaller pin with beads strung on it.
  3. Open these pins and string beads following the pattern provided.Start at the top with of each row and work down.
  4. 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.

  1. Use a split ring pliers or the point of metal nail file to bend open the coil at base of the larger pin.
  2. 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.
  3. Follow pattern beginning with pin 11 and adding beaded pins working from right to left.


Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print in the correct size






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