How to: Tuscan Dreams Beaded Component Tutorial

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Hey everyone! In this video I will show you how to make the Tuscan Dreams beaded component, which I designed from the contents of the La Dolce Vita BeadingSchool Academy subscription box. 

In a second video installment, I will be back to show you how you can bead the components together to make the necklace shown in the example.

In the meantime, please see below for the full list of materials:

Materials List (One Component)

Tuscan Dreams Beaded Necklace - Blue Apricot

Colors Used in this example:

6mm Preciosa Sew-On Crystal: Crystal AB

Ginkgo Beads: White Apricot

Tile Beads: Opaque Pale Jade Bronze Picasso

3mm Bicones: Crystal Honey

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki Dur. Gal. Matte Silver

Miyuki Delica Beads: Duracoat Matte Dk. Mauve

ginkgo bead component

Colors Used in this example:

6mm Preciosa Sew-On Crystal: Crystal AB

Ginkgo Beads: Luster Metallic Limon

Tile Beads: Alabaster Picasso

3mm Bicones: Crystal Golden Rainbow

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki Dur. Gal. Matte Champagne

Miyuki Delica Beads: Gal. Duracoat Gold

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