Herringbone, right angle weave, chevron stitch and a smidge of peyote stitch come together to form this ornate ornament.
Can't you just picture an olde tyme carousel when you look at this ornament with the wavy swags all around it.
This simple yet elegant ornament pattern is 5 pages of detailed instructions plus a page of handy tips and tricks for beading ornaments.
Learn flat spiral stitch while creating this ornament. Use oval or round shaped stones or beads as the focal points.
The crosses surrounding this ornament are created with a a combination of circular and free form netting techniques. Create a snowflake, a cross or the entire ornament.
This piece has a geometric belly band with suspension cables reaching to the top and undulating fringe at the bottom.
Based on the crown of Lady Guinevere in the TV show Merlin, I created this crown for a glass ball ornament. A sparking crystal is highlighted in the center of beads and attached to netted side pieces studded with crystals.
Swags of beads with fancy bead accents surround this ornament. Find some fun beads and use them as the focal point.
The 5 medallions and the cap top are crafted of Superduos and crystals or pearls and seed beads.
Drapes of beads surround this ornament. A netted 2 color belly band on this ornament provides a place for long elegant dangle. This ornament pattern has 11 pages of detailed instructions and diagrams.
Create an ornament with one or two rows of flowers. The centers of these flowers sit up from the beadwork. The 2 row version almost makes the ornament look squared off.
This ornament has strips of flowers connected by diagonal swags surrounding the glass ball.
Strips of netting are connected by swags and adorned with long dangles on this simple yet elegant ornament.
Ladders of pearls or crystals climb the ornament with swags between them. A skinny belly band and nested dangles finish it off.
Elegant swags extend from the central accent beads on the strips surrounding this ornament.
Feathered circles with or without crystals cascade down the ornament with swags between them.
I was trying to create some flower power and I ended up with this design for a glass ball ornament. If you look at the center of the medallion you can see my inspiration.
Loops & Bridges
Cover a glass ball ornament with a series of loops connected by bridges with long dangles at the bottom.
Mini Ornament Set #1
This is for a collection of 3 patterns for mini ornaments - the 1" size. These patterns are great for using up those little bits of beads you have left over from other pieces you make.
Once Upon A Time
Do this pattern in 2 colors and the colors serpentine around crystals and/or pearls. You can add an optional embellishment to the dangles to make them frilly.
The main focus of this pattern is the belly band. This intricate looking design is simple to make. Turn the cover inside out and you have a totally different looking ornament cover.