Beaded Snowflake Brooches

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Beaded Snowflake Brooches

When you fan crystal-tipped bugle points around a filigree dome, you get a dramatic snowflake. This is an adaptation of my famous Fanwheel Snowflakes which start off with a circle of beads. Here, we explore overlapping points around a metal dome-shaped filigree cap.

For fun and instant gratification, you can add bugle points around any gear to make really trendy snowflakes as ornaments or brooches. I will show you the basic technique for attaching your bugle points around any gear shape.

Feel free to let your creativity go wild as you embellish the gear center.

Read more in our Winter 2016 issue.
Download the PDF pattern now.

Designed by Maria Rypan

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