Project by Kate Richbourg and Emily Miller Sample by Beadshop Staff

This sample is a true staff collaboration! Kate wanted to revisit Patterning with Stones with a fresh idea: reverse the color scheme, and use one color family for the larger beads and many in the seed beads. She asked Ghenee for her input...and Ghenee pulled a palette of purples that Kate just swooned over. But now, what next? Drea took a peek through our array of 11/0 colors...greens, blues, greys...while searching for inspiration, Drea came across this beautiful old photograph from 1933...Latvian women at a festival in Prague, wearing purple dresses with brown feathered hats. Of course, Kate and Drea fell in love with the vintage vibe. Cara came along and did her thing: pulled out a few colors, added a few... found the brown Aged Czech Stripes and, poof! We hit perfection. Enjoy!

Check out our Recipe Page for the basics and make your own colorways. Enjoy!

Additional Learning:
  • Soft Flex 101
  • Skillbuilder: Using Crimps, Guardians, and Covers
  • Patterning With Stones FB Live 10.11.17

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Swivel - Antique Silver
$1.75 USD
Soft Flex .014/ Satin Silver 10ft
$7.85 USD
Purple Mix - 10mm
$14.95 USD
Matte Silver Crazy Lace Agate- 6mm
$6.50 USD
Purple Crazy Lace Agate -4mm
$5.00 USD
6mm- Milky Alexandrite Moon Dust
$2.98 USD
3mm- Metallic Suede Purple
$2.17 USD
11-2005- Metallic Copper Iris
$5.25 USD
11-650- Dyed Grey S/L Alabaster
$3.25 USD
11-4514- Picasso Seafoam Green Matte
$4.95 USD
11-4244 Duracoat S/L Dyed Persimmon
$4.15 USD
BGL2-2031 Matte Met. Sage Grn. Luster
$4.00 USD
Aged Brown Striped Picasso- 4/0
$4.21 USD
Join Hands- Antique Silver
$12.50 USD
Beadsmith Crimp Tubes- Silver
$5.35 USD
Wire Guardians-Antique Silver
$4.50 USD
3mm Crimp Covers- Ant. Silver Plate
$4.50 USD
Maxi- Shear Flush Wire Cutter
$19.75 USD
Xuron 4 in 1 Crimper
$21.95 USD
Deep Dish Project Tray
$19.95 USD
Project Tray Inserts
$10.25 USD
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