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Cindy Brook


Project Info:

Level: Beginner

Estimated time: 3-4 Hours

Inspired by Tricks to Laddering, Cindy Brook has created, Stepping Stones, a 5-wrap bracelet that balances the soft warmth of tan leather and creamy pearls against rich, earthy browns and elegant greens. Growing up with a father who loved art, Cindy was surrounded by creativity at a young age. She also knew she loved beads from the moment she walked into her first bead store. The recipe for Stepping Stones is listed below the photograph and all the ingredients we carry at beadshop are available for purchase under the SHOP tab above. If you want to see what else Cindy is up to, she has invited us to visit her on Facebook. Thank you, Cindy!

    Two techniques, one button, a few beads, leather and thread….that’s all you need to make a delicious 4 wrap bracelet. Watch the video and download the companion handout and be transported to another place.

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Cindy Brook

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