Level: All Levels
Estimated time: 3-4 Hours


Project by: Linnea Lortsher
Sample by: Linnea Lortsher

With eyes facing demurely away from your partner, you face off to begin the dance… and these are the perfect earrings to begin celebrating the Fourth of July with Fireworks! In bright shades of red, white and blue, Linnea has outdone herself once again with another pair of earrings in a dance motif to celebrate our country’s birthday!
8-401FR- Matte Black AB 8/0
11-591 Ivory Pearl Ceylon
3mm- Marsala
Light Grey- KO Thread
Sterling Silver Ear Wires with 3mm Bead
Leafy Loop- Antique Silver
Size 10 4 Pack Beadsmith Seed Bead Needles
8-591- Pearl Ceylon 8/0
Thread Snips
Handy Tape
Eurotool Chain Nose Pliers
Project Map



This project is also available as a kit.


Phase 1: Tie beading thread onto loop component and begin circular brick stitch with 8/0 beads around toggle loop. You should have 16 beads.

Phase 2:Begin second row with one 11/0 and one fire polish bead. Alternate between 11/0 and fire polish beads and stitch all the way around the base row. You should have 11 fire polish beads and 12 11/0 seed beads.

Phase 3: Begin with two 11/0 seed beads and then follow the pattern: One 8/0, one 11/0, one 11/0, one 8/0, one 11/0, one 11/0, repeat all the way to the end of the second row. You should have 11 8/0 seed beads.

Phase 4: [not pictured] Weave in ends, trim thread, and attach ear wire. Wear and enjoy!



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