2018’s Christmas ornaments beadalong was such a huge success that I’ve decided to do something bigger and better for 2019…
How does the Christmas ornaments beadalong work?
This year, your Beadalong project will be hosted on my new beading classes website, which you can find here.
It will launch in November 2019. Once it has launched, I will post a link here – https://my-world-of-beads.teachable.com/p/beading-tutorial-christmas-present-beaded-box-decoration
You can work on the project at your own pace. So, I invite you to fit in some beading relaxation around all those hectic Christmas preparations!
The beadalong will give you the following:
- PDF tutorial to download
- Video demonstrations to help you understand the techniques
- Opportunity to ask questions and get personal help if you get stuck
- Connect with and talk to others on the course
- Share your finished projects so we can all admire your beautiful work!
The 2019 Project
The project for this year is a beaded box which you can hang on your Christmas tree.
In fact, I think this Christmas ornaments beadalong is going to end being one of my favourite ever beaded boxes!
You will be making a simple square box which is hinged to allow it to open. Then, fasten it shut with a length of beaded ribbon. So, this also doubles up as the means of hanging your box on the Christmas tree.
The finished box is about 1.5″ (4cm) in each direction. It will hold quite a lot of goodies!
You will just need size 11 Delicas for this one, plus one 8mm round bead. So, you probably already have all these materials in your stash.
If you want to increase the size, you could make this with size 10 Delicas and that would scale it up by about 50%.
The finished decoration weighs about 30g (plus whatever you put inside it). So, it will hang beautifully on your Christmas tree.
I have also given you two different designs, plus a lot of advice and inspiration for creating other variations of your own. I even included some blank graph paper so you can plan and design everything with ease.
So, if that sounds good, this is the link to follow to join in
If you missed out on last year’s Christmas Ornaments Beadalong, don’t worry! You can now get the project instructions at this link. So, you can still make your Santa beaded box bauble any time.
And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, the gallery shows some images of the 2018 project.