(Aurora, CO USA)
I read your instructions on attaching beads - thank you!
Do you knot the thread before and after? Or do you just secure the thread ends through the cross stitch on the back? Also, should you do them at the very end, or as you work through each quarter piece?
I am VERY new to beading, so any feedback/helpful tips are appreciated!
by L. Corrigan
I am doing the needlework entitled "Earthdancer" by butternut road.
I purchased the 28 count prairie grain linen the pattern called for and also the beads called for. I am having a problem. It looks like the beads do not fit or maybe I am putting them on wrong. The first 3 rows of the necklace went well but they overlap now and I don't seem able to get them to fit. I can't find anyone in my area that can help me. If anyone out there has done this work or knows how to bead would you please help me.
thank you so much.
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