DIY Beaded Snowflake Tutorial

DIY Beaded Snowflake Tutorial

On Day 5 of my Advent Calendar, we make frosty beaded snowflakes.

DIY Frosty Snowflake Tutorial

You’ll need:

  • bugle beads and seed beads in white or crystal
  • thin wire (ca. 0.3 mm thick)
  • wire cutter

Beaded Snowflake Tutorial

Make the first ‘arm’ of the snowflake: Thread 3 bugle beads and 1 seed bead onto the wire, push the wire back through the last bugle bead.

Wire Snowflake Tutorial

Thread 1 bugle and 1 seed bead, go back through the bugle bead.

Bead Snowflake Tutorial

Thread 3 bugle beads and 1 seed bead; thread back through the last 2 bugle beads.

Bugle Bead Snowflake Tutorial

String 2 bugle and 1 seed bead, go back through the 2 bugle beads.

Bugle Bead Seed Bead Snowflake Tutorial

Thread 2 bugle beads, 1 seed bead, 1 bugle bead, 1 seed bead, 1 bugle bead, 1 seed bead, and 1 bugle bead. Push the wire back through the first bugle bead and all the way through the middle stem of the first arm of the snowflake.

DIY Wirework Snowflake Tutorial

Thread 1 bugle bead, and make the second arm like the first.

Beaded Wire Work Snowflake Tutorial

Continue till your snowflake has six arms.

DIY Beaded Snowflake Ornament

To finish the beaded snowflake, push the wire through the inner circle of the snowflake.

DIY Beaded Snowflake

Wrap the wire to secure and cut off.

Now make more snowflakes, if you want a white Christmas. 😉 To make the snowflakes look natural, you could make each snowflake a bit different.

DIY Beaded Snowflake Tutorial

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