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Sunday, November 8, 2009


This weekend I wanted to make some beaded snowflakes. I have made beaded flowers and stars before, but never snowflakes. I had to experiment to come up with a pattern with the look I wanted.

I started with a six pointed star in the center:Then I added branched structures to represent ice crystals. My first branches were a little bit floppy, so I added more branching to add to the "iciness" of the snowflake and also to help stablize the whole shape. The end result looks like this:


  1. love your snowflakes, great to play with the beads and be proud of your work, nice feeling isn't it ?

  2. Hi. Hope you're still reading posts you have instructions on how to make this snowflake? It's so pretty.


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