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  • 00:00: [Music] my name is Tracy and today I will be doing a bracelet tutorial for Potomac B company here's a sample of the bracelet that we'll be making today this bracelet uses a few tuhoe peds as well as some crystals and some seed beads to make this bracelet will need the Potomac exclusive Irish dual beads
  • 00:30: the color that I have to make this bracelet today is the jet red luster we're also going to need some Potomac exclusive round duo beads and the color I have today is the Aztec gold we'll also be using Chile beads now Chile beads are a tuhoe bead and this speed is rounded at the top and it thins out as
  • 01:04: you go towards the bottom of the be the outside of the bead has a curved shape and the inside of the bead is kind of recessed the two holes run from the outside towards the inside of the beet the color that I have for the Chile beads is the olive gold or the matte gold and olive we're gonna need some four millimeter round beads and the the
  • 01:35: v's that I'm using are the Potomac crystal rounds in the metallic silver color we're gonna need some three by four millimeter rondelle beads and I'm using the Potomac crystal rondelle's and the metallic half silver we're also going to need some 11 OC bees and 15 OC beads for the eleven o seed beads I'm
  • 02:05: gonna be using to my yuki duracal galvanized pewter and for the 15 ocbs i'll be using the my yuki derecho galvanized champagne color four claps for this bracelet I'll be doing a cbiit loop and using a cup button so for my cup button I have the crystal Aztec gold color now this is going to be a two needle project so I
  • 02:35: have two size twelve beading needles ready and I'll be using some wildfire beading thread and the point zero zero six size in the green color so go ahead and get all your materials together and we'll get started on this project so I have about two yards of beading thread
  • 03:06: and I have one needle on one of the thread and another needle on the other end of the thread to start off we are going to pick up three eleven OC beads and then we'll place both our needles through our cut button so one needle will go through one hole and the other
  • 03:36: needle will go through the other hole and we'll bring that down and Center it on our beading thread we're then going to pick up 311 OC beads on each needle so 311 OC beads on the right and 311 OC beads on the left now
  • 04:08: we want to pick up an Irish dual bead and we want to use both our needles one needle will go through one hole and the other needle will go through the other the other hole and we want to make sure our Irish dual beads is sitting upright and I'm going to bring that down to the
  • 04:43: rest of my beat so let's place one needle to the side and with our right needle we want to pick up an 11 OC B we want to pick up a chilly beat now we want to pick up the chili B by going through the top hole and we want to enter from the cur side of the beats and exit from this recessed or concave side
  • 05:16: and then we're gonna pick up another 11 OC beat gonna put that needle to the side let's pick up the other needle we're gonna pick up any lemon oh we're gonna pick up a chili bead again we're gonna go through the top hole entering
  • 05:49: from the cur side and exiting from the recessed or the concave side and then we'll pick up another 11 OC beat we'll take both our needles and we'll go through a round duo B so one needle will go through one hole and the other needle will go through the other hole and we're gonna let that drop down
  • 06:24: on one needle we're gonna pick up an 11 OC beat we're gonna pick up a chili beat and this time we're going to go through we're still gonna go through the top hole but we're going to enter from that recessed or that concave side and we're gonna exit from the the curve side and
  • 06:55: we're gonna pick up another 11 OCP let's put this needle to the side we'll pick up the other needle and we'll pick up an 11 out a chili bead by going through the top hole from the recess side and exiting from this curve side and another
  • 07:25: 11 OCB and this is what you'll have at this point we're gonna take both our needles and we're gonna go through an Irish duo bead we want to make sure that the Irish dual bead is facing up with the that skirt side is at the top I'm gonna take one needle and go through one hole and
  • 07:56: the other needle our right needle will go through the right hole drop that down to our beadwork again let's place one needs aside from I place the left needle to the side with our right needle we want to pick up an
  • 08:27: 11 oh we're gonna pick up a chilly bead by going through that top hole from entering in from the curved side and pick up an 11 oh let's place this needle to a scythe pick up our left needle we'll get pick up an 1100 chili bean by going through that top hole and another 11 Oh
  • 09:04: we'll now go through using both needles we'll go through a round duo bead so one needle will go through one hole and the other needle will go through the other hole so let's place one needle to the side
  • 09:39: for a moment and we're gonna use a right needle we're gonna pick up an 11 Oh seed bead we're gonna pick up a chili bead and we're going to go through the top hole and we're going to enter in from this recessed or sunken inside and exit from the cur side and we'll pick up another 11 oh you've gonna place this needle to the side pick up our left
  • 10:13: needle we'll pick up an 11 oh we'll pick up a chili bean by going from the sunken in or the recessed side through the top hole and we'll pick up another 11 oh let those beads drop down and this is what you'll have again we're gonna go through
  • 10:44: another Irish dual bead so our left needle will go through the left hole and our right needle will go through the right hole so we're going to repeat these steps and the sequence of beads for the length of
  • 11:14: our bracelet as we finish the length of our bracelet we want to finish with an Irish duo beat for my bracelet I have 10 Irish duo beads total to add the CB clasp on each needle we want to pick up to 11 OC beads and let those drop down
  • 11:45: with our right needle we'll pick up one 11 OC read and with our neck left needle we'll cross through the same seed bead in the opposite direction and we'll pull that down
  • 12:17: now we'll want to pick up enough seed beads to add our loop for our class I'm gonna pick up 26 C beads 11 OC beads [Music]
  • 12:54: so as I'm getting those seed beads on I'm gonna want up we're gonna want to double check our cup so we have two for [Music]
  • 13:28: 21 so again we're gonna have 26 11 LCDs 2 4 6 26 now what we want to do is go back through that 1100 that both our needles
  • 14:07: cross through so I'm gonna come back through that 11 oh and pull pull tight with the same needle I'm gonna go back through all the beads I add it for the loop so we're gonna go through up through all those seed beads again so coming around
  • 14:57: I'm gonna make sure we get get all those seed beads and I want to exit through that that bead we cross both our needles through again that 11 OC beat I'm also gonna come down we're gonna come down through this 11 oh that's right above
  • 15:30: the 11 Oh next to the iris tool so come down through that next 11 OC be after the one you cross both your needles through we want to put this needle to the side pick up our other needle and with this other needle we are going to go through the seed bead loop in the opposite direction so we'll take our needle and go through all these 11 OC
  • 16:04: beads again to reinforce so it should give us a nice secure loop and when I make sure I get through all
  • 16:34: those sea beads and I'm gonna exit out of that see me leva know that we cross both our needles through and I'm gonna come down through the next 11 Oh seed bead on the left side this
  • 17:05: opposite side pull tight and this is what we'll have so working with that same needle will pick up six eleven OC beads and we want to go through the second
  • 17:43: hole of this next chilli bead so go through that second hole and we're gonna do the same thing on the other side we'll pick up six eleven OC beats and we're gonna go through the second hole of the chilli bead the next
  • 18:16: chilli beat that's on the other side okay so this is what we'll have now we want to start to add in our crystals so with the needle that I'm currently
  • 18:47: working with with just a needle on my right side here I'm exiting out of the second hole of that chili bead we'll pick up a 15 OCD four millimeter round in the 15 OCD and we're gonna go through the next chilli beat the second hole of the next chili bean pick up an 11 OC beat a 3 by 4
  • 19:23: millimeter round and another 11 OC beat and go through the second hole of the next chilli beat I'm gonna put this needle to the side pick up my other needle we're gonna pick up a 15 OCB 4 millimeter round and a 15 OC bead and go
  • 19:54: through the second hole of the next chilli beat we'll pick up an 11 OC beat a three by four millimeter rondell Christo and another 11 OC bead and we're gonna go
  • 20:25: through the second hole of the chili of the next chili bead on this side so we put that needle to the side pick up my other needle over here I'm gonna pick up a 15 OCD a four millimeter round and a 15 OC bead
  • 20:55: and we'll go through the second hole of the next chili beat pick up an eleven OC be a three by four millimeter rondell 11 OC bead and go through the second hole of the next chili beat I'm gonna set this needle to the side pick up my other needle we want to pick up a 15 OCP a
  • 21:26: four millimeter round and the 15 OC bead and go through the second hole of the next chili beat we'll pick up an eleven OC beat just one a three by four millimeter round and an 11 OC be and go through the second hole of the next
  • 21:59: chili beat we're going to continue to add in these crystals and the seed beads along both sides of our bracelet we've added the crystals and the sea beads along the side of our bracelet and now we're exiting from the last chilly bead on each side of the bracelet we're
  • 22:32: gonna pick up five eleven OC beads I'm working with one needle right now so 511 OC beads what we want to do is we want to come we want to skip over the next 11 Oh skip over that Irish dual and we gonna come back down through the next 11 OC
  • 23:03: bead so we're gonna come back down through that 11 OC B I'm gonna pull tight and then we're gonna go back down through that Irish dual in then through the next 11 Oh I'm going to put this needle to the side
  • 23:33: picking up the second or the other needle we want to pick up 511 OC beads on this side and we're gonna do the same thing we're gonna skip over the next 11 OC v skip over the iris stool and come back down through this 11 OC beat the
  • 24:04: next 11 OC beat after the outer stool we're gonna go through back down through that iris tool and then through that next 11 oh and this is what you'll have turn my beadwork I'm gonna continue
  • 24:34: sewing through the beads through the beads down through the middle of the beat or through the beads that we originally added so I'm going through the first hole of that chili bean I'm going through the next 11 know going through the round duo the next 11 oh and the chili bead I'm gonna put this needle
  • 25:05: to the side we're gonna do the same thing on the other side we're gonna go through this chili bean the first hole the top hole of the chili bead go through that you'll ever know the round duo and we're gonna go through the next eleven Oh in the chili bean we're gonna
  • 25:35: continue sewing down through those metal beads until we reach the end so continue sewing down through those beads that we initially added for this bracelet so we've gone through gone down the
  • 26:13: middle of our beadwork by sewing through all the bees we added initially right now our thread is exiting from the that first hole or that top hole of the chili bead on each side so working with one needle I'm gonna sew through the next 11 OC lead the iris dual bead and the next 11 OCD I'm gonna come back through this
  • 26:44: 11 OCD that's sitting right next to the one I'm exiting so I'll be coming down 6 and I want to come down these 6 11 OC beads and headed back towards the second
  • 27:16: hole of the chili bead we're going through the second hole of the chili bean go through the 50 no the four millimeter round in the 15 ho and we're gonna exit out of the second hole
  • 27:49: of the next chili beat well so through the next eleven oh and we'll so through the three by four millimeter rondell now we want to add our seed bead and Mellish mints around our rondelle's we'll pick up five fifteen OC beads and we'll sew back through this rondell we're now
  • 28:25: exiting and then we're gonna sew through the next 15 Oh be careful not to get your thread tangled and that's just gonna form a loop of seed beads around a rondelle
  • 29:00: we're gonna continue on and so through the second hole of the next chili bead will sew through the 1500 the formula meet around the 15 oh and the next chili be we're gonna sew through the 11 oh and the three by four millimeter rondell again we're gonna pick up five 15 OC
  • 29:33: beads and we'll sew back through this rondell be that we're exiting so so through the rondell bead and then sew through the next eleven oh and I put this be this needle to the side I'm gonna pick up my other other needle it's now exiting the last chilli bead on that
  • 30:07: side we want to go up through the 11 oh go up through that Irish dual bead in the next 11 Oh we want to come back down through the six sea beads on this side we'll go through the second hole of this
  • 30:54: chili bead go through the 15 oh the four millimeter round in the 50 know and the second hole of the next chili beat well so through the next eleven Oh in the formula or I'm sorry to three by four millimeter Rondo pick up five fifty no seed beads and so back through that same
  • 31:26: rondell we're exiting now and I also so through the next 11 now we'll sew through the second hole of the
  • 31:58: next chili bead we'll go through that 50 know that 4 millimeter round the next 50 no the second hole of the next chili bead will go through that 11 oh and exit out of the next 3 by 4 millimeter round will pick up 5 15 OC beats will sew back through this rondell bead and then exit
  • 32:32: out of the next 11 oh and this is what we'll have so we'll continue to sew down through the sides of the bracelet adding the 50 nose around the sides of the rondelle's
  • 33:03: we finish adding our seed bead edging along around our three by four millimeter rondelle's on both sides of our bracelet and now our thread is exiting from that bottom or that second hole of the last Chile bead on each side working with one needle I'm gonna go up
  • 33:38: through the next five five eleven OC beads go through those next five eleven OC beads and I want to go up through and around
  • 34:09: the next to 11 OC beads and go around to reinforce the cut button so we'll go to through to the next to 11 OC beads and then we're gonna go through the seed beads in the cup of our cup button to reinforce as we come back down through
  • 34:41: the cup button we're gonna go through the next three 11 OC beads go through that Irish dual bead and through the next 11 Oh I'm gonna put this needle to the side
  • 35:13: I'm gonna pick up my other needle and do the same thing I'm gonna go up through those five eleven OC bees you know go up and around the cup bun I'll pull this tight and this will help
  • 35:57: reinforce our cup button gonna come back down on the other side and go through down through the 311 Oh seed beads and down through that Irish dual bead and then through the next eleven LC beat
  • 36:30: yeah my needle came out so I'm gonna put it back on so now that's pretty much we've completed our bracelet I'll smooth it
  • 37:00: out what we want to do is we want to end and tie off our thread so on each side I'm coming out of that 11 OC bead I'm gonna sew through the chili bean and I'm gonna tie a couple of knots and I'll end off my thread burn it and
  • 37:54: burn it down I flipped over to the back of my beadwork to do that turn down this thread and do the same thing we'll do the same thing on the
  • 38:27: other side so through to that jilebi will tie a couple of knots and oh and this thread I'm going to end
  • 39:00: it from the back burn down those thread ends and our bracelet is now done and we can
  • 39:34: smooth smooth out the edges of the bracelet so it lays correctly this is what it looks like when I put it on it's a really nice elegant looking bracelet my bracelet is approximately let's see it's
  • 40:14: approximately seven and a half inches so it's a seven and a half inch bracelet really really pretty really nice elegant looking bracelet I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and I really hope you enjoy this design thank you for watching [Music] [Music]