Ladder Stitch Bead Weaving Patterns

Free Ladder Stitch Bead Weaving Patterns

Ladder Stitch Ladder stitch forms the base row of many popular bead weaving stitches, including herringbone and brick stitch, so it's a great building block for any beader to be familiar with. However, this easy looping stitch also looks pretty on its own! Use ladder stitch to create neat rows of beads, or get creative with various shaped beads for a different look.

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Ladder Stitch Video

Learn how to do the ladder stitch with a Beadaholique instructional video.

 

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More Video Tutorials

How to Make an Increase in Brick Stitch Using Ladder Stitch
How to Make an Increase in Brick Stitch Using Ladder Stitch
How to Bead Weave a Ladder Stitch Bail
How to Bead Weave a Ladder Stitch Bail
How to Bead Weave a Metal Bead Bracelet using Modified Ladder Stitch
How to Bead Weave a Metal Bead Bracelet using Modified Ladder Stitch

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Ladder Stitch Project Tutorials

See project tutorials and beading patterns using the ladder stitch or variations of this basic bead weaving stitch to create jewelry. Often, ladder stitch is first used to create the foundation for more complicated stitches.

Janine Earrings
Janine Earrings
The Manhattan Bracelet
The Manhattan Bracelet
Modern Provence Earrings
Modern Provence Earrings
Grand Cayman Bracelet
Grand Cayman Bracelet

 

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Bead Weaving Supplies

All you really need to bead weave are some seed beads, a needle and thread. Depending on your project, you may want to add clasps, cord ends, and other embellishments, but you can make a complete project without these.

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