Aquamarine Flower Suncatcher

PROJECT C2010
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
Let this beautiful flower suncatcher fill your home with light and color, just hang it in a window and let the sun do the rest.
Instructions
  1. Please watch our video: How to Make Colorful Suncatchers with Wire Frames.
  2. From what you learned in the video, string on the beads to each wire spoke in the following order: one 3mm topaz, one orange teardrop, one 3mm topaz, five 10mm aquamarine, and one 3mm topaz.
  3. Take your round nose pliers and make a simple wire loop at the end of the spoke. If you would like you can use crimping pliers to secure the loop at the end.
  4. Continue to add beads to the other spokes and finishing with a simple loop.
  5. From the video, cut a length of illusion cord, 8 inches long. Thread it through one of the simple wire loops. Tie a double overhand knot.
  6. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FCO-9022 - Beadsmith Metal Wire Snowflake Forms - Fun Craft Beading Project 6 Inches
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-3311 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 3mm Round Topaz AB (50)
    Project uses 18 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-5858 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Two Toned Beads 10 x 7mm Teardrop Orange Yellow (12)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-31060 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 10mm Round Aquamarine (12)
    Project uses 30 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • XCR-1315 - Beadsmith Clear Illusion Monofilament Beading Cord .01 Inch (150 Ft.)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-0034 - Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5610 - Xuron Memory Wire Cutters Cutting Pliers -Strong & Easy
  • XTL-5608 - Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
Additional Information
Theme Under $20 - Designer Picks, Summer
Ingredients FCO-9022, BCP-3311, BCP-5858, BCP-31060, XCR-1315,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
The Beadsmith Metal Wire Snowflake Forms - Fun Craft Beading Project 6 Inches
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$5.55 / Package | SKU: FCO-9022
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 3mm Round Topaz AB (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.54 / Package | SKU: BCP-3311
Czech Fire Polished Glass Two Toned Beads 10 x 7mm Teardrop Orange Yellow (12)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$2.89 / Package | SKU: BCP-5858
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads 10mm Round Aquamarine (12)
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$2.29 / Package | SKU: BCP-31060
The Beadsmith Clear Illusion Monofilament Beading Cord .01 Inch (164 Ft.)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.49 / Package | SKU: XCR-1315
Earn Reward Points Earn Reward Points with your purchase of project components or tools.

Tools and Other Supplies:

Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$7.15 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700
Wubbers Classic Series Round Nose Quality Jeweller's Pliers
Xuron Memory Wire Cutters Cutting Pliers -Strong & Easy
Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!

Related Video [VIEW ALL VIDEOS]

Accessible Options For closed captions/subtitles, click the CC icon on the video player after starting the video.

You recently viewed

Clear recently viewed