Forever Valentine Earrings

PROJECT E2059
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Advanced
These bead embroidered earrings feature a picot edge that adds a vintage feel to these beautiful black and red cameos.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Please watch the Video: How to Hide an Earring Post in Bead Embroidery. To begin, you will be make a tiny hole in beading foundation and poke the earring post through it.
  2. Please watch the Video: How to Glue a Cabochon for Bead Embroidery. Glue the cameo on to the piece of beading foundation with the earring post through it using Crafter's Pick. Make sure that the cameo is situated so that the earring post is towards the top of the Cameo. (See photo for reference) Let Dry.
  3. Please watch the Video: How to Backstitch in Bead Embroidery. Using black 11/0 seed beads, back stitch one row around the cameo.
  4. Please watch the Video: How to Create a Bezel Row in Bead Embroidery. Using the black 15/0 seed beads make a bezel row.
  5. Please watch the Video: How to Trim the Foundation and Attach the Backing. You will be cutting off the excess beading foundation and using Crafter's Pick to glue the backing to the piece and trim the backing.
  6. Please watch our video: How to Bead Embroider a Picot Edge. Using black 15/0 seed beads and the red 11/0 seed beads make a picot edge.
  7. Attach the earring back and you are all done.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPCB-2509 - Lucite Oval Cameo - Black With Red Lolita Skeleton 25x18mm (2 Pieces)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0233 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 45F Opaque Frosted Pepper Red 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • JSK-0242 - Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • JSO-0242 - Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
    Project uses 1 Tube. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1621 - Silver Plated Flat 8mm Glue On Earring Posts (20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1013 - Silver Plated Earring Backs (Earnuts) Med. (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-4296 - BeadSmith Beading Foundation - For Embroidery Work - Black 5.5x4.25 Inches
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-4380 - Beadsmith Ultra Suede For Beading Foundation And Cabochon Work 8.5x4.25 Inches Black Onyx
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-8902 - NYMO Nylon Beading Thread Size D for Delica Beads Black 64YD (58 Meters)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1026 - Crafter's Pick The Ultimate Permanent Glue Cement Adhesive 4 OZ
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
Additional Information
Theme Valentine's Day, Halloween
Ingredients SPCB-2509, JSK-0233, JSK-0242, JSO-0242, FEA-1621, FEA-1013, XCR-4296, XCR-4380, XCR-8902, XTL-1026,

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.
Lucite Oval Cameo - Black With Red Lolita Skeleton 25x18mm (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.85 / Package | SKU: SPCB-2509
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 45F Opaque Frosted Pepper Red 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.35 / Package | SKU: JSK-0233
Toho Round Seed Beads 11/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.55 / Package | SKU: JSK-0242
Toho Round Seed Beads 15/0 49F 'Opaque Frosted Jet' 8 Gram Tube
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$2.60 / Package | SKU: JSO-0242
Silver Plated Flat 8mm Glue On Earring Posts (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.85 / Package | SKU: FEA-1621
Earring Backs, Medium Clutch 5.5mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$5.75 / Package | SKU: FEA-1013
The Beadsmith Beading Foundation - For Embroidery Work - Black 5.5x4.25 Inches
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Sheet.
$2.60 / Package | SKU: XCR-4296
The Beadsmith Ultra Suede For Beading Foundation And Cabochon Work 8.5x4.25 Inches Black Onyx
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: XCR-4380
NYMO Nylon Beading Thread Size D for Delica Beads
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bobbin.
$2.65 / Package | SKU: XCR-8902
Crafter's Pick The Ultimate Permanent Glue Cement Adhesive 4 OZ
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 oz..
$7.79 / Package | SKU: XTL-1026
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$7.15 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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