Beaded Butterfly

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Beaded Butterfly

What you need

22 assorted 5-10mm beads
50cm Memory Wire (coated or plain)
Large 15mm sequin
Craft glue




Instructions

Take 50cm of wire and add 11 assorted beads and secure the top bead with glue, this will become the antenna. Twist it around to make a set of wings as shown in the pictures placing 5 beads on each loop. Once you have the top set of wings add 11 more beads. Bend the next set of wings by twisting it around your finger as to form smaller wings , again placing 5 beads into each loop. Secure tightly by twisting together and finishing up with another Antenna and securing the end bead. to finish off the butterfly glue the sequin over the wire twists in the middle. Use these sweet little butterflies for embellishments in scrapbooking, cards or add them to wire stems to use as craft picks for flower arranging.

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Comments

  1. its good for small kids. my little sister will love making these thanks xx

  2. adorable great for necklaces key chains good job!

  3. my children loved making these.

  4. nice

  5. onstage69 says:

    looks cute!

  6. okay for a child

  7. nice

  8. I modified this & used it as a project for 2 little girls I teach. I even added worksheets as a supplement activity!

    View pics in my blog:

    http://purplbutrflyjewelry.blogspot.com/2008/09/making-beaded-butterflies-with-little.html

  9. Very basic

  10. I am going to make these to attach with ribbon to prayer shawls we are making for the cancer patients or anyone ill thanks

  11. great site for kids and adults love it

  12. it really is easy and works!

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