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Free Bead Patterns Perfect for Beginners

Great selection of free bead patterns for beginner beaders.
Animal Bead Patterns - Free Bead Patterns - Bead Patterns for Beginner
Here are some free bead patterns of animals for Peyote stitch beading, brick stitch beadwork, square stitch or for weaving beads on a loom. Included are patterns for a mountain lion, elephant, penguins, an owl, and a buffalo. Easy to see, simple to work, these bead patterns are perfect for those beaders new to seed bead work, making them an excellent resource if you teach beading.
Top Winter Patterns
The Top Five Winter Holiday patterns from the Beadwork.About.com site. Make some cute earrings, a great Poinsettia, cover an ornament and much more!
Top Beginner's Patterns
The ten best beginner's patterns in terms of ease of project and ease of technique are listed in this Top Pick.
Top Spring Patterns
Some of the best free bead patterns with a Springtime theme.
Top Beaded Bracelets for Beginners
Here are some of the top Free Beaded Bracelet Patterns for Beginners
Animal Patterns in Peyote
Cute animal patterns beaded in Peyote stitch, great for a starter bead project in even count and a good way to get used to beading with a graphed pattern.
Bricks and Strands Bracelet
Perfect introduction to beading with Brick Stitch - a sturdy and easy to learn beading technique that gives you great beaded results in almost no time at all!
Buttoning Up a Loom Woven Bracelet
Easy to bead embellished loom woven beaded bracelet. Great first bead loom project.
Criss Cross Bracelet
Use seed beads and 10mm glass beads and a basic netting technique to bead a bracelet that won't roll around on your wrist.
Decidedly Diferent Seed Bead Earrings
Use a very simple cross weave beading technique to make these interesting and different beaded earrings.
Easy Earrings
Several different beading techniques are used to make these quick and lovely beaded earrings.
Favorite Beaded Necklace
Easy to make beaded necklace with beautiful drape, you'll want to bead this one in many different colors and different bead types.
Floating Heart Amulet by Dona Anderson
A sweet beaded Amulet bag that makes a great first project in two-drop Peyote Stitch. The beading goes fast so you'll see results sooner than with traditional Peyote stitch beading. Designed by Dona Anderson.
Garland of Fall Leaves
Learn to bead using the Apache Leaf beading stitch while making this lovely, leafy beaded necklace.
Halloween Bead Patterns
Even count Peyote stitch beading is used to make these fun beaded pouches for Halloween.
Herringbone Cord Necklace
Use Delica beads to make this slinky Herringbone Weave beaded necklace.
Hot Wired Furnace Glass
Making this bead and wire pendant is a great way to introduce yourself to working with wire and the wire bending tool known as a jig.
Interlocking Loops
Nice way to learn beaded embroidery and beaded edging. This beading techniques makes a great beaded scarf embellishment.
Jewel in the Lotus
Elegant Lotus flower-inspired beaded necklace uses a very basic bead netting technique and can be finished in just a couple of hours.
Largely Leftovers - The Multi-Strand Menu
This big and bold beaded multi-strand necklace is the perfect way to use up leftover bits of beads from other beading projects.
Lariat Necklace with Matching Earrings
This beaded necklace used tiny 13/0 size seed beads, a couple of elegant Swarovski crystals and is a cinch to bead. Basic bead stringing is used and a beaded loop is used as a finding.
Make an Adorable Pansy Bracelet
Use the colors shown in this beading project to make a cute beaded bracelet. Use all green for a fun St. Patrick's Day beaded bracelet or use red and orange seed beads to make a very sunny beaded bracelet.
Making a Basic Bitty Bead
Make these "bitty beads" by beading a few short rows of Peyote stitch, then beading the ends together to make a tiny beaded bead.
Making the Winter Storm Necklace
Basic bead stringing is used with beads in the colors of winter - pearls, labradorite rondelle beads, small sterling silver beads - blended together bead up this lovely necklace.
Netted Candlestick
Basic bead netting is done with bugle beads and small silver beads at the "joins" to make this simple bead netted candlestick cover.
Netted Collar
Such a lovely beaded collar! You can dress it up with additional beads at the "joins" or keep the beading simple. Uses a basic bead netting technique and beads up faster than you'd think.
New Leaf? My Foot!
Use beads in summery shades of orange, white and green and bead them together using an easy beaded Daisy chain technique to make this fun beaded anklet, perfect for warm weather.
Quick and Simple - Two Rings, Two Headbands
Use Brick Stitch beading and Daisy Chain beadwork to make the headbands. Then switch to wire and beading techniques to make the simple rings. Beaded rings are hot, so bead up a bunch!
Red, White and Blue Beaded Bracelet by Leslie Pinkston
Use even count Peyote stitch to bead this fun and patriotic beaded bracelet, designed by Leslie Pinkston. Bead another one in shades of pink for Breast Cancer Awareness, too.
Set a "Charming" Table
Bead some personalized wine glass charms for your next gathering or teach others how to bead their own wine glass charms.
Showcasing Fine Furnace Glass
Make this showy beaded bracelet by using a basic beaded cross weave technique along with seed beads, Swarovski crystal beads and a gorgeous Furnace Glass bead as the centerpiece.
Simple Strap Ideas
Bead these simple straps to use as beaded necklaces, beaded bracelets, beaded ID or badge holders, beaded eyeglasses chains or add them to your beautiful beaded Amulet bags.
Sleek and Sophisticated Wrapped Loop Necklace
Make this simple and sophisticated beaded necklace using some glowing lampwork beads or other beads you want to show off. Make a beaded chain of wrapped loops and let the beads speak for themselves with this easy to learn bead and wire technique.
Slim and Stylish Needle Woven Bracelet
Use slim leather thongs, seed beads and Nymo beading thread to needleweave this delicate beaded bracelet. Wear these bracelets alone or in multiples for a block of beaded color.
Soft and Slinky Dutch Spiral Bracelet
Use beads in three sizes and three different shades of the same color and add a bead of turquoise to the ends of this fun bracelet. A good way to learn the Dutch Spiral beading stitch.
Spiral Rope Chain
Otherwise known as the "Internet Spiral" this is a versatile and easy beading stitch. You'll use it often to make beaded bracelets, beaded necklaces bases and more.
Square Stitch Ladder Bracelet
This beaded bracelet uses two types of beads. Stacked seed beads sit next to single bugle beads, making this look like a piece of complex beading.
Square Stitch Tube Necklace
Use leftover seed beads to make this square stitch beaded necklace. Add a large bead to the center or wear it without an additional bead.

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