All Free Beading Patterns
Wine glass charms set a charming table, creating beaded jewelry for your stemware, as napkin rings, or as small accents on place cards for your guests to take along as a memento of a charming evening. With so many bead choices including pressed glass beads shaped as leaves, grapes, and all the colors of the harvest, you can create a beaded poem of color and light on your Holiday table.
A listing of the previous week's Top Ten Most Popular Free Bead Patterns, updated every Wednesday.
Learn the African Helix bead stitch, and make a necklace as you are learning.
Bead a fancy beaded lace necklace, using this free bead patterns for the African Net Beading stitch.
Part Two of the tutorial for this lovely beaded lace necklace, created using seed beads and the African Net beading stitch. This is a much easier beading stitch than it appears, and will work up quickly, as the second part of this tutorial shows you how to complete the design for this marvelous seed bead necklace.
Color charts and African Net Beaded Earrings free bead pattern.
Instructions for making beaded angel babies.
Various animal such Buffalo, Elephant, Mountain Lion, Penguin and Owl are featured here as patterns in brick, Peyote and loom.
Make this cute antique beaded button bracelet with nibblet beads, seed beads and some old buttons.
Make this cute antique beaded typewriter key pendant to wear alone or with other beaded necklaces.
Beaded ring, using bugles, 15/0's and a little cabochon.
Bead a Pair of Beaded Beach Shoes - use beads and a pair of inexpensive rubber flip flops to make yourself a unique pair of beaded beach shoes.
Learn how to cover a wooden bead with tubular peyote stitch. This has been one of my most requested topics!
A simple way to get started covering bottles in peyote stitch.
Dress up an otherwise plain garment with beaded button covers. Look here for instructions.
Make this beaded ornament cover to adorn all of your Holiday ornaments with beads.
Make this Mini Snowflake Beaded Ornament from this free bead pattern by Sandra Halpenny.
A challenging beaded Bedouin style necklace free bead pattern, part one.
Second part of the Bedouin Beaded Necklace free bead pattern.
Make this light and lovely little Berry Bracelet using your choice of Peyote Stitch or Square Stitch.
A simple method for creating bicone shaped beaded beads.
Cute Bingo Pattern Amulet bag free bead pattern by Spotlight Artist Lisa Ring.
Make these easy and fun little Brick Stitch earrings for yourself and all your friends to wear on the 4th of July or any other time you want to wear the Red, White and Blue.
Great tutorial for making a basic "Bitty Bead" by Red Ventling, Bitty Bead Queen.
Make these Blue Lightning Beaded Earrings in about 10 minutes time, using beautiful Swarovski drops, crimp hoops, beautiful blue Spectra tube beads and your favorite pair of crimp pliers.
Use a basic Brick Stitch to make this lovely Bricks and Strands bracelet with this free bead pattern.
This serene Buddha amulet bag bead pattern was designed by Mary Tafoya, AKA Aunt Molly.
Weave this sweet Butterfly Ponytail Holder on a loom. Free bead pattern by Cherie Penny.
Make this easy loom woven bracelet and add a picot edging and some buttons on top.
Use Bead embroidery to make this fun Cactus Pattern, designed by Ann Benson.
Bead these little candy canes with wire and Spiral Rope Chain.
Make this fun Caterpillar Bracelet using Ndebele Stitch, designed by Jacque Owens.
Make this fun, bristly caterpillar bracelet with furnace glass, dagger beads and three strands of stringing media.
Pick up a wonderful cell phone pouch pattern designed by Rita Sova.
A Celtic barrette project.
Champagne Pearls Beaded Necklace is made with large, light bronze colored glass pearls, Swarovski crystals, small glass Baroque-shaped matte finish glass pearls and a totally cool new crimp that will make you want no other crimp, ever again!
An adorable "Christmoose" pattern, from Jeanette Shanigan!
Use plain marbles and basic Brick Stitch to make this fun, cool and different beaded bracelet.
A beaded bracelet done in flat netting with cool cube beads used as joining beads for the netting.
Make this Cool Pool Blue beaded bracelet to wear on days when you'd like to think of those beautiful days of summer by a swimming pool.
Make this cute Cow Pin or Pendant using this bead pattern and a alternate method of Brick Stitch, It can also be beaded in traditional Brick, if you prefer.
Use metal wire and glass those little glass globs used in stained glass to make a cool pair of earrings.
Use seed beads and larger beads to make a beaded bracelet that won't roll around on your wrist.
Use right angle weave with two sizes of beads to make this interesting captured bead bracelet.
This charming Daffodil Fairy amulet bag bead pattern was designed by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.
Make this dainty Faux Lariat necklace with a single two-hole bead, a variety of seed bead shapes and sizes, and a couple of sparking Swarovski crystals.
Make one of these sweet Dancing Princess charms, inspired by the movie "Barbie and the Twelve Dancing Princesses" for your favorite little dancing princess girl. If there are no little girls in your life, you can always make one for your own inner dancing princess!
Make these different and fun beaded earrings with seed beads, silver and a couple of Swarovski crystals for the added sparkle.
Make yourself a fun and flashy "diamond" tennis bracelet with this bead pattern by Celia Martin.
A beautiful Dimensional Bearded Iris bead pattern, to make as a freestanding beaded flower or to wear as an adornment.
A great Dimensional Daffodil bead patterns adds a touch of Springtime, anytime!
Make a beautiful Dimensional 3-D Pansy with this free bead pattern.
Use this challenging bead pattern to create a Dimensional Turtle, with seed beads and a variety of bead stitches.
Divine and sublime Dolphin Dreams amulet bag with the "fringe fish".
Make these wonderfully summery dragonfly earrings with a few different beads and a bit of stringing media. They're so cute, you'll want a pair in every color.
Yes, the "P" word - plastic. But plastic can be fun, just try this project using Shrinky-Dinks to make a pendant.
Make this wonderfully wavy Dutch Spiral necklace and impress even the most skeptical non-beader.
Just a hop away! Make these Easter bunny earrings to add to an Easter basket, or anytime of year as a fun gift to the bunny-lovers in your life.
Make this light and lovely, sparking but refined beaded lariat to add a touch of class to any outfit.
So simple to make, once you learn the basic wrapped loop. You can make a few pair each evening and pump up the volume of your earring wardrobe in no time.
Make this Edwina delight Bead Knitted Bag with these excellent instructions from Coy Roberts.
This simple necklace of natural-colored pearls makes a statement of elegance and style any time it is worn, whether it be with blue jeans and a white shirt, or a custom-made evening gown.
Make this incredibly beautiful Elephant pattern, courtesy of Ann Paxton.
Make this beautiful embellished floral choker or shorten it for a lovely floral bracelet.
Embellish your jean jacket pocket with these bead embroidery tips from Amy Clarke Moore and Robin Atkins.
Make this Emerald Lantern Beaded Necklace using basic beading techniques along with size 20 Bugle beads, Swarovski crystals, seed beads and a few other beading supplies.
Some Brick stitch "fishy friends" for your ears!
Instructions for making this all-time favorite beaded necklace.
Combine a selection of small, felted wool spheres along with one intricately carved jet bead. Add gleaming, round, jet beads, some rough turquoise rondelles, some hand-hammered silver rondelles and you've got yourself a very out-of-the-ordinary beaded necklace. Wild and wooley, in the most literal sense, it's a perfect blend of earthy and elegant.
Fun and funky, big and bright beaded ring, or, as Margo likes to call it, a "Finger Corsage".
Beautiful, waving flag amulet bag bead pattern designed by Cheryl Assemi of The Beadgang.
Make this lovely flag pattern by Karen Jenner using either Peyote stitch or square stitch.
Make this Flame bracelet with blazing Swarovski crystals and some fiery ceramic beads.
Use Peyote Stitch to make this fun Flame Bracelet and you get to color outside the lines, too. Designed by Cecilia Prado AKA InkChick.
Adorable Floating Hearts Amulet Bag pattern in two-drop Peyote, designed by Dona Anderson.
A whimsical walk in the woods is what best describes this delightful bead patterns from Charlene Hughes AKA Beadyboop.
Make this sweet little Forget Me Not amulet bag in Peyote Stitch with Delica beads. Try Japanese or Czech size 11/0 seed beads of a slightly different look.
Using a base of Peyote, this freeform bracelet relies on loops and symmetry; even though it looks like a jumble, it is really very structured.
Make a freeform Peyote beaded bracelet with leftover of beads from other beading projects, plus a focal bead and some additional accent beads.
Use a modified Apache Weave to make this lovely beaded necklace.
Use Peyote stitch with increases and decreases to make this intricate and lovely Fuchsia - Abstract Peyote Stitch Free Bead pattern project, designed by Linda Breyer aka "Morticia" of Morticia's Magical Bead Tour.
Another Geisha, this one with a very Imperial purple background, also designed by Sigrid Wynne Evans.
Gorgeous Geisha with a red background bead pattern designed by Sigid Wynne Evans.
Great beaded gift ideas for men and teens.
Cute matching Amulet bags and earring sets featuring a ballerina, a figure skater and a fun little faiery!
Elegant beaded Amulet Bag pattern in gold and white, designed by Christime Manes.
Luscious Amulet bag design using Peyote Stitch, designed by Bobbi Assemi of The Bead Gang.
A bunch of Halloween patterns inspired by ideas sent by readers. Thanks to all for the creative contributions!
More Halloween stuff: a bat, a skull, a witch and a black cat!
Make yourself a swanky beaded headdress with beads, wire and this fun pattern.
Subtle, stunning and sweet - this is one you've been saving the 24K Delicas for! Designed by Carole Sweet of the Bead Gang.
Make these cool hemp leaf earrings with greed beads or used purple and cream beads, add a small "trumpet" at the base of the leaves and this pattern becomes an orchid.
So smooth and slinky, you'll want to wear it all the time. Great with or without a pendant.
Treat youself to a little trip to the tropics with this beautiful pink Hibiscus bead pattern.
Great earring patterns suitable for Christmas, Chanuka, Kwanzaa and Yule.
Fall's bountiful harvest: 3D pumpkins and Indian Corn, for great Autumnal jewelry and gifts.
Make a versatile beaded pendant with wire and a furnace glass bead.
Find out how to wrap a rock with flat round peyote.
Make this fun Hugs and Kisses with a Twist beaded lariat from this bead pattern and tutorial by Chris Prussing.
Say Aloha to this little Hula girl.
Use simple bead embroidery to add a glittery edging to a scarf, blouse collar or anything else you'd like to dress up.
Here are some really different earrings.
So easy to bead, this Jewel will get you so many compliments!
Make these fun barefoot sandals for those times when you don't want to wear shoes but don't want to be completely pedally-unadorned, either.
Learn to make this Lacy Beaded Edging to adorn fabric of all kinds; clothing, table runners, linens - you name it!
Make a multi-strand beaded necklace with those odds and ends you've got leftover from other beading projects.
Lovely leafy vine fringe beaded earrings to make and wear, courtesy of Barbara Grainger.
This lovely Lighthouse bead pattern is a study in warm and cold - the cold windswept coast and the warmth of the welcoming beacon.
Make a beaded mandala with this bead stitch.
Make this beaded Mardi Gras Mask in the traditional Mardi Gras colors, and wear it as am Amulet Bag along with your other Mardi Gras beads.
Make this Memory Wire Elegance beaded bracelet with a bit of Memory wire, a scattering of pearls, a few tiny crystals a a bit of sterling silver. Beautiful!
Strong colors and a bold design make this men's bracelet very wearable, even for the toughest guy on your list.
Make this elegant mesh bag by combining a number of beading stitches.
Inspired by Henna tattooing, this easy Peyote stitch bracelet will look like the real thing.
A tiny Easter basket made from flat round Peyote.
Make this cute Moose Nugget Factory beaded amulet bag with this pattern by Jeanette Shanigan.
Gorgeous Mother Nature Peyote Stitch Amulet Bag is designed in subtle shades of green by the very talented Cheryl Assemi of The Bead Gang.
Simple netting with bugle beds and smaller "join" beads make these candlestick covers a favorite.
Make it big, make it small, add additional beads or leave it plain. It looks fantastic no matter what!
Using Daisy Chain stitch and small dagger beads as leaves, this flirty anklet will make you smile all summer long.
A "killer" Orca amulet bag and some tips for making it!
Instructions for making the second part of the beautiful beaded Orca Amulet Bag, created using Tubular Peyote stitch.
Make this delicious all-organic candy corn beaded bracelet just in time for Halloween.
So easy, a perfect project for a beginner. Makes the cutest bracelet you'll find yourself making tons of them for friends and relatives.
Delightful Parade of the Griffin Pattern designed by Cathy Thomsen of the Bead Gang.
A collection of patriotic beadwork patterns from a number of artists.
A variety of animal patterns, as requested by readers.
More Peyote Stitch free bead patterns, as requested by Beadwork readers.
Make these fun Pearl and Coral Double Dangle Beaded Earrings with just a few supplies. Great for summer - and coral is the perfect color right now.
Peach pearls, peridot and tiny, creamy seed bead accents make a lovely summery necklace.
A cute addition to a beaded garden would be the Peyote stitch beaded snake, using this free bead pattern.
A fun and fast-to-make poinsettia ornament to grace your Holiday home.
Four simple and fun projects, 2 rings and 2 headbands.
Pretty fuchsia earring that look like the real thing!
Make this red, white and blue bracelet with a heart of gold - your heart and the heart in the center of the pattern. Change the colors to two shade of pink and you have a wonderful Breast Cancer awareness bracelet. How cool is that?
Using a resin bead the color of Peruvian Opal as a focal, and adding a soft and subtle amber and opal, creates a unique beaded necklace.
Bead this delightful Rosebud Heart pendant with Delica beads and create a sweet, heartfelt pendant for someone you love.
Learn how to make fancy ruffles, corkscrews, and spirals.
The Milagro-inspired Sacred Heart amulet bag pattern is given here.
Make this different Saint Patrick's Day beaded amulet bag and learn a little about the lore of the ancient Druids, Irish snakes, the Church and St. Patrick.
A cute tubular Brick stitch amulet bag with sweet little entwined Seahorses.
Add to the festive occasion with personalized wineglass charms for your guests.
The loom version of the stunning bead pattern "She Stands Tall" by Margie Deeb.
Here is the Peyote Stitch version of the "She Stands Tall" pattern designed by Margie Deeb.
Use this easy to make cross weave bracelet to show off your finest pieces of furnace glass.
Use these simple beaded straps to adorn an amulet bag, as a glasses chain or as a necklace by themselves.
Use fancy 2-cut beads and some large dagger beads to make this simple but elegant herringbone beaded choker.
Use this simple picot edging to embellish a scarf, a shirt, napkins or a tablecloth. It adds a perfect touch of shimmer to an otherwise plain piece of fabric.
These sleek and sophisticated wrapped loops are the perfect way to show off special beads without making them too fussy or detracting from their beauty.
Made with think leather thongs and seed beads, this bracelet,though slim, will get lots of attention.
Make this tiny beaded doll for your miniature holiday tree or to add to the top of a special gift package. Make two for earrings on wear one alone as a pendant or lapel pin.
Reminiscent of moonlight on snowfall, this necklace will make you feel like a nice ice princess!
Make these lovely snowflake ornaments using pre-made forms and beads from your stash. See how creative you can get. They're so much fun and are perfect for a party!
Make this soft and slinky Dutch Spiral bracelet with various size beads for the texture, add turquoise nuggets to the ends for that little something extra.
Karole Conaway designed this fun Spiral Button bead pattern for us when she was featured as the Beadwork Spotlight Artist.
Also known as the Internet Spiral, this techniques is versatile and fun to bead. Make a bracelet as a first project, then go on to bead more!
Seed beads stacked against bugle beads make an interesting textural bead stitch in the bold bracelet.
Make this Square Stitch Rosette ornament for the tree or as a gift topper. You can even wear them as a pendant on a simple beaded strand or strap.
So easy to make and a perfect way to use up a lot of leftover beads. Make it in multicolor or in a single color. Also looks great in graduated shades.
Beadyboop's "Steppin' Out" Pattern!
Make this lovely beaded Sufi-inspired beaded heart pattern for a very special person in your life.
Make this beautiful and glowing Sun and Sky necklace with turquoise and amber beads, a simple clasp and a bit of time.
Make these beautiful Sweet Pea beaded panels to hang over an ornament to display on a Holiday tree, or from an ornament hanger any time of year.
Make this fun Tea Ball ornament by stitching bead on to a mesh tea ball. Hang it on the tree or fill it with potpourri for a sweet smelling gift.
An ambitious project and a fun one, too. Use different types of tennis shoes for different effects. Reebok makes an easy to bead, soft leather high-top shoe in a variety of colors, too - red, blue, green, pink, gold and silver to name a few.
Make this delicate bracelet with sterling silver, freshwater pearls, Swarovski scrystal bicones beads and some wonderfully sparkly crystal-studded silver beads.
Here's a cute little doll for Halloween.
Use this interesting bead stitch to make a beaded pouch or use it to cover a piece of rope for a bold necklace.
This lovely Two of Pentacles AKA Two Of Coins tarot cars bead pattern was designed by Pat Savu.
Use gold plated seed beads, a tiny section of square stitch and a small bit of fringe to make these elegant beaded earrings.
Cover a lampshade with silk, add a bit of beautiful trim, then stitch a beaded fringe to the bottom. You've got an instant classic.
Sweet and lovely violet amulet bag pattern in Peyote stitch, designed by Catherine Vondehuevel.
Brenda Whitehead designed this sweet Amulet bag depicting her family parrot, Watson.
Make these cool White Buffalo beaded earrings with Czech beads using Brick Stitch. designed by Alan Greyowl.
This lovely Winter Steeples bracelet always takes me back to a winter's night scene in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Pearls, Labradorite, silver and crystal join together in this subtle, single-strand necklace that evokes the colors of Winter.
These charming earrings look just like wisteria in bloom.
A wonderful zigzag pattern for an Amulet Bag, done in Peyote stitch and designed by Connie Bell of the Bead Gang.
Beaded with top-drilled Swarovski crystal bicone sparklers, accented with silver and crystal rondelle spacers, this bracelet will shower the room with sparkle., this
Check this site for some really fun free bead patterns in a variety of stitches and techniques. Hosted by Denise Wittmer, the About.com Guide to Parenting Adolescents.