PDF – French beaded prairie sunflower, intermediate


French beaded prairie sunflower pattern pdf


French beaded flowers pattern: prairie sunflower PDF – Level: Intermediate

Prairie sunflowers are wild flowers commonly found in North America and I designed the French beaded flowers version after studying them. These daisy like-flowers are small compared with the sunflowers we are used to. This prairie sunflower project uses a combination of size 11 and size 15 seed beads.

This project uses intermediate techniques. For the basics of French beading techniques, refer to these tutorials:

French beaded flowers techniques:

Basic Frame
Continuous Loops

Materials for making this French beading pattern:

  • 30 grams 15/0 Color A dark yellow seed beads- Miyuki opaque luster yellow
  • 5 grams 15/0 Color B light yellow seed beads- Miyuki opaque luster lemon ice
  • 1 gram 15/0 brown seed beads – Miyuki transparent rainboow rootbeer
  •  60 grams 11/0 green seed beads – Matsuno dynamite transparent rainbow emerald green
  •  26 gauge copper-core gold wire
  •  28 gauge copper-core green wire
  •  24 gauge copper-core green wire
  •  30 gauge copper-core green wire
  •  5 lengths of 18 gauge stem wire – about 16 inch (40 cm) lengths
  •  1 length of 16 gauge stem wire – 18 inch (45.7 cm) lengths
  •  1 skein green embroidery Floss
  •  Green floral tape

This pattern/tutorial CANNOT be copied/reproduced or redistributed in any way. Pattern cannot be reproduced and sold for financial gain or used as a tutorial for a class. You may sell the item that is produced in this pattern with credit to “Fen Li, Bead Flora Studio” as the creator of the pattern in your online listings or on marketing materials if selling in person. Otherwise, this pattern is for
personal-use only.

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Feel free to email me with any questions. I’m always happy to help.

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