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Beaded Swan – 3D / Small Size

You can find 3 different swan patterns in that book. You can get a really beautiful result if you pick your beads colours carefully. Pearly felt right here.

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Beaded Peacock (2) – Japanese / Extra Small Size

Cute, isn’t it? The pattern looks a bit complex at first for beginners but once you’ve started, it actually makes more sense.

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Beaded Blue Tilt – 3D / Extra Small Size

My smallest 3D sculpture so far. So tiny. It looks less good than the original though. It was requiring 3 different sizes of beads which I unfortunately didn’t have.

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Beaded Bird – Japanese / Extra Small Size

My very first Japanese style animal. It went alright until I realised at the end of it that I missed a bead on the right side of the head. It was unfortunately too late. So here is a bird which seems to have taken a blow. Poor thing.

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Beaded Baby Flamingo – 3D / Small Size

My flamingo became a baby flamingo after I misread the pattern for its legs. I made them twice smaller by mistake. It still looks nice… but short.

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Beaded Penguin – Flat / Extra Small Size

A cute little penguin. Flat beaded sculptures are the easiest type you can do. Very straight forward, they’re very fast to build since they only contain one layer.

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Beaded Peacock (1) – 3D / Small Size

This peacock was my first project that was a bit more ambitious. At the time spending 7 hours working on a piece felt like a big achievement. (Before reaching 27 that is!)

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Beaded Owl – 3D / Extra Small Size

I’ve been asked several times: “What the hell is that?” Well that’s an owl. One whose eyes I’ve failed slightly due to lack of experience. A nylon thread wasn’t wise here. The good part is I’ve now got a unique frowning owl!

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Beaded Goose – 3D / Extra Small Size

My first beaded critter. Very easy to make. I thought the pattern ended a bit abruptly so I added a few more rows at the end.

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