Stardom (Domed Unit) Pattern by Lynn

Create your own 'Stardom' Domed unit to use as a Pendent, Brooch, Ring or Ear-Rings. You can even join units together to make a bracele for a full matching set. Pattern is for Unit ONLY - use your imagination for creating jewelry options.

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Stardom (Domed Unit) Pattern

Before you begin ...
Materials:
1 - 6mm Blue Round Crystal (Firepolished)
15 - 3mm Blue Pearls
20 - 3mm Clear Crystal Bicone (Swarks Crystal Clear)
10 - 4mm Blue Bicone (Swarks Turquoise)
11/o Blue Seed Bead
30 inch - #6 Monofilament or #8 Fireline
(2 size 12 beading needles if using Fireline)
Time required: About 1 hours
Techniques: 2 Needle Right Angle Weave and Stringing
Difficulty: Easy


Step 1

Step 1:Color one end of your thread with a black marker to make following the pattern easier.

1a
Center five 3mm blue pearls on your thread and cross your threads thru a 6mm blue round crystal.

1b
Add another five 3mm blue pearls to your black thread. Cross your red thread thru all five blue pearls.
Continue to pass your black thread thru your blue pearls - beads 1,2,3 and exit thru bead 4.
Continue to pass your red thread thru your blue pearls - beads 5,4,3 and exit thru bead 2.


Step 2

Step 2:2a
** To your black thread add a 3mm clear bicone, 3mm blue pearl and another 3mm clear bicone. Make a loop and pass your black thread back thru your 3mm blue pearl in the center. Continue to pass your black thread thru the next two 3mm center blue pearls.
Add the same beads to your red thread and loop back thru the center pearl and continue thru the next two center blue pearls. ##

2b
Repeat from ** to ## once more (your threads will be exiting thru the same 3mm center blue pearl.
To each thread add a 3mm clear bicone and cross your threads thru a 3mm blue pearl.
(You have made 5 Picot's around your center pearls).


Step 3

Step 3:(Start at bottom of diagram)

To your black thread add an 11/o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone and another 11/o blue seed and pass your thread thru the 3mm blue pearl above (Tip of Picot). Add another 11.o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone and another 11/o blue seed to your black thread and pass thru the next 3mm blue pearl (tip of next Picot). Add an 11/o blue seed to your black thread.
** Do the same with your red thread adding an 11/o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone and another 11/o blue seed and pass thru the next 3mm blue pear (tip of next Picot) ##
Repeat from ** to ## once more.
Add an 11/o blue seed and a 4mm blue bicone to your red thread and tie your red/black threads together. (Be sure your threads are snug and your work is slightly domed - if you do not tie your threads the piece will not stay domed when you work the next step).
Pass your black thread thru the 4mm blue bicone.


Step 4

Step 4:** To your black thread add a 3mm clear bicone, 11/o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone, another 11/o blue seed and another 3mm clear bicone and pass thru the next 4mm blue bicone from the previous round.##
Repeat from ** to ## once more.

@@ To your red thread add a 3mm clear bicone, 11/o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone, another 11/o blue seed and another 3mm clear bicone and pass thru the next 4mm blue bicone from the previous round.++
Repeat from @@ to ++ once more.

On your red thread add a 3mm clear bicone, an 11/o blue seed, 4mm blue bicone, another 11/o blue seed and another 3mm clear bicone and tie your red/black threads together.

Reinforce around your Star Points before fastening off your ends and weaving into your work.

You can add a bail to make a Pendent, add a pin-back to make a Brooch or even make another unit to use as Ear-rings.

YOUR 'STARDOM' DOME IS COMPLETE - ENJOY

Copyright remains the property of the Designer. You may sell what you make but you man not mass produce without consent of Designer. You may use for teaching purposes, but please remember to credit the Designer.

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  Beader Comments:
 Delanie-Grace on April 30, 2014:
Nice.