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FREE Patriotic FLAG Bead PATTERN!


PATRIOTIC FLAG
PEYOTE BEAD TUBES: These beads have a flag pattern:
With size 11 or delica seed beads, put on first row in this order:
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(1.) One red, one white, one red, one white, one red, one white, one red, two blue, one white, two blue.
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(2.) Second Row, work peyote stitch using the same color bead required to fill the "hole", with one exception, when you are at a blue section, alternate it with a white,(for the stars) then a blue on each subsequent row. The second row will begin with a blue bead.
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Here is a tutorial on how to do peyote stitch. http://www.beadjewelrymaking.com/large/peyotebracelet.html
Original post February 2006
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Make a flat piece of peyote using this pattern for a total of 5 end beads on each side (10 actual rows) Your bead will be 12 beads long, by 5 beads wide. Then zip it up, using the "zip" technique. Most beading magazines have this tip in the back pattern section if you aren't familiar with it.

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