Often asked: How To Make A Wood Bead Garland?

How many wooden beads make garland?

I used 27 beads, but you can use as many as you want! The longer garlands can be wrapped around multiple times, or you can make 2 garlands, like me!

What kind of string do you use for wood bead garland?

Using a hemp string and a needle thread your beads onto the string. You can create patterns but alternating the wood beads and crochet beads if you’d like. Create a tassel by using the jute twine and wrapping it around your fingers until the thickness you want for a tassel is created.

How do you make wooden bead garland tassels?

To create your tassels:

  1. Wrap twine around your palm 20- 25 times.
  2. Wrap another piece of twine around one end of the loops you just made about 10 times.
  3. Cut all the loops on the opposite end to make a tassel.
  4. Open the tied off end and slip the end of your beaded length through the center.
  5. Repeat on the other end.

How do you style decorative beads?

Place decor beads into any kind of decorative bowl such as handmade pottery, vintage silver or a wooden dough bowl. The key is to use a contrasting material of bowl such as wood, metal, or ceramic pottery when using glass beads. However, if you use wooden beads, they would contrast well in a glass or metallic bowl.

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How do you make Christmas garland with beads?

Here is how to make your tree beaded garland…

  1. You first want to cut your string to the length of your garland.
  2. Thread your needle and knot it at the other end.
  3. Find your bead pattern!
  4. String your bead pattern on your thread.
  5. Once all your beads are strung on, remove the needle and tie a triple knot at that end.

How do you dye wooden beads?

Instructions:

  1. prepare the color stain. Pour the color stain paint into a tall plastic cup up to the first line on the cup, or about 1/4 of the way full.
  2. add water.
  3. dye the beads.
  4. allow the beads to sit.
  5. remove the beads to dry.
  6. let the beads dry.
  7. repeat the process.

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