Budget Beadies Collection
Sea Life

designed by Evelyn McDermand

 

 

 

Materials for Shark:

1  yard ribbon, cord or plastic lacing
1 key ring or lanyard hook
45 gray pony beads
2 black pony beads

Special Instructions:

Pay close attention to the string path to make the 3D fins and tail.  The fins are done by adding the 5 beads on one strand. Then with the other strand, go back through 3 beads, add a bead and back through the middle bead and out through the last 2 beads of the row.  The tail is done by adding 5 beads onto one strand.  Then skip the last bead and weave back through beads #3&4 then #1&2. Attach the fin by go back through the last row of the body consisting of 2 beads. Make the other fin using the other strand and finish off by tying knots.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials for Lobster:

1 yard ribbon, cord or plastic lacing
1 key ring or lanyard hook
39 red pony beads
2 black pony beads

Special Instructions:

Pay close attention to the string path to make the claws.  The claws are done by adding  6 beads on one strand. Then go back through beads 4&5.  Skip beads 2&3 and go back through the first bead that you put on the strand.  Do the same for the other claw then continue with the pattern. Finish off by tying knots.