New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

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New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby angelyques » Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:44 am

Hi everyone! I'm pretty new at sprite stitching. (I've only been at it for just over a year!) I wanted to share with you my latest project. I'm hoping to make all the Kingdom Hearts keyblades by the end of the year. Here are the ones I have so far starting with One-winged angel!
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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby jworek528 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 4:40 pm

That's pretty good. I also do bead weaving and I was wondering what you do to keep it stuff when there's only a few beads in the row like the staff of the blade.

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Postby angelyques » Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:33 pm

Clear beads are your friends. I used a ton of them for the ultima blade.
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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby angelyques » Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:37 pm

This was my display board as of 2 days ago. I've made 3 more since.
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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby icedragonj » Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:58 pm

Wow! So many! That looks amazing. Do you use wire or thread, like are they really floppy or kind of stiff? Either way, very cool :clapping:
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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby angelyques » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:28 pm

icedragonj wrote:Wow! So many! That looks amazing. Do you use wire or thread, like are they really floppy or kind of stiff? Either way, very cool :clapping:


Thanks!
They're made with hundreds of tiny seed beads woven together with thread. They can be floppy or stiff. Depends on the thread, or if you use hardener.

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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby angelyques » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:34 pm

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Just finished this one tonight. Olympia keyblade. [emoji2]

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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby Firehawke » Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:21 am

Wow...these all look great! :good:
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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby jworek528 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 1:35 pm

Which thread and size beads do you use? I use size 11 delicas and 6lb Fireline but it's not very good at keeping long thin areas from flopping around.

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Re: New bead weaver to the site! The keyblade project.

Postby angelyques » Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:06 pm

jworek528 wrote:Which thread and size beads do you use? I use size 11 delicas and 6lb Fireline but it's not very good at keeping long thin areas from flopping around.

I use the exact same combo. You have to go through the beads a ton of times to get it stiff. It's tricky because if you force it, they'll crack. So practice I guess?

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