Genteel Beaded Figure Purse

Sep 17, 2013
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Kristine Byrnes

Materials
Cord: Big Stone Silk Beading Cord, size FFF, 92 yards (84.1 m)/spool, 1 spool of Charcoal; www.bigstoneinc.com
Needles: HiyaHiya, set of stainless steel double pointed, size 0000 (1.25 mm); www.hiyahiyanorthamerica.com
Beads: Miyuki Delica seed, size 11/0, about 8,100 (40 g) of #21 Metallic Dark Nickel Silver; www.artbeads.com
Notions: Purse frame, style 68, 2.4 inches (6.1 cm) wide, Antique Pewter Plate, www.purseparadise.com; metal chain, 10 inches (25.4 cm) long, Antique Pewter Plate, www.purseparadise.com; tapestry needle

Finished Size: 4 inches (10.2 cm) high and 3¾ inches (9.5 cm) wide at widest point, excluding clasp
Gauge: 20 sts and 20 rows = 1½ inches (3.8 cm) in garter st


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