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Three-sided amulet

Brick stitch a triangular purse
Brick stitch is one of my favorite bead stitches. When you first learn it, you might think that all it's good for is triangular, fringed earrings. But that's so wrong. This fun amulet purse gains a lot of textural interest by using two different sizes of seed beads. A stack of two Japanese cylinder beads (I used Delicas) is almot exactly as tall as one size 8 Japanese seed bead. So I alternate pairs of cylinder beads with size 8 seed beads, using two tones of the same color to get a woven fabric...

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