Flag Necklace

Beaded to resemble the stars and stripes, this clever necklace is a charming accessory for kids of all ages.


What You Need:
Enlarge Image Style a beaded necklace to look like the American flag.
  • Nine 1-inch-long head pins
  • Seed beads in red, white, and blue
  • Needlenose pliers
  • Metallic braid in red and silver
Instructions:

1. Thread 7 red and 6 white beads alternately onto 4 head pins. For each of the remaining 5 pins, thread 4 red and 3 white beads alternately onto each pin. Follow with 3 blue and 2 white, alternating beads.

2. Form the end of each pin into a circle with pliers.

3. Cut a 30-inch length of each color of metallic braid. Thread beaded pins onto the braid. Knot at the the side of the beads. Knot again at the end of the necklace.


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