Thursday, November 16, 2017

2017 Thursday Bead Post #37: St. Petersburg stitch

This week I am going to post about St. Petersburg Stitch. I learned how to do this stitch from my friend Stephany. She has a blog full of beady fun and was nice enough to make a "how to" chart for my blog this week! I made two things this week, first a cute little strip of single St. Pete made with the new size 11 Miyuki picasso finished seed beads. I think they are beautiful 💕 I might be in love with these beads....
I used two colors to easily identify the single bead and the turn bead.

As I mentioned earlier, Stephany was nice enough to create this chart on the threadpath for St. Pete stitch.

Click on over and visit her blog- show her some love :) There are a bunch of other tutorials for St. Petersburg stitch, but I find the numbered chart and threadpath is enough to understand how to do this stitch. If you enjoy this stitch I highly suggest Googling St. Pete leaves, they are beautiful!

Stephany was also the inspiration for the other project I made this week. A Double St. Pete bracelet made with SuperDuos. Stephany has blogged in the past about how she made several Double St. Pete bracelets using seed beads and SuperDuos. I borrowed her idea and made this bracelet in fall colors. I love it. I am going to wear it next week on Thanksgiving.

I stitched one side using the SuperDuos as my turn bead, then used the second/empty hole of the duo as the turn bead for the other side. 

If nobody told you, next Thursday is Thanksgiving which means I will be spending time with my family and being thankful, not blogging. I will be back to posting beading fun on November 30th! I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving!

I am not affiliated with, paid by, or endorsed by anyone. By posting about beading and/or beading products I am not claiming to be an expert, nor am I suggesting the way that I do anything or the products I use are the best/correct/only way. All opinions expressed here are mine, and aren't meant to be taken as anything more than an opinion or suggestion from some stranger on the internet 😀

Coming weeks: 

November 23rd: Happy Thanksgiving-

November 30thDouble, triple and more Peyote stitch.

December 7th: Soutache

December 14th: Why did I do this to myself? -Bead crochet

December 21: Hubble

December 28th: Summary of 2017's project and what I am up to next year! 2018!

Thanks for reading & Happy Beading -Beth

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