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Video: How to Bead a Motif Using a Template

Video Length: 3:25
Produced by: Evamarie Gomez and Judith Neukam; Shot by: Gary Junken

Beautifully beaded motifs can be applied to any garment. This type of embellishment can quickly transform an otherwise uninteresting look to a uniquely distinctive one. Inspired by the 1930s dress featured on the back cover of Threads #169 (October/November 2013), Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares a clever method for stitching a beaded frond in "How Did They Sew That." The star of her technique: a freezer paper template. Watch this quick Threads Essential Techniques video tutorial to see just how easy it is to create a beaded motif using this method.

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