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Island Escape

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Needle nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Round nose pliers
  • 6mm green glass bicone
  • 6mm pink glass bicone
  • 6mm amber glass bicone
  • 8mm lilac acrylic rondelle
  • 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead
  • 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelle
  • 6mm red round bead
  • 1.1cm yellow bicone
  • 8mm white pearl
  • 2cm turquoise gemstone, 3 pkg
  • 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval
  • 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval
  • 4mm yellow glass bicone
  • 4mm green glass bicone
  • 6mm opaque pink round bead
  • Antique gold findings pack
  • Antique gold eyepins – need an additional 72 to complete all pieces
  • Antique gold headpins – need an additional 11 to complete all pieces

DIRECTIONS:

NECKLACE
1. Make four bead links of the following pattern on an eyepin: a 4mm yellow bicone, 2.4 cm acrylic turquoise oval, and a 4mm yellow bicone.
2. Make individual bead links of the following single beads: twelve 6mm green bicones, six 6mm pink bicones, six 6mm amber bicones, twelve 8mm lilac rondelles, five 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic beads, seven 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelles, eight 6mm red round beads, six 1.1cm yellow bicones, seven 8mm white pearls, five 2cm turquoise gemstones, four 3cm yellow-orange acrylic ovals, and three 6mm pink round beads.
3. Make the first strand by connecting the bead links created in Steps 1 & 2 in the following order: a 6mm green bicone, a 6mm pink bicone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, a 6mm red round bead, an 8mm white pearl, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 6mm red round bead, a 6mm green bicone, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval bead link, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 2cm turquoise gemstone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, an 8mm white pearl, a 6mm amber bicone, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm opaque pink round bead, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 6mm green bicone, a 6mm pink bicone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, a 6mm red round bead, an 8mm white pearl, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 2cm turquoise gemstone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval bead link, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 6mm red round bead, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm white pearl, a 6mm amber bicone, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm opaque pink round bead, and an 8mm lilac rondelle.
4. Make the second strand by connecting the remaining bead links created in steps 1 & 2 in the following order: a 6mm red round bead, a 6mm pink bicone, an 8mm lilac rondelle, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm amber bicone, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 2cm turquoise gemstone, a 6mm green bicone, a 6mm pink bicone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, a 6mm red round bead, an 8mm white pearl, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 6mm red round bead, a 6mm green bicone, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval bead link, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm lilac rondelle, an 8mm white pearl, a 2cm turquoise gemstone, a 6mm amber bicone, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm pink bicone, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval bead link, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 6mm red round bead, a 6mm green bicone, an 8mm white pearl, a 6mm amber bicone, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm pink opaque round bead, an 8mm lilac rondelle, a 2cm turquoise gemstone, a 1.1cm yellow bicone, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, an 8mm turquoise rondelle, a 6mm amber bicone, a 6mm pink bicone, and a 6mm green bicone.
5. Cut a length of the extender chain approximately 2¼" long and attach the final 8mm turquoise rondelle to one end.
6. Connect the left sides of the first and second strand created in Steps 3 & 4 to the open end of the chain extender with a 6mm open jump ring.
7. Connect the right sides or the strands created in Steps 3 & 4 to a lobster claw clasp with a 4mm open jump ring.

BRACELET:
1. Make 2 bead links, each with the following pattern: a 4mm green bicone, a 2cm turquoise gemstone and a 4mm green bicone.
2. Make a bead link with the following pattern: a 4mm yellow bicone, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval, and a 4mm yellow bicone.
3. Make individual bead links of each of the following single beads: an 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelle, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, two 8mm white pearls, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, and a 6mm red round bead.
4. Connect the toggle bar to a 4mm open jump ring and then connect another 4mm open jump ring.
5. Connect the bead links to the last 4mm open jump ring from the previous step in the following order: an 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelle, a 1.6cm faceted lilac acrylic bead, a 2cm turquoise gemstone and 4mm green bicone bead link, an 8mm white pearl, a 2.4cm acrylic turquoise oval and 4mm yellow bicone bead link, a 3cm yellow-orange acrylic oval, a 2cm turquoise gemstone and 4mm green bicone bead link, an 8mm white pearl, and a 6mm red round bead.
6. Finish the bracelet by connecting a 4mm open jump ring to the end of the bead links. Then connect this to the toggle with a second 4mm open jump ring.

EARRINGS:
1. Create a bead link with an eyepin using a 2cm turquoise gemstone.
2. Create a drop with a headpin using a 4mm yellow bicone and then a 1.1cm yellow bicone.
3. Create individual drops out of the following using headpins: two 6mm green bicones, two 6mm pink bicones, a 6mm amber bicone, two 8mm lilac acrylic rondelles, two 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelles, a 6mm red round bead, an 8mm white pearl, two opaque pink round beads, and a 4mm yellow bicone.
4. Cut a length of 2 links from the chain extender from the findings pack.
5. Connect the 4mm yellow bicone drop to an earring wire.
6. Connect the 2cm turquoise gemstone bead link to the earring wire using a 4mm open jump ring.
7. Connect the 2 link of the chain extender to the bottom of the turquoise bead link.
8. Connect the 1.1cm yellow bicone bead drop to the end of the 2 links.
9. Connect the following drops to the bottom of the 2 links of the chain extender: 6mm pink bicone, 6mm green bicone, 6mm amber bicone and 8mm lilac acrylic rondelle.
10. Connect the following drops to the top of the 2 links of the chain extender: 6mm red bicone, 6mm pink opaque, and 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelle.
11. Attach remaining drops (6mm green bicone, 6mm pink bicone, 8mm lilac acrylic rondelle, 8mm turquoise acrylic rondelle, 6mm pink opaque round, and 8mm white pearl) to the bottom of the 2cm turquoise gemstone bead link.
12. Repeat Steps 1-11 for second earring.

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