Welcome to this tutorial on how to make a beaded dragon! In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a beautiful and cute dragon using delica beads and thread. Delica beads are small cylindrical beads that come in a variety of colours and finishes, perfect for creating intricate patterns and shapes for your dragon.
This tutorial is divided into several sections including head, body, spines and wings. In each section, you will find detailed instructions, photos, and diagrams to guide you through the process. You will also find tips and tricks on how to choose the best colours and materials for your dragon, how to avoid common mistakes, and how to customize your dragon to your liking with 4 options provided.
By the end of this tutorial, you will have a stunning and unique dragon that you can display proudly or give as a gift to someone special. You will also have learned a new and fun skill that you can apply to other projects.
Beading is a relaxing and rewarding hobby that can unleash your creativity and imagination. So, grab your beads, thread, scissors, and needle, and let’s get started!
This bead pattern is made using Japanese Miyuki size 11 Delica. Round Peyote stitch is used but full detailed instructions are given, and no previous knowledge of the stitch is required. Please note the pattern may not work with any other size and type of beads.
There are 3-4 delica colours in total for each dragon and a finished dragon is approximately 3.5 cm (w) x 5.5 cm (h) x 4 cm (d).
2 X 3mm Round Jet Fire polished beads are also required, along with some Polyester Wadding for each dragon.
The bead pattern supplied is 59 pages and includes over 100 step by step photo and graphic instructions. A word chart is also included.
Apple The Dragon Component Pack is available at: https://www.threadabead.com/5964/2/Apple-The-Beaded-Dragon-Bead-Component-Pack
Gwyndaf The Dragon Component Pack is available at: https://www.threadabead.com/5967/2/Gwyndaf-The-Beaded-Dragon-Bead-Component-Pack
Magik The Dragon Component Pack is available at: https://www.threadabead.com/5965/2/Magik-The-Beaded-Dragon-Bead-Component-Pack
Rainbow The Dragon Component Pack is available at: https://www.threadabead.com/5966/2/Rainbow-The-Beaded-Dragon-Bead-Component-Pack