DIY beaded brooch for beginners

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We all know that fashion never stands still. She can imperceptibly rush forward, offering fantastic outfits and images, or she can go back, looking for "zest" from the fashionistas of the past centuries.

It is thanks to this phenomenon - the cycle of fashion - that we owe the return of the brooch to the outfits of modern beauties. Surely many people remember with what love their grandmothers kept brooches in old caskets and put them on on the occasion of the celebration.

Today, wearing a brooch is also considered a sign of good taste, so women of fashion wear them not only for special occasions, but also in everyday life.

The brooch will be a wonderful gift for mom, grandmother, friend or colleague on March 8 or any other holiday. Today we will tell you about several ways to make a brooch with your own hands.

You can make a brooch using almost any technique:

Every girl loves beautiful accessories, and there are usually a lot of them in the wardrobe. With their help, you can stand out and attract attention to yourself.

Today in stores you can choose a variety of jewelry, but high-quality and beautiful brooches are very expensive. So creating such a thing with your own hands will allow you to get an exclusive thing without large investments.

How to start making a beaded brooch with your own hands?

DIY beaded brooch

If you go to the shops where goods for handicrafts are offered, you can find a lot of beads for creating designer jewelry:

  • Monochrome and multicolor
  • Small and large
  • Smooth and textured
  • Glossy and matte
  • With different transparency
  • With different shapes
  • With and without hole edging

Before you start working, you first need to decide what you want to get and already build on it. This will help you quickly determine which beads you need. If you are a beginner, then you should not try to make a complex product, it is better to start with brooches in the form of butterflies and flowers.

In addition, you need to learn how to string beads before starting work, so that it turns out to be correctly and beautifully distributed. Thanks to this training, you will understand whether it is convenient for you to work with the instrument and will be able to choose another one.

It is important to pay attention to the fishing line, needle, and also scissors. It may be the wrong size or the line is of poor quality.

How to effectively combine materials to create a beaded brooch with your own hands?

It is important to note that brooches are created not only from beads, but also from other materials.

The main material in brooches is, of course, beads. Beads are more for decoration. To make it convenient to make a brooch and then use it, take half beads. They will fit comfortably and will be easier to sew on.

Felt is loved by all modern needlewomen. It allows you to use it for making a wide variety of accessories thanks to:

Beading allows you to create wonderful handcrafted jewelery that is eye-catching and astonishing. A DIY beaded brooch is an accessory that allows you to decorate any outfit and emphasize the individuality of the owner.

Beautiful and effective DIY decoration

What you need

The following materials are used for the brooch:

  • beads, beads, cabochons, stones and other decorative elements;
  • base - felt, suede or thick fabric;
  • a piece of cardboard ;
  • leather for the wrong side;
  • fishing line or thread;
  • transparent glue "Crystal";
  • base for a brooch.

As tools you will need scissors to cut the ends and cut the blanks.

The right mix of materials and decor

There are combinations of materials, the use of which allows you to create a beautiful product in the form of a brooch.

Having decided on the materials, you can start creating jewelry.

How much time to spend

It may take a different amount of time to create a brooch, everything will depend on the complexity and technique of execution. The easiest option is to embroider a pattern or drawing on felt; experienced needlewomen spend no more than a few hours on this. Braiding a cabochon is time consuming.

Instructions for making an accessory for beginners

Thanks to the large number of various master classes presented on the Internet, it is very easy to make any jewelry, including a beaded brooch, with your own hands. Even inexperienced craftswomen, who have never made such jewelry before, can easily create a unique accessory. On the modern market, there is a full range of materials and tools for sale, with the help of which it will be possible to make any brooch to your own taste.

Rules for making beaded brooches

The process of creating an accessory can be roughly divided into three main stages:

  • Selecting a scheme. First of all, you need to decide what exactly will be made of beads. In accordance with this decision, you need to select a circuit. Novice needlewomen should pay attention to simple weaving. And only then, having gained experience, you can start making complex volumetric products.
  • Material selection. Materials for work are selected in accordance with the chosen scheme. First of all, you need to stock up on beads of certain colors, shapes and sizes. Additionally, you can use beads, stones, cabochons and other materials. In addition, to make a brooch, you will need felt or other high-density fabric, natural or artificial leather, cardboard, glue, a needle, thread, scissors and other materials and tools.
  • Create a brooch. When the scheme is selected, all materials and tools are prepared, you can proceed directly to the process of making the accessory. To create a beaded brooch, you can use weaving or embroidery - regardless of the technique chosen, the jewelry will turn out to be beautiful if done with love.

Beaded brooches are suitable as a decoration for everyday or holiday wardrobe.

Beaded brooch "Lips"

The presented master class on making a simple brooch from beads on felt with your own hands is suitable for novice needlewomen.

Materials and tools

To create an original product, you will need the following materials and tools:

  • red beads of different sizes;
  • base for drawing;
  • red felt ;
  • piece of leather;
  • needle;
  • thread;
  • scissors;
  • pin.

Step-by-step master class

Step-by-step instructions with a photo will help you quickly make a beautiful beaded brooch:

    Draw on the basis of the contours of the lips. To do this, you can use an ordinary napkin.

    Glue the patterned base onto the felt.

    Begin sewing the lip contours with beads. In this case, a stalk seam is used, as in the diagram below.

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