TRESTLE BANDS

©2014 Deborah Roberti

Trestle Bands

Use size 11 seed beads, SuperDuo beads, any size 3mm beads (round beads, glass pearls, fire-polished beads or size 8 seed beads) and any two-hole beads (Czechmates tile or brick beads, Tila or half Tila beads, Rulla beads, DiamonDuo beads, GemDuo beads or more SuperDuo beads) to create many different bracelets. The pattern includes step-by-step instructions for a single column band that you can use to make stacking bracelets (bottom bands in photo) or bead it at triple length to wrap round your wrist several times (left), as well as detailed instructions for beading a triple column width band.

Stitch: Various

Beads Used: Size 11/0 seed beads, SuperDuo beads, 3mm beads (or 8/0 seed beads) and two-hole beads

Approx Finished Size: Single: about a quarter-inch wide to desired length. Triple: about an inch wide to desired length

Pattern Price (Downloadable PDF only): $5.00

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Beads used in the photo above:

Trestle Band

Single Column Band—Wrap:
• About 300 size 11/0 seed beads: Toho #1703 Gilded Marble Turquoise
• About 120 size 3mm round beads: Bronze
• About 32 SuperDuo beads: Pastel Emerald
• About 32 Czechmates tile beads: Bronze Picasso Turquoise

Trestle Bands

Single Column Band—Stacker
(left):

• About 100 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #457 Bronze
• About 40 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Luster-Light Green Turquoise
• About 10 SuperDuo beads: Opaque Turquoise Picasso
• About 10 Tila beads: Miyuki #2006 Matte Bronze

(right):
• About 120 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #457 Bronze
• About 48 size 3mm glass pearls: Swarovski Dark Green
• About 12 SuperDuo beads: Luster Opaque Green
• About 12 Rulla beads: Luster Opaque Green

Trestle Band

Triple Column Band—Copper:
• About 400 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4204 Duracoat Champagne Rocailles
• About 240 size 8/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4212 Duracoat Dark Berry Miyuki Rocailles
• About 42 SuperDuo beads: Crystal Bronze Fire Red
• About 45 half Tila beads: Miyuki #2005 Matte Copper

Trestle Band

Triple Column Band—Pink and Gold:
• About 400 size 11/0 seed bead: Miyuki #4204 Duracoat Champagne Rocailles
• About 230 size 8/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4218 Duracoat Dusty Orchid Miyuki Rocailles
• About 39 SuperDuo beads: Pastel Burgundy
• About 39 Czechmates brick beads: French Beige-Brown Iris

Trestle Band

Triple Column Band—Bordeaux and Bronze:
• About 400 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #457 Bronze
• About 230 size 3mm round beads: Bronze
• About 39 SuperDuo beads: Pastel Bordeaux
• About 39 DiamonDuo beads: Pastel Bordeaux

Trestle Band pattern at AroundTheBeadingTable.com

Triple Column Band—Baby Blue and Green:
• About 400 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #4221 Duracoat Light Pewter Rocailles
• About 230 size 3mm round beads: Czech Round Green Marble With Luster
• About 39 SuperDuo beads: Chalk Lazure Blue
• About 39 DiamonDuo beads: Chalk Lumi Blue


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Trestle Band