I am so very happy to introduce this 2015 sleepy fox pattern with you. It's one of my newest favorite because it's such a whimsical design and it is quite easy to stitch. It does require a bit of patience and familiarity with bead weaving but if you are comfortable with these skills, then I am sure you'll love this fox just as much as I do!
With this design, I added little spacer beads to the fox's ears to use as attachments for jump rings. Details are shown in the pattern. Some beaders prefer adding a loop to connect findings, you can do that too.
- Experience with bead weaving including ladder, peyote or brick stitches.
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You Will Receive:
- 1 page file to download that includes bead graph, suggested bead colors & common supplies (not limited to the following). Please feel free to change the bead colors and supplies according to your preference.
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, size 11
Fireline Thread, 6 or 8 lb
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
- approximately 2.7 cm. wide by 2.5 cm. in height
- This pattern is to make the bead design only, not key rings or jewelry. Just attach your finished products to your desired findings to make it into a bag charm, earring or pendant.
- This file does NOT include instructions.
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(c) copyright Bead Crumbs. All rights reserved. Please note this is an original (c) Bead Crumbs design. Pattern cannot be copied or sold. Finished product may be sold with proper credit to Bead Crumbs. Thank you!
*Update: The digital pattern file is now available in JPG and PDF format. Please select the format that works best for you. The pattern information is identical.
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*Suggested Supply List that typically includes 6lb FireLine thread, Delica seed beads 11/0, size 12 beading needle
*Bead Legend - includes bead colors with reference to manufacturer's bead no. and bead count.
*Photo of a completed project so you can see an actual finished piece.
*Bead Chart - graphical image of bead placement. The numbers on the bead chart corresponds with the numbers shown on the bead legend.
No. The majority of my listings are "Pattern Only"; therefore, instructions are not included. Experience with bead weaving is recommended. For patterns with instructions, please view the listings in the "tutorial" section.
Yes. You will need to know basic bead weaving stitches such as ladder stitch, peyote stitch and brick stitch. You will also need to know how to add thread (if your existing thread is too short), how to end your beadwork and how to add attachments or connector beads if making jewelry.
Yes. Please note that some of the patterns will be challenging for new beaders. I will try my best to help you along by providing you with tips and video links. Here is a link on YouTube, bit.ly/learnbrickstitch. Search YouTube and online for more tutorials. I suggest that you try a free pattern first before making a purchase. Free patterns are found on my Facebook page, www.facebook.com/beadcrumbs. Please don't get discouraged. Practice makes beading even more fun!
Definitely not! Use either Peyote or Brick Stitch to weave your design. Many of my patterns are created on a Peyote Stitch chart because it's my personal preference. However, when actually beading my piece, I turn my pattern sideways and stitch using the brick stitch technique.
You can start anywhere you want to. Some people have told me that they like to start from the center moving outwards while others like to start at the edge. I usually start at the widest/tallest point or on the row/column that I plan to attach a connector bead (so I can get that out of the way first).
It is a personal preference (as of Sept. 2015, new patterns will not show the finishing loop info). Another option, instead of loops or connector beads, is a wire connector. One thing I don't like to do is add a jump ring directly through a bead. The twisting and turning of the jump ring weakens & may crack the bead...and that would definitely ruin your hard work!
Please contact me. I am always open to pattern suggestions but may not be able to accept custom pattern requests due to my schedule. I do not make patterns of copyright / trademarked images and characters.
No. You are not allowed reproduce the patterns; prepare “derivative” works based on my patterns; distribute copies of the patterns; teach/hold classes based on my patterns. No bulk or factory production allowed. My patterns are copyrighted.
Each pattern is my original work and my intellectual property. Any type of distribution (print, electronically, etc.) is a copyright infringement . You are prohibited from creating beadwork based on a photo you viewed online, or shared with you, without purchasing the pattern from my shop or without my permission
If you purchased my pattern, you can sell your finished work. Credit to www.BeadCrumbsHawaii.com is requested when selling &/or posting your photos online.
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I go over each pattern before I list it for sale; however, if you notice an error, I will be very grateful if you notify me ASAP. I will gladly refund you for the pattern price, issue you the corrected pattern at no cost and compensate you with a freebie for catching my mistake.
Dec 22, 2017
This is one of my favorites of your patterns; you really captured the delicate shape of the fox's face and its pretty, white-tipped tail!
Nov 13, 2017
Such darling patterns without a lot of upfront spend -- thrifty fun!
Jan 25, 2017
cute little patterns,so glad to hav'em
Sep 5, 2016
Great pattern, was able to find the beads I needed easily, fast download, thank you!
Aug 16, 2016
Sweet little fox. Clever use of crimp tubes!!!