If making a full-sized bead embroidery necklace seems too daunting, maybe you could think about making a bracelet instead. If you start with a plain metal cuff, you'll find that it works up much more quickly. Follow most of the directions, including the instructions for the different stitches that you'll find in the free chapter of Every Bead Has a Story.
3. When your bead embroidery is finished, cut out your piece carefully, leaving a very small strip of fabric around the edge. Glue the beadwork to the top of the cuff and add an edging stitch (either edging brick stitch or edging back stitch) around the piece to finish it off.
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