12 Zodiac Wood Spool Cover Patterns, Peyote, Flat Even
12 Zodiac Wood Spool Cover Patterns, Peyote, Flat Even Symbols for: Cancer, Aquarius, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Scorpio, Gemini, Leo, Virgo, Pisces, Libra, Aries, & Taurus
Background colors represent: Water = Blue, Air = White, Earth = Green, Fire = Red.
Decorate a wooden spool using Peyote stitch (Flat even) and size 11 Delica beads (3 to 6 colors). Along with the Spool and beads you will need: Fireline size 4 or 6 lb, Nymo Thread size B or D, size 10 or 12 beading needle and scissors or snips or Thread Burner.
Panel Size: 18 beads high x 36 beads around (.95" x 2.51"), to fit Thin Lip Wood Spool #14494 at Sova-Enterprises.com
The spool size is 1-3/16" x 7/8" and are available at Sova-Enterprises.com. Thin Lip: 14312 (3 Pack), 14494 (18 Pack), 25505 (100 Pack)
Patterns provided in both Color Graph with Symbols and Word Chart formats. **Basic stitch instructions included. No finishing instructions included.
I usually stain or paint my spools before adding the beadwork. It might be that the 'raw unfinished' look is the look you want. Display: To sit the spool as a decoration not much else is required. Hang the spools requires some findings and additional work.
to fit wood spool size 1-3/16" x 7/8"