Find the perfect Christmas beading project in this list of free beading patterns. Whether you’re looking for patterns for charted peyote stitch, bracelets, cuff bracelets, you’ll find something fun to make here. Many of these patterns are Christmas themed but some work for any winter holiday.

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    Bead and Wire Angels

    Lisa Yang

    Learn to make two different variations of bead and wire angels that are perfect to add to pendants, earrings and other jewelry. They also make great ornaments for your Christmas tree. Angels are both a symbol of hope and a beautiful reminder of loved ones that we’ve lost.

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    Netting Stitch Beaded Ornaments

    Chris Franchetti Michaels

    Create a lacy Victorian-style holiday ornament cover with horizontal bead netting stitched in rounds. WIth simple increases and decreases, you can adjust the size of the cover and drape.

    Once you master this basic technique, you can make these netting stitch beaded ornaments more elaborate by adding beaded fringe or using a combination of different types of beads.

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    Green and Gold Swarovski Crystal Bracelet

    Lisa Yang

    Sparkle through the holiday season with this fashionable holiday colored bracelet.

    The emerald green Swarovski bicones and the bright metallic gold of the seed beads used to make this flat spiral bracelet will be a sparkling addition to your favorite holiday dress!

    Substitute red crystals or an assortment of jewel colors to brighten up the holiday festivities with this green and gold Swarovski crystal bracelet.

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    St. Petersburg Holly Bracelet

    Lisa Yang

    The single St. Petersburg stitch is perfect to make a leafy wreath for your wrist. This St. Petersburg holly bracelet, beaded using Czech size 11 beads in green, gold and opaque deep red looks like decorated boughs and holly, perfect for your winter and Christmas celebrations.

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    Easy Swarovski Crystal Bead Bracelet

    Lisa Yang

    Silver or gold crystals will bring out the holiday sparkle in this project. This easy Swarovski crystal bead braceletcan be made in no time at all. It’s great to make for yourself or as a gift. It uses the right angle weave and four-millimeter bicone crystals. Be sure to use FireLine or other fishing line style thread to ensure the beads don’t cut through the thread either while you are making the bracelet or when you are wearing it.