Butterfly Curtain
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Butterfly Curtain

Meditate on the trans-formative nature of the butterfly as you craft this Zen inspired Butterfly Curtain. Whether used as a curtain, room divider or just as wall decor this graceful project will help you find your Zen.
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Jewelry Essentials™ Bead Reamer Tool, small

Jewelry Essentials™ Bead Reamer Tool

 

Material List

  • Silk Butterflies - Assorted Colors
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Beading Thread – Clear
  • Beads – Assorted
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Crimp Beads
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Needle Nose Pliers
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Wire Cutters
  • Bead Reamer
 

Project Instructions

Use bead reamer to make hole in body of a butterfly.

Determine the length of your curtain and cut clear cord 12" longer.

Thread crimp bead onto end of clear thread, and crimp closed with needle nose pliers.

Thread your butterfly onto clear thread to end of crimp bead.

Add another crimp bead to clear thread spaced as you desired for your next butterfly, crimp and add butterfly.

Continue to add butterflies and crimps to hold them in place as desired.

If you want to add beads between, add to thread with a crimp bead holding them in place.

With desired length filled with butterflies, add one last crimp bead. Bring end through crimp and make a loop to place over curtain rod.

Make desired amount of strands to fill curtain rod.