INSTRUCTIONS ONLY Digital file, without beads. Left-Handed

Fans: Couture Hand Bead Embroidery

You can use your own beads & fabric to make this project or purchase a Bead Pack.

Colour: Blue Fabric & silver beads

Size: 15cm X 15cm (6” x 6”)

Skill Level: Beginners & Enthusiasts.

This is a hand bead embroidery project. (Using a needle)


Learn how to combine thread work surface stitch embroidery with bead embroidery.

Hand Bead embroidery techniques with a needle are used to stitch beads to plain fabric in a design.

Using a needle, fill in areas with thread work then embellish with beads, rhinestones, and sequins.

Stitches include, Chain stitch, bead loop, running stitch & centre seed bead anchor, lapped sequin methods, rhinestone method. This piece perfect to use as a home interior accessory or to use in any part of a garment, as an insert or applique.


At a glance:

How to put fabric onto a slate or roller bar frame

Fabric preparation for beading: Transferring pattern to fabric.

Hand Bead Embroidery: Starting and finishing techniques, Hand bead embroidery techniques



You will learn how to transfer the design to fabric, Bead embroidery on fabric on a roller bar frame. Starting and finishing techniques

Using a needle, embroider with metallic thread to create an embroidered lower layer and then add beads & sequins

using the following techniques: Chain stitch, bead loop, running stitch & centre seed bead anchor, lapped sequin methods, rhinestone method. Finally, make your finished bead embroidered piece into cuffs for a garment or frame as an artwork.



  • Booklet: Finished project photo cover page, Design Pattern BW, Color Key, Instructions
  • Bead & Materials list:  description & quantities needed to complete this kit
  • How to transfer an embroidery design to fabric
  • Starting & finishing stitches.
  • Step by step instructions Hand Bead Embroidery techniques with diagrams & photos


How it works:

Step 1: Purchase, INSTRUCTIONS ONLY Digital file beading kit, online: Download the online instruction booklet immediately & print in the comfort of your own home.


Step 2: Use your own beads OR purchase online, a corresponding BEAD PACK.

1 x Bead Pack (complete kit of beads, fabric & materials to complete the project) will be mailed to you. Free Shipping offered world-wide. Beads will arrive in 2-3 weeks postage permitting.


Fan Beading Kit: Digital INSTRUCTIONS ONLY, No beads Left Hand

  • These Beading DIGITAL Instruction Kits & Bead Packs have been exclusively designed by Karen Torrisi. Designs, photos & instructions are the intellectual property of Karen Torrisi and are not to be reproduced or used as teaching material without prior permission of Karen Torrisi.