Small beads in the color(s) of your choice
Embroidery floss in the color(s) of your choice
Fish hook earring wires
Round nose pliers
Glue that dries clear
First, place the beads on the wire hoops until it is almost full. Leave enough room to close the hoop.
Next, tie on 1-3 strands of embroidery floss. One strand will give you a light, airy look and three strands will give you more fill. Use 1 or 2 strands if you are going to add another color.
Tie off and add a drop of glue to the knots. When the glue is dry, add the earring wire and enjoy.
To make an open circle or tear drop shape the loop is started the same way. The difference is, you choose your #2 wrap to be on the side of the loop instead of across from the starting point:
Continue wrapping until you first touch the hoop closure. This will give you a tear drop shape:
If you want an open circle, continue wrapping until you reach your #2 bead again. Bring it back to the closure and tie off.
Finish in the same manner. Different colors of embroidery floss can be held together as in the tear drop blue earrings, or they can be layered as in the black and white earrings. Hope you enjoy!