>Semi-Beaded Shar Pei Pin

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For those of you who don’t follow me on Facebook, here’s the progress of my latest pin/pendant. It’s a Chinese Shar-Pei! I love a challenge so I thought I’d try to create one of these cute cuddly dogs. 

beaded shar pei dog pin pendant etsy bead embroidery beadwork

Working from a photo, I cut out several felt layers and stitched them together. Then, I stitched on eyes and a nose. Next, using Japanese size 15 glass seed beads and Nymo thread, I started with the eyes and then worked on the wrinkles using the beaded backstitch technique. All I have to do now, is fill in the rest of the felt using a different colour. How do you think he looks so far?😀

beaded shar pei dog pin pendant etsy bead embroidery beadwork

Semi-beaded Chinese Shar-Pei pin/pendant. 
Bead embroidery on felt. 2″ x 1.25″ (5.5cm x 3.5cm).

5 thoughts on “>Semi-Beaded Shar Pei Pin

  1. >This one is so cute!🙂 (extra thank you for the picture of your process, I would really like to try building something like this with layers in future)🙂

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