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Q.
I'm new to beading but have started working a peyote-stitched tube with seed beads. I need to add additional thread to extend the length of the tube. Any suggestions?
- Tamar
A.
Incorporating additional thread is fairly easy when working the tubular peyote stitch pattern, or any other off-loom beading stitch. When you get down to the last 4 inches or so, pass the needle through several adjacent beads to secure the thread. (If desired tie a small knot between the beads, then pull the thread to conceal the knot inside a bead). Start a new length of thread in the same manner by passing through several beads and exiting from the point where you left off. To find out more about off-loom beading techniques, check out the recourse section below.

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