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Several people have asked about how many beads it takes to make a project. I asked the beaders if they remembered but since it was months ago only these had a clue. I hope this helps y ou estimate. This is a difficult question because there are so many variabes since many beads may haveto be culled. The amount also depends on the fringe you add. So, for what it's worth, here are the letters from the beaders!

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DECO DELIGHT CHATELAINE & BRACELET

Anne Ybarrondo:
The amount of delicas for my Chantelaine and bracelet. 20 grams, each of steel and blue iris, then 7 grams each of the other colors would be more than enough; we could even go 5 grams of the silver-lined orange and silver lined aqua but hey, let's give the bead stores a break and say 7 grams.

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ENGLISH GARDEN EVENING BAG

Caroline Bleil:
I can't remember, but I think I got 10 gr of each color except the background, and not knowing how much it would take, I ordered 50 gr, of which I had probably - and I'm *guessing* here - 20 gr left. It may have been a little more left over. Gosh, that was a year ago and I put them in 6" tubes that are 3/4" across. I think I used up two tubes, and I have one tube left that has 4-1/4" left of beads in it. I would say it has about 20-25 gr left in it. I hope that's enough information for you to guess at the amount needed. I think 30 gr would probably do it. And probably 5 gr of each of the design colors would be enough. The ones I ordered from Caravan, as you probably know, came in the skinny tubes, probably 5 gr. I'm not sure, but you probably do. I hope this helps.

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ENGLISH GARDEN CHATELAINE & BRACELET

Cisco Cosgrove:
For the Floral bag and bracelet I did... black beads for the background and
fringe took approx 24 grams.

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REXA DAE'S NIGHT OUT EVENING BAG
DECO DELIGHT EVENING BAG
STEEL DECO EVENING BAG

Jennie Might:
Hmmm...I bought most of the beads in 100gm quantities but let's see if I can gauge what I did...remember, I cull a lot of beads!
Rexa Dae's Night Out:
#220 = less than 50gms
#243 = less than 30gms
#277 = less than 30gms
Purple Deco:
#203 = less than 50gms
All other colors used less than 15gms.
Steel Deco:
#1 = less than 15gms
#21 = less than 50gms
#23 = less than 15gms

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