Flat Brick Stitch

Flat Brick Stitch Instructions

Pick up two beads and pass through the first bead again, creating a loop.

Flat Brick Stitch Directions

The beads will rest side by side once the thread is pulled tight.

Flat Brick Stitch Steps

Stitch down into the second bead.

Flat Brick Stitch Tutorial

Pick up one bead.

Flat Brick Stitch Instructions

Stitch back down the second bead in the row to secure the new bead.

Flat Brick Stitch Directions

Stitch back up the third bead of the row.

Flat Brick Stitch Steps

Continue stitching in this manner until you have reached the desired length. Make sure your needle is exiting the last bead of the row.

Flat Brick Stitch Tutorial

Pick up two beads to begin row two. The needle will pass beneath the thread bridge that runs between the last bead of row one and the penultimate bead of row one.

Flat Brick Stitch Instructions

Be careful not to split the thread with the needle as you pass beneath the thread bridge.

Flat Brick Stitch Directions

Pull the thread tight until the two beads from row two are sitting side by side.

Flat Brick Stitch Steps

Stitch back up the second bead of row two. This will create a loop around the thread bridge to secure the two beads in place.

Flat Brick Stitch Tutorial

Pick up one bead and stitch beneath the next available thread bridge.

Flat Brick Stitch Instructions

Stitch back up the bead just added to secure.

Flat Brick Stitch Directions

Repeat in this manner until you reach the end of the row.

Flat Brick Stitch Steps

To start row three, pick up two beads and pass beneath the first thread bridge. Every new rows will begin with two beads.

Flat Brick Stitch Tutorial

Stitch back up the second bead to secure.

Flat Brick Stitch Instructions

Add one bead per thread bridge for the rest of the row.

Flat Brick Stitch Directions

Continue stitching in this manner until complete.


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