Bead People

Use Wood Beads and Fuzzy Sticks to create figures representing different people of the world.



Step 1. Gather your supplies.

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Step 2.

Match up (2) Fuzzy Sticks and twist together about 2/3 of the way up to form 2 legs and a body.

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Step 3.


Thread 3 large beads through both Fuzzy Sticks to form body.

Step 4.


Take both Fuzzy Sticks and separate them, pulling each stick to either side of the body. Thread (5) medium beads onto each arm.

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Step 5.


Curl and wrap the end of the Fuzzy Stick around the last bead to secure.

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Step 6.


Thread (8) medium beads onto each leg. Curl and wrap the end around the last bead to secure.

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Step 7.

To form a head, cut (1) Fuzzy Stick in half and bend to form a circle shape with the ends twisted and touching as shown.

Step 8.

Insert the ends of the Fuzzy Stick head into the top bead of the body to secure. You have now made a beaded person!

Step 9.

Use different color Fuzzy Sticks and bead tones to create other people of the world!

Firefly Art
Scuba Egg
Cardboard Tube Octopus
Glitter Flowerpot
Melty Bead Mural
Felt Flower Bouquet
Button Crystal Dragonfly
Impressionist Bead by Letter
Melted Emoji Key Chains
Patriotic Star Mobile
Hanging Pony Bead Flag
American Flag Frame
Red, White & Blue Clothespin Wreath
Paper Plate Uncle Sam
Patriotic Mason Jar
Statue of Liberty Glitter Silhouette
Fuzzy Patriotic Crowns
Fuzzy Firework Rings
Craft Stick American Flag
Mom’s Flowers Frame
Heart Stamped Tote Bag
“QUEEN OF THE DAY” Mother’s Day Card
Pom Animal Mother’s Day Cards
“MOTHER” Acrostic Poem Canvas
“I Love You to the Moon & Back” Craft
Tree of Love
“Eye Love You” Handprint Stone
Clothespin Flower Pot
Mom’s Recipe Holder
Pasta Dying
Pasta Globe
Elijah’s Cup
Pasta Cherry Blossom Tree
Pasta Cityscape
Magnetic Pasta Snails
Day of the Dead Skeletons / Esqueletos para el Día de los Muertos
Fuzzy Stick Sombrero
Sombrero Craft
Decorated Egg Art
Wiggly Eyeglass Case
Wood Clothespin “Faith” Cross
Bottle Cap Easter Card
String Art Chicks
Pom Pom Sheep
Mini Craft Stick Chicks
Pinwheel Birdhouse
CD Weaving
CD Suncatcher
CD Spinner
CD Scratch Art Mandala
CD Bunting Banner
Alien CD Spaceship
Hungry Bunny Craft
Cable Tie Clutch
Chain & Cable Tie Statement Necklace
Cable Tie Mistletoe
Cable Tie Birdcage
Cable Tie Snowflakes