A thin stringing needle; a 0.20 mm line; scissors; flat nose pliers; a 7 mm ring; a mobile phone cord
Use one of the so-called square stitch methods (fig. no. 1) to sew the outer band. Cut off ca 130 cm of line. String a total of 1x R10 and 47x FPB. Connect the band together by passing the needle through the first R10 once again. Straighten the entire band, tighten it and connect both ends with a double knot. Do not yet cut off the shorter end of the line (ca 7 cm).
String 3x FPB and thread the needle through the R10 once again and then through the nearest outer FPB (fig. no. 2).
Also use the square stitch on the sides of the heart which you will gradually connect to the outer band. String 1x FPB, 1x R10 and 1x FPB and thread the needle through one FPB from the outer band according to the illustration. String 1x FPB, 1x R10 and 1x FPB and thread the needle through one FPB from the outer band. String 3x FPB and thread the needle through one FPB from the outer band. String 2x FPB and thread the needle through one FPB from the outer band, then proceed in the opposite sequence along the second half of the heart's circumference and add the remaining FPB and R10 according to the illustration (fig. no. 3). You will string a total of 18x FPB and 10x R10 in this step.
Thread the needle through one of the trio of central FPB according to the illustration so that you can continue sewing the second side of the heart (fig. no. 4). In this step, you will connect the outer R10 and the FPB from the outer band and the outer FPB and R10 strung in Step 3. Always string 1x FPB and thread the needle through the nearest FPB or R10 (fig. no. 4). You will string a total of 14x FPB in this step. Thread the needle and the line through the nearest FPB so that you can tie both ends of the line and sew them in.
Thread the 7 mm ring through the upper second of the sewn heart. As such the heart can be used as a pendant or a pair of hearts can be used to make a distinctive pair of earrings.
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