Keys

“Tubed Key” tutorials, patterns, and kits

Note:  Before ordering, please read my shop’s Important information page.  There’s lots of good stuff there about shipping, PDF tutorials, returns, and much more.

 

It all started with a scrapbook embellishment and a zipped up strip of peyote.  From there I created my “Tubed Key, or Not Tubed Key?” tutorial and a large number of holiday patterns.  I have also branched out into other sizes of keys and have those available along with stitching suggestions and a few patterns.

If you would like to make a multiple key/pattern order, contact me at traci@creative-pursuits.biz.  I can either set up an Etsy listing for you, or I can create a separate order page for you here once we’ve hammered out all the details.

 

Tubed Key, or Not Tubed Key?

Tubed key, or not tubed key?  There really is no question – tubed keys are much cuter than plain!  Stitch decorated peyote tubes to wrap around a key and to string with glass beads for a stylish and almost steampunk necklace.  Learn even-count and odd-count peyote, plus how to add embellishments and create the tubes.  The techniques learned here can be used for pretty much any skeleton key, but those used in this project have matching mini keys that make adorable earrings.

Tutorials (Digital Download)

After you complete your order, you’ll be given a link for downloading a PDF of your tutorial. If you need a printed version, e-mail traci@creative-pursuits.biz for pricing.

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$12

 

Kits

Key KitsThe larger keys are around 50mm (just under 2″) long, and the smaller keys are around 20mm (just over 3/4″) long, including the loop.

When ordering, you need to specify the color (antique silver, black, or antique bronze) and which style (1, 2, or 3) as shown in the picture.

 

 

Note:  If you’re going to order a holiday pattern (see below), choose the same style of key as you see in the picture.  Each style is a slightly different size, so the patterns were designed accordingly.

If you’d like to order multiple sets of keys, I will refund any extra shipping costs.
$5 (Shipping: $2.00)

Color :
Style :

 

Tubed Key Holiday Patterns

Each holiday key page includes the pattern for the pendant and the mini keys, as well as where any embellishments should go.  The PDF (digital download) versions are $2 each.  After you complete your order, you’ll be given a link for downloading a PDF of your tutorial. If you need a printed version, e-mail traci@creative-pursuits.biz for pricing.

Embellishments are the nubs on the top and bottom of the tube, the nubs on the surface of the tubes (such as the “stars” on the American flag tube), and where to extend the top nubs in the front and back so that the tube doesn’t turn (you can see that on the Christmas tree tube and others).  The instructions for how to do these embellishments are separate from the holiday patterns and are only $2 for the PDF (digital download) version.  It’s quite a bargain!

If you have any questions before ordering (or at any time, for that matter), feel free to e-mail me at traci@creative-pursuits.biz.

This is going to be a long list.  The holidays will be in rough chronological order.

 

Embellishment Instructions

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2


Large HeartLarge Heart

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Mini HeartsMini Hearts

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


ShamrockShamrock

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Easter EggEaster Egg

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Skinny BunnyEaster Bunny

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


American FlagAmerican Flag

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Jack O’ LanternHalloween

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Candy CornCandy Corn

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Star of DavidStar of David

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Christmas TreeChristmas

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 


Candy CaneCandy Cane

PDF Tutorial (digital download)
$2

 

 

 

 

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