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Superstars: Reverse Starflower Pattern Downloads

This was one of the most interesting and difficult patterns for us to present, and while the Superstars chapter is still in final edit, we wanted to share the Reverse patterns now as a gift to the community. We welcome your input.

This is still a test pattern, so we’re keeping a little list of errors found and corrected at the bottom of the post, please check it and note your printed copy. We’ll put up a fresh set of PDFs tomorrow. New PDFS were uploaded Weds, Dec 14 at 3:30 pm EST)

The Reverse Starflower would normally be classed as Advanced (and the patterns are still labeled that way) but we have the feeling that if a curious beginner or intermediate beader does the Flat Star pattern first, and reads carefully, they might be able to do this one too. Let us know?

Find the Flat Star download in this post if you missed it.

We are looking forward to seeing your Stars and Starflowers, and also to helping with any questions you have. Ask them here, in blog comments, or on Facebook, or anywhere else you see our team posting this on social media.

Have fun!

Download the hi-resolution Large File Spreads here (best for large screen viewing)

Download the hi-resolution Single Page file here (best for printing)

Download the lower resolution Small File Size here (for phones or older computers)


Current errors uncorrected

Page 18, Step 6:  text should read “Pass Through the valley of the Decrease through the next D bead from Round 4.

Current errors found and corrected:

Page 10: Round 10: third paragraph, note Pass Through.

Page 14: Round 2 and 3: there should be brackets to match pages 5 and 16.

Page 17: Round 4: title, should have P/T B x 6 as given on page 14.

assorted extra spaces and minor text changes, additions to Decrease discussion, bottom of Page 4

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4 comments on “Superstars: Reverse Starflower Pattern Downloads

  1. Betsi Newbury
    December 14, 2022

    Many thanks to the awesome team! I look forward to giving this a try.

  2. nini64100
    December 13, 2022

    merci Kate et a toute ton équipe😊, je vais essayer et je donnerais des nouvelles de mes essais encore un grand merci pour votre travail

  3. Debra Wozniak
    December 13, 2022

    I see more colorful flowers in my future. Thank you! ❤️

  4. Suzanne Golden
    December 13, 2022

    Thanks for sending!!

    Will have to try this with my plastic beads!!!

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