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This Instructable will show you how to make a 3D beaded cube

Step 1: Gather Materials

You will need :

1. 108 Beads

  • For this Instructable, I'll be using purple beads
  • You can use a different color if you would like

2. String/Wire

  • For this Instructable I will be using string
  • If you would like the project to be very strong and sturdy, it's best that you use wire

3. Scissors

4. Nail Polish/Permanent marker

  • If you don't have any nail polish you can use a permanent marker as well
  • Red works best, but any color will do

Step 2: Fold String/Wire in Half

1. Cut a piece of string/wire

2. Fold string/wire in half

  • Make sure that both ends are even

3. Paint the left end of the string

  • Paint the string/wire using nail polish or a permanent marker
  • Let it dry for a minute

Step 3: Make Circle #1

1. Put 4 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Hold both ends of the string/wire even

4. Pull tightly to the center

Step 4: Make Circle #2

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Put 1 bead on the right end (Painted)

3. Pass the right end (Painted) through the second bead on the left end (Clear) in the opposite direction

4. Pull tightly to the center

Step 5: Make Circle #3

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

  • Both ends of the string/wire should now be on the same side

4. Turn the beads to the right so that both ends of the string are on the top

Step 6: Make Circle #4

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 7: Make Circle #5

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 8: Make Circle #6

1. Put 1 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Put 1 bead on the right end (Painted)

3. Pass the right end (Painted) through the bead on the left end (Clear) in the opposite direction

4. Pull to the center

5. Flip the beads over

Step 9: Make Circle #7

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 10: Make Circle #8

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 11: Make Circle #9

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

Step 12: Make Circle #10

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 13: Make Circle #11

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 14: Make Circle #12

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

5. Turn the beads to the right once

Step 15: Make Circle #13

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 16: Make Circle #14

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 17: Make Circle #15

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 18: Make Circle #16

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 19: Make Circle #17

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 20: Make Circle #18

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 21: Make Circle #19

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 22: Make Circle #20

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next 2 beads

Step 23: Make Circle #21

1. Put 1 bead on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

Step 24: Make Circle #22

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 25: Make Circle #23

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 26: Make Circle #24

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 27: Make Circle #25

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 28: Make Circle #26

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 29: Make Circle #27

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 30: Make Circle #28

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 31: Make Circle #29

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 32: Make Circle #30

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 33: Make Circle #31

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 34: Make Circle #32

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next 2 beads

Step 35: Make Circle #33

1. Put 1 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

Step 36: Make Circle #34

1. Put 3 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 37: Make Circle #35

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 38: Make Circle #36

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 39: Make Circle #37

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 40: Make Circle #38

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 41: Make Circle #39

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 42: Make Circle #40

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 43: Make Circle #41

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 44: Make Circle #42

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 45: Make Circle #43

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next bead

Step 46: Make Circle #44

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next 2 beads

Step 47: Make Circle #45

1. Put 1 bead on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the left end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 48: Make Circle #46

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

Step 49: Make Circle #47

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next 2 beads

Step 50: Make Circle #48

1. Put 1 bead on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

5. Turn the cube to the right once

Step 51: Make Circle #49

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next 2 beads

Step 52: Make Circle #50

1. Put 1 bead on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next bead

5. Turn the cube to the right once

Step 53: Make Circle #51

1. Put 2 beads on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the last bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next 2 beads

5. Turn the cube to the right once

Step 54: Make Circle #52

1. Put 1 beads on the left end (Painted)

2. Pass the right end (Clear) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Painted) into the next 2 beads

5. Turn the cube to the right once

Step 55: Make Circle #53

1. Put 1 bead on the left end (Clear)

2. Pass the right end (Painted) through the bead in the opposite direction

3. Pull to the center

4. Pass the right end (Clear) into the next 3 beads

Step 56: Tie a Knot

1. Hold one end of the string/wire in each hand

2. Tie a knot

  • Make sure to pull the string/wire as hard as you can without breaking it

3. Tie one more knot to make sure that it is secure

4. Pass one end of the string/wire into a couple of beads

5. Cut the string/wire

6. Pass the other end of the string/wire into a couple of beads

7. Cut the string/wire

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