Beaded Kawaii Cacti Pattern


In this not-so-prickly project you’ll learn how to use peyote stitch to bead several variations of miniature beaded cacti. The components are perfect for charms or earrings, and the larger versions are great as fun pendants. Most suitable for intermediate beaders.



In this not-so-prickly project you’ll learn how to bead several variations of miniature cacti, just perfect for charms or earrings, as well as a larger version suitable as a fun pendant.

The pattern includes two variations for the larger pendant (with a finished height of approx. 4cm), plus mini Saguaro, Barrel and San Pedro cacti that are ideal as charms, earrings or scissor accessories.

This tutorial is most suitable for intermediate beaders, or adventurous beginners with a little experience of peyote stitch. The Saguaro cactus uses a small amount of CRAW (cubic right angle weave) – step-by-step instructions are given for this.

The tutorial includes step by step diagrams, close-up photos where extra explanation is needed and easy to follow instructions.

Materials required:

  • Size 8, 11 and 15 seed beads
  • 1 x small wooden or terracotta pot
  • approx. 15mm x 15mm (interior
  • diameter approx.12mm)
  • Split rings
  • 0.6mm wire

Wooden pots perfect for this project are available in a variety of colours from Pinkhot. Find them here.

While I am happy for you to sell any items you make using this tutorial, I do ask that you credit me as the designer. I kindly ask that you do not copy, teach or share my pattern.

If you choose Digital, then the PDF instructions will be emailed to you within 24 hours once payment has been received, no shipping will be charged. If you choose Printed then a printed copy of the instructions will be sent to you in the post and you will be charged the standard postage cost.

Additional information

Pattern format

Digital, Printed


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