Beading Patterns by designer Lauren Harpster

Cedar City, Utah
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Announcement    Learn the art of making French Beaded Flowers from designer Lauren Harpster. ~ French Beading is an old world art that began in France in the 1500's.

I do not have all of my patterns listed in my Etsy Shop. You can find the full collection on my website. I also have free French Beading technique lessons on my website for those who are unfamiliar with any techniques.

Instagram: @beadandblossomstudio


Last updated on Apr 10, 2022

Learn the art of making French Beaded Flowers from designer Lauren Harpster. ~ French Beading is an old world art that began in France in the 1500's.

I do not have all of my patterns listed in my Etsy Shop. You can find the full collection on my website. I also have free French Beading technique lessons on my website for those who are unfamiliar with any techniques.

Instagram: @beadandblossomstudio


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About BeadandBlossomDesign

Sales 2,541
On Etsy since 2015

Learn French Beading!

About 10 years ago I began the journey of making flowers from seed beads and wire. I learned quickly that I much preferred developing my own patterns and designs. I love the challenge of researching specific flowers and figuring out the perfect combination of techniques to create specific shapes and textures. In the beginning I was only selling my handmade beaded flowers, but in 2014 I expanded my business into the realms of teaching this spectacular art form, and I am really loving it!

My first book "Christmas Collection" was published in December 2017, and my second book "Learn French Beading: Beginner Course" was published February 2020.

In 2018 I changed my business name from Lauren's Creations to Bead & Blossom and I am working on expanding my tutorials, patterns, and courses to help others learn French Beading.

I've taught the basics of French Beading on my website -, and I even have free patterns available to download there which are not on Etsy that are perfect for those just starting to learn French Beading.

My patterns are well known, and loved, for their thoroughness, the plethora of high quality detailed pictures, and clear written instructions.

Disclaimer: Be very careful starting this hobby. It is highly addictive and may lead to hoarding seed beads and wire and overloading your home - and the homes of all your friends and family - with precious jeweled flowers. By purchasing any of my PDFs you agree that I will not be held liable for any obsessive behaviors that may ensue. :)

A Little History of French Beading:
French Beading is believed to have originated in the early 1500's, most likely associated with religious worship. Each petal and leaf is made separately by carefully wrapping the beaded wire using a variety of techniques, then assembling the individual pieces together for a complete flower. Traditionally these flowers were used as Memorial Wreaths (called Immortelles), Altar Decorations, and lavish floral arrangements. Some antique beaded flowers are still in existence today. If made and cared for properly, these flowers are heirlooms that can be handed down for many generations.

Shop members

  • Lauren Harpster

    Owner, Designer

    Hello everyone! I am married to my best friend, and a mother to two little boys and one little girl. I love flowers, but have a thumb of death, so I must make them from beads. Though I am quite shy, I have found my passion in beading and teaching.

Production partners

  • Create Space

    North Charleston, SC

    Create Space is a company that prints self-published books for Indie authors. I supply the full contents of the book, and they turn it into a physical book and ship the copies to me.

  • Kindle Direct Publishing

    Seattle, WA

    KDP is an Amazon company that prints self-published books.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Thank you for visiting Bead & Blossom Design. This branch of my business sells Patterns and Tutorials for the French Beaded Flowers and Bead Loom patterns designed and written by me, Lauren Harpster.

I also am starting to publish print books, so those will also be available here in my shop.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
Returns and exchange details
Due to their digital nature, all sales of PDF Patterns and Tutorials are final and cannot be refunded as the files cannot be returned.

If you are having difficulty downloading your files, please email me at Lauren [!at]

If you've ordered a physical book that arrives damaged, I will allow a return or exchange upon receipt of a picture of the damage. Please contact me prior to returning the book.
I accept all major credit cards through Paypal and Etsy's Direct Checkout. After payment is finalized the files will be made available to you to download.

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For International Orders originating from countries with VAT laws on Digital Goods, the prices you see are inclusive of the VAT your country requires. Etsy automatically detects your location to determine which rate to show.
For physical goods shipping overseas, your country may have a VAT/GST that will be collected at delivery. These are not extra shipping charges and I am not able to collect or pay them for you.
My PDF's are available as digital downloads. Etsy will email you a download link to the PDF(s) you purchase. You can also download them by clicking >>YOU in the top right hand corner of your browser and selecting "Purchases and Reviews". Scroll until you find the transaction and there will be an option to download the file(s).

Many browsers on mobile devices have difficulty downloading larger files. I do recommend downloading to a computer.

For print copies of my books, they will ship out within 1-2 business days after purchase to the address supplied at checkout. Please double check to make sure your address is correct.
Additional policies and FAQs
Copyright Notice
© 2022 Lauren Harpster. All of the tutorials and patterns are copyright protected. PDF's may not be resold. PDF's and print books cannot be shared, scanned, or redistributed in any form, even without monetary gain. Items made from my patterns may be sold as long as the design is attributed to Lauren Harpster or Bead & Blossom in all listings. My patterns and books may not be used for teaching classes. Thank you for understanding!
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If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:
- Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
- Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
- Object. You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from me after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
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For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Lauren Harpster, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at laurenhcreations [!at] Alternately, you may mail me at:

Lauren Harpster
188 North 2750 West
Cedar City, UT 84720