To make a gladiolus out of beads we need:
- seed beads #11 of pink, lilac, white and green colors,
- wire 0.3 mm in diameter,
- more thicker wire (0.4-0.5 mm in diameter) - for the base of the flower’s stem,
- green thread for stem winding.
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