A simple Python script to help peyote stitch beadworkers to figure out
how many beads to use to start a new project.
BeadCalculator checks to make sure that the number of beads used in the project
will work mathematically and lets the beadworker know what design elements
will be possible for the number of starting beads entered.
1. Run the program.
2. Measure the object that you'll be beading by stringing beads and wrapping
thread around the object.
3. Enter the number of beads from the initial measurement around the object.
4. BeadCalculator tells you if that number of beads will work, and if it doesn't,
BeadCalculator suggests an alternative number or numbers to start with.
BeadCalculator also tells the beadworker how many bead to string, how many to add
(when the first two lines of beads are added to the project), and what long
and short side design elements will be available.
Try it at http://bead-calculator.appspot.com/