Get Started: Bead Stitching

Item #16100

Enjoy a thorough introduction to the tools, materials, and skills you'll need to start making jewelry. Learn about seed beads, threads, and needles, and get acquainted with brick stitch, herringbone, square stitch, right-angle weave, and peyote stitch. Master the building blocks of each technique, then showcase your skills in a Diagonally Delightful Bracelet project!

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Description

Give bead stitching a try! Our expert teachers introduce all the supplies and beads you'll need, explain the techniques, and take you step-by-step through the building blocks of five common bead stitches.

The [11-part, 47-minute] course includes:

Introduction to bead stitching
Conditioning thread
Ending and adding thread
Using a stop bead
Ladder stitch
Brick stitch
Square stitch
Working with flat Ndebele Herringbone
Working with Tubular Ndebele Herringbone
Increasing Tubular Ndebele Herringbone
Right Angle Weave
Diagonally Delightful Bracelet

If you've ever wanted to try bead stitching but thought it looked too complicated, this hands-on course takes the mystery out of these fascinating and rewarding techniques. When you complete the course, you'll have all the skills you need to create a beautiful stitched bracelet using two-hole beads and crystal bicones.

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