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Beetle Wing Broad Collar

  • B170660
  • Instructor: Megan Savors
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Tue. & Wed. June 6 & 7
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (12 hours)
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Maximum Class Size: 10
  • Class Fee: $409.00
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Description:
Adventurous students will seamlessly blend crystal-encrusted bead embroidery with delicate hand-drilled beetle wings, in an extravagant piece worthy of royalty. The lustrous metallic green of the wings steals the show, and is mirrored in the Swarovski crystal, with hints of Amethyst peeking through.
Students will Learn:
The main focus of this workshop will be combining bead embroidery and natural double-drilled beetle wings into a flexible broad collar that will be sized to fit. Techniques of peyote stitch bezels, brick stitch edging, and wrapped wire loop techniques will also be used.
Prerequisites:
Proficient with peyote stitch, wrapped wire loops, basic bead embroidery.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
#11 beading needles, beading mat, E6000 adhesive, Fireline 6 lb. test, Fireline 8 lb. test, reading glasses, ruler, scissors, task lamp, compass.
Pliers:
Chainnose without grooves, flush side-cutting, roundnose.
Materials in Kit:
Swarovski Kaputt oval fancy stone, rivolis; Swarovski 3 mm, 4 mm, 6 mm bicones; hand-drilled double-hole beetle wings; sterling silver tube clasp, wire; hand-dyed Lacy's Stiff Stuff beading foundation; Ultrasuede; 4 mm, 6 mm daisy spacers; #1 Japanese bugles; Japanese 11/0, 15/0 seed beads; Japanese 11/0 cylinder beads; glass accent beads; full color instructions.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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