By combining new shaped beads, Tila beads, and drops with traditional beads, seed-beads, and bugles, we will create a beautiful celebration on the loom. Previous experience with off-loom beading is necessary; previous experience with looming is not necessary, but will be helpful.
Students will Learn:
How to set up the loom; warp the loom for multi-sized beads; create the pattern; and remove the cuff from the loom. The instructor will also share tricks on hiding the extra warp and weft threads, creating edging, and attaching the clasp.
Working knowledge with peyote stitch and basic off-loom beading.
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Assorted beading needles; two colors of bugle #1 (3 mm) beads (6 g each); 20 g Toho 11/0 seed beads (1 color); two colors of Miyuki Tila 2-hole 5 x 5 mm squares (approx. 7.2 g of each color); beading mat; Fireline 6 lb. test; permanent marker (pointed); ruler; 5-strand slide-lock clasp or 3-strand filigree clasp. Optional: 10 g one color of Miyuki drops (3.4 mm).
One seat per person per class.