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The Artifact

  • B170377
  • Instructor: Anne Hesse
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Mon. June 5
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee: $209.00
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Additional Information
This bracelet is created by weaving a two-drop peyote band and then embellishing it with a wonderful polymer cabochon by Joann St. James, that students will bezel and finish using bead embroidery techniques. The handmade cabochon is very textural and looks as if it was discovered in ancient ruins.
Students will Learn:
How to make a bracelet band using the two-drop peyote technique, which enables the creation of the bracelet to move very quickly; the essential techniques of bead embroidery including gluing, back stitch, couching, finishing with Ultrasuede, brick stitch for the edging; how to seamlessly attach the cabochon to the already woven band.
Familiarity with peyote stitch helpful.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 12 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Assorted beading needles, #10 beading needles, beading mat, E6000 adhesive, Fireline 6 lb. test, scissors, task lamp. Optional: Reading glasses and/or magnifiers if needed.
Materials in Kit:
Custom-made cabochon; 6/0, 8/0, 11/0, 15/0 Japanese seed beads; substrate material; Ultrasuede; elongated magnetic clasp; instructions with photographs and diagrams.
One seat per person per class.
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