Seed Beading I: Beading with China Cabochons
with Jerri Heer
at William Holland
This class will teach creating beaded peyote bezels for cabochons, as well as a variety of attachment points, edge stitches and embellishments. Learn to professionally finish your pieces, and create a variety of beaded ropes and strung bead necklaces for your pendants. We will explore use of color palettes, many varieties of beads, crystals and embellishments to create your own unique piece.
Lab fee includes instructional materials, kit including focal cabochon, seed beads, embellishment beads and findings to complete first pendant; bead mat, needles, thread conditioner, bead foundation, suede backing, spool of Fireline. Additional Stone and China cabochons, seed beads, embellishment beads, findings and materials will be available for purchase. Student can expect to complete at least two pendants.
You are welcome to bring your own stash of beads to use for your projects. You should bring your own scissors, round nose and chain nosed pliers, crimp pliers etc, if you have them. Tools will be available to use. No prerequisites for this class, but be aware that small bead/handwork is required, an optivisor or other vision enhancement may be helpful.