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Glittering Firefly Brooch/Pendant

  • B180247
  • Instructor: Megan Savors
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Thu. June 7
  • Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Class Fee : $214.00
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A large, sparkly crystal peeks out from beneath filmy, iridescent wings, glowing with an inner light. Heavily embellished outer wings are wired for a 3-D look. A shiny rivoli and Crystalettes “eyes” help complete this whimsical piece. This firefly is convertible to both a brooch and pendant. Various color choices will be available, so you’ll want to make a whole swarm.
Students will Learn:
Focus on creating a multipart bead embroidered piece, some parts incorporating a wired edge for 3-D effect; blending the individual pieces seamlessly to create a firefly; use of Angelina Film; how to merge Crystaletts with a peyote stitch bezel.
Proficient with peyote stitch and brick stitch edging.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
#11-12 beading needles, beading mat, Fireline 6 lb. test, reading glasses, scissors, task lamp.
Materials in Kit:
Large Swarovski fancy stone, rivoli, flat backs, bicones; glass, crystal accent beads; Demi beads or Miyuki spacers; Delicas; 15/0 seed beads; Angelina Film; Ultrasuede; Lacy's Stiff Stuff; pin back; pin for pendant converter; wire.
One seat per person per class.
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