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Appliqued, Embroidered, and Embellished Wool Beads

  • B180636
  • Instructor: Susan Wojciechowski
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Mon. June 4
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (1 hr break) (6 hours)
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Maximum Class Size: 12
  • Class Fee : $199.00
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Description:
Students will take a multidisciplinary approach to bead-making and leave class with at least one finished featured bead. Through the course of process and instruction students will acquire a basic knowledge of various techniques that can be applied in endless combinations to create vibrant, embellished wool beads at home. Wool beads are pictured in a completed sample necklace, but can be used for a myriad of projects limited only by your own imagination.
Students will Learn:
How to merge beadwork, wool applique, and embroidery; how the components of even a single bead can be endlessly rearranged and incorporated into more complex pieces. Students will also receive tips and techniques for successful use of threads, beads, wool, and other key components to create truly unique and personal designs.
Prerequisites:
Experience with basic embroidery stitches: Blanket stitch, fly stitch, chain stitch, and back stitch.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 18 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Assorted accent beads (including 11/0 seed beads), assorted beading needles, Delicas, awl, paper, pen, small buttons, task lamp, beading mat, scissors.
Pliers:
Flatnose standard.
Materials in Kit:
Felted wool balls in various sizes; #4, #10 Milliners needles; #24 Chenille needle; long darner sewing needle; pattern with full color cover of pictured example; printed freezer paper; assorted beads and embellishments; hand dyed wool pieces.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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