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Botanical Bracelet

  • B200172
  • Instructor: Melissa Grakowsky Shippee
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Fri. August 28
  • Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm (3 hours)
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Class Fee : $156.00
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Description:
Combine the best of both worlds as bead weaving and bead embroidery meet in one magnificent bracelet project! Create luxurious leaf-shaped bezels with three-sided prismatic right-angle weave and peyote-stitched beaded leaves. then sew them onto a base to create a firmly structured, gorgeous statement piece that will last a lifetime.
Students will Learn:
You will create structural components to hold Swarovski navettes in two-hole settings using three-sided prismatic right angle-weave and peyote stitch, plus peyote-stitched leaf components. You will learn how to stitch these components down to a nonwoven stitching base and add a brass cuff and backing to finish the bracelet.
Prerequisites:
three-sided prismatic right angle weave (3-PRAW) or cubic right angle weave (CRAW), peyote stitch, bead embroidery experience.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 12 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
#12 beading needles, beading mat, Fireline 6 lb. test., scissors, task lamp, chainnose, chainnose without grooves, flatnose standard, flatnose without grooves.
Materials in Kit:
Three Swarovski 15x7 mm article 4228 (navette fancy stone), three Swarovski 10x5 mm article 4228,three Swarovski 8x4 mm article 4228,3 two-hole settings for each size navette fancy stone, size 15/0 seed bead color a (primary metal),size 15/0 seed bead color b (accent stone color), size 11/0 cylinder bead (primary metal), size 11/0 seed bead (accent stone color), 1/2” brass bangle, Ultrasuede backing.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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