Beginners Bead Weaving
Beading and Wire
£105.00 (exc. VAT)
Please Note: we are unable to offer transfers or refunds on any of our courses.
Spend a day learning the basics of bead weaving creating beautiful jewellery using miniature glass, seed beads, needle and thread.
You will create a sample piece in each of the three stitches, with demonstrations and hands on help throughout the day from the tutor, as well as detailed instruction sheets.
Techniques covered in this class include:
- Basic peyote stitch,
- Brick stitch
- Right angle weave
- Using seed beads
- Use of different beading needles and threads
- Using pattern grids to create new designs.
- Attaching clasps and ear hooks to your designs
And much more.
Bead weaving is a great technique for those with the minimum of space and needs a minimum of tools, so it's easy to get started. Knitters and stitchers will love this technique, as will anyone looking for a new and colourful jewellery technique to try.
With the basics learnt in this class you will be able to go away and create your own designs and enjoy.
Great for anyone with an eye for detail and a little patience, this class is suitable for absolute beginners, or anyone who needs a refresher of these three stitches.
What you need to bring to this class:
For this class you don't need to bring anything but yourself as everything is provided. However if you have any ideas of what you would like to make, feel free to bring pictures, sketches or ideas.
As with all of our classes, all materials are included in the cost of the class as well as plenty of tea coffee and luxury biscuits! The classes are all run by expert tutors with years of professional experience who are friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention and the maximum number of students for this class is 8.
We take an hour break for lunch and there are plenty of local shops to get food from, or you can always bring a packed lunch to eat in the studio. If you have any questions regarding this, or other courses please don't hesitate to get in touch.
What some of our students have said about this class
Please Note: Our classes are suitable for those aged 16 and over & for health and safety reasons, all students need to wear closed toe shoes when coming to the workshop. If you have any access requirements, please contact us before booking a course. And due to our small class sizes we are unable to offer transfers or refunds on our courses once booked. Please make sure you can make the date before booking. Thanks LJS x