Beadazzled Somemore Purse: 4 lessons/ $45.00
This class delves deeply into the wonderful world of bead embellishment, exploring a wide variety of stitches and embroidery techniques. The sample that you will be stitching on can become a purse (using the pattern provided), a pillow or wall hanging, or whatever you choose. The techniques that will be covered are free-form peyote on fabric, free form bead embroidery, multi bead embroidery, attaching trinkets, buttons and charms with beads, and so much more. Your project will start with a beautiful batik fabric, a variety of seed beads in several sizes and colors combined with a collection of buttons, glass charms and larger beads. This class is a must for anyone who loves beads!
Skill Level Intermediate: sewing machine and beading knowledge needed
Lesson 1: This class will cover how to prepare the base fabric, with a small amount of machine stitching to secure the layers of fabric and batting. We will talk about design choices, color choices and bead choices, and how to prepare your beads for easy set up.
Lesson 2: This class we will explore the basic peyote stitch; changing between bead sizes within the beginning row, adding to this row, making connections and creating additional rows.
Lesson 3: This class will cover filling in areas with additional rows, multi-bead embroidery.
Lesson 4: This class will cover filling in areas with larger glass beads and charms, adding in sequins, buttons and chips. I will also cover how to assemble the purse and additional finishing touches that can be added to your project.
These classes can be purchased at any time, there is no set schedule.The class can be ordered by contacting Christen: firstname.lastname@example.org. She will send you an invoice through PayPal.
Once the class is paid for, the supply list will be sent out. The lessons will begin one week after the purchase of the class, unless otherwise stated. You will receive an email with the lesson attached. The following lesson/s will arrive one week after the previous lesson.
A high speed internet connection is recommended, and you must have basic computer and internet skills. You will need to be able know how to download and save a document to your computer’s hard drive, open it and print out a copy.
You can contact Christen with any questions pertaining to the class/class information throughout the length of the class.
Class fees will not be refunded.