Bead Embroidery Basics with Beth Bowman
Beth Bowman is a long-time SJBS member and a past-president. Her original designs and skill in bead embroidery have won Beaders' Challenge awards.
Bead embroidery is the process of stitching beads to fabric or other foundation material to embellish the surface. In this class, students will apply fundamental bead embroidery techniques to make a pendant.
Learn how to:
•Affix a cabochon to foundation material
•Make a beaded bezel frame around the cab
•Use Back stitch to secure beads to the foundation material
•Use Couch stitch a decorative element
•Create decorative and functional edging
•Attach beaded loops for hanging the pendant.
Kits will be available for this class and include: 1- inch cabochon,
bead embroidery foundation material, ultrasuede backing material.
Kit price is $10
Cabochon will be available in several colors:
A Supply List will be emailed upon registration confirmation.
This workshop is suitable for participants new to bead embroidery and those with some experience.
Fee: $55 members; $85 non-members.
Class size: Max. 12
Please note that class size is limited.
Registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 7th, unless the class size limit is reached before then. Thank you.