2016 Bead Fest Summer
 

Workshops by Rebeca Mojica

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR BEAD FEST SUMMER 2016 IS CLOSED

You can register for workshops onsite starting Wednesday, August 17 at 7:30 AM for any classes with seats available. Any workshop not marked as sold out have seats available.

Questions? Contact student registration onsite via email beadfest@fwmedia.com


**Reminder: All workshop students get FREE admission to the Bead Fest Expo Hall!

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08/19/20168:30 am - 11:30 amFriday, August 19, 2016
488, Pirouette - $111

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Level: AdvancedDescription of Workshop Levels
Technique: Chain Maille

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• How to embellish Half Persian 3-in-1 to create a new weave
  • How to incorporate beads into this weave
  • Squeeze into tight spaces to get good closures

Pirouette is a multi-layered chainmaille bracelet which is a variation on a classic Persian weave and uses several sizes and colors of jump rings. Students will learn to start and finish this new, original chainmaille weave by the instructor and how to incorporate beads. Take advantage of optional at-home prep to ensure project completion during class. You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Proficiency in at least 5 chainmaille weaves, including Half Persian 3-in-1.

Materials you are required to bring:
2 flat-nose pliers (no grooves in jaw; Tool Magic coating recommended), bead mat or work surface, task lamp

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488, Pirouette - $111 [More Info]
Rebeca Mojica
08/19/20164:30 pm - 8:30 pmFriday, August 19, 2016
486, Colorful Rondo a la Byzantine - $115

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Level: Advanced Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Chain Maille

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Creating Helm Chain weave and Byzantine weaves
  • Combining the two weaves to create a wide cuff
  • Where to position colored rings to achieve desired affects
  • How to bring this piece to an elegant closure at the clasp point

Use aluminum and anodized aluminum rings to create the now classic Rondo a la Byzantine weave, the instructor's most popular weave. Students will combine two popular weaves—Helm with Byzantine—and will learn how to create a subtly reversible color scheme. You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Proficiency with at least 3 chainmaille weaves, including Byzantine.

Materials you are required to bring:
2 flat-nose pliers (no grooves in jaw; Tool Magic coating recommended), bead mat or work surface, task lamp

Click on More Info below for kit contents and classroom information

486, Colorful Rondo a la Byzantine - $115 [More Info]
Rebeca Mojica