Bead Fest Santa Fe 2017
 

Workshops by Marcia Balonis

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03/23/20178:30 am - 11:30 am Thursday, March 23, 2017
749, Hippie Girl - $100

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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Embroidery

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Basic bead embroidery stitching
  • Brick Stitch Edge
  • Cover a metal cuff

This fun and colorful cuff is created with a Greek native cord and bead embroidery. Several color options will be available for this bracelet. This covered cuff style uses a metal base totally covered with foundation and ultra-suede. One bonus with a covered cuff is that there are no sizing issues. Have fun and learn the basics of bead embroidery all at once. You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring:
Needles size 10, thread of choice, scissors, bead mat, lighting and magnification if required

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749, Hippie Girl - $100 [More Info]
Marcia Balonis
03/24/20178:30 am - 11:30 am Friday, March 24, 2017
755, Studs and Diamonds Bracelet - $120
    
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
Double layer
  • Right angle weave
  • Embellishment

This piece is a statement of bling and shine as the little Minos beads and abundant crystals work together. This bead woven bracelet has a double layer of seed beads sewn around crystals rounds using the little Minos as anchor points. It isn't a hard pattern, but it is on the slow side, and oh so worth the work in the end.You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Students need to know basic right angle weave. This piece is created with multiple rows.

Materials you are required to bring:
Needles, thread of choice, 6 pound fire line recommended, scissors, bead mat, lighting and magnification if needed.

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755, Studs and Diamonds Bracelet - $120 [More Info]
Marcia Balonis