Bead Fest Tacoma 2017
 

Workshops by Shae Wilhite

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10/26/20171:00 pm - 2:30 pm Thursday, October 26, 2017
1222, Ooh La Leaves - $65
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Basics, Bead Stringing/Knotting, Wire Work

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Basic French beaded leaves
  • Basic wire skills
  • Basic bead stringing skills




Learn to make beautiful French beaded leaves and use them for necklaces, earrings and more. Add in stringing techniques. Utilize wire skills and color combinations to make your leaves perfectly one-of-a-kind! You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: No prior experience required

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, ruler/measuring tape, scissors, any task lighting and glasses/magnifiers needed.

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1222, Ooh La Leaves - $65 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
10/26/20173:00 pm - 4:30 pm Thursday, October 26, 2017
1226, Boom - $65
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Stitching,Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Beadweaving skills
  • Bead stitching skills
  • Learn to work with multi-hole beads




Learn how to use the new two-holed beads that are so trendy right now. In this simple but stunning bracelet, you will combine the new DiamonDuo beads, Honeycomb beads and Super Duo beads with seed beads and crystals for a fun design with impact! You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: No prior experience required

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, beading needles, 6lb smoke Fireline, scissors/thread burner, any task lighting and glasses/magnifiers as needed.

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1226, Boom - $65 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
10/26/20175:30 pm - 8:30 pm Thursday, October 26, 2017
1220, Rebel Wrap - $110
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Assembly,Bead Stitching,Cold Connections,Leatherwork,Riveting,Stamping

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Fundamentals of cold connections/riveting
  • Fundamentals of metal stamping
  • Fundamentals of bead stitching




Create your own leather wrap bracelet and learn how to work with leather, make cold connections using riveting techniques, embellish your wrap by learning metal stamping techniques and learn to stitch beads onto leather. This workshop has it all, and no prior experience is needed! You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: No prior experience required

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, ruler, 6lb. smoke Fireline, beading needle, scissors/thread burner, any task lighting and glasses/magnifiers needed.

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1220, Rebel Wrap - $110 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
10/27/20175:30 pm - 8:30 pm Friday, October 27, 2017
1234, Razzle Dazzle - $105
 
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Stitching,Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• How to stitch with two-holed beads
  • Learn finishing techniques
  • Bead stitching




Learn to work with the hottest trend in the bead market, two-holed beads. Stitch with multiple types of two-holed beads and accent the design with the sparkle of crystals! You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: No prior experience required

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, beading needles, 6lb smoke fireline, scissors/thread burner, task lighting and any glasses/magnifiers needed.

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1234, Razzle Dazzle - $105 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
10/28/20174:30 pm - 8:30 pm Saturday, October 28, 2017
1232, The Marilyn Bracelet - $115
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Stitching,Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• The hubble stitch
  • How to embellish hubble stitch
  • Learn additional embellishment and finishing techniques




Learn the new Hubble stitch and turn it from basic to blingy by embellishing, then embellish the embellishment! This bracelet is worthy of long gloves and a walk on the red carpet! You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Some familiarity with bead weaving techniques preferred

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, beading needles, 6lb crystal Fireline, scissors/thread burner, and any task lighting and classes/magnifiers as necessary.

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1232, The Marilyn Bracelet - $115 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
10/29/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Sunday, October 29, 2017
1224, Anasazi Cuff - $115
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Assembly,Loom,Wire Work

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Basics of looming
  • Basic wire skills
  • How to follow looming charts and graphs




Learn to love your loom by making a fun and funky cuff bracelet with a totally cool leather clasp. Then take your skills even further by embellishing the Southwestern inspired cuff. A great workshop for beginning and advanced loom beaders. You WILL NOT complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: No prior experience required

Materials you are required to bring: Bead mat, 6lb. smoke Fireline, scissors/thread burner, any task lighting and magnifiers/glasses as needed.

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1224, Anasazi Cuff - $115 [More Info]
Shae Wilhite
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