Jewelry Bead Weaving: St. Petersburg Chain Bracelet

Beading is one of the world’s oldest art forms and beadweaving is a beautiful off-loom technique that can be used to create anything from jewelry to wearables to home decor. The St. Petersburg chain stitch is a stitch that creates a striking and unique “herringbone” pattern.
Saturday, May 31, 2014

Registration Fee: $65

Registration is closed.

In this workshop, you will learn about the St. Petersburg chain stitch from award-winning fiber artist and professional beadweaver, Jenny Schu. The St. Petersburg chain stitch is a stitch that creates a striking and unique "herringbone" pattern. In 4 hours, participants will learn how to create a bracelet with a clasp and loop closure and will walk away with the knowledge of how this stitch can be used as a base for more elaborate beaded projects. All registrants will be provided with a needle, thread, and velvet pads or trays to bead from.

All registrants will be provided with a beading needle and the thread as a part of the workshop fee. Please see the supply list for a list of materials to bring to the workshop. The instructor will also have beads and materials available for purchase the day of the workshop, if students wish.

This class is intended for beginners, however, all skill levels are welcome.

Instructors

Jenny Schu

Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

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