Techniques and Strategies for Multi-Strand Pieces through Kirkwood Community College
Date and Time: 04/28/2017 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience needed.
Join us in a new kind of workshop for Beadology Iowa. This workshop will be a combination of lecturettes, demonstrations, and experiential learning about the various techniques and strategies for designing and creating multi-strand pieces. Participants are encouraged to bring multi-strand pieces in their collection—those that work and those that don’t—to be incorporated into the conversation. No experience necessary.
Registration is through Kirkwood Community College. Register at:
www.kirkwood.edu and go to Continuing Education and then search for Beadology Iowa under the instructor search. On site registrations will be taken if registration through Kirkwood meets minimum requirements of two participants.
$68 instructor fee
Flat Right Angle Weave (RAW) Bracelet$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 08/20/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Get in the groove of doing flat right angle weave by making a wide cuff bracelet.This is a stitch that takes some repetition in order to get your rhythm.We’ll throw in a bit of color grading to boot.Add a clasp and you are ready to wear your new RAW bracelet.
*This class serves as a prerequisite for the RAW Rubber Gasket necklace on August 27.*
*NOTE:Take both Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet and RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace for double reward points.*
Herringbone Stitch Techniques$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 08/06/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: This class serves as a prerequisite for the Herringbone Flower Earrings that same afternoon.
Herringbone is a basic and versatile beading stitch that is utilized in many contemporary projects found in beading magazines.Learn flat and tubular herringbone and how to use more than one size bead within a project.
*Note:Take both Herringbone classes on August 6 for double rewards points.*
RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace$78.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 08/27/2016 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Prerequisites: Flat RAW—see Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet on August 20
Use flat right angle weave (RAW), then zip it up around a rubber gasket, sew up the gasket to create an figure eight, and embellish it to create this contemporary necklace with glass beads and rubber.Add a RAW bead on each side of the necklace and you are ready to wear.
*Take both Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet and RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace for double reward points.*