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African Helix Stitch 101: by F&W Media
African Helix Stitch 101: by F&W Media
Carol Cypher
International beading expert Carol Cypher is here to show you the basics of African helix stitch. Carol will teach you from start to finish how to master this unique beading technique. You'll learn about the origins of African helix stitch, the structure and anatomy of the stitch, how to dress and work with an armature and how to develop your own unique designs. Along the way, you'll complete three stunning projects as you bead with Carol's guidance.
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Carol Cypher is here to teach you the basics of polygon stitch! Polygon stitch is a tubular weave that becomes faceted, or multi-flat-sided. Varying the sides with bead size and number as well as sculptural structure make this stitch incredibly versatile. Carol will teach you from start to finish how to master the polygon stitch. She will demonstrate nine ways to vary this stitch so that you can develop your own creative designs and become a polygon stitch master!
Carol Cypher
Carol Cypher
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The tubular, faceted polygon stitch is often defined as having three or more sides. Join international beading expert Carol Cypher as she challenges this thought by creating a two-sided reversible ropes. She'll show you how to created undulating beadwork, bezels and more. Bead along with Carol to complete earrings, bracelets and other jewelry pieces that are uniquely yours.
Carol Cypher
Carol Cypher
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The sky is truly the limit when it comes to mixed media designs involving polymer clay! Artist Christi Friesen shares the exciting possibilities that abound when you combine this versatile medium with epoxy clay, fiber, resin and wire. You'll make eight fascinating projects as you learn techniques for integrating these materials. And you won’t stop there – you’ll learn exactly how to bake and finish your jewelry so you’re ready to share it with the world.
Christi Friesen
Christi Friesen

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African Helix Stitch 101: by F&W Media