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5h 4min intermediate Resources

Combine beadwork with weaving for beautiful cuffs that are accessible and eye-catching! Create jewelry designs that fit your style and learn to weave with beads on three different looms, including one you make yourself.

Episode descriptions

Introduction
1 . Episode: Introduction
8min

Meet your instructor, Claudia Chase, as she previews what you'll learn in this class.

Looms
2 . Episode: Looms
3min

Claudia Chase explains three looms: the Mirrix bead and tapestry loom, the Cricket rigid-heddle loom and a handmade frame loom.

Silk & Bead Affinity Bracelet
3 . Episode: Silk & Bead Affinity Bracelet
50min

Claudia discusses the materials you'll need and how to set up each loom. Then get started with a simple bracelet using silk thread and beads.

Gold Thread & Bead Affinity Bracelet
4 . Episode: Gold Thread & Bead Affinity Bracelet
25min

Elegant gold thread and beads lend a new twist to the beautiful, classic affinity bracelet.

Affinity Bracelet Variations
5 . Episode: Affinity Bracelet Variations
26min

Expand your skills as Claudia introduces two beautiful variations on the affinity bracelet that feature larger beads.

No Warp Ends Bracelet - Mirrix
6 . Episode: No Warp Ends Bracelet - Mirrix
36min

Expand your skills on the Mirrix loom as you weave with wire, adding in beautiful beads along the way.

No Warp Ends Bracelet - Cricket
7 . Episode: No Warp Ends Bracelet - Cricket
27min

Claudia uses the Cricket loom to create the no warp ends bracelet in wire.

Tapestry Cuff - Cricket
8 . Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Cricket
20min

Set up and weave the tapestry cuff on the Cricket rigid-heddle loom.

Tapestry Cuff - Mirrix
9 . Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Mirrix
40min

The tapestry cuff is explored, this time on the Mirrix loom.

Tapestry Cuff - Advanced Techniques
10 . Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Advanced Techniques
36min

Take your weaving skills farther as Claudia shows you several more variations for the tapestry cuff bracelet, including how to make wavy lines, hatching and even a checker board.

Finishing the Cuff
11 . Episode: Finishing the Cuff
22min

Take your cuff from loom to wearable art as you learn to apply the cuff fabric to a metal backing.

Bonus: Columbian Clay Bead Bracelet
12 . Episode: Bonus: Columbian Clay Bead Bracelet
12min

Learn how to make a version of the affinity bracelet using handmade Columbian clay beads in this bonus lesson.

About the Teacher

Claudia Chase
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3. Episode: Silk & Bead Affinity Bracelet 50min
4. Episode: Gold Thread & Bead Affinity Bracelet 25min
5. Episode: Affinity Bracelet Variations 26min
6. Episode: No Warp Ends Bracelet - Mirrix 36min
7. Episode: No Warp Ends Bracelet - Cricket 27min
8. Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Cricket 20min
9. Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Mirrix 40min
10. Episode: Tapestry Cuff - Advanced Techniques 36min
12. Episode: Bonus: Columbian Clay Bead Bracelet 12min

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