Beads + Bead Making
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Learn wire-wrapping methods to make seven sophisticated jewelry projects! Create beautiful earrings, necklaces and pendants to complement your wardrobe.
Aga  Kruk
Aga Kruk
Learn five essential seed bead stitches and start making one-of-a-kind jewelry today! From peyote to right-angle weave, you’ll unlock endless creative possibilities.
Leslie Rogalski
Leslie Rogalski
Whether you’re new to jewelry making or looking for some fresh ideas, Candie Cooper will give you the confidence to bead with style.
Candie Cooper
Candie Cooper
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.
Claudia  Chase
Claudia Chase
Build a broad skill base for getting started making beautiful, timeless jewelry. This is the perfect class for beginners to test many different types of techniques, from beading to wire wrapping and beyond.
Max Goodman
Max Goodman
Christi Friesen gives you 10 reasons to love polymer clay for making beads and charms! From intricate marbling and cane-making to sparkly surface effects and more, Christi takes you through 10 totally unique and creative techniques for amazing jewelry. Embellish your clay pieces with mica powders, gold leaf, foils and Swarovski crystals. Experiment with molds and carving. Before you're done, you'll know exactly how to bake your pieces, apply after-effects and add findings to create jewelry that's purely you.
Christi Friesen
Christi Friesen
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
Author and self-described "left-brained knitter" Betsy Hershberg shows you how to knit unique jewelry pieces from glittering seed beads and delicious yarns.
Betsy Hershberg
Betsy Hershberg
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