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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
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
Learn wire-wrapping methods to make seven sophisticated jewelry projects! Create beautiful earrings, necklaces and pendants to complement your wardrobe.
Aga  Kruk
Aga Kruk
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
In this class from our partners at Interweave, 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
International beading expert Carol Cypher is here to show you the basics of African helix stitch. In this class from our partners at Interweave, 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.
Carol Cypher
Carol Cypher
Do you find natural beauty in imperfect, worn-out, broken, and aging items? If so, you're in the right place! Christi Friesen will guide you through fascinating techniques for creating the look of antique, repaired, and lovingly used items using polymer clay. You'll even use vintage items, experiment with shattered and broken forms, and channel nature's own oxidation process with patinas. With Christi's help, you'll embrace the wabi-sabi mentality of finding true beauty in life's imperfection and transience.
Christi Friesen
Christi Friesen
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
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