Embroider fabulous focal points in jewelry, appliqué and beyond! Join designer and returning Craftsy instructor Myra Wood and explore new techniques to create stunning textures and radiant beaded designs. During class, you'll learn how to build dimension in your encrusted beadwork by surrounding focal elements such as cabochons. Then, you'll see how playing with your pattern, placement and bead size can add even more variety and texture to your work. Wondering how to create superb, beaded accessories? Myra will show you how to stabilize beaded fabric and embellish a brilliant beaded cuff. Plus, you'll discover how to make beaded fringe and embroider beads onto buttons, jewelry and more!
Myra kicks off the lesson with tips for choosing and combining bead colors, sizes and finishes. Then learn four simple stitches that you'll use throughout the class: single stitch, stack stitch, backstitch and couching. Finish up with tips on how to avoid gaps between beads when stitching to curved fabric.