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Bead & Tapestry Cuffs

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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.

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What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Claudia Chase
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

If you've admired Claudia Chase's unique beaded tapestry jewelry on Craftsy or in Beadwork, Handwoven and Spin-Off magazines, here's the class you've been waiting for! Claudia helps new weavers and beaders take the plunge, and shows experienced crafters how to integrate the two techniques for one-of-a-kind results. These addictive designs whip up in as little as 45 minutes and make the perfect handmade gift. Cotton or silk, clay or crystals - try something new and sign up for Bead & Tapestry Cuffs today!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet your instructor, Claudia Chase, as she previews what you'll learn in this class.
2. Looms
3. Silk & Bead Affinity Bracelet
4. Gold Thread & Bead Affinity Bracelet
5. Affinity Bracelet Variations
6. No Warp Ends Bracelet - Mirrix
7. No Warp Ends Bracelet - Cricket
8. Tapestry Cuff - Cricket
9. Tapestry Cuff - Mirrix
10. Tapestry Cuff - Advanced Techniques
11. Finishing the Cuff
12. Bonus: Columbian Clay Bead Bracelet

Taught by

Claudia  Chase
Claudia Chase
Claudia Chase started weaving as a little girl and now specializes in techniques that integrate beadwork with woven designs for jewelry, accessories and more. Her designs have been seen in many popular beading and weaving magazines. Claudia's creative journey has taken her from artist to entrepreneur, and from her floor loom in Wisconsin to the floor of the New Hampshire state legislature, where she served from 2004 to 2010.

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