Online Class

Beyond the Basics of Polygon Stitch

by F&W Media
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Learn advanced techniques to become a polygon stitch master.

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What You Get

  • 14 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, Carol's top tips and instructions for three projects
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Class Overview

The tubular, faceted polygon stitch is often defined as having three or more sides. Join international beading expert Carol Cypher as she challenges this thought by creating a two-sided reversible ropes. She'll show you how to created undulating beadwork, bezels and more. Bead along with Carol to complete earrings, bracelets and other jewelry pieces that are uniquely yours.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome
Carol Cypher is here to take you beyond the basics of polygon stitch. Meet Carol and learn about her class.
2. Meet Carol Cypher
3. Carol's Favorite Materials
4. Carol's Top 5 Tips
5. Fundamentals of Polygon Stitch
6. Oval Ropes Introduction
7. Oval Ropes
8. Undulated Beadwork Introduction
9. Undulated Beadwork
10. Bezeling Introduction
11. Bezeling
12. Non-identical Stitches Introduction
13. Non-identical Stitches Per Round
14. Conclusion

Recommended with this class

  • Beads
  • Beading needles
  • Beading thread

Taught by

Carol Cypher
Carol Cypher
Carol Cypher teaches workshops in beadwork and feltmaking and the provocative pairing of the two, in the U.S., Japan, Australia and Europe. She is author of "Mastering Beadwork: A Comprehensive Guide to Off-Loom Techniques," in addition to two felting books, "Hand Felted Jewelry and Beads: 25 Artful Designs" and "How We Felt: Designs and Techniques from Contemporary Felt Artists."

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