with Carol Cypher
Online Class

Polygon Stitch 101

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Overview

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!

Details

  • intermediate
  • 15 episodes
  • 1h40m

Included in this Class

1. Welcome
3m

1. Welcome

Carol welcomes you to this workshop all about polygon stitch, from its origins to the basics to no less than 9 fun variations!

2. Meet Carol Cypher
3m

2. Meet Carol Cypher

Fiber artist Carol Cypher teaches workshops in beadwork and feltmaking, and the provocative pairing of the two, in the United States, Japan, Australia and Europe.

3. Carol's Favorite Materials
6m

3. Carol's Favorite Materials

Here's a list of Carol's favorite materials, tools, and supplies. It's important for you to experiment to find what works best for you.

1. Welcome

1. Welcome

2. Meet Carol Cypher

2. Meet Carol Cypher

3. Carol's Favorite Materials

3. Carol's Favorite Materials

4. Carol's Top 5 Tips

4. Carol's Top 5 Tips

5. Fundamentals of Polygon Stitch

5. Fundamentals of Polygon Stitch

6. Three-Faced Supple Rope

6. Three-Faced Supple Rope

7. Three-Faced Supple Rope with Edge

7. Three-Faced Supple Rope with Edge

8. Three-Faced Supple Rope with Denser Edge

8. Three-Faced Supple Rope with Denser Edge

9. Three-Faced Supple Rope Multi-Sized Beads

9. Three-Faced Supple Rope Multi-Sized Beads

10. Three-Faced Swirling Rope

10. Three-Faced Swirling Rope

11. Three-Faced Dense-Edge Rope

11. Three-Faced Dense-Edge Rope

12. Five-Faced Rope with Two Beads

12. Five-Faced Rope with Two Beads

13. Four-Faced Solid Rope

13. Four-Faced Solid Rope

14. Three-Faced Checkerboard

14. Three-Faced Checkerboard

15. Conclusion

15. Conclusion

Recommended with this class

    • Various sizes of seed beads, 15 to 6
    • Beading needles
    • Beading thread
    • Crimping and cutting tools
    • Jewelry findings