Sue Neel

Melisandre Brooch

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020
11am – 4pm

Classroom: 2
Class Fee: $155 (non-refundable)
Kit Fee: $40, pay teacher at class
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Learn to bezel a large Swarovski Emerald-Cut Fancy Stone in this beautiful shape using peyote and cubic-right-angle-weave stitches. Students will learn shaping techniques and using CRAW to enhance their architectural design options. Most students will complete in class.

Special Instructions for Students (what they need to bring)
Bead Mat
Task Lamp
#12 Beading Needle
6lb Fireline (Crystal or Smoke)

Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced – This class is designed for those experienced with beadweaving and familiar with Cubic-Right-Angle-Weave (CRAW) – even if it still gives you trouble.





Garden Windows

Friday, March 27, 2020
10am –1pm

Classroom: 2
Class Fee: $95 (non-refundable)
Kit Fee: $25, pay teacher at class
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This class will demonstrate the use of a one-step brick stitch embellishment, bead weaving techniques, and talk about balance and open-space. Perfect for a beginner and those looking to make a beautiful jewelry set that works up nicely for gifts and favors.

Special Instructions for Students (what they need to bring)

bead mat
task lamp
#12 Beading Needle
6lb. Crystal FireLine

You may also want needle nose and cutting pliers – I will have some on hand to share.

Skill level: All levels – Students should be comfortable using needle and thread, and working with very small (15/0) seed beads.





Roosevelt Bracelet

 

Friday, March 27, 2020
2pm-5pm

Classroom: 2
Class Fee: $95 (non-refundable)
Kit Fee: $30, pay teacher at class
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Flat-Herringbone is soft and flexible, works up quickly, and has a beautifully luxurious look. Learn how to measure and adapt bracelet patterns to fit perfectly, and practice beadweaving tension and alignment techniques too!

Special Instructions for Students (what they need to bring)
Bead Mat
Task Lamp
#12 Beading Needle
8lb Fireline (Crystal or Smoke)

Skill level: Intermediate – Students should have some beadweaving experience but does not need to be proficient.





Strapped! Bead Rope Segmented Bracelet

 

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10am – 1pm

Classroom: 2
Class Fee: $95 (non-refundable)
Kit Fee: $30, pay teacher at class

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I LOVE the look of those leather strap bracelets, but I wanted something more substantial and fine looking. Students will enjoy creating this lovely segmented bead rope bracelet that features a tubular brick-stitch and many awesome Tierra-Cast beads while learning about spacing, measurement, and adjustment and personalized fit of bracelet patterns.

Special Instructions for Students (what they need to bring)
Bead Mat
Task Lamp
#12 Beading Needle
8lb Fireline (Crystal or Smoke)
You may also want your own needle nose and cutting pliers, but I will have some in class to share.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate – Students should be familiar with bead weaving projects and comfortable using needle and thread with very small beads (11/0) – no specific stitch experience is necessary.





Sea Strand Beads

Saturday, March 28, 2020
2pm-5pm

Classroom: 2
Class Fee: $95 (non-refundable)
Kit Fee: $30, pay teacher at class
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Beginners UNITE! This is a great project for beginning bead stringers and those curious about weaving with a hybrid pattern that marries both into this beautifully updated rendition of a standard pearl necklace! No experience necessary and most everyone will complete their necklace in class!

Special Instructions for Students (what they need to bring) ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED IN KIT!

Please bring comfortable work tools: Bead Mat, Task Lamp, etc.

Skill Level: Beginner/All levels – Students do not need any prior experience.





Sue has been teaching classes and workshops for many years but recently moved from Chicago and is ready to take on more beady adventures!  Sue’s classes are fun and interactive way to learn bead stitching techniques and different ways to apply them. She loves helping new beaders and experienced craftspeople alike and is interested in helping others to find their own unique creative twist on design.