Bead Embroidery with the Masters Collection
Bead embroidery is the most freeform style of beadwork. Bring your beadwork to new and unexpected places with bead embroidery masters Sherry Serafini, Kinga Nichols, and Jamie Cloud Eakin as your guides!
This bundle has everything you need to begin creating your own masterpieces, plus a FREE assortment of unique vintage beads to inspire you! That's a value of $60 beads for free!
Discover the boundless creative potential of bead embroidery with three of the most inventive and talented bead artists by your side. Start off learning the basics with Jamie Cloud Eakin's Bead Embroidery 101. Find out what materials you'll need, the primary bead stitches used, and how to approach a design and execute a finished piece. Then step into Kinga Nichols' whimsical world of bead embroidery with two videos that show you how to enhance your designs with fine fabrics and shaped beads. Plus, see how to work with pre-cut foundations to create a gorgeous, unique fish-themed cuff. Continue your journey with world-renowned beading rockstar Sherry Serafini as she focuses on unconventional methods of connecting pieces of beadwork. In no time, you'll be able to incorporate shibori ribbon, found objects, and unique edging and fringe into your designs. Be sure to explore the eBook that contains eight of Sherry's most bold and beautiful bead-embroidered projects. That's not all, though! We've also included a free set of vintage Italian and Czech-glass beads that will add plenty of personality to your designs.
See what's inside the collection:
Bead Embroidery 101
Web Seminar Download
In this webinar, you'll learn how to embroider with beads through discussions of materials, processes, and the primary bead stitches used. The unique terminology for this type of beadwork will be explained, including the variations in usage. After this course, you'll understand the design process, techniques, and how to execute a finished item so you can begin creating your own unique self-directed designs.
In this video workshop, you'll discover what tools you need to begin embroidering with beads and how to use backstitch and stop stitch to apply beads to your foundation. Kinga embroiders on precut foundations as opposed to a large, flat backing, and you'll see how this technique can enhance the shape, texture, and overall look of your design. By the end of this video workshop, you'll create a stunning and unique fish-themed cuff and will be one step closer to creating your own bead-embroidered masterpieces!
This video features Kinga demonstrating how to add depth and dimension to your designs by using fabric-wrapped foundations and how to create interesting textures with one-hole beads and multi-hole beads. The workshop begins with a brief introduction on the basic tools and stitches of bead embroidery for those who are new to the technique.
Bead Embroidery: Four Great Lessons
Sherry will help you take your bead embroidery to the next level! Boost your creativity as you learn how to incorporate shibori ribbon and found objects into your beaded jewelry designs. You'll also learn how to add proper edging and fringe and how to connect components into beautiful pieces of jewelry.
Best of Beadwork: 8 Projects by Designer of the Year Sherry Serafini
Pattern Compilation Download
Unite new trends and classic jewelry designs as you dive into eight projects designed by Beadwork Designer of the Year Sherry Serafini! Improve your bead embroidery skills as you work your way through Sherry's gorgeous beaded projects and discover helpful hints and techniques from Sherry along the way. Experiment with different bead finishes, colors, and sizes to create rich and tasteful texture in your bead-embroidered jewelry. With so many gorgeous projects, you're sure to be inspired!
Italian and Czech-glass beads
Express yourself in your designs with this assortment of unique vintage beads for free! Plus, get free standard shipping on orders within the U.S.
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