Bead Text Embroidery Online Workshop: The Art of Writing with Seed Beads with Nancy Eha

Learn how to “write” with seed beads in fonts ranging from block letters to cursive in this Online Workshop with Nancy Eha! Together, you will learn how to determine font styles that can be successfully beaded with seed beads, learn how to bead long and back stitch, and more!

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SKU: R6822

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Be prepared to take your beadwork skill to the next level with embroidery! Join instructor and beading queen Nancy Eha in her Online Workshop, Bead Text Embroidery: The Art of Writing with Seed Beads! With her instruction, you'll learn how to write with seed beads to create fonts from block letters to cursive. Nancy will also help you troubleshoot beading mishaps, remove beads from fabric without rethreading the needle and explore creative options for attaching and removing beadwork if the clothing or accessory will be washed or dry cleaned. Plus, you will determine whether beads are colorfast, or if they will lose their color when wet, washed or dry cleaned. As an added bonus, you will receive 6 downloadable PDFs to practice your new skills! This Online Workshop content is available to you anytime, anywhere so you can access all your lessons at your own pace!

Lesson Breakdown
Lesson 1: Introduction

  • Bead Identification
  • Threading Silamide Beading Thread
  • Controlling the Position of Beads on Fabric 1
  • Controlling the Position of Beads on Fabric 2
  • The Beaded Back Stitch
  • Beading Print Letters

Lesson 2: Fonts

  • Font Styles
  • Font Sizes
  • Tracing Cursive Fonts
  • Beading Cursive Words 1
  • Beading Cursive Words 2
  • Beading Cursive Words 3
  • Beading Cursive Words 4
  • Beading Cursive Words 5
  • Finishing Your Piece as a Wall Hanging

Lesson 3: Beading on Clothing

  • Monogram Fonts 1
  • Monogram Fonts 2

Lesson 4: Ornate Beaded Lettering

  • Beading Lettering Step-by-Step

Online Workshop Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. It's an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the Online Workshop content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Optional Quizzes: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons.

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 28 minutes

About the Instructor
Nancy Eha, also known as The Beading Queen to her students, has taught thousands worldwide. She enjoys sharing her knowledge, passion and pleasure for the subject of beading on fabric with others. Her articles and beading have been featured in scores of magazines and books, including several Quilting Arts issues. Nancy has written two fabric beading books which include beading basics as well as her innovative beading techniques such as crazy beading and elevated beading. She uses beads as primary focal points on fabric -- not to add "mere sparkle". Some describe her work as "obsessively beaded," and she agrees. Nancy continues to develop innovative beading techniques as she explores "bead physics" and create magical works of art.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R6822
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Nancy Eha
Technique Bead Embroidery
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