Getting Started Bead Weaving Series: Learn These Stitches - Ladder, Flat Herringbone, Hubble, Chevron and Chenille with Tammy Honaman

Instructor Tammy Honaman will go bead-by-bead through five popular bead weaving stitches, including ladder stitch, flat herringbone, hubble, chenille, and the chevron stitch! You will learn which tools and materials to use to produce the best work and basic fundamentals that will allow you to create any piece.

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SKU: R6825

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Have you ever wanted to learn more than just one or two popular stitches? Like the Chenille Stitch or Flat Herringbone Stitch? Now is your chance to spruce up your bead weaving skills! Join artist, instructor, and jewelry expert Tammy Honaman as she covers the Ladder Stitch, Flat Herringbone, Hubble, Chenille, and the Chevron Stitch in this interactive online Online Workshop! Follow along as Tammy walks you through the start to finish of each stitch and how to correct common bead weaving mistakes. Plus, you'll discover why the size of beads matter, understand the difference of each of the finishing options available and how to choose the best one for your project. Be sure to check out the Resources page to claim your free patterns!

Lesson Breakdown
Lesson 1: Materials

  • An introduction to the materials you'll need to complete 5 stitches
  • Understanding materials that are 'nice to have'
  • Understanding of how beads are sold
  • Understanding of bead and needle sizing

Lesson 2: Fundamentals of Stitching

  • Threading a needle
  • Placing a stop bead and why it's important
  • Understanding tension

Lesson 3: Ladder Stitch

  • Completing ladder stitch
  • Understanding common mistakes and how to fix them
  • Fixing tension issues with ladder stitch

Lesson 4: Flat Herringbone Stitch

  • Completing flat herringbone stitch
  • Understanding common mistakes and how to fix them
  • Fixing tension issues with flat herringbone stitch

Lesson 5: Hubble Stitch

  • Completing hubble stitch
  • Understanding common mistakes and how to fix them
  • Fixing tension issues with hubble stitch

Lesson 6: Chevron Stitch

  • Completing chevron stitch
  • Understanding common mistakes and how to fix them
  • Fixing tension issues with chevron stitch

Lesson 7: Chenille Stitch

  • Completing chenille stitch
  • Understanding common mistakes and how to fix them
  • Fixing tension issues with chenille stitch

Lesson 8: Finishing Options

  • Understanding of different types of finishing options
  • Adding finishing options

Lesson 9: Tips and Tricks

  • Adding more thread to your project
  • Backing out a stitch
  • Understanding of stitch appearance change with bead size change
  • Swatching color - determining color pallet before beading
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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.

Resources: Downloadable and Printable files; including 5 Free Patterns, Shopping List of Materials Needed and a PDF with diagrams of 5 stitches.

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.

Test Your Knowledge: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 88 minutes

About the Instructor


Tammy Honaman is the web producer and an online editor for Interweave's Beading and Jewelry group, and also teaches, demonstrates and speaks about jewelry-making nationally and internationally. She contributes jewelry-making projects, articles and designs to magazines, books and television programs. She is featured in videos on various industry-related websites, sharing her passion for all materials and techniques she explores.

Tammy has authored video titles for Interweave, such as Sporty Leather Bracelet with Metal Clay Charms, as well as Secrets to Metal Clay Success, Secrets to Art Clay Success and other jewelry-making videos available in DVD and digital formats. Tammy is the co-author of Polymer Clay Master Class, the founding editor of Step-by-Step Beads, and former editor of Step-by-Step in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist.

Tammy has served as technical editor on several metal clay and jewelry-making books and magazines, a former Executive Director of the International Polymer Clay Guild, and on the board of other jewelry related organizations.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R6825
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Tammy Honaman
Technique Beaded Chenille Stitch, Herringbone Stitch, Ladder Stitch
Difficulty Level Beginner
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