Mastering Peyote Stitch: The Basics Course with Melinda Barta

Dive into the world of peyote stitch with Melinda Barta, based on her best-selling book, Mastering Peyote Stitch. As the first in a series of 6 courses designed to lead you toward mastering peyote stitch, you’ll gain in-depth information about materials, terms, and basic techniques.


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Dive right into the wonderful world of peyote stitch with Melinda Barta in this handy guide to bead weaving and jewelry-making. This course is the first in a series of 6 courses designed to lead you toward mastery in peyote stitch. Based on Melinda’s best-selling book, Mastering Peyote Stitch, this course covers bead types, common findings and tools, must-know terms and techniques, basic techniques such as threading the needle, correcting errors, adding new thread, and so much more! With clear, thorough text and image-based* step-by-step instruction, this course is sure to hit high notes! Plus, you’ll receive bonus resources including two simple project patterns, a materials list, Melinda’s Top 5 Tips, basic terms print-out, “How to Read Peyote Stitch Patterns” print-out, and “Seven Must-Know Peyote Stitches” print-out.

If you’re fascinated with peyote stitch and want to learn all about its variations, this course series is perfect for you!

Lesson Breakdown
Lesson One: Beads

  • Seed Beads, Part 1
  • Seed Beads, Part 2
  • Seed Beads, Part 3
  • Other Beads

Lesson Two: Findings, Clasps, and More

  • Findings
  • Types of Thread
  • Bead Embroidery Materials
  • Crimping Findings
  • Clasps
  • Caps and Cones

Lesson Three: Tools: What You’ll Need

  • Tools
  • Pliers
  • Design Tools
  • Must Know Terms

Lesson Four: Beading and Peyote 101

  • Stringing
  • Tangles, Errors, and Tension
  • Peyote Mantra
  • Two-Drop Peyote Stitch
  • Turnarounds
  • Backstitch Bead Embroidery
  • Beading Openings
  • Accent Bead Insertions

Lesson Five: Crimping, Wireworking, and Knotting

  • Crimping
  • Basic Wirework
  • Knotting

Course Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. 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 course 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.

*This course instruction is image and text based, there is no video instruction.

About the Instructor
Melinda Barta received her BFA in Fiber Arts from Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Her designs regularly appear in Beadwork, and also teaches workshops at schools across the country, including Penland School of Crafts and John C. Campbell Folk School. She has made appearances on PBS, Style Network, and DIY, including the shows Scrapbooking, Uncommon Threads, and Melinda’s favorite, Craft Corner Death Match. Melinda is a true lover of all crafts and is known to have sewing, embroidery, knitting, bead weaving, stringing, collage, scrapbooking, home improvement and gardening projects in the works all at the same time.

Additional Info
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SKU R6816
Product Type Course
Author/Designer Melinda Barta
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