Beaded Velvet Cuff with Liz Kettle
Saturday April 15th | Textiles West #235 at Cottonwood Center for the Arts | $85
Beads and silk velvet are perfect companions. Create an original beaded silk velvet cuff bracelet in this bead workshop with Liz Kettle. Create interesting textures on a luscious piece of hand dyed velvet with stitch and a little heat. The beads come out to play in the folds, undulations and textures of your velvet to finish your masterpiece. We will learn the 4 basic beading stitches for fabric that will start you on your beading adventure.
Supplies for students to bring:
- Aluminum cuff-or purchase one from me
- Beading needles
- Silamide or Nymo beading thread
- Beads in an assortment of sizes in your favorite colors
- Small scissors
- Reading glasses if you need them
Final Materials Fee for Students: $10 for hand dyed velvet (feel free to bring your own if you have it), lining fabric for the inside of the cuff, glue and other miscellaneous bits and beads.