Embellished Peyote Cuff Bracelet – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Class Pattern PDF is linked here: Embellished Peyote Step-by-Step-compressed

The link to the recorded class is here now.

Live Class August 18, 3pm Central Time

Embellished Peyote Cuff Bracelet

Description for our class:

In this class, we will review flat, even-count, peyote stitch to build a bracelet using John Bead Czech glass round seed beads.  We will add a seed-beaded embellishment to the sides and attach the clasp in a creative way!  This class has a beginner and intermediate option.  Beginners can work a with a random pattern, or a solid color and experienced bead-weavers can try the multi-color included pattern.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  are here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Peyote Stitch Rings – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

Peyote Rings Step-by-Step Guide

The link to the recorded class is here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  are here.

Description for our class:

In this class, we will learn even count peyote stitch. This class has a beginner and intermediate option. We will learn to follow a peyote pattern, but beginners can work a random pattern or a solid color. We will connect two sides of a peyote piece to form a ring and measure using a ring mandrel.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Wavy Multi-Strand Bracelet with Tassel – Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Class Pattern PDF is linked here.

The link to the recorded class is here.

All of our classes for Michaels with links to patterns and recorded class  are here.

Description for our class:

In this class, we will learn single column, herringbone stitch technique and finish with wire guardians and a toggle clasp to create a multi strand bracelet design.  We will also learn to make a suede tassel using a business card and nylon cording.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Brick Stitch Hoop Earring Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Class Pattern PDF is linked here.

The link to the recorded class is here.

Live Class is July 15, 7pm Central Time – Brick Stitch Hoop Earrings.  The link to sign up is finicky from Canada.  You will probably need to click on it twice.  

The link to the recorded class is here.

Danielle will have four more classes in August!  We will announce them soon.

Class Free Pattern PDF Handout linked here.

Description for our class:

In this class, we will learn a beginner-friendly, brick-stitch bead weaving technique to create a design on an earring component.  At the end, the instructor will demo a gift-ready idea to turn cardstock into earrings cards in a decorative gift box.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

Upcoming Classes – There will be four in August we’ll announce soon!

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Spiral Lanyard Necklace Free Class with Michaels Classroom

The Class Pattern PDF is linked here.

An Extra picture step by step for the project is here:   Lanyard Spiral, Step-by-Step Photos

Live Class is July 8, 7pm Central Time

The link to sign up is finicky.  You will probably need to click on it twice.  Link is here.

The link to the recorded class is here.

Class Free Pattern PDF Handout linked here.

Title of the class: Spiral Lanyard Necklace

In this intermediate class, we will learn a beaded rope technique variation to create a spiraling lanyard necklace design.  This class will teach the set-up and construction of this stitch on a core of strong, beading wire.  It can be adapted to other necklace and bracelet designs.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

Upcoming Classes

Danielle has one more live next Wednesday.

July 15, 7pm Central Time – Brick Stitch Hoop Earrings

All of our classes for Michaels with links to pattern and recorded class  are here.

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Brick Stitch Fringe Earrings with Michaels Classroom

The Class PDF is linked here.

The link to the recorded class is here.

Live Class took place July 1, 7pm Central Time

Title of the class:  Fringe Earrings Featuring the Brick-Stitch

In this class, we will learn brick-stitch techniques and adding fringe to a brick-stitch base to create your own boho-style, seed beaded fringe earrings!  We will learn brick-stitch basics, following a pattern, and creating your own patterns.

The project PDF is available to download here.

The recording of the live class will be linked here shortly.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

Downloadable PDF for Project is here.

Upcoming Classes

Danielle has two more live classes every Wednesday.

July 8, 7pm Central Time – Spiral Lanyard Necklace

July 15, 7pm Central Time – Brick Stitch Hoop Earrings

 

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Link to Live Class on You Tube

Seed Beaded Tennis Bracelet – Free Live Class With Michaels

Downloadable PDF for Project is here.

Link to Recorded Class is here.

Seed Beaded Tennis Bracelet Online Class

Live Michaels Class took place June 24,  2020

Create a gorgeous bracelet that is easy to make with stunning results.  Great beginner class and introduction to bead-weaving.  The finished stitch design looks very intricate but requires only a couple of easy steps.  This class will demonstrate the stitch, sizing, adding thread, and finishing your bracelet.

Here is a link to the recorded class.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes

Danielle Wickes is a Designer and Content Creator for John Bead. She specializes in working with seed beads, bead-weaving, and looming, creating hand-knotted mala and yoga jewelry, crochet, and jewelry made with leather and wire.

Danielle on Instagram linked here.

Danielle on Facebook linked here.

Downloadable PDF for Project is here.

Upcoming Classes

Danielle has three more live classes every Wednesday.

July 1, 7pm Central Time – Fringe Earrings Featuring the Brick Stitch

July 8, 7pm Central Time – Spiral Lanyard Necklace

July 15, 7pm Central Time – Brick Stitch Hoop Earrings

 

If you would like to try more advanced projects, we have a Facebook group you can join where we post all our project PDFS.

Bead Projects and PDFs from John Bead

Link to Live Class on You Tube