Apple Earrings! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:   Apple Earrings Step-by-Step

Description of Class: 

Create an orchard of apples with John Bead Czech Seed Beads! In this class we will encapsulate a wooden bead with rounds of seed beads in even-count peyote stitch.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Wanderlust Bracelet Stackers! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Wanderlust Bracelet Stackers

Description of Class: 

In this fun class, we will demonstrate ideas to quickly design stacker bracelets using an assortment of beads and other materials. The beginner-friendly techniques will be applicable to an array of design ideas and applications. The tools and supplies listed above, and the skills we will share in class, are basics that will go a long way in your jewelry design adventures.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Bright Style Summer Ring! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Bright Summer Ring, Michaels Class PDF

Description of Class: 

In this class we will explore a combination of techniques to create a shaped
ring with John Bead Miyuki Delicas. Techniques explored in this class will
include odd-count peyote, brick stitch, and reading patterns.
This pattern uses several colors of Miyuki Delicas. All are size 11/0. The
pattern starts with a strip of three-column, odd-count peyote.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Brick Stitch Bees! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Brick Bees!

Description of Class: 

This class will focus on using brick stitch technique to create shapes that
require some increases and decreases in the stitch.
We are working with size 11/0 delicas in four colors. You can easily follow
the color chart pattern using a post it note or ruler.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Sun Catcher Earrings or Pendant! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Sun Catcher Earrings or Pendant Step-by-Step

Description of Class: 

This class will focus on a fun technique of brick-stitch, placing the beads inside a hoop component with a fun finish with Czech bicone crystal for extra sparkle. You can create this design in any colors. The example designs use John Bead Czech Seed Beads in size 6/0 and 8/0 with 4mm Czech bicone crystals.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Crystal Sparkle Bracelet! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Crystal Sparkle Bracelet

Description of Class: 

In this class, we will learn a beginner-friendly design featuring sparking Czech crystal bicones! The shape of bicone beads work naturally to a right-angle-weave stitch. In this design, Czech SuperDuo 2-hole beads are integrated into the base stitch in a compass star. A pass back through the stitches adds a stacked embellishment of smaller bicones and seed beads, using the wings, or star-points, of the SuperDuo in a stitch that pulls them up.

The Recorded Class is here.

About our Instructor Danielle Wickes
Danielle Wickes is the Creative Director 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.

Flowing Crystal Stacker Bracelet! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here: Flowing Crystal Stacker Bracelet

Description of Class: 

In this class we will combine beautiful Czech crystal and seed beads into a flowing river of sparkle. We will show a fun way to create a multi-strand bracelet from a bridge of herringbone stitch.

The Recorded Class is 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.

Shine with Crystal Jewelry: An Intro to Czech Crystal! Free Project with Michaels Classroom

The Project PDF is here:  Shine with Crystal Jewelry An Intro to Czech Crystal

Description of Class: 

In this class we will share an intro to the beautiful world of Czech Crystal, its history, and fun facts about its manufacture, remarkable color and finishes. We will demo a quick style where crystal is the focus of an adaptable design.

The Recorded Class is 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.