This is a hand sewing class and focused on introducing you to techniques that can be used and applied to the surface of fabrics to embellish fabrics with beads known as ‘beaded embroidery’ for garments and interior projects. We cover some basic techniques and different ways to attach beads including single and couching techniques and various ways to secure work. We also go over the practical elements that are required to decide and plan work, like suitability and placement. A great class for anyone interested in costume making for both adults and kids, and perfect if you want to know how to enhance and up-cycle unwanted items.
Skill level: Suitable for those who have an acceptable knowledge and understanding of hand sewing.
- Adventurous Beginner
- Confident Beginner
What you learn:
- Beading materials and equipment (different types of beads/sequins/stones and uses) Threads and needles
- Fabrics, application, planning and placement choices
- Single and multiple beading on fabric including couching
- Care and handling
What you make: Sampler using different techniques and materials
We Provide: All materials and handouts
Time: 2.5 hours
When: Want to find out when the next class is running? Check out date on Book A Class or Register Your Interest and we will get back to you.