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Florence Thomas Art School

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Date

Sep 06 2019

Time

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

$35

Beaded Bracelet with Juanita Finger

First Friday Workshop
All Levels
All Materials Provided

Beading is represented in every culture and in every time period. This exciting art form is having a revitization currently around the world. Bead-weaving is just one type of this art form.

Two stitches will be taught in this class, Ladder and Peyote. The ladder stitch creates the foundation for several other stitches you can learn in the future.  Peyote stitch is one of the easiest stitches to learn. It can be done in round, flat, or circular. The ease in which you can increase and decrease makes it ideal for sculptures.

This bracelet is a quick fun piece.It sparkles and shines as it moves.  This 3 hour class is for all levels from Beginner to Advanced. The student will have their choice of black or silver. The clasp is a simple fold-over snap. Juanita’s detail instruction will walk you through the creation from beginning to end.  Each student should bring to class: sharp scissors, beading needle size 12, nymo thread black, if needed bring a light. Juanita will have needles and thread for sale.  Kits $10.00


Workshop Teacher

  • Juanita Finger

    Juanita is an award winning beading artist.  Her passion for beading started about 25 years ago. She designs and beads various types of items including tapestries, sculptures, and jewelry. She has been published four times including the “Spring 2011 Showcase” by Beadcreator and the “My work” section of Bead and Button Magazine. She has published her own book titled “Beaded Inspirations”. It is a picture book designed to inspire.  She recently closed her art gallery, which was exclusively for beaded art, to pursue teaching and creating bead-weaving art.

    She has taught bead-weaving in various locations around the country including Chicago, Il., Roswell, NM, and Artesia, NM,. She believes that bead work is an art form and tries to push the boundaries in herself and her students.She recently closed her art gallery, which was exclusively for beaded art, to pursue teaching and creating bead-weaving art.

    Read more about Juanita on her website

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