Beaded Babushkas with Allie Collins
In this class you will learn the skills needed to complete a beaded babushka embroidered brooch. The Skills you will learn, or practice will include creating a beaded setting, My technique of setting the cabochon into the work, Sewing and anchoring seed beads and sequins, and patterning beads to create continual patterns. I will teach you how to finish the Babushka into a brooch but can also show you how to finish it as a pendant.
Level of Difficulty:
Beginner to intermediate
Kit/Workshop Materials Cost:
Details of kit/workshop materials:
Full Illustrated instructions, Felt, Buckram, Cotton Lawn, Painted Face Cabochon, 15gm of Seed Beads (Variety of colours/shapes), seed pearls, 6mm Flower Sequins, 5gm Bugle beads, 2-3 focal beads, 15mm Flower sequins, Thread, Metallic thread, Brooch back.
Some Basic hand sewing skills would be helpful, otherwise I can help you with that.
Special Workshop Conditions:
Students to Bring:
Beading mat, embroidery hoops, Thin beading or applique needles