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AZTEC WRAP BRACELET (class plus kit)

$90.00

AZTEC WRAP BRACELET (class plus kit)

$90.00
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 Land of Odds - Be Dazzled Beads Classes

 

LAND OF ODDS -
BE DAZZLED BEADS

Jewelry Design Center


www.landofodds.com
   


AZTEC WRAP BRACELET
(class plus kit)

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Bead Weaving:
Laddering
Advanced Beginner / Intermediate

 


Wrap Aztec Mosaic Designs Around Your Wrist!    Learn the simple 2-needle approach for creating a 2-wrap bracelet using 1-hole, 2-hole, and a combination of 1- and 2-hole beads in the design.

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Wrap Bracelets are constructed using a technique strongly related to loom weaving, with influence from basket weaving.    The technique used to weave Wrap Bracelets is typically referred to as “laddering”.

 

Here, you set up two warp cords (the leather) and weave, using either a Soumak or a Basket Weave Figure 8 pattern, to create a composition between the two warp cords.    This composition can be as simple as a single column of beads, or it can be more complex using loom or cross stitch patterns within the warp cords, or even a combination of different sized beads along the length.

 

There are many choices involved when creating a Wrap Bracelet.   Each has its pros and cons.    In this class, we make our choices about approach and materials based on considerations of durability in particular, but aesthetics as well.

 

 

ABOUT THE AZTEC WRAP BRACELET PROJECT

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You want the…
o materials (beads, warp cords, weave cords, button) to hold up with wear
o stitching around the warp cords to look neat consistent and professional
o beginning and finishing of the bracelet to be secure, look professional, and not break easily
o center beads to stay tightly in their places, and not slip over or under their adjacent beads
o warp cords to form consistent, tight, parallel lines, and not get wavy or in any other way weird looking

o button to fit snugly and securely within the button loop


 

 



WHAT YOU WILL LEARN...

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In the AZTEC WRAP BRACELET project, you will learn how to plan out a Wrap Bracelet design, selecting materials, use a 2-needle approach for stitching, make a silk wrap to secure the ends and the button hole, and ladder using 1-hole, 2-hole, and a combination of 1- and 2-hole beads in the design.

The instructions help you...
...visualize the  process,
...lead you through a fun project, and
...offer many design possibilities for the artist.


LearnToBead Goals: The Project covers...

- materials needed
- preparing a work board
- measurements

- one-needle vs 2-needle approaches

- soumak vs. bead weave figure 8 thread pattern
- beginning and finishing off our piece
- working with 1-hole and 2-hole beads, singly and in combination, to create a mosaic pattern within our warp legs
- make a 2-around Wrap Bracelet
- variation options in patterns, materials and techniques






LAND OF ODDS
BE DAZZLED BEADS
Your Partner In Design
718 Thompson Lane, Ste 123
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
(615) 292-0610
www.bedazzledbeads.com
EMAIL: oddsian@landofodds.com
warren@bedazzledbeads.com

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