Bead Weaving Basics

Beginner Classes
Convenient & Flexible Schedule …You pick the class and call (941) 907-8335 to schedule a time that best fits YOUR schedule!

Basic Flat Peyote Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

Learn the basics of peyote stitch using a colorful mix of cube beads. You will make a colorful cuff that is fun and easy to wear. Great for beginners since you will use large 4mm beads.

Peyote Nut Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

Learn the basics of peyote stitch, this time using hex nuts, to form a more substantial piece.  This is a heavier and more masculine piece.

Netted Rope Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

This tubular bracelet is a good way to begin your journey into beaded ropes and chains.  This two-step pattern comes together quickly and is a versatile design to add to your repertoire.

Starfish Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

This simple and fun pattern will teach you to how to make these fun little starfish, which are perfect for our locale.  We will show you how to create this bracelet, but feel free to continue on and make it into a necklace if you prefer.  This little starfish will teach you the basic herringbone stitch.

Crystal Flower Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

This elegant bracelet uses three colors of Swarovski crystals in its design to produce this stunning bracelet.  This class will introduce you to two needle right angle weave (RAW).

Multi-Stranded Super Duo Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

If you want to explore the world of two-holed beads, this class is perfect.  You will create a three stranded bracelet using Super Duos.

Kumihimo with Beads

Fee: $35 plus supplies

An ancient form of Japanese braiding, this technique utilizes the Kumihimo braiding disk to form a cord. This cord can be made into a bracelet or added to chain to make a necklace. If you are really ambitious, just keep going and make a necklace that is entirely Kumihimo. This relaxing technique will teach you eight stranded braiding.  It is recommended that you know how to wire wrap prior to class in order to complete the piece.

RAW Necklace (single needle)

Fee: $35 plus supplies

Learn the basics of right angle weave using one needle.  Design a necklace using your choice of round beads, amazonite, sodalite, coral or glass pearls are just a few of the choices, then add a bit of bling with some Swarovski crystals and you will have a beautiful necklace.

Leather Wrap Bracelet

Fee: $35 plus supplies

Combine Swarovski crystals, seed beads, crystal pearls and Czech glass to form this stylish and always popular leather wrap bracelet. This trendy piece can be as glitzy or natural as you like, you decide.

Look through the class list or stop by the shop to see examples of all our classes. You pick the class(es) you want to take and call us to set up an appointment that best fits into your schedule during our regular business hours. If we can add more people to join in that time slot, we will add them. If not, you get a one on one lesson.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

Full payment for class fees are due at the time of scheduling. Cancellations must be received 72 hours prior to the class in order to receive a full refund. Less than 72 hours notice will result in forfeiture of class fees. If you do reschedule within the 72 hours of class you will have 2 weeks to take the class. You may only reschedule one time. If a class is cancelled by Knot Awl Beads, a refund will promptly be made. Cancellations can be made in person or by telephone during regular business hours only.

If you request a one on one class before or after hours there will be an additional charge of $20 per hour.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Debit Cards and Cash. No personal checks or travels checks.

Instructors only have a 15 minute grace period from the time your scheduled class ends. After that time, you are welcome to stay and finish your project but we may not be able to sit with you while you finish. However, we will help as long as we are not teaching another class.

Class prices are subject to change without notice.

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