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By Dot Lewallen


September 10, 2022, 9-4 pm

The Barn in Mariemont

There are no kits for this class, as I will be showing you how to design with what YOU have in YOUR studio. Starting with a foundation that has grids for placement, we will audition what you have on hand to create something unique and exquisite, but most importantly all your design. After deciding on placement, I will show and have written instructions of multiple bead embroidery techniques such as caging a cabochon with peyote and embellishing stitches that give depth and dimension, and filling stitches. I do ask that you have several different colors of size 11 Delicas (I will have some for you to use. Usually two different colors will work as this is how I do the peyote caging successfully). Along with assorted shaped beads (such as firepolish or Czech pressed shapes), please have a small assortment of size 8, 11 and 15 seed beads. I will have some for you to use. I also suggest to make sure you have at least one focal cabochon or button, pearls, crystals, and anything else you have or want to use. I will bring an assortment of all also for you to use. Along with that, I will have some crystal cup chain, foundation, and backing fabric.

Be prepared to throw caution to the wind, relax and create something truly your own.


Cost: CQAFA members $50 plus supplies

BEFORE JULY 8, cost $45 plus supplies

Non-member cost $55 plus supplies


Make checks out to: CQAFA


Mail to:

Carole Price

9333 Elizabeth Lane

Mason, Ohio 45040


Class size limited to 10 people

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