Patricia Harper

artist, designer, object maker



Bead Weaving Basics: Brick Stitch Earrings

Learn how to use brick stitch to make a pair of beadwork earrings.

  1. Introduction: What we'll make and a bit about me.
  2. Design a Pattern & a few tips about choosing colours.
  3. Choosing your beads: The importance of the whole HOLE in your bead!
  4. Materials & Tools (besides beads): Thread, needles, storage & tools around the house.
  5. Starting brick stitch & Making the bead "fabric".
  6. Adding an ear wire or post.
  7. Optional: Embellishing your earring.
  8. Taking care of loose ends.
  9. Making the 2nd earring!
  10. Where to from here?




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