Fri, Jun 04 | $70 + mandatory kit $55

Marcia Balonis - Split Personality

Why Split Personality? A beautiful bracelet that combines both bead embroidery and bead weaving. 5/20 - Last day to register for international students. Students in the USA can register through 5/25
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Marcia Balonis - Split Personality

Time & Location

Jun 04, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
$70 + mandatory kit $55

About the Event

Description:  Split Personality

Why Split Personality? Well, I have combined some bead weaving and bead embroidery for several years.  I’ve taught several classes that combined the two types of beading including at Bead and Button.  After my husband passed, I was kind of hung up creating for a long time.  Then when I started making Regina Payne’s Mountain Girl over and over, it stimulated my creative juices and I made my first real “Split Personality” design.  I thought about it and it seemed a natural transition from mostly bead weaving to the combination as sort of my before and after Jack died creative soul.  I had a life with him before followed by a different life after.  So I have a split personality in that way for me and for my art. 

The focal and 1/2 the bracelet is bead embroidery.  The other 1/2 of the bracelet is bead woven using Hubble stitch and embellished with pearls.  The design makes it easily adjustable to various wrist sizes.  Stitches include basic bead embroidery and a layered woven design.  The bezel around the cabochon is peyote.  Herringbone toggle and loop for the finish.  Suitable for intermediate level beaders peyote knowledge required, backstitch and brick stitch edge knowledge will be helpful for the embroidery.  Herringbone knowledge will be helpful for the toggle but a 2 hole tube slide clasp is included in the kit.

Prerequisites: Peyote knowledge required, backstitch and brick stitch edge knowledge will be helpful for the embroidery.  Herringbone knowledge will be helpful for the toggle but a 2 hole tube slide clasp is included in the kit.

Skill Level- Intermediate

Kits are mandatory and sold separately by the instructor for $55 + shipping

Class space is confirmed upon receipt of payment. There are no class refunds unless the class is canceled by SocialBeadia.  If you need to cancel, you may transfer your spot to another student, or you will receive all instructional materials and the option to purchase a kit if available. Under no circumstances will refunds be given if you have already received the class instructions. For questions, please contact sue@socialbeadia.com

To attend this event, you will need either a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone along with the Zoom Application which can easily be downloaded for either Windows, Apple, or Android devices, and a good internet connection.  After registering and paying for your class, you will be sent a link to the online class the week of the workshop. 

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