Course summary

Let’s turn sparkling glass beads into stunning jewellery!

You will learn the basic techniques of bead weaving in a loom. Choose two colors of beads to make a good contrast and you will follow a simple pattern to create your bracelet.

It is not as hard as you may think, and working with these tiny glass beads can be very therapeutic.

No previous painting experience necessary.
All materials will be provided.

What you will learn

  • basic techniques for weaving colourful glass beads in a loom to create a bracelet
  • how to read and replicate a simple pattern in a woven bracelet
  • knowledge to choose materials depending on the project
  • easy way to make their own loom at home

What you will get

  • knowledge about the process of weaving with beads
  • knowledge about what materials to use and where to buy them
  • build your confidence, be challenged, and be inspired
  • take your completed bracelet home

What you need to bring

  • small white towel
  • scissors

About the tutor

Patricia Peña is a craftswoman and traditional jewelry designer. She owns a pop-up shop in Melbourne that offers accessories inspired by indigenous weaving traditions. She has obtained her weaving knowledge sharing and learning with communities around South America, especially Colombia her hometown.

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Course cost

COST: $55.00

Class availability: 10 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 27 April
2.00pm – 4.00pm (1 sessions)

Book this course

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Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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