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Heather Kingsley Heath – Multi Choice Workshop!

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£40.00

Choose from 4 Different Designs in Heather’s Multi Choice Workshop:

Choose one of 4 designs!

Luciana Necklace:

A moonlit gondola ride across the dark Venetian lagoon inspired Luciana.

A central pendant motif is decorated with beaded bead fringing. Luciana’, a subtle mix of crystals, pearls and seed beads with a delicate vintage finish. Made of interlinking elements, Luciana is worked in a combination of beading stitches in easy to follow steps. The necklace is a decorative beaded chain.

Skill level: advanced: confidence with thread tension; ability to cope with combining several stitches to create 3D structure.

Techniques: Albion stitch, Right Angle Weave, Netting.

Cost: £40 plus materials. Please see below for materials list, there will also be kits available to purchase on the day in three different colourways at a cost of £65 each.

We have a small amount of “virtual” tickets available – if you purchase a virtual ticket then you will be sent a paper copy of the tutorial in the post after the workshop has taken place

Materials List:

15g   size 11 seed beads main colour A
9g     size 11 seed beads accent colour B
6g     size 15 seed beads (matches A) C
4g     size 8 seed beads (matches B) D
108   2mm firepolish crystals E
16    6mm Swarovski briolette crystal F
8      8mm Swarovski crystal pearl
1      12mm Swarovski coin pearl
1      11x8mm Swarovski drop pearl
2      7x5mm Swarovski crystal drops
1     Lobster clasp
2     jump rings
K.O Beading thread 
sizes 10 beading needle.

Venice Cuff:

An introduction to mixed media bead embroidery, the Venice cuff blends simple applique and bead embroidery with easy beading stitches for edging and covered buttons.

With a delicious assortment of vintage textiles, fine silk velvet and decorative ribbon, a curated mix of seed, bugle and accent beads, this is a great way to explore free form bead embroidery.

Skill level: anyone with basic sewing skills

Techniques: Basic sewing, bead embroidery, brick stitch edging.

Cost: £40 plus materials (see below for materials list) you are welcome to bring your own supplies but there will also a kit available to purchase a kit on the day – kits cost £50 and will be available in a variety of different colourways.

Materials List:

I piece beading foundation fabric
1 piece leather or synthetic leather backing
assorted pieces of: silk, silk velvet, brocade, ribbon
 
Seed beads Edging (E)
4g size 15 seed beads (A)
5g size 11 seed beads (B)
4g size 8 seed beads (C) 
 
Assorted seed beads in size 11 and 15
assorted accent beads ie: Bugle beads, mini flowers, nail heads, mini sew on stones, O beads, Demi beads etc
 
You will also need
2 x 11mm covered button blanks and
10cm 2mm diameter round covered elastic
or 2 x 11mm snap fasteners
Double sided sticky tape and pritt stick
(or jewellery glue)
Beading needle (leather needle)
Beading thread
Round tin or glass for shaping beadwork over

Heather Kingsley Heath

Heather is an English beadwork artist who teaches nationally and internationally.  She teaches at Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Bead&Button Show; Beader’s Best in Hamburg, Germany; the UK’s Big Bead Show; and Das Perlament in Cologne, Germany. She is the current UK Ambassador for National Beading Week.

Heather’s love of beads and colour is infectious and she has inspired and encouraged many budding designers. Her beaded jewellery is delicate, richly detailed and infinitely wearable. With designs inspired by history, heritage, vintage and treasure, her work explores the relationships between wearer and object. Heather is also known for her more experimental figurative and sculptural pieces which combine a huge range of seed beading techniques with magical wizardry to create three dimensional pieces inspired by nature and her English garden.  To learn more about Heather and her work, visit her website.

Tickets

5 available
Heather Kingsley Heath 22nd June 2019£40.00
1 available
Heather Kingsley Heath 22nd June - Virtual Ticket£40.00

Details

Date:
June 22
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£40.00
Class Category: