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Basics of Beading and Jewelry

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What you will learn


Class 1 - Neon Stripes Bracelet:

  • About the instructor
  • Materials needed
  • How to set up a Rick's Beading Loom
  • How to make the correct measurements for your bracelet
  • How to warp the loom

Class 2:

  • How to start the bead work on the loom
  • How to end and add more thread to your bracelet
  • How to finish off the Bracelet

Class 3:

  • How to add the end pieces and the clasp
  • How to create the three dimensional edging

Class 4 - Professional Pearl Knotting:

  • Basic step by step instructions
  • Choosing your pearls
  • Basic design ideas
  • How and when to ream your pearls

Class 5:

  • Stringing your pearls
  • Using French Wire
  • How to knot using 2 strand method
  • How to finish your pearl necklace.

Class 6:

  • Other knotting techniques
  • Knotting using tweezers or a beading awl
  • Knotting using an Easy Knotter
  • Discuss other options for finishing your ends

Class 7 - Evil Eye Candy Bracelet:

  • How to create the clusters

Class 8:

  • How to string
  • How to finish and crimp the bracelet together

Class 9:

  • How to make the clusters into earrings
  • Additional fun ideas to create with the clusters


  • Materials list
  • Patterns
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About the course

Learn a variety of beading techniques in this fun course taught by Tremaine Fenton. You will learn how to professionally knot pearls using the same method as fine jewelers, how to use a beading loom and learn a fringe technique used to create the clusters that make up the Evil Eye Candy Bracelet, and more!
In this course we will cover: 
  • How to set up and use a Rick's Beading Loom
  • How to finish a loom project using slide on ends.
  • How to add a three dimensional edge to a loom project
  • How to use a bead reamer
  • Three pearl knotting techniques
  • Basic Fringe techniques
  • How to string and finish a bracelet using crimp beads & crimping tool.

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Basics of Beading

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Jewelry makers, anyone who loves jewelry and beading, or wants to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn the basics of beading and jewelrymaking



About the instructor

Tremaine Fenton

Tremaine Fenton is a designer and teacher who has been involved with the beading community for 29 years. She began by designing jewelry and selling her creations at art galleries in Park City. She went on to sell at Utah Shakespeare Festival, Swiss Days, Dickens Festival and many other events.

She opened her store, Heart Beads Jewelry, in August 2004. There, she designs jewelry, teaches classes, and sells a wide variety of beads and other jewelry making supplies. The store is a loved retreat for bead enthusiasts and jewelry makers from all over the Intermountain West.

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