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Beadazzled: bead embroidery techniques

Beadazzled bead embroidery by Christen Brown

The stitches will be executed on a piece of muslin that can be used later as a reference guide. At home, you can translate the stitches onto your own piece of tapestry (vest pattern not included).


Are you just crazy about beads? This is a perfect technique class for those who wish to explore bead embroidery using glass seed beads in traditional embroidery stitches with the addition of glass charms and buttons for extra embellishment.

Stitches covered include:

  • continuous beading
  • single seed and bugle stitching
  • chain stitch
  • feather stitch
  • looped stitch
  • woven stitch
  • single hole bead
  • beaded cascade


Prior embroidery or beading knowledge helpful.

The class handout includes the instructions for the embellishment, it does NOT INCLUDE a garment, purse or pillow pattern.

Class Specifics:

  • 1 day/ 6 hr.
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Prior embroidery or beading knowledge helpful.
  • Supply list available after class time is determined.
  • The class fee does not include any supplies, only the teacher's time and the handout. This is a technique project therefore you will not have a completed project at the end of the class.

    Gallery Artwork :

    Private Lessons

    • A Private Lesson held at my studio for one to three students is held for a minimum of three hours/maximum of six hours. Cost per hour is $20.00 for each student. Estimated total: $60.00/$120.00 per student, this time frame will not allow everything covered in the handout.
    • A Group Lesson held at a store or other location for four to seven students will cost $48.00 per student for the group for the 6 hr. day.
    • A Group Lesson held at a store or other location for eight to fifteen students will cost $350.00 for the group for the 6 hr. day.
    • For further details see Class Terms for Groups.

    pattern by Christen Brown


    This booklet contains bead embroidery instructions only it does not include the vest pattern. Over fifteen stitches are described with instructions and clear drawings. I suggest to try the stitches out on a piece of muslin first to see which ones will work for your project.

    The booklet is printed in black on colored 8-1/2" x 11" reprographic paper.

    For a photograph of the completed project, click on the printer image above to print from your system.

    $17.50 + shipping & handling (added after you enter contact information during PayPal checkout)

    [California residents must pay sales tax]

    Beadazzled bead embroidery by Christen Brown

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    Supplies available in the Store related to this project are:

  • Buttons
  • Beads
  • Bead Thread

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