There are many different beading
stitches out there; many of them have been used for
centuries all over the world. Sometimes new variations show
up. One of the things I loveis to play with these stitches,
find their possibilities and specialties.
All stitches have their own
character and opportunities but also have limitations. When
it comes to stability, texture, increases, three dimensional
structures, one stitch may be helpful, another less so. For
these reasons, I started combining them. Some stitchesmay
look similar, but have completely different thread paths and
I figured how this increases the options that were limited
by the use of one stitch only.
sample piece you will find many variations of this theme,
you will learn how to shape and bend your constructions,
just as your design requests.
Students should be familiar with
cubic Right angle weave and experienced in seedbeading
techniques in common.