Square Dance Bracelet

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This stylish bracelet combines 10 mm hammered square links and a variety of seed bead sizes. Beaded arches are stitched between the hammered square links. An attractive handmade clasp finishes off the project. The project is classified as an ‘Intermediate’ project . There are several things about this project that take it beyond beginner - not so much the stitch (just regular peyote stitch) rather you have to play a bit with your thread to get the arches to sit just right. In designing the bracelet we had to fuss with the number/sizes of beads to get arches that would reflect one another and still sit in between the squares. We found that some bead types/sizes do not work as well as others, so our kits take this degree of complexity out of the project.
Instructor:   Adele Kimpell                                        
Ms. Kimpell has been involved in creative endeavors, from knitting to quilting to tatting to macramé, since the age of 13. Introduced  to off-loom bead weaving in 1994 she immediately became intrigued with the endless possibilities offered by the vast variety of bead colors, shapes, sizes, and types and has since found her niche in designing with seed beads and off-loom bead weaving.  Learn More about Adele Kimpell.


Level:  Intermediate
Class Fee: $26   Kit Fee: $40
Date: Saturday  May 4 , 2013   
Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Length: 3 Hours
Kit Includes:
  • 9 – 10 mm hammered square links
  • 5 grams each of size 15°, 11° and 8° Japanese seed beads in complementary colors
  • 5 grams size 12 Japanese cylinder beads (Delica)
  • FireLine thread (6 or 8lb test)
  • Size 12 beading needle
  • 1 ft 18ga wire in the same color as your hammered square links for the clasp
  • Microcrystalline Wax
                Students may provide their own supplies.
Additional Supplies needed: Scissors, personal task lamp if desired, round and flat nose pliers, ruler, wire cutter.
                                                 (Instructor provides work surface which is returned to instructor after class)
Mail-in Registration Closes: April 25, 2012. Students May Register on line until May 2, 2012.
                                                Students may register day of class if seats are still available.
Class Minimum:  1         Class Maximum:  12
Questions? Contact the instructor:
Name:  Adele Kimpell
Phone: (Cell) 612-730-5821
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updated 4-26-2013