December Workshop Review

 

I was asked by the Oklahoma Bead Society to teach a project earlier this year, but unfortunately my schedule prevented me from making this commitment until December finally rolled around. I decided this month would be perfect to teach a holiday themed project that may be worn to a holiday party! So, I came up with this precious pendant that combines bead weaving and Soft Flex Wire to form a stylized poinsettia flower.

 

Poinsettia Pendant by Nealay Patel. Pendant was made using a beaded bezel and garnet colored Soft Flex wire, sculpted into petals.

 

The class began with my students setting up their “camp” and pouring out their beads. We started with stitching the bezel and attaching the domed screen for the center. Then, we wove the beading wire through the back side to complete the pendant.

 
Stitching the Bezel.

Stitching the Bezel.

Pendant almost complete!

Pendant almost complete!

 

We had a blast!! I can’t wait to teach another class!

 


©2017 Nealay Patel