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Fiber Art

Bead Embroidery: The Pin Series

Course Overview

Discover the magic of “painting with beads” through your choice of seven different signature beaded lapel pin projects. In a reflection of the art and craft of bead embroidery, artist Jo Wood will lead you through your choice of one or two bead-embroidered projects, time permitting. The birch tree pin captures the essence of this tree species of the North. The lady slipper pin reflects the natural beauty of Minnesota's state flower. The Christmas tree pin is a perfect touch for a holiday gift. The dragonfly pin is playful in color and dimension. For the beginning beader this course offers an opportunity to learn basic stitches. For the experienced and returning beader it’s a unique, rewarding project to expand your creative palette of "painting with beads". Jo's approach to painting with beads is a reflection of both tradition and innovation. Preview Jo's bead embroidery style on her website by visiting This course is open to students age 8+ with hand stitching experience if accompanied by an adult,  call to receive an intergenerational discount.  Youth ages 12+ may participate without an adult.

Materials Fee

  • Starting at $35 and paid directly to instructor during class

Required Tools

  • Sharp scissors (available for purchase @ North House School Store 888-387-9762)
  • Reading glasses if you need them

Optional Tools

  • Feel free to bring your favorite tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course.
  • Bead Mat if you have one

Currently Scheduled Sessions

No sessions currently scheduled for this course.

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