Nancy Cain
Craftsy Instructor

Colorado USA

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Ever since I was a child, I have loved to play with different materials. I worked as a graphic artist until I had my children in 1993 and 1996. Staying at home with them gave me the opportunity to develop my hobbies more. I had discovered a beaded watch in the late 1980s that was beyond my newly married budget. Being a crafter, I thought I would try to make it myself. I ventured into a bead store and there my bead journey began. I have focused ... Read Full Bio »

Nancy's Craftsy Classes

Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote

Nancy stitches her way through the creation of a basic channel bead, working with larger beads for easy viewing. You'll be able to stitch right alongside using more traditional beads. Once you've mastered building circular walls and embellishing your beads with crystals, you'll move on to the square beads, and learn how to join your squares with loops and clasps to make a stunning bracelet. Finally, Nancy demonstrates how to create triangular peyote-stitch beads, embellish them with beaded fringe and add bails and earring wires to create eye-catching jewelry pieces that will be admired by all.


Nancy's Projects

Peyote Stitch Earrings
Channel Beads
Peyote Stitch Bracelet
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