Carol Cypher

African Helix Stitch 101

Carol Cypher
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Carol welcomes you to this workshop on African helix stitch, from the basics to mastery!
Fiber artist Carol Cypher teaches workshops in beadwork and feltmaking, and the provocative pairing of the two, in the United States, Japan, Australia and Europe.
Here's a list of Carol's favorite materials, tools and supplies. It's important for you to experiment to find what works best for you.
Carol shares her top tips for African helix stitch!
Carol walks you through the structure and anatomy of African helix stitch.
Learn the basic stitch of African helix, while at the same time creating a beautiful bracelet!
Get ready to bead along with Carol to make a project that showcases complex textures.
Ready to pick it up a notch? Follow along with Carol in your adventures in textural complexity!
Can you create swirl with only two beads per round? Of course you can, with Carol's guidance!
Practice the swirling effect by making your own Kalahari Oasis Lariat along with Carol!
Thank you for coming along on this African helix journey!
 
 
11 Lessons
1  hrs 26  mins

International beading expert Carol Cypher is here to show you the basics of African helix stitch. In this class from our partners at Interweave, Carol will teach you from start to finish how to master this unique beading technique. You’ll learn about the origins of African helix stitch, the structure and anatomy of the stitch, how to dress and work with an armature and how to develop your own unique designs. Along the way, you’ll complete three stunning projects as you bead with Carol’s guidance.

Carol Cypher

Carol Cypher teaches workshops in beadwork and feltmaking and the provocative pairing of the two, in the U.S., Japan, Australia and Europe. She is author of "Mastering Beadwork: A Comprehensive Guide to Off-Loom Techniques," in addition to two felting books, "Hand Felted Jewelry and Beads: 25 Artful Designs" and "How We Felt: Designs and Techniques from Contemporary Felt Artists."

Carol Cypher

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