Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Macrame Flower Bracelet Class @ ArtBLISS!

 The artBLISS retreat is coming up soon! I'm really super excited to be going to this event and to be teaching. I'm debuting my new class, Macrame Flower Bracelet. In my class, you'll be knotting up a stylish bracelet, while learning all the ins and outs of my favorite material, Irish waxed linen cord. If you've been looking to add knotting and macrame techniques to your jewelry-making repertoire, this class is for you. OR if you want to try Irish waxed linen in your jewelry, this class is for you. Or if you just want to have some fun and make a cute bracelet, this class is for you, too!  

I'm gearing up now and starting to get ready for my class. While I was at Bead Fest a few weeks ago, I picked up some awesome Hill Tribe pure copper findings specially for my bracelet class kits. I've always been a huge fan of Hill Tribe silver, so I'm thrilled I can enjoy the same quality beads and findings in pure copper! I'm in love with them. The hook clasp is perfect in size and great for making the bracelet adjustable. I love adjustable bracelets. I snagged the cute little lotus charms, too. How adorable are these? And they are the perfect finishing touch at the end of the bracelet. I love dangles a lot, too. :) When I got my new findings home, I was so excited I had to make up a new bracelet sample for the class, Here's just an idea of what you can make...
 Macrame Flower Bracelet Class - $60

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Time: 6:00pm- 9:00pm (Evening Workshop)
Erin Siegel
Kit Fee:
$15 (includes all materials needed to make one bracelet)

Class Description:
Macrame is once again chic for jewelry! Learn classic macrame techniques to make this unique flower motif bracelet. Knotting techniques covered in class will include: Lark's head knot, square knot, overhand knot and slip knot. Using Irish waxed linen cord, you will learn how to tie colorful gemstone rounds and accent beads into a pretty flower pattern. You will also learn how to connect your cord to a metal clasp using a slip knot. Finish your bracelet off with an adjustable chain extender, wire-wrapped bead dangles and a sweet flower charm. Color choices for beads will include: red, orange, chartreuse, green, turquoise and blue. You will also have a choice of waxed linen cord colors for your bracelet as well. Variations of the design made in class will also be shown and discussed, so you will be able to expand on what you've learned.

Tool List:
Students should bring the following tools to class:
macrame board and T-pin or office clipboard
round nose pliers
pair of chain nose pliers
wire cutters

So, what do you say? Come join me. Here's a little sneak peak at the kits I'm preparing for you... 

This is just a small sampling of what I will have available for your kits. You will be able to fully customize your bracelet. You'll have your choice of gemstone bead colors as well as your choice of Irish waxed linen cord colors, too! Each kit will also include the pure copper Hill Tribe accent beads and findings.
Looking forward to seeing you at artBLISS and hope to have you in my class!


  1. That bracelet is so cute! You've been a busy gal! I started following that blog (good life) you told me about, and actually went to a bloggers social she organized last week. It was so fun and great to meet some amazing women! Jill could not be more cute if she tried!

  2. Hi, Erin! I am registered to take your class at artBLISS! I'm so excited, can't wait to learn these techniques!


I live for comments! Please do share your thoughts...