Exploring Bead Weaving ~ Genesis Spiral Stitch (Online)

  • Thursday, July 08, 2021
  • Thursday, July 15, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • Thursday, July 08, 2021, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Thursday, July 15, 2021, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Class time is Pacific Time, Class Code JE070821CE
  • 4


  • $78 tuition + $22 materials + $4 shipping
  • $78 tuition + $22 materials + $4 shipping
  • $60 tuition + $22 materials + $4 shipping
  • $60 tuition + $22 materials + $4 shipping

    Registration will close on Monday, June 21st.

Registration is closed

**This workshop will be conducted via live streaming with Zoom.**

Join instructor, Chris Eisenberg for this bracelet technique that was the beginning of her love affair with all things beading . . . hence the name, Genesis! This stitch is based solely on the spiral stitch which is an absolute staple of bead weaving and a pattern that offers countless variations to continue building your skills.  As always, we will begin session one with a review of the basics of beading ~ setting up a space, tools needed and best practices for beaders. The basic pattern of the spiral stitch will be presented and practiced for the duration of the session.

Students will reinforce and gain comfort with this technique by completing an assigned amount of the project during the week before the finishing class. Session two will focus on problem solving and finishing techniques.  Variations of spiral stitch will be discussed for further inspiration!

Kits will include everything needed to make your bracelet. Please verify your mailing address when you register.

Students will need to supply scissors and a tape measure.


  • Registration for this class will close on Monday, June 21st so that kits can be assembled and mailed in a timely manner. Please verify your mailing address when you register. Cancellations will not be accepted after June 21.
  • To register, please choose the color combination you would like to receive in your kit. There are 3 kits available in each color for each registration category. Should available kits sell out in a registration category, please add your name to the waitlist for that color.
  • This class will be conducted via Zoom. For a great video on how to use Zoom, watch this tutorial. Please make sure you have the most current version of the Zoom software.

  • A Zoom link to join this online event will be sent to the email you registered with one day prior to each session. Please watch for this email. You may need to check your spam folder.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

Instructor Bio:

Chris Eisenberg discovered beading while recovering from an accident and the resulting traumatic brain injury.  Beading was intensive therapy for Chris and has been medically credited for helping restore significant brain function.  Chris holds a PhD in classical piano performance and opera direction from the University of Northern Colorado and is currently on the faculty at Central Washington University in Ellensburg WA as a performance coach and collaborator.  She has previously taught art workshops at the Autumn Artist Retreat and in the Iron Mountain Arts studio near Port Gamble.

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