Foundations of Bead Weaving

No Skills Required
July 13 & 20, 2024 11:00 am - 1:30 pm View in Your Timezone

Bead weaving offers a myriad of design possibilities that can be achieved with a solid foundation in two popular and versatile techniques: weaving with and without a loom. The class focuses on how to successfully choose bead colors and finishes, warp a loom, read patterns, work even and odd count peyote stitch, and finish a variety of wearable pieces. A brief history of seed beads and how to create one’s own pattern will also be included.


All of our online workshops are recorded and, with purchase of the seat in the class, you have access to the recording(s) between workshop sessions as well as for 45 days after the workshop ends.

Meet the Instructor

Mïa Vollkommer

Mïa Vollkommer has worked with seed beads for 25 years, and bead weaving has always been part of her artistic practice. Throughout her career Mïa has worked in the arts, including as the market manager for the Arts Council of New Orleans, web photographer for AKAR gallery in Iowa City, and as program manager for…


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