Beadweaving: A Festival of Colour
Tutor: Stephanie BurnhamCourse Code: 1819-02


Join Stephanie in creating A Festival Of Colour through bead weaving techniques. Have fun with colour, texture and shapes to produce some stunning pieces of jewellery and accessories to keep or give as presents. A really fun course with lots of learning along the way. This would also make a great introduction to this lovely art form as there will be a selection of pieces to choose from with varying degrees of skill levels.


Students will be able to choose from a selection of projects, all of which will have various skill levels to suit individual learning needs. Students will be given advice on colour and the use of different beads. Several techniques will be covered with detailed notes on each project to take home to allow students to complete their projects if not quite complete at the time of finishing the course. But above all, a great course in at atmosphere of like minded people with lots of learning and lots of fun.

Please bring with you

Below is a basic list of materials you will need, the tutor will be bringing supplies to purchase also. Please feel free to bring your Bead Stash if you have one, it's often possible to substitute beads.

Size 8, 11 & 15 seed beads
Size 11 Delica beads
14mm rivolis
Size 2, 3 & 4mm pearls
Size 3, 4mm bi cone crystals
Beading needles, thread and small, sharp scissors
A magnifier if you usually use one at home

The following items can be purchased from your tutor

As you are able to choose projects from a selection, it is quite difficult to estimate actual costs; please feel free to email the tutor for further guidance on price:


This course is suitable for all levels. There will be a selection of projects to suit all abilities.

Course Location

Missenden Abbey
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD


Stephanie Burnham

Stephanie Burnham

Stephanie comes from a textile background. After completing her City & Guilds in Creative Studies & Embroidery she then discovered beadwork which is now a passion. Stephanie has written five books to date and has taught extensively throughout the UK and Japan.
Website: Stephanie Burnham

4th to 5th May 2019
Saturday to Sunday

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9.30amCoffee on arrival
9.45amWelcome and tutor introductions for all
10am-1pmTeaching session
1pmLunch for all - residents may check in
2-5.30pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-1pmTeaching session
1pmLunch for all
2-5pmLast teaching session