Pikes Peak Weavers Guild

PPWG Peyote Stitch Bracelet Mini-Workshop


12:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Mountainview Church of Christ
1080 E LaSalle St, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Event Type

Off-Loom Bead Weaving: Four Bead, Flat Even Count Peyote Bracelet

Like beads and weaving? Learn how to use beads, thread, and a needle to create a simple bracelet using an ancient off-loom bead weaving technique called the Peyote stitch. Peyote stitch, also called Twill stitch, or one-bead netted stitch, has a history in many cultures around the world and can be utilized to make jewelry, sculpt interesting objects, embellish clothing, and decorate ceremonial items. In this class students will have the opportunity to make one bracelet using the flat Peyote, even count method. If students finish early and wish to start a second bracelet, they may purchase another bead kit for $5.00.

Materials Fee: $10.00

  • Size 6 seed bead kit (choice of colors)   $5.00
  • 1 large button for clasp   $1.00
  • Thread (One G from spool)   $0.50
  • 1 Size 11 Tulip beading needle   $2.00
  • Fuzzy cloth matt   $1.50

Student should bring if they have:

  • Small sharp sewing scissors
  • A portable container such as a shoe box or gallon zip lock bag for carrying supplies
  • Pencil for notes

Items the Instructor will Bring:

  • Instruction sheet
  • Graph paper
  • Foam core aid
  • Pliers
  • Samples of beaded work
  • Beadwork books and magazines