Rope Jewelry for Beginners: Make Your Own Necklaces

A course by Beth Pegler
Jewelry Designer and Maker. Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2021
, Jewelry Designer and Maker

Learn to make three unique rope accessories using two basic macramé knots, the figure eight and the lark's head, as well as the winding technique

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Learn to make three unique rope accessories using two basic macramé knots, the figure eight and the lark's head, as well as the winding technique



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  • 433 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 13 lessons (2h 1m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Some of the most beautiful accessories you can wear are the ones you make yourself. What started as a hobby for jewelry designer, Beth Pegler, soon became a blossoming business in handmade accessories. Her work has been featured in gallery exhibitions and publications like Mollie Makes and Project Calm.

In this online course, Beth teaches you how to make her three best-selling necklaces. She takes you step by step through the process of creating beautiful macramé knots and transforming them into necklaces with the winding technique. Ready to make bespoke jewelry with your own two hands?

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. The Basics for Making Necklaces
  • U3
    U3. Making the Three Necklaces
  • U4
    U4. Bigger and Bolder Designs
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Meet Beth Pegler, a jewelry designer, maker, and your teacher for this course. Hear about her creative journey that led her to the world of jewelry-making and build her business. She also shares her influences and her sources of inspiration.

Get an overview of various materials and techniques used throughout the course. This includes the figure-eight and larks-head macramé knots, as well as the winding embroidery thread method.

Find inspiration by exploring references and starting a mood board filled with ideas. Time to start crafting your three pieces step by step! Start with the Elspeth accessory, followed by the Maud and Ann necklaces. Learn how to make adjustable knots, and try out different color combinations.

To finish the course, Beth teaches how to make even bolder versions of the necklaces made in the previous unit. She also shows you how you can apply the different techniques learned throughout the course to other wearable accessories.

What is this course's project?

Create three rope accessories using two basic macramé knots (the figure eight and the lark's head), as well as the winding technique.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for DIY lovers, accessory enthusiasts, and jewelry makers who want to explore the world of macramé.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is necessary.

To take this course, you need a needle, embroidery thread, scissors, magnet clasps, tape, glue, a tape measure, and different types of rope. Beth explains which type of rope to look for in the second unit.


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Beth Pegler

A course by Beth Pegler

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Jewelry Designer and Maker

Beth Pegler is a jewelry designer based in Sheffield, UK. She started making and selling textile jewelry in 2015 and now produces two collections a year. She works mainly with metal, rope, and embroidery thread, and uses the age-old art of knot-making to create modern, wearable pieces of jewelry.

Her work has been exhibited in The Scottish Gallery’s 2019 exhibition, Feeling Fabric, and has been featured in magazines including Mollie Makes Social Media, Project Calm, Lionheart and 91 magazine.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Basics for Making Necklaces

    • Materials and Tools
    • The Figure Eight Knot
    • The Larks Head Knot
    • The Winding Technique
  • U3

    Making the Three Necklaces

    • The Mood Board
    • The Elspeth Necklace
    • The Maud Necklace
    • Colour Combination Techniques
    • The Ann Necklace
  • U4

    Bigger and Bolder Designs

    • Bold Elspeth and Maud Necklace
    • Ann Necklace Changes
  • FP

    Final project

    • Rope Jewelry for Beginners: Make Your Own Necklaces

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Rope Jewelry for Beginners: Make Your Own Necklaces. Craft course by Beth Pegler

Rope Jewelry for Beginners: Make Your Own Necklaces

A course by Beth Pegler
Jewelry Designer and Maker. Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Joined October 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (1)
  • 433 students