Hands-On Beading: Sylianka with an "X" with Maria Rypan - ONLINE

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Join Maria Rypan for this workshop where she will show you how motifs are created by placement of colored beads as you are netting. Thanks to the marvels of cameras and Zoom, you will be able to see close ups of how Maria strings beads and passes them through a common bead to create a net and motifs.

Hands On - SYLIANKA WITH AN 'X' by Maria Rypan

Learn how motifs are created by color placement as you bead along! The color changes keep you on your toes. Uniquely illustrated instructions give a clear understanding for following a pattern, as well as how to create a collar with vertical netting. all have an 'X' motif, but different variations along the lower edge. This workshop helps to understand how to adapt your own designs to single needle netting.

Supply List:

8/ seed beads in three colors (dark, light and mid-tone)

Optional: Stopper bead: different coloured 6/ bead (Used a the beginning; then removed).

Stringing material: nylon beading thread or Fireline®, Wildfire® (braided beading thread)


Clasp and closed ring for closure

Thread clippers

Beading mat, Chinet® plate for beads and work surface.

PDFs of illustrated step-by-step instructions by Rypan Designs will be emailed to registrants before the workshop.



Maria Rypan is an international designer and instruction book publisher recognized for her Ukrainian-style of beading and interest in global folk arts. Her work is featured in many beadwork publications. Since 1995 she’s been teaching internationally, produced a kit line and lectures on beading and global folk arts. Her research trips to Ukraine yield fresh material about folk costumes, adornments and trends. Visit www.rypandesigns.com

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This webinar is FREE, but registration is required to view.  Donations are gratefully accepted!


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UHEC folk art programming is made possible by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

November 20th, 2021 12:00 PM through  1:30 PM
Event Fee(s)
Voluntary donation $ 1.00