|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: STRINGING|
|Learn to design and make your own necklace or bracelet. This class will introduce you to all the different types of stringing materials and tools as well as how to attach a clasp. You will design and make one bracelet in the class using semi precious stones. Absolutely no experience necessary. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $40 (includes all materials.)|
|Thu Aug 5|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Tue Aug 10|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Fri Aug 20|| 11:00 AM || || |
|LENGUA ESPANOLA: INTRODUCCION AL ENCORDADA|
|Aprenda a diseñar y hacer su propio collar o pulsera. Esta clase le presentará todos los diferentes tipos de materiales y herramientas para encordar, así como cómo colocar un broche. Diseñarás y fabricarás una pulsera en la clase con piedras semipreciosas. Absolutamente no se necesita experiencia. Instructores: Staff. 2 horas; $ 40 (incluye todos los materiales).
THIS CLASS IS TAUGHT ENTIRELY IN SPANISH.|
|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: WIRE WRAPPING|
|In this class you will design and make a pair of dangling earrings (either 2-drop or 3-drop) using semi precious stones. You will learn how to select the best wire for your project and two approaches to attaching beads so they dangle from your piece. No pre-requisites or experience is necessary to take this class, but we suggest that you take Introduction to Stringing first. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $40(includes all materials.)
|Wed Jul 28|| 11:00 AM || Tue Aug 17|| 11:00 AM|
|Sat Jul 31|| 11:00 AM || Sat Aug 21|| 11:00 AM|
|Mon Aug 2|| 11:00 AM || Mon Aug 30|| 11:00 AM|
|Fri Aug 13|| 11:00 AM || || |
|This class will teach you some of the basics of bead weaving and three stitches that are eventually used in more complex projects. Ideal for beginners or those looking for a refresher. Stitches covered will be ladder, flat herringbone, and peyote. You will leave with 2 keychains. Taught by Sandra. All materials included. 3 hrs. $45.|
|INTRODUCTORY CLASS: KNOTTING WITH SILK|
|Knotting not only protects delicate beads, but the knots can be used as a design element; knotting with leather is especially popular today. In this class you will make a 'tin cup' style necklace with large fresh water pearls, Swarovski bicones, and a sterling silver clasp. Instructors: Staff. 2 hours; $45(includes all materials).|
|Fri Jul 30|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Mon Aug 30|| 11:00 AM || || |
|Create a fabulous multi-strand necklace using thin wire, a crochet hook, and your creativity. The unique look is determined by the selection of stones, crystals, and pearls. Match your colors to the flowers of summer, the foliage of fall, or to any palette you desire. This technique lends itself to numerous variations once you have the foundations from this class. Knowledge of crochet not necessary! Guest instructed by Marianne Olbermann. 2.5-3hrs. $55. Materials not included.|
|This Victorian inspired necklace with a modern twist will dress up any outfit. You will learn a new way to bezel a lunasoft cabochon using right angle weave and modified right angle weave. Appropriate for intermediate level beaders. *Must be proficient in Right Angle Weave. Designed & taught by Carmelina Calabrese. $60. Allow 4 hours.|
|Another Edgar Lopez original! Hope Butterfly is a design for the joy and happiness of everyone. The Butterfly is a symbol of beauty but also is about change and rebirth. This design is made to give everyone not just the beauty of the Butterfly but also the joy of a new beginning. For Intermediate level bead weavers. Prerequisite: CRAW and square stitch. $60 plus materials. Allow 4-5 hours. Taught by the designer himself!|
To register for any class, you must call to pre-pay and check availability:
. We don't take reservations via email or from the
website because the attendance books are kept at the front desk, and only prepaid reservations are recorded.
So please telephone during store hours to sign up for any class.
ALL CLASSES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED AND PRE-PAID
- Advanced registration and full deposit are required for any class.
- Space is limited and reservations will not be held without payment
- Anyone 14 years of age or older may register for a class.
- No refunds or transfers for no-shows or for cancellations made less
than 3 days in advance of your class.
- We reserve the right to cancel any class, in which case we will issue full refunds.
- Use of tools is included.
- We reserve the right to substitute comparable beads and
components in class project kits based on availability of materials.
Materials for classes will always be available for purchase on the day of the class.
When attending a class with us, we kindly request that you support our shop by not using beads purchased elsewhere.