|Join us for Late Night! Every second and fourth Wednesday night from 6-8pm, come in and bead, chat, snack and shop with friends! Late Night is free to attend, just call ahead to let us know you'll be coming. See you there!|
|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.|
|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.)
|FREE STRETCHY DEMO CLASS!|
|Curious about how to make an elastic bracelet last? Come to this FREE class to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about strong stretchy bracelets! You won't make a project in this class, but you'll gain all the knowledge required to make beautiful, quality stretchy bracelets for years to come. Bring a friend!|
|STITCH OF THE MONTH - BRICK STITCH EARRING|
|In this intro level bead weaving class you will learn Brick Stitch and use it to make a classic earring. You can choose any beads (delicas and 11's work best) and add some dangling bugles to create this fun, flirty earring! Once you learn this stitch you'll be eager to make lots more for gifting! Taught by Sandra Dellano. $35 plus materials. Approx. 2 hours.|
|ROLO AND LEATHER BRACELET|
|Just Google 'Rolo Cuff Bracelet' and you'll see that this is a new fad. This casual bracelet is made with rolo chain and 'distressed' Greek leather. Weave the two together, and finish it with a self-closing slider. The slider closing means it will fit just about anyone, so makes a great gift. Can also be made in a smaller version with C-Lon. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Instructor: Staff. 90 minutes. $25,(plus materials)|
|COUTURE STYLE EARRINGS|
|With a little manual dexterity, you can look like you spent a fortune on these couture earrings. All you need is familiarity with beading tools, and in an hour, you'll walk out of the store with a pair of these earrings, in the color of your choice (also makes a nice pendant). Just make sure not to tell anyone how much you spent. Instructor: Debbie or Denise. 1 hour. $30 (includes materials - silver non-tarnishing craft wire, one strand of Chinese crystals, and plated earwires). Pre-made forms or other beads extra.|
|SO FAUX TENNIS BRACELET|
|Join us to have as much fun making this bracelet as you will have wearing it! We were inspired to create a piece with the stunning sparkle and clean design of a diamond tennis bracelet, but at a fraction of the price. Select Swarovski or Chinese crystals, and silver or gold seedbead 'prongs'. This is an introductory class - but hopefully not your very first project! Instructor: Staff. 2 1/2 hours. $35 (gold or silver seedbeads included; other materials extra)|
|CHAN LUU INSPIRED SINGLE WRAP BRACELET|
|By now, you've probably seen these gorgeous bracelets gracing many a wrist and likely own a few yourself. Come in and learn how to do a short version as a single wrap using leather, fireline, firepolished crystals and a button. Design it to your liking and take your skills home to make the multi-wrap styles we all love so much.
1.5-2hrs. Instructor: Staff. Leather and fireline included in cost of class, only beads and button are extra. $35.|
|TREE OF LIFE|
|Open to beginners but some wire wrapping skill is advisable. Learn to distinguish different gauges of wire to create an open form and twist wire to create a tree within in. Adding beads is optional and you can scale it up or down as you please. Wire is included, additional beads/chain extra. Can be made to any length you prefer or even adapted to make earrings. $40. 2 hrs.|
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.