|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.)|
|Sat Oct 8|| 11:30 AM || || |
|Thu Oct 13|| 11:30 AM || || |
|Mon Oct 31|| 11:30 AM || || |
|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.)
|Thu Oct 6|| 11:30 AM || || |
|Sun Oct 9|| 12:30 PM || || |
|Mon Oct 17|| 11:30 AM || || |
|Tue Oct 25|| 11:30 AM || || |
|Come learn Bead Weaving Basics, the art of weaving jewelry with just a needle, thread, and beads. In this comprehensive intro class you will learn about the best stringing materials, beads, and needles to use for your projects; how how to read a bead weaving pattern, and three basic stitches: ladder, flat herringbone, and even-count peyote. You will make your own bracelet (which you might not finish in class). Taught by Sandra. All materials included. 3 hrs. $50.|
|BEAD WEAVING -THE NEXT STEP|
|Loved Bead Weaving Basics? Ready for more? In this "Beadweaving 2" class you will learn a new stitch - decreasing brick stitch - and combine it with the herringbone and ladder to make a beautiful bracelet. Taught by Sandra. 3 hours, $45, all materials included.|
|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).|
|NEW! From Valerie Felcetto. Try out this new design, taught in person by Valerie! Bezel cushion cut crystals, add some seedbeads, fire polish, rose montees, and a gorgeous clasp and you'll be all set for a night out on the town! No homework prior to class, this one is made by connecting componants. Intermediate level, previous beadweaving experience required. Allow 4 hours. $60 plus materials.|
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.