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Beading Classes

Enjoy personal, knowledgeable and fun instruction in our dedicated classroom.
Classes are kept small and taught by our patient and experienced instructors.

Payment is due at time of class. See below for class descriptions and times.

Please note: we try to provide "Class Bead Kits" to keep bead selection easy, when applicable. However, we are not always able to duplicate the exact colors shown in the pictures below. Ask staff for material requirements if you would like to use your own beads with the projects.

 


June 2017


Basic Stringing $20 Class + $8 Materials

Saturday, June 24th - 10:30am-1:00pm

An Introduction to the World of Beading. Learn how to use the various tools needed to make jewelry along with learning the components of bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Level: Beginner 


Sweet Alyssum No Class Fee + $15 Materials

Saturday, June 24th - 3:00pm-6:00pm

Weave a base of glowing round beads and build embellishments with pinch and melon beads that mimic the delicate petals of Alyssum flowers.
Design and pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Maria Teresa Moran.
Taught by guest instructior, Wendy Everard.

Level: Beginner


Stackable Sterling Silver Rings $60 Class + $40 Materials

Sunday, June 25th — 12:00pm-5:00pm

Keep practicing your metalsmithing skills by making trendy yet classic stackable finger rings.
Prerequisite: Intro to Soldering

Level: Intermediate



Enchanted Earrings $30 Class + $12 Materials

Thursday, June 29th - 3:00pm-6:00pm

Combine Chainmaille techniques with Swarovski crystals to create these dazzling earrings.

Design by Mike McBride

Level: Intermediate


July 2017


Whatamelon Bracelet $30 Class + Materials

Saturday, July 1st — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Use Crescents to make beaded beads and mini Melon Rounds to make beaded rings for this stretchy, summery bracelet. 

Design and pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Stefanie Eddo-Evans. 

Taught by guest instructior, Sara Misserian

Level: Intermediate 


Basic Briolette Wire Wraps $20 Class + $8 Materials

Saturday, July 8th  10:30am-1:00pm

Learn 3 different ways to wrap those tricky briolette shaped gems and drops with wire.  These first briolette wraps can then be easily turned into earrings, or added as a charm on your favorite necklace or bracelet.

Level: Beginner  


Track Bracelet $10 Class + Materials $12 & up

Sunday, July 9th  12:00pm-2:00pm or 3:00pm-5:00pm

Great beginner weaving project, with a classic stitch and easy to find materials. Try it with one of our new 6mm stone rounds!
Design and pattern by April Warren. 

Level: Beginner
 


Spinny Spiral Pendant $30 Class + Materials

Thursday, July 13th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

This ocean-inspired project gives you a touch of the amazing designs inside “Wire Jewelry Beaded and Beautiful.” Choose glass, stone or crystals to wrap around a spiral shaped pendant that you make yourself out of wire. 
Pattern from the book "Wire Jewelry Beaded and Beautiful" by Irina Miech.

Receive 25% off the publication if taking the class.
Level: Beginner
 



Kumihimo With Seed Beads $30 Class + $16-$24 Materials

Saturday,  July 15th — 10:00am-3:00pm

Using a foam board, learn how to braid seed beads on cord to create a beautiful rope-style bracelet.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate 


Rani Bracelet $30 Class + Materials

Sunday, July 16th  2:00pm-5:00pm

A piece of jewelry fit for a queen! Simple, but stunning, this bracelet combines Nib Bits, Crystal Chatons, MiniDuos and Seed Beads.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate 


Madras Bracelet $30 Class + Materials

Thursday, July 20th  3:00pm-6:00pm

A simple peyote-stitched bracelet embellished with Matubo Gemduo beads.
Design by Nela Kábelováok

Level: Intermediate 
 


Aztec Bracelet No Class Fee + Materials- $15-$20

Saturday, July 22nd  Drop In: 11am, 1pm or 3pm

Come bead with us, as we try out the AVA® beads: hand-pressed, 10x4mm, three-hole, angled beads shaped like a “V”! 
Drop in at: 11am, 1pm or 3pm, so we can get you started.

Design and pattern by Deborah Roberti (aroundthebeadingtable.com)
Level: Beginner


B.Y.O. Bead Kit $10 Class + Cost of Bead Kit

Thursday, July 27th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

If you’re like most bead enthusiasts, you probably have at least one bead kit in your collection, just waiting to be worked on. Bring it to this workshop! Or choose from one of our available bead kits! (Please let us know about your bead kit when signing up.)

Level: Beginner to Advance 



Knitting on a Spool $35 Class +  Materials

10:00am-12:00pm  Saturday, July 29th

Knitting is an age old tradition, but feels fresh and new when using a more modern medium. In this class, students will learn how to knit on a spool using Soft Flex beading wire.  Most students will complete the bracelet during class.

****Class Fee for this class must be paid in advance to reserve your spot.****

Click here to sign up!

Taught by Guest Instructor and Designer Sara Oehler 

Level: Beginner



Earrings! Earrings! Earrings! $35 Class +  Materials

12:30pm-2:30pm  Saturday, July 29th

In this class, students will learn all about crimping. We’ll use three different types of crimping pliers to make various pairs of earrings using Soft Flex beading wire. Students will leave with several pairs of completed earrings and an instructional booklet to create more at home.

****Class Fee for this class must be paid in advance to reserve your spot.****

Click here to sign up!

Taught by Guest Instructor and Designer Sara Oehler 

Level: Beginner


Sonoran Star Bracelet $35 Class +  Materials

3:00pm-5:00pm  Saturday, July 29th

From the soon-to-be released publication “Seed Bead Revolution,” Sara brings us this new pattern with Dragon Scales. In this class, students will learn about both crimping and knotting Soft Flex beading wire securely, and  how to use beading wire to weave Dragon Scale beads together. We will also patina connectors and clasps. Students should walk away with a complete bracelet or the fundamental knowledge for completing on their own.

****Class Fee for this class must be paid in advance to reserve your spot.****

Click here to sign up!

Taught by Guest Instructor and Designer Sara Oehler 

Level: Beginner



Woven Duo Drop Earrings $40 Class + Materials

Sunday, July 30th  2:00pm-5:00pm

Using the popular Super Duo beads and a few other small beads, you can create these bohemian style earrings. Just as duo beads are used in needle and thread bead weaving, they are versatile enough to use in wire projects as well! Turn a fine piece of wire into your 'needle and thread' and create these beautifully textural wire earrings.

Material List:
     22g Round, Soft Wire
     28g Round, Soft Wire
     2-5mm Round Jump Rings
     1 Pair of Ear Wires
     8-3mm Round Beads
     10-4mm Fire Polish
     15/0 Seed Beads
     11/0 Seed Beads 
     32 Super Duo Beads

*Optional Bead Kits available from guest instructor.*
Design and pattern by guest instructor, Jeannine Mankins.

Level: Intermediate



Coming in September........ 

Intro To Soldering $100 Four Class Series + $150 Materials & Tool Kit

Tuesday, September 5th- 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 12th- 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 19th- 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, September 26- 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Joyce will take you through the steps to bring soldering into your jewelry making projects. Learn about safety while creating decorative headpins, making and soldering jump rings, and creating your own clasps. Materials & Tools Kit includes the following premium supplies: Micro Torch, Soldering Brick, Copper Tweezers, Thermal Tweezers, Soldering Pick, Jeweler’s Saw with Blades, Pickle, Flux, Solder, and Sterling Silver Wire.
Level: Beginner