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.

 



UFO Workshop $10 Class

Thursday, January 31st — 3:00pm-6:00pm

How many Un-Finished Objects do you have hanging out in your beading case? Bring them in during this workshop, and finish them up amongst friends. And, we will even give you the clasps and findings for free! (up to $10 value)
Level: Beginner

February 2019



Valentine Earrings $15 All Inclusive

Friday, February 1st — Drop in: 4:30pm
Or Saturday, February 2nd — Drop in: 10:30am

Learn how to make coil wrapped wire loops by creating two pairs of Valentine themed earrings. All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. First come, first bead basis.
No sign ups necessary, just drop in promptly at 4:30pm Friday, or 10:30am Saturday.
Level: Beginner

 



Artisan Heart Necklace $30 Class + $30 Bead Kit

Thursday, February 7th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Link up a handmade, lampwork heart with specialty chain and Swarovski crystals, to create this whimsical heart necklace. Learn when to incorporate simple loops and coiled wrapped loops into the design, as well as tips for making coiled wrapped loops directly onto chain. Perfect to be worn or gifted on Valentine’s Day!
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: wire experience.

 


Basic Crimping $15 All Inclusive

Friday, February 8th — Drop in: 4:30pm
Or Saturday, February 9th — Drop in: 10:30am

Learn the basics of crimping while exploring the necessary tools and supplies to make finished, durable bracelets. Discover 3 types of beading wire, 3 styles of clasps, and 2 ways to crimp, and learn the differences and benefits of each. All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. First come, first bead basis. No sign ups necessary, just drop in promptly at 4:30pm Friday, or 10:30am Saturday. 

Level: Beginner



Stackable Woven Cuff $40 Class + $27 Bead Kit

Sunday, February 10th — 12:30pm-3:30pm

Stacking multiple bracelets is a fashion statement that has come and gone over the years, and is very IN fashion right now. In this class you will make an original cuff style bracelet that is easily stackable, and is filled with an intricate woven pattern that has a very textural look and feel. This is a great beginner class if you want to learn the basics of wire weaving.
Pattern by guest instructor, Jeannine Mankins
Level: Intermediate



Wire Heart Make N’ Take $3 per wire heart (embellishments not included)

Thursday, February 14th — 12:30pm-4:30pm

Freeform wire into a heart to make a darling, Valentine adornment. Keep it simple, or add a decorative drop or bead as an embellishment. These wire hearts make great pendants or earrings. Or use them as a festive ornament or present topper! First come, first bead basis. No sign ups necessary, just drop in any time between 12:30pm and 4:30pm
All Levels

 



Rose Windows Earrings $15 All Inclusive

Friday, February 15th — Drop in: 4:30pm
Or Saturday, February 16th — Drop in: 10:30am

Great for a novice beadweaver, these colorful and adorable earrings are stitched with miniduos, seed beads and a needle and thread. All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. First come, first bead basis. No sign ups necessary, just drop in promptly at 4:30pm Friday, or 10:30am Saturday.
Level: Beginner



Pol Bracelet $30 Class + $12.50 Bead Kit

Thursday, February 21st — 3:00pm-6:00pm

The two-hole CzechMates® at the center of these ingenious components can be easily interchanged—choose to use Bars, Diamonds™, Lentils, and/or Triangles alongside TOHO® Demi Rounds and seed bead rounds. Choose your own beads, or pick one of our bead kits utilizing 1 or more of fabulous two-hole CzechMates®.
Design & Pattern By Starman TrendSetter, Veres Zsuzsa-Vezsuzsi
Level: Intermediate



Simple Loop Wire Linked Bracelet $15 All Inclusive

Friday, February 22nd — Drop in: 4:30pm
Or Saturday, February 23rd — Drop in: 10:30am

Get the hang of making simple round wire loops by creating a bead-linked bracelet. All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. First come, first bead basis. No sign ups necessary, just drop in promptly at 4:30pm Friday, or 10:30am Saturday.
Level: Beginner 



B.Y.O.(Bring Your Own) Bead Kit $10 + Cost of Bead Kit

Thursday, February 28th — 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