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.



August 2019




Masquerade Bracelet & Earrings $20 Class + $16 Bead Kit

Thursday, August  22nd — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Combine Demi beads and seed beads together to create this delicate woven set.

Design and Pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Thomasin Alyxander

Level: Beginner/Intermediate




Basic Crimping $15 All Inclusive

Friday, August 23rd — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, August 24th — 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 with no sign ups.  

Drop in promptly by 4:30pm Friday —or— 10:30am Saturday.

Level: Beginner



LunaSoft Necklace $20 Class + $20+ Materials

Saturday, August  24th — 1:00pm-4:00pm

Great project for a beginner!  Create a necklace that glows!   With a little glue and the One Step Looper, this beautiful, long necklace can be linked up in a cinch!

Design and Pattern by BeadSmith Inspiration Squad 

Level: Beginner


Mermaid Earrings $20 Class  +  $20+ Materials

Sunday, August  25th — 12:30pm-3:30pm

Play with our new Lakos Cymbal elements, GemDuo beads and Ginkos in gorgeous colors to create these stunning earrings.  A two-needle technique makes it smooth sailing!

Material List: Ginko beads, GemDuo beads (2 colors), Lakos IV Cymbal endings, jump rings, earrings

Design and Pattern by BeadSmith Inspiration Squad Leslie Rogalski

Level: Beginner/Intermediate


September 2019



Garden Bracelet $15 Class + $15 Class Bead Kit

Thursday, September 5th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Dazzling crystals with glass pearls are woven together for this beautiful bracelet full of sparkle.

Design and Pattern by Deb Roberti, aroundthebeadingtable.com

Level: Beginner


Stretchy Bracelets $15 All Inclusive

Friday, September 6th — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, September 7th — Drop in: 10:30am

Discover the tips and tricks in making fun, slip-on bracelets with elastic cord and a variety of beads. All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. 

First come, first bead basis with no sign ups.  Drop in promptly by 4:30pm Friday —or— 10:30am Saturday.

Level: Beginner



Viking Knit $30 Class + $10+ Materials 

Saturday, September 7th — 2:00pm-5:00pm

Make a simple, chic wire-woven bracelet, using knitting tools and a draw plate.

Level: Beginner



Persian Fan Earrings with Jeannine $40 Class + $29 Bead Kit

Sunday, September  8th — 12:30pm-3:30pm

Using the ever popular Super Duo Beads and very fine wire are a combo made in heaven. In this bohemian inspired pair of earrings you can learn to bead weave with very fine wire to create a beautiful, textural and ornate pair of earrings using Super Duo beads in combination with some other small beads. This is a great project to use leftovers from previous beading projects and come away with a great pair of earrings. 

Design and Pattern by guest instructor Jeannine Mankins

Level: Intermediate




Stackable Unicorne Rings $20 Class + $7 Bead Kit

Thursday, September 12th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Create three mesmerizing rings made of Unicorne lampwork drops and wire.  Wear them stacked together, or one as a solitaire. 

Level: Beginner/Intermediate


Knotting with Glass Pearls $15 All Inclusive

Friday, September 13th — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, September 14th — Drop in: 10:30am

Learn a traditional knotting technique using tweezers, and practice making a bracelet with Czech Glass Pearls on silk cord.  All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. 

First come, first bead basis with no sign ups.  Drop in promptly by 4:30pm Friday —or— 10:30am Saturday.

Level: Beginner













Intro To Soldering

$100 Class Fee - Four Class Series (Due at sign up to secure seat)
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       ($150 Materials & Tool Kit due by second class.)

Upcoming Session: 

September Weekend Session

        4pm-6pm - Saturday, September 14th

            12pm-2pm - Sunday, September 15th

        4pm-6pm - Saturday, September 21st

            12pm-2pm - Sunday, September 22nd


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 simple clasp.

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

This is a prerequisite class for future intermediate soldering classes at JBI.




Four Corners Bracelet $20 Class + $16 Bead Kit

Thursday, September 19th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

CzechMate Tiles and Lentils marry together with seed beads and a needle and thread to create this "wear with everything" bracelet.

Design and Pattern by Just Bead It

Level: Beginner/Intermediate


Ariel Band $20 Class + $20 Materials

Thursday, September 26th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Named after a sweet little mermaid, Deb's Ariel Band is for Ginko bead lovers! All you need are size 11/0 rocaille seed beads, 3mm and 4mm beads (round or fire-polished) and lots of Matubo two-hole Ginko beads.

Design and Pattern by Deb Roberti, aroundthebeadingtable.com

Level: Beginner/Intermediate



Brick Stitch Cuties $30 Class + $15 Bead Kit

Sunday, September  29th — 12:30pm-3:30pm

Create several darling, stitched motifs using cylinder seed beads, and a needle and thread. 

Level: Beginner/Intermediate