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 2019



Leia Bracelet $15 All Inclusive

Friday, June 21st — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, June 22nd — Drop in: 10:30am

Using a modified right angle weave, come make a simple yet beautiful bracelet with size 11 seed beads, Magatama Drops, 4mm Swarovski Round Crystals, and 3mm TierraCast metal heishi spacers.

All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. 

First come, first bead basis. Drop in promptly by 4:30pm Friday —or— 10:30am Saturday.
Level: Beginner



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

Saturday, June 22nd — 2:00pm-6:00pm (Class Full)

With the help of a bead spinner and foam board, learn how to braid seed beds on cord to create a beautiful rope-style bracelet.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate


Palmetto Necklace $20 Class + $55 Materials

Sunday, June 23rd — 12:30pm-3:30pm

This beaded collar necklace is striking and beautiful. The colorway possibilities are endless. The structure comes together neatly without warping or bunching due to the consistent hole spacing of the CzechMates 2-Hole Bead system.

Design & Pattern By Starman TrendSetter, Yasmin Sarfati

Level: Intermediate



Crystal Ladder Bracelet $20 Class + $12.50 Materials

Thursday, June 27th — 3:00pm-6:00pm)

Weave a beaded ladder out of Magatamas, Seed Beads, and Crystal Rounds, and create a bracelet.

Design & Pattern By Just Bead It

Level: Beginner/Intermediate



Red, White & Blue Multi-Strand Stretchy $15 All Inclusive

Friday, June 28th — Drop in: 4:30pm
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Saturday, June 29th — Drop in: 10:30am

It's not summer, without the 4th of July!  Create a three strand stretchy bracelet with spacers, crystals and seed beads.

All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials. 

First come, first bead basis. No sign ups necessary. Drop in promptly by 4:30pm Friday —or— 10:30am Saturday.
Level: Beginner


Macramé Wrap $40 Class + $18 Bead Kit

Sunday, June 30th — 12:30pm-3:30pm

Macramé has it’s origins in the 13th-century. The knotting technique was used by sailors while at sea to make fishing nets, hammocks, belts and bell fringe and was then used to barter with when they came ashore. Today macramé is used for household decorations, jewelry and other fashion accessories.

In this class you will learn the 2 main macrame knots and use several different style beads to accent them with to create a sampler wrap bracelet. 

Pattern by guest instructor, Jeannine Mankins
Level: Enthusiastic Beginner



July 2019



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 Sessions: 

July Afternoon Session  (Class Full)

            4pm-6pm - Tuesday, July 9th - Friday, July 12th

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.


Aurora Bangle Earrings $15 All Inclusive

Saturday, July 6th — Drop in: 10:30am

Learn how to wrap crystals around a wire ring base, then add a focal bead to create these beautiful earrings.

All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials for one pair of earrings.

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

Level: Beginner


Ginko Wrap Bracelet $15 All Inclusive

Saturday, July 6th — Drop in: 2:00pm

Try using the new Matubo Ginko beads, pinch beads and seed beads, in this beginner friendly project using crimping and stringing techniques.

Learn how to wrap crystals around a wire ring base, then add a focal bead to create these beautiful earrings.

All-inclusive fee includes class instruction and provided materials for a single wrap bracelet.

First come, first bead basis with no sign ups. Drop in promptly by 4:00pm Saturday.

Design and Pattern by Nela Kábelová
Level: Beginner



Flower Power Necklace & Earrings $20.00 Class + Cost of Materials

Sunday, July 7th — 2:00pm-5:00pm

Indulge your inner hippie with a flower necklace and matching earrings.

Material List: 

Paisley Duos, Size 11 Seed Beads, Size 15 Seed Beads, 4mm beads, and 3mm beads.

Design and Pattern by Deb Roberti, aroundthebeadingtable.com

Level: Beginner



Wildflower Bracelet $20 Class + Cost of Materials

Thursday, June 18th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Starman Teacup beads hug the sides of CzechMates® Cabochons in this flower-inspired bracelet that also features CzechMates Crescents and TOHO® seed beads.

Design and Pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Michelle Snyder

Level: Beginner



Infinity Bracelet $15 All Inclusive

Friday, July 19th — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, July 20th — Drop in: 10:30am

Rondelle crystals and wire intertwine in this infinity style bracelet.

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



Summer Baubles Necklace & Earrings $20 Class + Cost of Materials

Saturday, July 20th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Bring joy to your summer wardrobe with this necklace and earrings set made with handmade, lampwork beads, TierraCast metal components, chain and leather.

Level: Beginner



Triton's Ring $30 Class + Cost of Materials

Thursday, July 25th — 3:00pm-6:00pm

Coil and wrap a wire ring with stones, pearls, shells and crystals to make a stunning statement ring.

Level: Intermediate



Single Leather Wrap $15 All Inclusive

Friday, July 26th — Drop in: 4:30pm
—or—

Saturday, July 27th — Drop in: 10:30am

Learn the basics of making wrap bracelets with a single wrap made with 6mm glass and leather.

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



UFO Workshop $10 Class + Cost of Bead Kit

Saturday, July 27th — 3:00pm-5:00pm

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

Level: Beginner



Ginko Pendants Galore $40 Class + Cost of Materials

Sunday, July 28th — 12:30pm-4:00pm

Create multiple pendants with Ginko beads using a range of seed beads and other two hole beads.  Wear each one separately or together for a layered look. 

Ginkgo Leaf Pendant Design & Pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Kim Leahy 

Asterisk Pendant Design & Pattern by Starman TrendSetter, Ivona Šuchmannová

Dragon Beaded Bead Design &Pattern by Nela Kábelová Level: Beginner