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August 2007

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CLASSES & INSTRUCTION

General Class Information    Current Class Schedule    Detail Class Descriptions
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DATE

DAY

WorkShop

Class

 

Time

Topic

Cost

Time

Topic

Cost

 

27-Aug

Monday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28-Aug

Tuesday

 

CLOSED

 

 

CLOSED

 

 

29-Aug

Wednesday

11:00

Learn to Crimp

$15.00

 

 

 

 

30-Aug

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31-Aug

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-Sep

Saturday

2:00

Learn An Eye Loop

$15.00

 

 

 

 

2-Sep

Sunday

 

CLOSED

 

 

 

 

 

3-Sep

Monday

 

CLOSED

 

 

 

 

 

4-Sep

Tuesday

 

CLOSED

 

 

CLOSED

 

 

5-Sep

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6-Sep

Thursday

10:30

Bead with the Bearoness

$1.00

6:30

Intro to Beading

$40.00

 

7-Sep

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8-Sep

Saturday

2:00

Learn A Twisted Loop

$15.00

 

 

 

 

10:30

Bead with the Bearoness

$1.00

 

 

 

 

9-Sep

Sunday

 

 

 

2:00

Intro to Wire Working

$40.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:00

Intro to Beading

$40.00

 

10-Sep

Monday

11:00

Learn An Eye Loop

$15.00

 

 

 

 

11-Sep

Tuesday

 

CLOSED

 

 

CLOSED

 

 

12-Sep

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13-Sep

Thursday

1:00

Beginner Chrismon Lesson

$3.00

 

 

 

 

14-Sep

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15-Sep

Saturday

2:00

Learn to Crimp

$15.00

 

 

 

 

16-Sep

Sunday

 

 

 

2:00

GF Earring Hoop

$60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:00

GF Soft Bracelet

$60.00

 

17-Sep

Monday

11:00

Learn to Crimp

$15.00

 

 

 

 

18-Sep

Tuesday

 

CLOSED

 

 

CLOSED

 

 

19-Sep

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20-Sep

Thursday

10:30

Bead with the Bearoness

$1.00

 

 

 

 

21-Sep

Friday

1:00

Beginner Chrismon Lesson

$3.00

 

 

 

 

22-Sep

Saturday

2:00

Learn An Eye Loop

$15.00

 

 

 

 

23-Sep

Sunday

 

 

 

2:00

Intro to Beading

$40.00

 

 

 

 

5:00

Intro to Wire Working

$40.00

 

24-Sep

Monday

11:00

Learn An Eye Loop

$15.00

 

 

 

 

25-Sep

Tuesday

 

CLOSED

 

 

CLOSED

 

 

26-Sep

Wednesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27-Sep

Thursday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28-Sep

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29-Sep

Saturday

2:00

Learn to Crimp

$15.00

 

 

 

 

10:30

Bead with the Bearoness

$1.00

 

 

 

 

30-Sep

Sunday

 

 

 

OFFSITE PARTY -- Senior Center

 

 

 

All Prices for Classes and Workshops include the cost of materials, instruction and workshop fees. We have tools for your use, but
u
sing your own is always best. We require a 50% deposit for Classes. Even if only one person is registered and has paid a deposit we will hold the class. See our website for further information and classes that you can schedule or request!

Chandelier Chain and Crystal Earrings
14K GF Earring Example
Bead and Button Chain Mail Swarovski Bracelet
14K GF Bangle Example
Swarovski Crystal Gum Drop Bracelet Example
14K GF Soft Bracelet Example
Bead and Button Spiral Weave Bracelet Example
3-Strand Swarovski Crystal Bracelet Example

General Class Information:

We offer scheduled classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings as well as Sunday and Monday afternoons. We are also happy to set up individualized classes for comparable prices as our other classes listed below. (Note: Our August Classes will start on August 19th due to our HUGE SALES EVENT! Please feel free to call and schedule an individual class if you need to have one at a time more convenient for your schedule.)

Our evening classes (EVE) are held at 6:30pm and our afternoon (PM) classes start at 2:00pm. You are welcome to bring your own tools, as a matter of fact we recommend it!, but tools and materials for the classes are included with the price of the class.

We request a 50% deposit at time of enrollment. Except when we have a guest instructor, which will be noted in the class description, we will conduct classes that have pre-paid deposits even if only one student is enrolled! Classes without pre-paid/pre-registered students will be cancelled.

And, you always save 10% on purchases made the day of a class you attend, so come join us!

Detail Class Descriptions

Intro to Beading
Beading 101! Perfect starter class! Learn how beads are made, learn about findings, learn about stranding materials, learn how to set up a bracelet design, learn how to crimp, learn how to make an eye loop. You'll come out of the class with lots of information, a glass bead bracelet and a pair of earrings using Fashion Findings.
MATERIALS: Included
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

Intro to Wire Working:
Wire Working 101! Learn the basics of wire working -- from making eye pins, twisted loops, spirals. Learn about wire and wire characteristics. Learn to use specialized tools. You will learn a lot of technique in this class rather than finished pieces. You'll come out of the class with several drops for earrings or necklaces. All materials are included. Tools are provided, but using your own is best. 
MATERIALS: Included
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

Spiral Weave Bracelet:
As shown in the February 2007 issue of Bead & Button magazine. Learn this double spiral weave, an extension of the basic spiral weave using Miyuki Japanese 8/0, 6/0 and Bugle Beads. Top it off with a Sterling Silver clasp and use Fireline for your weaving. If you like counted cross stitch or other needle arts, you're sure to enjoy this. It's a basic pattern repeated over and over, so it's easy to do and makes up pretty quickly. We've selected lots of springy colors in our kit for the class, but you're welcome to make substitutes to suit your taste!
MATERIALS: Included
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

3-Strand Swarovski Bracelet:
This is one of our Bead & Button classes. As part of the class, you'll take home the Bead & Button Crystal Jewelry Instruction Book. You'll create this distinctive 3-strand bracelet using swarovski beads, a sterling silver clasp and Crystal Separators! A basic knowledge of crimping is a pre-req for this class. If you haven't crimped before, we wouldn't recommend this as your first class! We have several colors of Swaroski for you to choose from for the class. Materials are provided to make up a bracelet to fit a 7-1/2" wrist, but if yours is larger, no problem, we have more supplies available for a modest fee.
MATERIALS: Included to fit up to a 7-1/2" wrist
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Advanced Beginner
PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of Crimping

Swarovski Gum Drop Bracelet:
This bracelet is our own design and is always popular at shows! Made using Swarovski Pendant beads, a sterling silver lobster and extension chain, this bracelet will fit nearly any size wrist! You'll create a drop on the extender chain using a twisted loop with a Swarovski bicone bead. We've pre-selected the colors to make this gumdrop effect.
MATERIALS: Included
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Advanced Beginner
PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of Crimping, Twisted Loop

14K GF Earring Hoop:
Learn this make this unique pair of earrings that are all the rage. The picture shown is similar to the type of earring that will be made, not the exact pattern you'll make. You'll use 14K Gold Filled Wire, 14K Gold Filled Beads and Swarovski Crystals for your earring. You'll learn and practice the wire working techniques during the class.
MATERIALS: Included
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

14K GF Bangle:
Bangles are incredibly popular. Learn how to make a bangle similar to the one shown on this page. Your actual pattern may vary during the class. You'll use 14K Gold Filled Wire, 14K Gold Filled Beads, Swarovski Crystals, and 14K Gold Filled Noodles/Tubes to make up your bangle. You'll learn and practice the wire working techniques during the class. Materials are included to make a bangle to fit an 8" wrist or smaller. Additional materials to fit a larger wrist available for a modest charge.
MATERIALS: Included to fit up to an 8" wrist
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

14K GF Soft Bracelet:
Make a 14K Gold Filled and Swarovski Crystal bracelet using jewelry wire. Learn how to crimp and use extension chains. You'll make a bracelet similar to the one shown on this page. Your actual pattern may vary during the class. You'll use 14K Gold Filled Wire, 14K Gold Filled Beads, and Swarovski Crystals to make up your bracelet. You'll learn how to crimp too. Materials are included to make a bracelet to fit a 9" wrist or smaller. Additional materials to fit a larger wrist available for a modest charge.
MATERIALS: Included to fit up to an 9" wrist
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Beginner
PREREQUISITE: NONE

Chandelier Chain & Crystal Earrings:
This is one of our Bead & Button classes. As part of the class, you'll take home the Bead & Button Instruction Book. You'll make one pair of earrings. You'll use your skills at making twisted loops and learn how to incorporate chain and wire into your work. This is a terrific basic chandelier earring that you can adapt in many ways to make lots of other designs. You'll use Sterling Silver Chain, Wire, & Findings along with Swarovski Crystals to make up your earrings. Materials are included to make one pair of earrings using French Ear Wires. Crystal AB and Jet are used as the standard colors for the class or come in a bit earlier if you want to make a selection of other colors from materials at the shop.
MATERIALS: Included for 1 pair of earrings
SKILL LEVEL NEEDED: Advanced Beginner
PREREQUISITE: Knowledge of Twisted Loops

 

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