Classes

 

December 8, 10:00am-12pm  Snowflake Ornament  $15.00 plus supplies   NEW CLASS!!!

We have taken beaded snowflakes to a whole new level!  We start with a wire frame, then make them wicked cool with additional layers of wired beads.  These are great for adding some sparkle to your tree, adding bling to your windows, or going over-the-top with the largest holiday earrings ever

December 9th, 10am-12pm Tree Ornaments $15.00 plus supplies.
How about a class for kids 11+? We have kits for both curly q hook and snowflake style ornaments. Glistening crystals, sparkling silver and a fun class; Gramma, Aunt Bee and Mom will all love a Christmas ornament! Those are the things that the holidays are made of…great memories of decorating the tree. Depending on the age of your child and their skill level and kit choice, they could leave with up to three ornaments. This is a wonderful class for kids and parents too! Minimum age is 11 years old, anyone under 15 requires a parent to be present.

December 10, 10am-12pm Holiday Jewelry $15.00 plus
supplies
Sparkling silver, evergreen, sparkling clear ice…these are all things that go along with the holidays! This class will leave you with just enough sparkles to make anyone happy, a friend, favorite family member, or for yourself to accessories your holiday party outfit. You’ll leave with either Christmas tree crystals or snow men. We’ll make both earrings and a necklace or bracelet. Come and have some fun and make those last minute holiday gifts.

December 11, 1-3pm   Super Simple Wire Wraps with Diane $15.00 + supplies
Come in and learn how to do simple little things with square wire that will make anything you make look great!  We’ll teach you how to make awesome wire wrapped bails to hang pendants, and a few other fairly easy simple wire techniques.  This is especially great for anyone who’s been intimidated by the more complex wire wrapping

December 12, 1-3pm   Wire Wrapped Pendant  with Diane
$15 plus supplies
If you’ve ever wondered how to wire wrap any stone into a pendant or just jazz up some pendants, we’ve got you covered.  This class is great for anyone who’s never bent wire before, or for those who are just looking to pick up or refine some wire techniques. You’ll leave class with a completely finished wire wrapped pendant and a whole bunch of great new tricks and skills.

December 16th 10am-12pm  Wine Glass Charms $15.00 plus supplies
This is a fun one to grab a gal pal and start the holidays off right!   Hand made wire clasps, beautiful crystals with lots of fire, lustrous pearls and gorgeous glass, choose your own beads or grab a kit. Subtle differences in color & bead arrangement make each one a little work of art! This is an easy class, and you’ll leave with 4 glass charms and a few new jewelry making techniques. We will supply the tools, and we have gift boxes and organza pouches too.  It’s the PERFECT hostess gift for upcoming holiday parties!

December 17, 10-12pm Two Pairs and a Spare $15.00 plus supplies
Come and learn basic earring techniques!In this class we will teach you how to design and finish earrings.  Choose two pairs for friends or holiday gifts, and make a pair for yourself.  Its an excellent opportunity to express your creativity in a fun and easy class.  Get an early start on your holiday gift list.  Choose from our huge assortment of glass natural, semi-precious, crystal, pearls… the choices are endless.  You’ll leave with 3 pairs of earrings.

December 18, 1-3pm   Leather Wrap Bracelet   with Diane $15.00 plus supplies
This is a nice easy technique that will get you results straight out of the Sundance catalog! The beads are hand-sewn onto Greek leather using a silk thread or Fireline. Using a technique similar to bead looming, the beads are secured by running threads through twice. The bracelet is measured to go around your wrist 3 times for a stunning look which, coincidentally, makes a great necklace length!

December 20, 1-3pm   Leather Riveted Bracelet with Diane $15.00 plus supplies
Learn techniques that take leather and metal and combines them into a trendy bracelet! Learn how to do eyelets, rivets and snap settings. You can also rivet two pieces of metal together to make some awesome earrings. You don’t want to miss this class!

December 21 1-3 pm  Criss Cross Bracelet $15.00 plus supplies
Get your creative juices flowing by weaving jump rings and beads into this awesome leather strand bracelet.  We will explore a variety of materials that can be used on the leather cord. Just imagine all of the possibilities!

December 22, 10-12pm  Beading Basics   $15.00 plus supplies
Learn how easy it is to make jewelry! You will leave this class with a necklace, a pair of earrings, and the skills needed to create a whole new assortment of extraordinary jewelry! We can also help with any questions you might have (beading related anyway) if you have already tried your hand at this very fun hobby. However, no previous beading experience is necessary just bring yourself (and maybe a friend) and have a blast.

December 29 10-12pm Tubular Peyote Class $15.00
This is an excellent starter project to learn this versatile weave pattern.  The tubular peyote stitch bracelet is easy to learn and is easy to put down and pick up where you left off.  You’ll learn how to weave, measure for proper fit and finish.  Perfect for casual wear dress up with your favorite complimentary jewelry.  You’ll leave class with one bracelet and instructions to finish at home.  Very easy to learn for ages 15+.  Minimal supplies needed.Perfect for fall, or makes a great gift.

January 3, 1-3pm   Leather Wrap Bracelet   with Diane $15.00 plus supplies
This is a nice easy technique that will get you results straight out of the Sundance catalog! The beads are hand-sewn onto Greek leather using a silk thread or Fireline. Using a technique similar to bead looming, the beads are secured by running threads through twice. The bracelet is measured to go around your wrist 3 times for a stunning look which, coincidentally, makes a great necklace length!

January 4  1-3pm  Wire Wrapped Bangle with Diane $15.00 plus supplies
Wire wrapped jewelry is hot and this bracelet is gorgeous!  Learn the basics for creating  any easy and versatile wire wrapped bangle bracelet.  We will be using 4 to 6mm square or round beads for the center of this bracelet. Very classy!

January 5 10-12pm  Beading Basics   $15.00 plus supplies
Learn how easy it is to make jewelry! You will leave this class with a necklace, a pair of earrings, and the skills needed to create a whole new assortment of extraordinary jewelry! We can also help with any questions you might have (beading related anyway) if you have already tried your hand at this very fun hobby. However, no previous beading experience is necessary just bring yourself (and maybe a friend) and have a blast.

January 6, 10-12pm Two Pairs and a Spare $15.00 plus supplies
Come and learn basic earring techniques!In this class we will teach you how to design and finish earrings.  Choose two pairs for friends or holiday gifts, and make a pair for yourself.  Its an excellent opportunity to express your creativity in a fun and easy class.  Get an early start on your holiday gift list.  Choose from our huge assortment of glass natural, semi-precious, crystal, pearls… the choices are endless.  You’ll leave with 3 pairs of earrings.