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Melissa Shippee

Melissa G Shippee is a published beadwork designer who teaches workshops internationally, contributes regularly to books and magazines, and illustrates diagrams for other instructors. She studied physics and art in college but turned her attention to beads when motherhood changed the direction of her life.  

 

Her publications and contributions include two full-length instructional beading books called Beautiful Beadwork from Nature and I Can Herringbone, as well as projects in Beadwork Magazine, Bead & Button Magazine, Bead Star Magazine, Perlen Poesie, and Beading All Stars. 

Melissa has been a Beadwork Magazine Designer of the Year and a Starman Trendsetter, and also won awards for her bead artistry. To view more of Melissa's designs, visit www.mgsdesigns.net.

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Melissa's upcoming dates in 2023 & 2024

November 4, 2023 - Painterly Bracelet

December 10, 2023 - Keep on Scrolling 

August 24, 2024 - Project TBA

October 17 & 18, 2024 - Autumn Bead Retreat

Melissa's Upcoming Classes

  • Melissa Shippee - Painterly
    Melissa Shippee - Painterly
    Sat, Nov 04
    $90 + Materials or Kit $70
    Nov 04, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    $90 + Materials or Kit $70
    Nov 04, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    $90 + Materials or Kit $70
    Build this bead embroidery bracelet swimming with scaly goodness using a combination of techniques and unique Czech glass, resin, and Austrian crystal components.
  • Melissa Shippee - Keep on Scrolling
    Melissa Shippee - Keep on Scrolling
    Sun, Dec 10
    $90 + Materials or Kit $68
    Dec 10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    $90 + Materials or Kit $68
    Dec 10, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    $90 + Materials or Kit $68
    Build this bead embroidery bracelet swimming with scaly goodness using a combination of techniques and unique Czech glass, resin, and Austrian crystal components.
  • Shippee, Melissa - Waitlist
    Shippee, Melissa - Waitlist
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    Please click the Register Now button to fill out the registration form to be placed on the waitlist for one or more of our events.
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