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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.

Melissa's Upcoming Classes

  • Melissa Shippee - Curio 8/28
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    Sat, Aug 28
    $90 + Supplies or Kit $38 + shipping
    Aug 28, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    $90 + Supplies or Kit $38 + shipping
    Create a sculpted beaded cage capturing bezeled rivolis and topped with bezeled chatons with a combination of techniques that are easier than they seem.
  • Melissa Shippee - Curio 8/29
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    Sun, Aug 29
    $90 + Supplies or Kit $38 + shipping
    Aug 29, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    $90 + Supplies or Kit $38 + shipping
    Create a sculpted beaded cage capturing bezeled rivolis and topped with bezeled chatons with a combination of techniques that are easier than they seem.
  • 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.
  • Melissa Shippee - Elven Necklace
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    Sat, May 15
    $90 + Supplies or Kit
    May 15, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
    $90 + Supplies or Kit
    Students can choose to work on/purchase just the necklace, just the earrings, or both.