Workshops

Supply lists and kit information will be sent to registered attendees. You'll have the option of buying a class project kit from the instructor or providing your own materials for the workshop

Wildflowers

Sherry Serafini © 2018

One day class - All levels

Beadweaving and bead embroidery come together for an extremely textured and highly embellished 'art cuff'. This could easily be changed into a pendant if a cuff isn't desired. The piece utilizes beautiful drops and glass pearls to create the flowers and then wonderful glass flowers and a variety of other beads complete the piece. I had such fun creating this!

Empress

Miriam Cielo-Shimon © 2018

One day class - intermediate

           

Empress is a statement necklace that comprises various  beaded elements using a variety of crystals as embellishment and focal points. The class will teach you to bead each element and how to connect them to a beautiful necklace or use each element in a different way as a bracelet or earring. The class requires a basic understanding of peyote and is sure to make a great impression. Just like an Empress!!

Winter Halo

Kimberly Stathis © 2018

One day class - Advanced

Prerequisites - Herringbone Stitch, Peyote Stitch

Completions of several beadwork projects using the above stitches

          

A winter halo, is a phenomenon that usually appears in conjunction with a full moon. It looks like a whitish ring, about 10 to 20 times the size of the moon, surrounding the moon. It is caused by the reflection of light from the full moon on the ice crystals floating in the clouds.  Once in a while, if you are really lucky, a double halo can be seen surrounding the moon.

 

Winter Halo bracelet features large pearls surrounded by double halos created using Herringbone stitch.  The Halos attach to peyote platforms embellished with crystals for light emitting sparkle.  The bracelet band is made with peyote stitch and embellished with pearls.  The closure for the bracelet is a bead slide Clasp.

 

Skill Level – Advanced

This project requires that individuals know how to do Herringbone stitch and Peyote stitch and have completed several beadwork projects using these stitches.

 

Optional Workshops 

Willow Kiss 
Marcia DeCoster © 2018

3 hour class - all skill levels

Prerequisite:  none

Thursday Afternoon or Friday Evening

A fanciful romantic pendant both easy to make and fun to wear. The stitching that captures the Swarovski fancy stone is centered on the stone leaving it’s architectural edge facets to shine through. The two holed Gem duos create the beautiful diamond shape which is repeated at the bottom of the pendant suspending the Swarovski spike bead that lends an old world elegance.

 

Finished length is 3 1/4 inches

 

Mandatory kit includes the chain to suspend your finished pendant.

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