Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Michael David Sturlin is coming this month!

We are very excited that Michael David Sturlin will be joining us this month. Michael is a well known, award winning instructor and artisan who teaches all over the United States and is finally making his way up to Canada! Michael will be here teaching two classes, October 22nd to 25th.

Michael will be teaching his signature Hand Crochet Chain October 22nd and 23rd from 10 to 6pm each day. This class is suitable for all levels and the finished product is incredibly supple and absolutely gorgeous. There are only 2 spaces left in this class.


October 24th and 25th Michael is doing something a bit different--Quick Clasps and Findings. This is different from our Metal Smithing 101 class. It will done in our classroom. A familiarity with basic tools is helpful but NOT essential. Students will be shown the proper techniques for forging, bending, forming and shaping wire to make the clasps and components. The majority of tools and processes will be covered so for those who have not used the tools extensively this will be a good introduction. The primary focus of the workshop is skill development. This class will be suitable for students of all levels.



We have more exciting classes coming up this month. Thursday October 1st is week 4 of Cindy Vroom's Basic Bead Stitching 101 Continued-- St Petersberg Chain. For those who were registered in the week 2 class, which was cancelled, it has been rescheduled for Wednesday October 7th at 6:30.


Heather Bell-Denison has an Art Clay Level One Certification Course coming up October 2nd to 5th.


Amy Waldman-Smith has a 2 day Learn to Make Glass Beads Weekend on October 3rd and 4th.


Heather Bell-Denison has a great Metal Clay Ring class on Thursday October 8th from 6 to 9pm.


Marilyn Gardiner has two classes here on Saturday October 10th, Basic Bead Stringing from 10 to 12:30pm


And Celtic Visions Bracelet from 1:30 to 4:30pm.


Next Tuesday October 13th is a Metal Clay Day from 11 to 6pm. Please note that there has been slight change to the Metal Clay Play Days, there is now a $10 fee. Everything else remains the same, Jennifer will still be here all day and she will still fire your pieces.

Stephanie Dixon's offering her Wire Bead Crochet Basics from 6:30 to 9:30pm on Wednesday October 14th.


Unfortunately, Brent Graber will not be coming to BeadFX in November due a family health matter. We hope that he will be able to make it here in the new year, we will keep you posted.

BeadFX will be at the Grand River Bead Society Show this weekend from 10am to 5pm in Guelph. Located at the Hampton Inn & Suites 725 Imperial Rd North Guelph. Admission is $2.00.


Happy Torching is on again this Thursday from 5 to 9pm. Buy one hour get one free!

Happy Beading

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