Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Metalwork for Beaders and so much more!

This Wednesday January 20th is the first week of Suzanne Crudden's 8 week Metalwork for Beaders class. There are only a few spaces left! In this class rather than focusing on the technical aspects of professional metalsmithing we will focus on having some fun with metal. Students will learn traditional techniques as well, such as, how to saw, pierce and solder metal. Our focus will be not be project based but on skills that you will be able to practice at home with your own work.

This weekend January 23rd and 24th is a Glass Bead Making Weekend with Amy Waldman-Smith. Please note that the fee for this class is $240.00 (+GST). As of February there will be an increase in class fees. This is your last chance to get this class for this price!

Stephanie Dixon is here on Saturday January 23rd for two classes. While her morning class, Wire Bead Crochet Basics, is full there is still room in the afternoon class, Wire Bead Crochet Multistrand Necklace from 2 to 5pm.

There are only 2 spaces left in Robert Burton's Wire Working and Wrapping 101 beginning on Sunday January 24th. This is a 3 week beginner class.

Tuesday January 26th is a Metal Clay Play Day with Jennifer Tough from 11 to 6pm. Please register in advance.

Dwyn Tomlinson has a series of Technique Nights coming up, beginning tonight with the Wave Bead from 7 to 9:30pm.

January 26th is Encasing and Feburary 2 is Shaping Bicones and Long Beads. Tuesday February 9th is Silver Foil--Keeping it Shiny! And last but not least is Off Mandrel Pendants on February 23rd. Check the site for all the details on these classes--they will be up soon!

Don't forget about Happy Hour Torching on Thursday from 5 to 9pm. Buy one hour get one free!

Happy Beading!

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