Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Exciting week!

New classes, a grand opening, hmmmm - I wonder what else may be in store this week? Tomorrow is update day - always fun to speculate on what new goodies may be in store for us this week.

Thursday of course is both open beading night with Stephanie, and Happy Hour torching. Check the class schedule for more details.

Join us on Friday for Pamela Kearns Fire Polished Flowers Class. Friday 16th, from 6 to 9pm


Create daisy-like flowers using two sizes of fire-polished glass beads and size 11 seed beads. Students will create three flowers that can be used for earrings and a pendant.

 Saturday the 17th is the start of a 2 day class with Lezlie Winemaker - 2 day Lampwork Beadmaking



During an intensive weekend, the main focus will be beads. This beginning to intermediate course will include many decorative techniques, e.g. surface decoration, sculptural, clear casing, and pulling cane skills. Lezlie will assist participants as they experiment with the use of dichroic glass and silver foil.
Lezlie pays great attention to the needs of every individuals, so bring all your questions. Demos can be adapted to achieve your personal goals.

Saturday also brings us Lyndsey's  popular leather wrap class - Leather Ladder Bracelet - Saturday, 17th from 11am to 2pm


 In this class you will learn how to make a single wrap leather ladder bracelet with a button closure. You will be using 6mm stone beads or Czech firepolish. You may also choose to use 4mm Miyuki cubes, if you decide to use the Mikuki cubes, please note that you may not finish the bracelet in the class. You will learn the technique and can finish the bracelet after the class. By learning this technique, you will be able to make multiple wrap bracelets of any length using several types and sizes of beads.



Sunday, March 18th -  Add a new component to your jewellery creations! Using size 11 seed beads and 4mm fire-polished glass beads, you can create beaded beads that can be strung on a crochet rope, connected together, used as earrings or encase a Swarovski rivoli!. Talk about versatile!. In this class, students will create two beaded beads for a pair of earrings. 

Netted Sparkly Wheels - Pamela Kearns 11am to 2pm 

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