Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Weekly Class Update

Open Beading Night with Stephanie Dixon - Wednesday, November 21st from 6pm to 8pm


Open Beading Night
Do you have questions about a beading project? Are you looking for inspiration or creative input? Why not drop by an Open Beading Night at beadFX?!
Stephanie (and her sparkling personality!) will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Thursdays to answer questions and give advice.
Calling in advance to reserve a seat is highly recommended.
Fees: Free!!!

About Stephanie : Stephanie Dixon is proud to be a CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador in Canada. She is a popular wire bead crochet and wirework designer/instructor in the Greater Toronto Area. Also known as The Dixon Chick, she is excited to be teaching in Tucson for Swarovski and on the 2011 CREATE YOUR STYLE cruise. For more info, please visit her blog,



African Helix Stitch Bangle - Pamela Kearns - Thursday, November 22nd from 6pm to 9pm



Bangles are all the rage this season and you can create your own using the African Helix stitch and even-count Peyote stitch. Lightweight and flexible, the bangles are created using size 11 seed beads.

Technique:Stitching
Level: Beginner



(Our final playday before the holidays!) 


Metal Clay Play Day
Note: This is not a class, and is intended only for those that already have some experience with metal clay.
Would you like to work on your metal clay projects in a fun, social and supportive environment? Join us during our periodic play days. We will provide access to basic tools and texture plates, but you are required to either bring or purchase your own Art Clay and supplies. You may also peruse our extensive library of videos and books during the day.  Kiln time will also be available for a nominal fee.
Play Day Fees: $15.00 (plus HST)
Metal Clay Firing Pricing:
$10.00 fee for firing and tumbling
  • Art Clay Silver 650 (both types)
  • Art Clay Original
  • Metal Adventures Fast Fire Bronze
$15.00 fee for firing, tumbling and pickling
  • Art Clay Copper
  • Hadar's Clay- pre-firing and firing (no tumbling)*firing test piece and firing
Currently the only firing sequence we are doing is the two step firing for the MID FIRING Schedule (which is for: Quick Fire Bronze or a Combination of Quick Fire Bronze, Copper and small amounts of Steel). Please refer to Hadar Jacobson's blog for detail or link to her updated firing schedule. Please do research when combining these clays and bringing them in for firing.

Be sure to check out the November class schedule for a full class listing. To register for any of our classes, please call 416.701.1373 or toll free 1.877.473.2323

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