Tuesday, February 10, 2015

February isn't short on Great Classes

February auroras in Scandinavian mountains
February may only have 28 days, but we've packed in a lot of classes and great learning opportunities!

We are extremely happy to have Leslee Frumin with us for two classes! Beginners and experienced metal workers will enjoy her Falling Leaf Pendant class! Beginners will have the opportunity to learn the soldering, annealing and more; students with experience will be able to further hone their skills while creating a beautiful pendant with Leslee. Intermediate level beaders will have a choice of which project to do in Crystal Ovals Galore, whether it be a bracelet, a necklace or rings. As a special offer, all registered students in the class will be able to purchase additional instructions for the other projects for a nominal $10 per project. Can't attend the class but would like to meet Leslee? Come on out to a Meet and Greet being held in her honour. All are welcome!

Of course there are other new classes! Maria Rypan's Czech It Out! class will teach you how to incorporate various two-hole beads to create a bracelet or earrings. Angela Peace takes Cavandoli knotting in a new direction to create a cuff. Students in Deborah Beesley's Free-form Wire Pendant 'Musette' class will learn how to incorporate wire and beads and Roxann Blazetich-Ozols will teach you how to use interesting yarns and other fibres to create two kinds of fibre 'ropes' or 'Scarflaces' (a cross between a scarf and a necklace!). Amy Waldman-Smith is teaching Raking and Masking techniques - a wonderful opportunity for intermediate to advanced lampworkers!

Iris Rogers Melamed is offering an afternoon Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering class for the first time! More daytime soldering classes will be added if demand it there! If this is something you would like to continue, please let Iris or Pam (BeadFX's class coordinator) know. Iris is also leading an Open Metal Studio: Soldering the same date; this is a great opportunity to work on your soldering projects and get help with tips and techniques from Iris.

Here the classes scheduled February 16 - 28:

Tuesday, February 17
NEW Czech It Out! Bracelet or Earrings
Maria Rypan
2:00 - 5:00pm

Thursday, February 19
DAYTIME CLASS Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering
Iris Rogers Melamed
12:00 - 4:30pm

Open Metal Studio: Soldering
Iris Rogers Melamed
6:00 - 9:00pm

Bead Crochet 101
Bonni Poch
6:00 - 9:00pm

Friday, February 20
FREE EVENT Meet and Greet with Leslee Frumin
7:00 - 8:00 pm

Felted Memory Wire Bracelet
Dawn Liu-Smyth
6:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday, February 21
NEW Cavandoli Maze Bracelet
Angela Peace
9:30am - 3:30pm

NEW Falling Leaf Pendant
Leslee Frumin
10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday, February 22
NEW Crystal Ovals Galore
Leslee Frumin
10:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 24
Elegant Paracord Knotting
Angela Peace
12:30am - 3:30pm

Thursday, February 26
Reversible Flat Spiral Bracelet with Swarovski Pearls
Pamela Kearns
6:00 - 9:00pm

Friday, February 27
NEW Free-form Wire Pendant 'Musette'
Deborah Beesley
6:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday, February 28
NEW Square Braid 'Scarflace'
Roxann Blazetich-Ozols
10:00am - 1:00pm

Hot Connections: Spinner Ring
Iris Rogers Melamed
10:30am - 4:30pm

NEW Raking and Masking Techniques
Amy Waldman-Smith
10:00am - 4:30pm

NEW Flat Braid 'Scarflace'
Roxann Blazetich-Ozols
2:00 - 5:00pm

Bring your projects and join us at our FREE open bead opportunities:

Wednesday, February 18
Wednesday, February 25
Open Bead Night
Facilitator: BeadFX staff members Bonnie Cottingham, Pamela Kearns or Malliga Nathan
6:00 - 8:00pm

Thursday, February 19
Thursday, February26
Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 - 3:00pm

BeadFX is proud to offer these FREE sessions. In return we ask that you use our merchandise in our facility. Thank you.

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