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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

There is still lots of summer left for August classes

Turn those Dog Days of Summer into opportunities to learn a new jewellery technique! August hasn't stopped our creative instructors from bringing you lots of classes - including some new classes and projects. Note: our classroom tends to be on the cool side, so you may wish to bring a light sweater or shawl with you.

In early August we welcome two new instructors to BeadFX. We are especially pleased to bring lampwork and glass artist Sara Sally LaGrand in for two exciting lampwork classes. Come on out and meet Sara at a reception for her on Thursday, August 7! Also new is Nola Merriweather, a local East York instructor, who will be teaching an introductory course on creating and embellishing small books.

By the way, did you know the term Dog Days of Summer actually refers to the Dog Star, Sirius, which is part of the constellation Canis Major? Each summer between July 24 and August 24 the constellation appears in the northern hemisphere during what is usually the hottest time of the summer. A good time to keep your four-legged friends well hydrated! (Editor's note: Hmmmm... I wonder what else 'Dog Days of Summer' could refer to? Stay tuned!)

Here are the classes scheduled August 1 - 15:

Thursday, August 7
Tubular Herringbone Bracelet
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
6:00 - 9:00pm

Sara Sally LaGrand Reception
Come on out and  meet Sara!
6:30 - 8:30pm

Friday, August 8
NEW Creativity and the Glass Corsage
Instructor: Sara Sally LaGrand
10:00am - 5:00pm
(continues Saturday, August 9)

Saturday, August 9
NEW Resin Fun
Instructor: Cindy Goldrick
10:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday, August 10
NEW Silver Glass Class
Instructor: Sara Sally LaGrand
10:00am - 5:00pm

NEW Cavandoli Knotting: The Basics
Instructor: Angela Peace
11:30am - 5:00pm

Mold Making for Resin and Paper Clay Components
Instructor: Cindy Goldrick
1:00 - 4:00pm

Tuesday, August 12
NEW A Bevy of Bracelets
Instructor: Rosemary Beasley
12:00 - 3:00pm

Wednesday, August 13
NEW Introduction to Embellished Books
Instructor: Nola Merriweather
11:00am - 3:00pm

Lampwork - Just a Taste!
Instructor: Deb Muss
6:30 - 8:30pm

Friday, August 15
Open Metal Studio: Metalworking
Facilitator: Cindy Goldrick
5:30 - 8:00pm

NEW Wire Wrapped Pendant
Instructor: Malliga Nathan
6:00 - 9:00pm

Complete details, including class and kit fees, are on our website.

Bring your projects and join us for these FREE open beading sessions:

Wednesday, August 6
Wednesday, August 13
Open Beading Night
Facilitator: Stephanie Dixon
6:00 - 8:00pm

Thursday, August 7
Thursday, August 14
Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 - 3:00pm

BeadFX is proud to provide these FREE sessions. In return, we ask that you please use our merchandise in our facility.

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