Bead Embroidery

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Bead Embroidery

1#– Bead Embroidery

Instructor: Courtney

$20 per Hour – Materials Extra

Learn the beautiful art of embroidering with beads! Using seed beads, cabochons, and other components, you will learn how to create stunning necklaces, bracelets, rings, or even purses that are one of a kind!

Five (5) Hours minimum:  Can be done over multiple classes or in a single session.

This is a private, “one-on-one” class (one student/one teacher.)  Please call us at the store (734-663-6800) to schedule your class.

 

Softflex© Scraps Workshop

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Beading Classes, Classes, New Classes | Comments Off

Softflex© Scraps Workshop

#1 – Softflex© Scraps Workshop

Instructor: Becky

$35 – Includes Materials

Don’t you love to recycle?  Save those little bits and pieces of Softflex© Beading Wire!  You can use them to make beautiful jewelry!  Becky shows you how to make beautiful earrings, bracelets and necklaces from pieces of Softflex© that might otherwise end up in the trash bin.

 

We will schedule this class for you by appointment…please call us at 734-663-6800.

Net Stitch Roll-on Bangle

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in Beading Classes, Classes | 0 comments

Net Stitch Roll-on Bangle

#1 – Net Stitch Roll-On Bangle      

Instructor: Courtney

$25 – Materials extra

You are going to want to wear this elegant bangle bracelet every day and everywhere. That’s okay, you’ll probably make a dozen when you find out how fast and easy they go together.

 

 

Thu      10-23-14            5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Wed     11-12-14             5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tue      12-09-14            5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Peyote Stitch Rings

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Peyote Stitch Rings

#1 – Peyote Stitch Rings

Instructor: Courtney

$25 -  materials extra

Pretty and comfortable, these adorable rings are a great way to learn (or refresh your knowledge of) peyote stitch. Combine colors to create one-of-a-kind rings that go together amazingly quick!

 

Wed     10-29-14            5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tue      11-25-14            5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Fri        12-19-14            5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Fun With Earwires

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | 3 comments

Fun With Earwires

#1 – Fun With Earwires
Instructor: Aurora
$25 – Materials Extra

Learn how to make beautiful ear wires and a simple gallery wrap. Aurora will teach you to make classic ear wires as well as a pair of modern contoured ear wires that can be embellished simply or dramatically.  You will make four (4) pairs of earrings in all.

Mon        11-03-14               6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Traditional Pearl Knotting

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in Beading Classes | 35 comments

Traditional Pearl Knotting

#1 –Traditional Pearl Knotting
Instructor: Aurora
$35 – Materials Extra

Create a traditionally knotted pearl bracelet on silk, tying a knot between each pearl and finishing by attaching a clasp using French wire.  Then learn how to make a “floating pearl” necklace with knotted pearls and exposed silk thread, finishing with bead tips to attach a clasp.

 

Mon     11-17-14            5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Wire Wrapped Stone

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | 3 comments

Wire Wrapped Stone

#1 – Free-Form Wire Wrapped Stone
Instructor: Jesse
$25 – Materials Extra

Start by wire wrapping a shark’s tooth, then proceed to wire wrapping a stone. You will wrap at least two or three stones, depending on how quickly the class moves along.

Thu         11-20-14               6:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Basic Earrings

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | 6 comments

Basic Earrings

#1 – Basic Earrings
Instructor: Aurora
$35 – Materials Included

Learn the basics of earring construction and design.  You will make 3 pairs of earrings while learning how to create a perfect gallery wrap, how to dangle a bead from a chain and how to attach a top-drilled (briolette) bead.

 

 

Mon        10-27-14               6:00 – 8:00 p.m.                 

Mon        12-08-14               6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Fun With Wire

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in Classes, Wire & Glass Classes | 1 comment

Fun With Wire

#1 – Fun With Wire 

$25 Materials Extra
Instructor: Aurora

Learn how to make your own headpins, ear wires, S-clasps, hook and eye clasps, and crimp cord ends (for leather cord). Wrapped loops (gallery wraps) will be covered as well as how to make your own design components using pliers or jigs.

 

 

Mon    9-15-14        6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Drilling a Stone

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Classes, Metal & Stone Classes | 126 comments

Drilling a Stone

#1 – Drilling a Stone
Instructor: Jesse
$30  – Materials. Extra

At least One Stone must be purchased at The Bead Gallery

Learn how to drill a hole in a stone or enlarge the hole in a stone bead.  If time permits, you will also learn how to tap (drill half-way into) a stone.

Thu         12-18-13               6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

 

This is class is for one student only.  It is also offered as a private class.

Please call us at the store (734-663-6800) to schedule a class.