Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly – $80.00 

Friday, March 24, 2023 | *10am-2pm (*With lunch break)

* With lunch break

Instructor: Betty Cox
Level: Advanced
Technique: Bead Embroidery/Peyote
Skills and techniques taught: Free form peyote styles

Description: A bead embroidered pendant using basic back stitching and peyote techniques. there are a few colorways to choose from

You will NOT complete this project in class.

Kit: $95 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class                                                                                       

Kit includes: All materials excluding Needles and thread, need to bring bead mat and task lamp . I will provide colorful directions all seed beads, components, and extras to add to your kit, Im genorous plus ultrasuede backing, and colorful options.

Skills Required: Basic bead embroidery techniques will be helpful; peyote stitching will be a plus

Instructor Will Bring: I always have extra beads and supplies for your kits if you forgot something and Im always generous and add to make your kit fabulous! I have tools to use if needed.

Materials You are Required to Bring: None

 

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Torch-Fired Enameled Earrings

Torch-Fired Enameled Earrings – $100.00

Friday, March 24, 2023 | 10am-3pm

Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Enameling/Design
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling and the techniques of stenciling and stamping for surface design.

Description: Explore the spontaneity of torch fired enameling. This is a beginner level class in which students will learn the art of fusing powdered glass to metal using a torch. Each student will learn the preparation of metal, applying of enamel, firing and proper safety. In addition to enameling, the class will teach you how to use a center punch, pliers, and Whitney Roper punch. Using simple yet sophisticated surface design techniques, we will spend the day making multiple pairs of earrings that you can take home with you that very day.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: 6 pairs of copper earrings blanks, 6 pairs of stainless steel ear wires and multiple stainless steel jump rings and 2 stencils to keep.

Skills Required: No fear of a torch.

Instructor Will Bring: Torches, tripods, trivets, enamels, stencils, propane gas cylinders, sifters, magazines, Whitney Roper punch, center punch, pliers, ink pads, stamps and tweezers.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Your favorite pliers if you have them.

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About Dawn Lombard

Mason Stains & Enameling

Mason Stains & Enameling – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 10am-3pm

Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Enameling/Metalwork/Design
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling, etching and the technique of applying Mason Stain for surface design.

Description: It’s always fun to expand your enameling skills. In this class you will learn how to incorporate Mason Stains with your enamel work and take it to a whole new level. Mason Stains are NOT enamel – they are unleaded pigment that contain no glass. Together we will enamel a copper disc and etch it to create a ‘tooth.’ From there we will draw a design and paint on the stains and seal the stain once cooled. You will then learn how to create a tab setting for your new pendant masterpiece.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: 3 copper disc blanks, 3 patterned German silver discs, jump rings, (3) 17″ (plus 2″ extender) necklaces,
and a plastic container with samples of mason stains.

Skills Required: No fear of a torch.

Instructor Will Bring: Torches, tripods, trivets, enamels, stencils, propane gas cylinders, sifters, magazines, Whitney Roper punch,
center punch, pliers, pencils, pencil sharpener, Mason Stains, lacquer, shears, files, basic paint brushes, etch-all,
and tweezers.

Materials You are Required to Bring: For precision work, please bring a fine point paint brush.

 

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About Dawn Lombard

Down By The Sea Shore

Down By The Sea Shore – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | *10am-5pm (*With Lunch Break)

Instructor: Betty Cox
Level: Advanced
Technique: Bead Embroidery/Peyote & Free form Peyote
Skills and techniques taught: Bead Embroidery with peyote and some free form peyote

Description: A Mermaid style pendant or brooch with 3 options of mermaids and colorful component options using ceramic focals, shells, and coloful seed beads. In the Picture of the class there is only one option seen but in class there will be various options to chose from

You will NOT complete this project in class.

Kit: $95 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor
Kit includes:
 Bring bead mat, task lamp, needles, I use size10-12, thread I use #6-8 , Fireline , black or smoke, , in kit there are all beads, components colorful iinstructions, and I always add to your kit extra components

Instructor Will Bring: I always bring extra kits, tools, threads, Ultrasuede, and beads for kits as needed.

Skills Required: Bead embroidery , back stitching, peyote, freeform peyote.

Materials You are Required to Bring: None

 

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