Fern Sprout Pendant

Fern Sprout Pendant – $80

Friday, March 24, 2023 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Alexandra Sydorenko​
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Bead Weaving & Stitching/Bead Embroidery with hard French Wire
Skills and techniques taught: Students will learn bead embroidery with Hard French Wire, how to make
herringbone bail, and finishing edges

Description: The fern is one of the most ancient plants on earth. Legends say that the person who finds the fern flower will learn to understand the language of animals, able to see treasures underground, and stay happy and lucky. But, as we all know, for a flower to bloom, you first need to plant and grow a plant. I invite you to grow your very personal Fern Sprout Pendant and let the magic happen.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $80.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Felt with drawn image & iron on material, Oval rivoly in setting, Gemduo, size 11 seed beads, 4mm bicones, Hard French wire, leather for the backing, crystal teardrop pendant.

Skills Required: Basic herringbone and basic bead embroidery

Materials You are Required to Bring: Beading needle #11 or 12, Scissors, E6000 glue, FireLine 4 or 6 lb tested, Beading matt, matches, toothpick or popsicle stick to spread the glue.

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Stars and Shells Earrings

Stars and Shells Earrings – $80.00

Friday, March 24, 2023 | 2pm-5pm

 

Instructor: Alexandra Sydorenko​
Level: All Levels
Technique: Bead Weaving & Stitching/Bead Embroidery with hard French Wire
Skills and techniques taught: Students will learn bead embroidery with Hard French Wire, how to add vintage
sequins onto design, finishing edges and embellishing them with mini fringes.

Description: What can tell you more about an ocean than a small pair of earrings featuring a starfish and seashell duo? These earrings are not just fun to wear, they also have tons of personality and can easily be a conversation piece. If you’ve always wanted to try traditional gold work but have been nervous about trying it, here’s your chance to use hard French wire (pearl purl). These earrings also feature unique vintage French sequins, drop beads, size 15 seed beads and size 11 demi round beads. Four colors will be available – with Indicolite, Light Amethyst, Topaz and Crystal cabs.

You Will complete this project in class.

Kit: $69.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Felt with drawn image, two German glass cabs, size 15 seed beads, Hard French wire, leather for the backing, size 11 Demi Round beads, drop beads, 2mm Fire Polish, Vintage shell sequins, Ear wire.

Skills Required: Basic bead embroidery

Materials You are Required to Bring: Beading needle #11 or 12, Scissors, E6000 glue, FireLine 4 or 6 lb tested, Beading matt, matches, toothpick or popsicle stick to spread the glue, flat nose pliers.

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Revival Necklace

Revival Necklace – $100.00

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

Instructor: Alexandra Sydorenko​
Level: Intermediate/Advance
Technique: Bead Weaving & Bead Stitching
Skills and techniques taught: Students will learn how to do bezelling around cab, bead embroidery, herring bone with 2 hole beads, fringes and finishing edges

Description: This necklace, small but full of life and dynamics, symbolizes the revival of life, the revival of the spirit and the revival of nature… In this necklace, agate, jade, beads, crystals, glass beads, pearls and leather are combined into a single picture. The long fringe adds agility and movement to this necklace, but without the fringe, it looks charming too. It can be made as a necklace on an elongated chain, as well as a shorter necklace that is worn under the collar. It is up to you to decide which of the options will be exactly yours, and I will help you in this decision.

You will NOT complete this project in class.

Kit: $140.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Set of two agate pendants, 4 vintage jade cabs, metal cab with tree of life and CZ, Delica, size 11 & 15 seed beads, Bugle beads, 7.5mm Swar.2-hole spike bead, 4mm 5000 Swar. Crystal beads, Flower beads, DiamonDuo, Cupchaine, 4 & 6mm maxima pearls, 4mm fire polish beads, leathers for front & back, felt with print.

Skills Required: Basic herringbone, peyote, and basic bead embroidery

Materials You are Required to Bring: Beading needle #11 or 12, Scissors, E6000 glue, FireLine 4 or 6 lb tested, One G beading thread, Beading mat, matches, Toothpick or popsicle stick to spread the glue.

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