Embellishments

Embellishments  – $140.00

 Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 10am-4pm

Instructor: Diane Worthington
Level: Beginner
Technique: Bead Stitching
Skills and techniques taught:  Embellishing Fabric. 

Description: 

Students will learn to embellish a piece of fabric with beads by sewing & gluing.
The finished project will be stretched on a canvas ready to hang on a wall.

You may not complete this project in class.

Kit: Choice between 2 kits 5x7 $50.00 or 10x8 $60.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor
Kit includes: Fabric, Stiffness, Bead Embellishments, Canvas for mounting finished project.

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring: Beading mat, light if they have them.

Kumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan Flower Necklace

Kumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan Flower Necklace

Kumihimo Beaded Hematite Fan Flower Necklace – $80.00

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 5pm-7pm

Instructor: Yin Guang
Level: All Levels.

Technique: Kumihimo

Skills and techniques taught: Kusari Tsunagi Braid on Foam Disk

Description:

String beads and charms and a set of hematite fan to cords; braid and transform them into necklace

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $39.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee, to be paid to instructor in class
Kit includes: Cords, glass pearl, long magatama beads, bead cap, wire clasp, instruction and small foam disk

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None

Spiral Chain

Spiral Chain – $100.00

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Michelle Brennan

Level: All Levels
Technique: Chain Maille

Skills and techniques taught: Double Spiral and JPL Chain Maille patterns.

Description:

Students will learn how to create two standard chain maille patterns. Double Spiral and
Jens Pind Linkage (JPL). Choosing from a variety of anodized aluminum colors, Students will
create two bracelets in this class.


You might complete this project in class.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Various colors of Aluminum Jump Rings. Stainless Steel Clasps

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None

Byzantine Bracelet

Byzantine Bracelet – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 2pm-6pm

Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Chain Maille/Basic
Skills and techniques taught: Byzantine chain mail weave. 

Description:

A Byzantine chain is a metal chain-mail design used in jewelry making that results in a beautiful and supple rope-like texture. In this class students will learn to weave a lovely bracelet using bright aluminum jump rings, and finish it with a silver box clasp. Great for those who want to venture into the intriguiging world of chain mail!

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.

Kit includes:
Aluminum jump rings
Silver plated box clasp

Skills Required: Good motor skills. Willingness and ability to use a small butane torch.

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None

Sterling Silver Pendant with Reticulated Texture and Bezel Stone

 Sterling Silver Pendant with Reticulated Texture and Bezel Stone – $100.00

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Hot Connections/Patina/Stone setting
Skills and techniques taught: Soldering, texturing metal, filing, forging, making a bezel and setting a stone cabochon, making a beaded necklace cord.

Description:

Maybe you’re like me and love jewelry with surprising textures and patterns. If so, you will enjoy this pendant class where you will transform smooth sterling silver sheet metal into a wonderful and unexpected dimensional work of art using the flame from a small butane torch. When you have achieved the look you like, choose a stone that complements the pendant. You’ll create a bezel from fine silver or sterling silver bezel wire, solder it to the pendant and set the stone as th finishing touch. Soldering will be done with a small torch known in cooking circles as a crème brulee torch.
Students must tie back long hair, wear closed toe shoes, and avoid wearing loose flowing clothi

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $40.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.

Kit includes: Sterling silver sheet, Sterling silver jump rings, Sterling or fine silver bezel wire, Necklace cord, Stone Cabochon.

Skills Required: Good motor skills. Willingness and ability to use a small butane torch.

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None