May wraps up with more creative classes

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May has seen the blooming of tulips, daffodils and forsythia – and the start of lots of inspiration in our classroom and studios! Late-May classes adds to the opportunities of your jewellery-making repertoire with a new Cavandoli pendant class with Angela Peace and a new metal clay class with Liz Reynolds! Christine Woollacott will assist you add the luscious colours of enamel to fine silver metal clay. Amy Waldman is ready to share how to transform molten glass into beautiful glass beads that you’ll be proud to include in your designs. Jen Rosen will kick up your wire working skills with a strikingly stunning bracelet featuring Swarovski crystal cubes. Novice jewellery-makers will get help from Pamela Kearns to discover the basic skills needed to create jewellery.

Here are the classes and open sessions scheduled May 21 to 31:

Wednesday, May 24
FREE Open Bead Night
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
6:00 – 8:00pm
Bring your in-process projects or start new ones and get help and tips from Pam!


Thursday, May 25
FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Be among the first to see the new weekly projects with your beading friends!


Jewellery Making 101
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
5:00 – 9:00pm
Learn the basics of making jewellery for yourself, friends and family!


Open Metal Studio: Hot and Cold Connections
Facilitator: Iris Rogers Melamed
6:00 – 9:00pm
Work on your metalwork and soldering projects with help and guidance from Iris!


Friday, May 26
NEW Micro-Macrame Stone Pendant
Instructor: Angela Peace
Take your knotting skills to the next level with this beautiful pendant! Class continues Saturday, May 27; 10:30am – 4:30pm.


Saturday, May 27
Intro Lampworking Weekend, Part A
Instructor: Amy Waldman
10:00am – 2:30pm
Develop the skills of using rods of glass and open flame to design original glass beads! Class continues Sunday, May 28; 11:30am – 4:00pm.


NEW Metal Clay Micro Mosaic
Instructor: Liz Reynolds
11:00am – 6:00pm
Transform base metal clay into beautiful metal pendants and components! Class continues Sunday, May 28; 11:00am – 5:00pm.


Sunday, May 28
Wire Wrapping: Cubed Bangle
Instructor: Jen Rosen
1:00 – 4:00pm
Wire and Swarovski crystals join to create swoon-worthy bangles!


Monday, May 29
Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
Continue your bead-making journey with Carol’s assistance!


Wednesday, May 31
Open Bead Night
Facilitator: Bonnie Cottingham
6:00 – 8:00pm
Bring your PHDs (projects half done) and UFOs (unfinished objects) for dedicated project time!

Click on the class or session title to get complete information including course descriptions and applicable fees. You can also go to www.beadfx.com and click on the May calendar to see all the opportunities during May.

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