Mid-July classes offer so many choices!

Chainmaille! Seed beading! Mixed Media! Wire wrapping! Metal Clay! Enamelling! Knotting! All this and more are offered in mid-July.

Anne Marie Desaulniers brings us a new mixed media class that incorporates a wide range of techniques including collage and drilling. Take your wire skilled to the next level with Lucie Lee, a new instructor with BeadFX. Pamela Kearns continues her Seed Bead Boot Camps with two more techniques and Gillian Clarke shares how to do chainmaille basics – a perfect class for novices! If you’ve wanted to learn all about micro-macrame knotting but not had a chance before now, you’ll love the new multi-day class with Angela Peace. Want to learn more about fine silver metal clay? Check out the classes with Jenn Jevons! And there are still more classes!

Here are the classes and open sessions scheduled July 11 – 20:


Wednesday, July 12
NEW Seed Beading Boot Camp: Spiral Rope
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
11:30am – 3:30pm
Spiral rope is one of the most versatile stitches. Explore everything you can do with it!


FREE Open Bead Night
Facilitator: Bonnie Cottingham
6:00 – 8:00pm
Bring your unfinished projects or start a new one and enjoy refreshments and great conversation!


Thursday, July 13
FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Join your beading friends and be among the first to see the new weekly products!


Open Metal Studio: Kiln Enamelling
Facilitator: Christine Woollacott
5:00 – 9:00pm
Bring in your kiln enamelling projects and get assistance from Christine!


Shaggy Loops and Scales
Instructor: Gillian Clarke
6:00 – 9:00pm
Learn the basics of chainmaille with this fun project!


Friday, July 14
NEW Seed Beading Boot Camp: St. Petersburg Chain
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
11:30am – 3:30pm
St. Petersburg gives lots of movement to bracelets and necklaces. Join Pam to find out more!


NEW Fly Away Home: Birdhouse Pendant
Instructor: Anne Marie Desaulniers
5:00 – 9:00pm
Perfect for a pendant or an ornament, you’ll stretch your mixed media skills with a variety of techniques!


Saturday, July 15
Watercolour Dreams: Mixed Media Cuff Using Ice Resin
Instructor: Anne Marie Desaulniers
10:00am – 5:00pm
Create a one-of-a-kind bracelet using Ice Resin, watercolour paper and inclusions!


Plique-a-jour with Fine Silver Metal Clay (2 days)
Instructor: Christine Woollacott
10:00am – 5:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday
This beautiful form of enamelling is reminiscent of stained glass!


Monday, July 17
NEW Micro-Macrame Foundations (3 days)
Instructor: Angela Peace
10:00am – 4:00pm
Discover the joys of Cavandoli knotting! No plant holders! No owls!


NEW Art Clay Silver Intensive: Mold Making in ACS
Instructor: Jenn Jevons
12:00 – 7:00pm
Explore how molds can take your metal clay components from good to great!


Tuesday, July 18
NEW Art Clay Silver Intensive: Beads in Art Clay Silver
Instructor: Jenn Jevons
12:00 – 7:00pm
Take a deep dive into creating fine silver beads made entirely from Art Clay Silver!


Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
Put glass to flame and work on your lampwork beads with friends!


Wednesday, July 19
NEW Art Clay Silver Intensive: Toggle in ACS 950
Instructor: Jenn Jevons
12:00 – 7:00pm
Jenn will take you through the steps of creating killer, swoon-worthy toggles that will provide the jumping off point for your jewellery!


FREE Open Bead Night
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
6:00 – 8:00pm
Bring your UFOs and PHDs and work on your projects with friends!


Thursday, July 20
FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Bring your unfinished class or personal projects and get help and tips from Pam!


Boho Bangle
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
5:00 – 9:00pm
Combine peyote stitching and licorice leather for an edgy bracelet/cuff!


NEW Wire Wrapped Cabochon Bracelet
Instructor: Lucie Lee
6:00 – 9:00pm
Take your wire wrapping skills to the next level while creating this beautiful bracelet featuring a Swarovski cabochon!

Click on the class or session title to see complete information, including course description and applicable fees. You can also go to www.beadfx.com and click on the July class calendar to see all of the month’s opportunities.

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