October continues with great classes!

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”
Elizabeth Lawrence

How can you not be inspired by the colours of Autumn! Mid-October classes include a wide-range of techniques and projects including a chainmaille and leather bracelet with Pamela Kearns; a bead embroidered pendant with Anne Marie Desaulniers and a wire work pendant with Bonni Poch. Christine Woollacott is sharing how to do beautiful champleve enameling. Amy Waldman has her popular two-day introductory lampworking class so you can create your own beads! There are lots more opportunities to learn something new – check it all out below!


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

Wednesday, October 11
FREE Open Bead Night
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
6:00 – 8:00pm
Bring your UFOs and PHDs and work along with your beading friends!


Thursday, October 12
FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Be among the first to see the new weekly products!


Open Metal Studio: Kiln Enamelling
Facilitator: Christine Woollacott
5:00 – 9:00pm
Bring your enamel projects or start a new one under Christine’s guidance!


Chainmaille Regaliz Leather Bracelet
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
6:00 – 9:00pm
A little bit of easy-to-do chainmaille goes a long way in this statement cuff!


Friday, October 13
Nature’s Mood: Bead Embroidered Pendant
Instructor: Anne Marie Desaulniers
5:00 – 9:00pm
Discover the joys of bead embroidery!


Introduction to Photopolymer Texture Plates
Instructor: Christine Woollacott
6:00 – 9:00pm
Creating your own texture plates opens design possibilities in metal clay, ink stamping, paper crafts and polymer clay!


Saturday, October 14
Intro to Lampworking Weekend, Part A
Instructor: Amy Waldman
10:00am – 2:30pm (Class continues Sunday, October 15; 11:30am – 4:00pm)
Learn to combine glass and fire to create your own beads!


Tree of Life Pendant
Instructor: Bonni Poch
10:30 – 1:30pm
Discover how to make this iconic symbol as a pendant!


Champleve Enamel on Fine Silver Metal Clay
Instructor: Christine Woollacott
11:00am – 6:00pm (Class continues Sunday, October 15; 11:00am – 5:00pm)
Explore how to combine the beautiful colour of glass with the lustre of fine silver!


Sunday, October 15
Epoxy Clay: Thinking Outside the Bezel
Instructor: Pamela Kearns
11:00am – 5:00pm
Discover how to use epoxy clay in a whole new way!


Monday, October 16
NEW Silver Metal Clay Metal Rings
Instructor: Jenn Jevons
12:00 – 7:00pm (Class continues Monday, October 23; 12:00 – 7:00pm)
Create your own sterling silver rings using metal clay!


Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
Join your lampwork friends while putting glass to fire!


Wednesday, October 18
FREE Open Bead Night
Faciltator: Bonnie Cottingham
6:00 – 8:00pm
Join your beading friends over refreshments and great conversation!


Thursday, October 19
FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Be among the first to see the new weekly products with your beading friends!


NEW Creative Play Series, Session 5: Experimenting with Alcohol Inks
Facilitator: Anne Marie Desaulniers
6:00 – 8:00pm
Explore what you can do with Alcohol Inks!


NEW Japanese Chainmaille Fidget Balls
Instructor: Gillian Clarke
6:00 – 9:00pm
Is it an ornament or a stress-reliever toy? You decide!

Click on the class or open session to get all of the information including applicable fees. You can also go to www.beadfx.com and click on the October class calendar to see all of the month’s offerings.

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