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Chinese Knotting Foundations (2 days)

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

Cdn $120.00 +Kit fee: $20 + HST for the basic kit, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Course outline: Learn with Angela Peace how to tie and how to use some of the basic Chinese knots in your jewellery designs. The class covers the single and double button knots, coin knots, and plafond decorative knots and snake, flat and multicoloured button knots cord making techniques. Learning how to combine the knots with beads and pendants in design options will be a strong component of the class. In the latter part of the class you will design and make your own one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry using some or all of the newly learned knotting techniques. You’ll leave the class with fresh ideas, design confidence and a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery. Note: the class requires a basic kit and project kit; see details below.

This class will take place on Friday, September 29, 6:00 – 8:30pm; and on Saturday, September 30, 10:30am – 5:00pm.

Skill level: Beginner

Prerequisite: Love of fibre

Technique: Chinese Knotting

Bring to class: Small scissors, magnification if required, small notebook/paper for design work. On Saturday, please bring a lunch/snack.

Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of our artists/instructors by not sharing, selling, or teaching the patterns you receive from the classes you take.

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.

Students are eligible for our 15% student discount card! Get yours when you check-in for your class at the front desk.

Details

Start:
September 29 @ 6:00 pm
End:
September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Cdn $120.00
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Location

BeadFX
BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
Phone:
+1-416-751-1911

Instructor

Angela Peace

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Kit Fee:
$20 + HST for the basic kit, payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Kit Includes:
Basic kit includes: all cord, knotting board, pins and detailed illustrated instructions. Project kit: from $25 to $50 + HST; includes gemstone pendant, coordinating beads and cord (or bring your own).

How to Register:

  • You may register by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment or a deposit is required in advance for registration.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be 18 years or older in order to be able to take any of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.