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1:00 pm
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Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Pamela Kearns

Do you have questions about a beading project? Are you looking for inspiration or creative input? Or would you just like some company while you bead? Share your passion with other like-minded folks. Why not drop by an Afternoon Bead Tea at BeadFX? Pamela Kearns will be in the classroom 1:00 - 3:00pm every Thursday to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added bonus, you will be the first to see - and purchase - the new weekly products! Calling in advance to reserve a seat is highly recommended …

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6:00 pm
Cdn $40

Huichol-style Bead Mosaic with bonus ‘cord-painting’

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Pamela Kearns

Course outline: The Huichol People of Mexico use beads embedded in wax to portray images for ceremonial art. Join Pamela Kearns to learn how to use this ancient, yet easy, technique to create jewellery. Students will learn how to apply the wax to a laser-cut wood shape and apply beads to create a design. The wood shape can be used as a pendant. Students will also learn how to seal the beading. Enthusiastic students may start a pendant using a purchased shallow bezel during class. Note: a kit is required for this class. You'll see a variety of items that …

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Cdn $30.00

Open Metal Studio: Hot and Cold Connections

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: This is your opportunity to work on unfinished projects, new projects or just practise your soldering and cold connection skills under the guidance of metal artist and instructor Iris Rogers Melamed. This is an excellent time to complete projects not quite finished in class! Note: This is not a class and participants must have soldering and/or cold connections experience. Prerequisite: Open to students who have taken one or more classes with Iris or who have soldering experience or cold connection experience Technique: Soldering and cold connections Need to bring: Students may bring their own equipment or use BeadFX's …

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How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • 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 mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some 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.