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Free - Cdn $675.00

Floral Murrini Cane Workshop with visiting instructor Kim Fields (3 days)

April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Instructor: Kim Fields

Course outline: Learn to make a bouquet of beautiful floral canes and how to apply them to your beads. You should come away from this class knowing how to make all the components for each floral cane including different types of petals and stamens. Well also use a variety of reference materials for form and accuracy. Demonstrations will include making single and multi-petal floral cane. Techniques will include assembling canes, color mixing and overlays, heat control, pulling the cane to the desired thickness, and finally, application and encasement of floral murrini on beads. Skill level: Intermediate Prerequisite: Must have lampworking …

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Cdn $70.00

From Here to Infinity Collar (2 days)

April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Instructor: Deborah Beesley

Course outline: A statement piece with texture and dimension. You will learn to create an infinity style frame and the instructors signature Framed Beads with medium-gauge wire and stone bead pods. The infinity links and framed bead-pods are joined together with cold connections. Learning to hammer-finish frames and fundamentals of wire work, such as wire loop formation (simple eye-pin), and tips on measuring and working with wire. You will be working with four different gauges of wire, natural stones and small crystal accents. Working with heavier gauge wire is a skill which can take your wire work to the next …

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9:00 am

Knitters Frolic

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Toronto Knitters Guild

BeadFX is proud to be participating in the 2018 Knitters Frolic Marketplace, organized by the Toronto Knitters Guild. We will be bringing a wide section of seed beads, bead spinners, Kumihimo supplies, buttons, findings and lots more! When: Saturday, April 28 Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm Where: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), 6 Garamond Crescent, Toronto Admission: $8, cash only Getting There: TTC access via 100 Flemington bus from Eglinton or Broadview subway station. For out-of-towners, HWY 401 to the Don Valley Parkway, south on the parkway to the Wynford Drive exit, west on Wynford to Garamond Court. Turn right and …

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10:00 am
Cdn $70.00

Hypnotic Spirals

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Join Marilyn Gardiner for something different this month. This full day class will explore several Spiral weave variations. **Prior to class, Marilyn will email students a link to some basic information about the resources and tools used to make chainmail jewellery (for prereading and reference). This month's class will focus on Spiral chains, from the basic Spiral 4 in 1, to the classy Double Spiral, the Graduated Double Spiral, the Double Spiral Half Byzantine +1, and the Inverted Spiral. In class you will have the option to learn any or all of these, or design something for yourself …

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  • 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.