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10:00 am
Cdn $120.00

Soutache Embroidery Foundations (2 days)

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Instructor: Angela Peace

Course outline: Learn the fundamental skills and techniques of soutache braid embroidery with Angela Peace and gain confidence to design and make your own pieces. Saturday morning will be spent discovering how to handle and stitch the soutache braid while learning to make two basic modules with added beads. The afternoon will cover more basic units in addition to spirals, and adding layers. These will be taught while you design your own focal piece. The class will also cover working with cabochons and finishing techniques. If you've admired soutache jewellery in the magazines, then perhaps it's time to jump in. …

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Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

BeadFX is proud to participate in the Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival! We'll be bringing lots of seed beads, findings and notions perfect for all fibre work! Kawartha Yarn & Fibre Festival is a single day event showcasing 70 local and independent vendors, with a mini-market for small businesses designed specifically to help small companies with great products put a spotlight on their unique products, attracting passionate fiber artists of all types. Knitters, crocheters, spinners and felters will all find something perfect for them. 10am - 5pm Saturday, June 9, 2018 Fenelon Falls Secondary School, 66 Lindsay St. Fenelon Falls, …

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10:30 am
Free - Cdn $55.00

Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering

June 9, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: Learning to solder silver is your gateway into the world of fine metalwork. In this class with instructor Iris Rogers Melamed you will learn how to solder circles of heavy gauge silver wire and transform them into earrings and stacking rings. We will begin with an overview of soldering tools, materials and techniques. Then we will fuel and fire up our butane torches and learn how to solder jump rings. Next we will discover how to create earrings and stacking rings by forming and soldering larger circles. Some metalwork finishing techniques will be discussed. Time permitting, one set …

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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.