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Cdn $120.00

Chinese Knotting Foundations (2 days)

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Instructor: Angela Peace

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 …

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10:00 am
Cdn $285.00

Making an Impression with visiting instructor Marti Brown

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marti Brown

Course outline: Students will emboss, imprint, texture, and stamp niobium sheet using hammers, metal stamps, a metal corrugator and the Sizzix Big Kick. With the use of bath anodizing, sanding, and brush anodizing techniques add color to your creations. Note: the class fee includes your materials - approximately $105 value. (18ga unanodized niobium wire; 20ga unanodized niobium wire; 24ga unanodized niobium sheet; 28ga unanodized niobium sheet) Skill level: All levels - novice to advanced. Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Anodizing Niobium; metalwork techniques; embossing Bring to class: studio apron, magnification if required. Early Bird Offer! Register on or before September 1 for …

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  • 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.