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Gillian Clarke

gillian-clarke-picture-300wGillian Clarke discovered her creative side late in life, and is currently making up for lost time.

Her passion is chainmaille, which she taught herself mostly using internet resources. She also loves bead crochet and has recently been dabbling in other techniques.

Gillian sells her work at shows and on Etsy, as Gentle Force Chainmaille.

Upcoming Events

January 2018
Cdn $55.00 +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Peyote Stitch Arrowhead Pendant

January 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: This plump little pendant will get lots of compliments! The 3D shape is made by zipping together flat triangles of peyote stitch and adding some stuffing. An odd-count peyote stitch bail is grafted on so you can hang your pendant. Note: a kit is required for this class; see details below. Once you understand the technique, go crazy designing your own patterns! Skill level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Prerequisite: None Technique: Peyote stitch Bring to class: Beading needle of choice;…

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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.