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BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
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Our store has separate classrooms, metal studio and lampwork studio!

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July 2018
Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Mold Making for Resin, Bead Embroidery, and Mixed Media

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: Are you a collector of small, interesting objects? Would you like to learn how to make an impression, and then copy a version of that object to another medium? You will be able to mold smaller items, such as vintage buttons, brooches, shells, cabochons, faces, textures, and even more! If you have a favourite object, why not keep the original, and use a copy? These opaque silicone molds will be suitable for resin, polymer clay, two-part epoxy clay,…

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Cdn $105.00

Introduction to Crochet de Luneville/Tambour Embroidery – Part 2

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Catherine Sequalino Poitier

Course outline: Continue to add to your haute couture-style of embroidery skills you learned in Part 1 of this series with designer and instructor Catherine Sequalino Poitier. Also known as 'tambour embroidery' in North America, students will use the traditional Luneville hook and frame as well as discovering how to apply weights, apply seed beads, bugle beads and sequins in continuous lines and how to apply vermicelli beads. The class fee includes the use of the use of the instructor's…

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Cdn $70.00 +Kit fee: $25.00, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Resin: A Mixed-up Media Approach

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers
tangled techniques

Course outline: Fill your resin toolbox, with a mixed melange of techniques, that includes different colouring agents, collage, mixed media, wire and experiments with both paper and botanicals (dried leaves, feathers and flowers). Instructor Anne Marie Desaulniers will also demonstrate Iced Enamels and Pebeo Fantasy Paints. Beyond the basics, but designed to appeal to all levels! Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: Experience with resin is an asset, but definitely not a requirement Technique: Adding botanicals, collage and mixed media techniques…

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Cdn $70.00

Introduction to the Bead Loom

July 21 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Christine Woollacott

Course outline: Under the guidance of Christine Woollacott, students will learn how to thread a loom, and use beads to weave a simple patterned bracelet. Finishing options will be discussed. Depending on time, the project may or may not be completed during the class. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: Patience and enthusiasm! Technique: Weaving on a bead loom (The Jewel Loom, Ricks loom, Mirrix loom or any bead loom of your choice are welcome). Bring to class: Bead loom of the…

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Cdn $60.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Scraps of Life: Fibre/Mixed Media Pendants and Brooches

July 22 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: Are you a collector of fibres, paper and beads? Would you like to put some of your precious scraps &/or unfinished projects to use? Pick a shape that you love, then make a colourful, and totally unique, fibre/mixed media collage, pendant or brooch. Use a collection of fibres, beads, hand embroidery, re-cycled and new elements, to personalize your mini work of art! A few simple hand, and bead embroidery stitches will be demonstrated (no previous experience required). A…

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Cdn $30.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Easy Slider Chainmaille Pendant

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: This classy little pendant looks like an advanced level project - but its not! If you can open and close a handful of jump rings you can easily make this necklace. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Chainmaille and stringing Bring to class: Bring magnification if you need it. If you have your own flat nosed pliers please bring them (2 pairs are required), but tools will also be available in class. Of special note: the class patterns…

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Free

Happy Hour 2018

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until December 17, 2018

Carol Cooper

If you have recently taken a lampworking class or are a regular studio user, Happy Hour Torching is the perfect time for you to come by and work on your lampwork projects, under the guidance of Carol Cooper. On Monday evenings from 5pm to 9pm studio rental time is buy one hour - get one free! That means two hours for the price of one. How great is that! Come for part of the evening, or stay until 9pm. Enjoy…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $45.00

Wire Macrame on Flat Leather

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Bring macrame into the 21st Century by creating an amazing bracelet using Regaliz flat leather, 4mm metal beads and 26 gauge wire. As a design option, you can learn how to add a riveted closure to your bracelet. The instructor will provide glue and rivets for the class. This class is suitable for older children; a long length of thin wire will be used as part of the class. Students less than 13 years of age must be…

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Cdn $40.00 - Cdn $70.00

Chainmaille Help Day

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Have you started a chainmaille project and run into a bit of difficulty? Have you bought a kit, and need some courage and assistance to get it started? Is there a project you've always wanted to do, but you've never seen a class for it? Are you working on a project of your own design and want some feedback or ideas? Do you just want to work at some chainmaille with like-minded folks? This month I'm trying something new -…

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Cdn $35.00 - Cdn $40.00

Basic Viking Knit

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Learn the ancient art of Viking knitting with wire using an updated Lazee Daizee tool. Create a bracelet or chain to showcase a bead - the possibilities are endless! Cindy Goldrick will show you how to get many different results by varying your wire colour, gauge, number of wraps and how much you pull it through a drawplate. Make your learning complete by registering for Taking Viking Knit to a New Level being held on the same day.…

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Cdn $35.00 - Cdn $40.00

Taking Viking Knit to a New Level

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cindy Goldrick

Course outline: Using the Lazee Daizee Viking knit tool, you will find it so easy to knit with smooth and supple leather. These bracelets knit up even faster than wire and look great on ladies and guys! Learn the trick to successfully join lengths of leather, and how to finish your knitting with end caps and other embellishments. Make your learning complete by registering for Basic Viking being held on the same day. Save $5 on each class; you must…

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Cdn $50.00

St. Petersburg Chain Bracelet with 2-Hole Beads

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: St. Petersburg Chain can be dainty or dramatic depending on the beads you choose. In this class with Pamela Kearns, you'll learn how to do a double St. Peterburg Chain bracelet using 2-hole beads. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: Knowledge of regular St. Petersburg Chain will be helpful but not required. Technique: St. Petersburg Chain Bring to class: (the following amounts fit a 6.5" wrist; more may be needed for a larger wrist) 30 4mm fire-polish or druk beads…

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August 2018
Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00

Mini Loomed Pendant

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Learn about small format looming with instructor Pamela Kearns while creating a loomed pendant. In this class, we'll use the Clover Mini Beading Loom that is perfect for small projects! You'll learn how to set-up the loom and how to add beads. Once you've finished adding beads, you'll learn how to remove the piece from the loom, finish it and turn it into a pendant. This class is suitable for older children; a needle will be used as…

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Cdn $145.00

Introduction to Bronze and Copper Metal Clay

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Liz Reynolds

Course outline: Powdered Metal Clay has an indefinite shelf life, but some find mixing it up a bit challenging. It's not difficult, but there is a process that should be followed for best results. But when buying lump clay, especially if it has been on the shelf a while, it can be a bit dry. Conversely, very new clay can sometimes be somewhat sticky. This class will show you how to remedy all of the above conditions as well demonstrating…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00 +Kit fee: $10 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Bead Crochet 101 – Getting the Basics Down

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonni Poch

Course outline: Instructor Bonni Poch will take the mystique out of bead crochet. We start with the very basics - the crochet stitch and gigantic pony beads. Each step of the process is given as much time as needed and we move forward when everyone is comfortable. By the end of the class, you will be able to design a crochet pattern, complete a crochet tube, cast on, and cast off. Note: a kit is required; see details below. Skill…

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Cdn $45.00 +Kit fee: $25 for copper kit; $35 for sterling silver kit, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Adjustable Cat Ring

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lucie Lee

Course outline: In this wire work class with Lucie Lee, participants will create an adjustable ring cat. Students will have a chance to work with sterling silver or copper wire (please specify the choice when registering). Student will learn how to use a hammer and ring mandrel to create their ring. Skill level: Beginner Plus Prerequisite: Previous wire work experience will be beneficial. Technique: Wire work Bring to class: Magnification if required. Of special note: the class patterns and instructions…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $10* payable to the instructor the day of the class.

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

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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 flat 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…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Cdn $150.00

Introduction to Art Clay Silver

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jenn Jevons
Planet BeadFX

Course outline: This one-day workshop with instructor Jenn Jevons is a primer on all of the basics of the incredible medium of Art Clay Silver. Learn about the different forms of silver clay, proper handling and storing technique as well as cutting, sanding, polishing and finishing. This workshop will focus on three projects; a stamped charm, a pair of textured earrings, and a relief pendant.. We will both torch and kiln fire projects in class, and choosing the appropriate method…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $225.00 +Kit fee: $15 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Lapidary: Cutting Cabochons 1

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boris Kolodny

Course outline: You love gems and stones and have lots of ideas on how to use them - now learn how to cut them yourself with the expertise of artist and instructor Boris Kolodny! This one-day introductory class will teach you how to cut a shape from a 'rough' slab and then grind it to a beautiful flat back cabochon that you can use in your own designs. You'll learn how orientate the cabochon for best color, pattern, or orientation,…

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Cdn $70.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Stitch & Stones: Beaded, Fibre-Collaged & Embellished Beach Stones

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: Are you ready for something that's completely out of the box? Learn something new, or utilize your existing skills in fibre-collage, hand embroidery, intuitive bead embroidery, and freeform peyote, to make a miniature piece of art! This is your chance to pull out all the stops, and create something totally unique, and spectacular! These stitched stones can be used as paperweights, dust collectors, or unusual needle keepers. Suitable for yourself, or giving as gifts (you know, for that…

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Cdn $55.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Stitch Bits: Exploring the Zen of Fibre, Thread and Beads

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers
UFO 2 go

Course outline: Have you been saving up scraps of fabrics, and embellishments? Are you interested in taking a more meditative approach to stitch? Learn to make a series of small art pieces, that include recycled items, forgotten projects, fibre, hand and bead embroidery. Finished pieces, could be used to make cards, framed, or even joined together to make a larger piece. Finishing options will be discussed. Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: Comfort with a needle and thread would be an…

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Cdn $35.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor, if using her supplies.

Stitch Bits II: Exploring the Zen of Fibre, Thread and Beads – Embellishment only!

August 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: This session is a continuation of the class, held on Thursday, May 17 and intended only for those students that already took that class. Other interested students should sign up for the full class, that starts at 11:30 am. Click here to go to the full-day Stitch Bits class. You will be joining the full-day class, already in progress. Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: Must have taken the May 17 Stitch Bits class. Technique: Continuation of a relaxing,…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $5, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

UFO 2 Go: Intensive Support for Intuitive Bead Embroidery, Freeform Peyote & Hand Stitching

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: Has your mojo left the building? Have you run out of ideas, are stuck, not inspired, need a little help to finish your project, or start another one? What if a bunch of us got together, and supported each other on a one-to-one basis? I will be there to answer any questions, give you a jump start, and/or remind you of some of the stitches you've already forgotten. There's no shame in UFOs!? We all have them, and…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Japanese Chainmaille Fidget Balls

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: This intriguing object can be an ornament or a stress-relieving fidget toy. The chainmaille rings capture a glass marble in the centre. If you have taken my Japanese Ball pendant class you may recognize this as a (much) larger variation of the same design. We will use aluminum jump rings in your choice of colors. The kit contains materials to make two balls, and you will complete at least one during the class. Note: a kit is required…

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Cdn $105.00

Intro to Fine Silver Metal Clay: Textures and Gemstones

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Christine Woollacott

Course outline: Fine silver metal clay is a user-friendly way to create fine silver jewellery such as pendants and charms. Led by Christine Woollacott, this class will focus on creating unique, fine jewellery in precious metal. Students will have the opportunity to create their own texture plates using a variety of techniques, including UV-Photopolymer and Scratch-foam. Students will also have the opportunity to set a synthetic gemstone in metal clay. Kiln firing methods as well as metal finishing techniques will…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $86 + HST for Silver-filled bracelet kit; $50 + HST for Silver-filled and Black bracelet kit; $40 + HST for Jeweller's Bronze and Black bracelet kit, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Celtic Dawn Bracelet

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Elegant and feminine - and much admired! The lace-like appearance is created by adding rings to both edges of the Parallel (Helm) weave. Kits are required; see details below. Please indicate at the time registration which kit you would like. Skill level: Beginner Plus Prerequisite: Completion of a couple of chainmaille projects. Technique: The Celtic Dawn weave; review of chianmaille basics. Bring to class: Eyeglasses or magnifiers for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $120 + HST for Argentium Sterling bracelet kit; $45 + HST for Jeweller's Bronze bracelet kit; $42 + HST for Copper bracelet kit, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Barrel of Pearls Bracelet

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Start with a lovely, open-work Barrel Weave bracelet made with a heavy gauge of metal rings, then add a profusion of Swarovski crystal pearls in complementary colours. The result? A truly spectacular bracelet with lots of movement. A kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: The Barrel weave and how to wire wrap pearls. Bring to class: Eyeglasses or magnifiers for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00

Fire and Ice Bracelet

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Right-angle weave can't be any easier than in this bracelet! With help from Pamela Kearns, you'll create a base of 6mm beads and then create an embellishment of smaller beads on both sides of the base. This class is suitable for older children and teens; a needle will be used as part of the class. Students less than 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Right-angle weave with embellishment…

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September 2018

Labour Day – Store is closed

September 3

We will re-open Tuesday, September 4 at 11:00am sharp. See you then!

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

JPL Three Metals Chainmaille Bracelet

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: JPL or Jens Pind Linkage is one of the fundamental chainmaille weaves. Its structure is a three-sided spiral, so using three different metals (or three colours) is a great design choice. Students can choose to make this project in Copper, Brass and Stainless Steel or in three colours of Anodized Aluminum. A kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Plus Prerequisite: Basic chainmaille skills. We will be using 16g rings so some hand strength will be…

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Free

Back to Class Open House

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
BeadFX

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi Summer is winding down and regular schedules will be getting back into place. To kick off our Fall schedule of classes, we are again holding our annual Back to Class Open House! Saturday, September 8 11:00am - 3:00pm Join us and see many of the projects scheduled for the Fall and meet the instructors who are teaching them. Of course there…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class

Chainmaille with Scales: Bracelet and Earrings

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: Instructor Gillian Clarke with show how chainmaille becomes dramatic when you add metal scales! This narrow scaled bracelet may look a little spiky, but it is actually easy to wear and quite soft and stroke-able. Its also very easy to make even for complete beginners and works up quickly enough that you should be able to complete two bracelets in class. You will also make matching earrings! If you are ready for a bit more of a challenge,…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00

Peyote Boot Camp: Triangular Peyote

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Learning how to do peyote triangles opens up a world of design possibilities! This class with Pamela Kearns will be technique driven and all the materials you need to learn the technique, with written instructions, is included in the class fee. You will then apply the technique to one of several projects that will be available or you may design your own project with Pam's help. Any materials needed for the projects will be your responsibility to purchase…

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Cdn $200.00

Fire and Glass: Learn to Lampwork

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Deb Muss

Course outline: This one day class is for the beginner who is interested in learning how to make lampworked beads. Join instructor Deborah Muss in this 6 hour class that will introduce you to the tools & equipment in the studio. This will allow you time to learn & practice numerous techniques; become comfortable with lighting a torch; and placing beads into the kiln. All glass is included in class fee. Students should be able to make 8-12 beads which…

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Cdn $55.00 +Kit fee: $35 + HST, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Hot Connections 1: Intro to Soldering

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $25, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Polymer Clay – Faux Agate Beads

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonni Poch

Course outline: This class with Bonni Poch will give you the opportunity to play with polymer clay, get to learn the differences between brands, how to condition the clay, colour blending, working with translucent clay and the most exciting of all, creating pendants and beads that look just like agate stone! You will leave this class with at least one pendant or cabochon, and the feeling of self-satisfaction you get when accomplishing a new task. Come join me for an…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Capture the Moment: Bead Embroidered Landscape Pendant

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anne Marie Desaulniers

Course outline: Peak flowering times are short, so why not capture the essence of the season, in this beaded format? Use a few bead and hand embroidery stitches, to create your imaginary, flower filled, beaded landscape. Include charms, chain, and dangles, for a one-of-a-kind art piece, that's sure to be the envy of your family and friends! Each necklace will be an original, and no sketching is required! Fringe & dangles - optional! Skill level: All levels Prerequisite: N/A Technique:…

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Cdn $70.00 +Kit fee: $14 + HST, payable to the instructor the day of the class; optional kits available.

Round & Round We Go – All About Round Weaves

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Join Marilyn Gardiner for a full-day class to explore round weaves. Well learn about Roundmaille, Inverted Round(maille), Captive Round, and Turkish Round as well as a new round chain I have in progress. (I'll also have Candy Cane Cord projects available for anyone who missed this in the May class. It's a lovely round weave too.) In class you will have the option to learn any or all of these, or design something for yourself based on one…

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Cdn $70.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Knotted Fibre End Caps

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Angela Peace

Course outline: Fiber end-caps present a new and innovative option for finishing jewelry projects and allow for seamless colour designs or for creating amazing colour contrasts. These made-to-measure knotted end-caps work well with standard metal clasps and findings or as a glue-on. In class, you will learn the knotting techniques and how to change the end-cap size for a perfect fit. You'll also learn how to make a knotted fiber clasp. By the end of the class you will have…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the day of the class

Tapestry Sampler Bracelet

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: A bead loom is not just for beads! The Jewel Loom is an excellent way to create small tapestry weavings that can be used for bracelets, bookmarks and other small projects. This introductory class will teach you how to warp your loom and create a weft-facing tapestry using a couple of weaves. You'll also learn how to add size 8/0 beads. The instructor will have samples using other materials, such as fine yarn and wire lace. The class…

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Free - Cdn $295.00

Enamel ‘Painting’ in the Flame of the Torch with visiting instructor Astrid Riedel

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Astrid Riedel

Course outline: Lampworker extraordinaire Astrid Riedel will guide you through the art of adding enamels to your beads and how to draw with stringers. This intermediate level class will teach when and where to head the glass when using stringers and how to pull hair-fine stringers to draw with. Astrid will also share the secrets of how to draw straight lines and curved lines with stringers. You will also learn how to 'paint' in the flame of the torch using…

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Free - Cdn $595.00

Mokumegane/Battuto Lampwork Beads with visiting instructor Astrid Riedel (2 days)

September 29 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Astrid Riedel

Course outline: Learn to create beads with Astrid Riedel like you've never seen! Using the Mokumegane/Battuto technique, students will create elaborate, layered and textured beads. Day 1, students will be walked through the steps to create multi layered cane, lentil shaped beads, and layering techniques using enamels and shards. Then on the second day, you'll learn to cold work, polish and add final details to your beads such as stringer, murrini and more. You won't believe what you can create…

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Cdn $90.00 +Kit fee: $55 + HST, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Hot Connections: Connecting Components

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Iris Rogers Melamed

Course outline: We have seen how versatile soldering circles is, now let us move on to connecting those circles together and adding other components. The first project will be a pair of earrings constructed from concentric sterling silver hoops. Next we will move on to fabricating and attaching embellishments to stacking rings, and setting posts on earrings. Note: a kit is required; see details below. In order to create our components we will explore the use of mandrels, bail making…

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Cdn $50.00 +Kit fee: $15 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Jewellery Making 101

September 30 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Do you want to create jewellery for yourself but have no idea where to start? Join Pamela Kearns for this 'newbie' course and discover just how easy creating jewellery can be. Participants will be able to create up to three of pairs of earrings and a bracelet. You'll learn how to use headpins, open and close jump rings, create wrapped and simple loops, and discover how to use crimps. You'll also learn about what tools you'll need to…

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October 2018
Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $84.99 plus HST for Argentium Sterliing Bracelet kit; $TBA plus HST for Faux Gold Bracelet kit; $22.99 plus HST for Copper Bracelet kit.

Byzantine Bracelet

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: This is an exquisite and intricate-looking bracelet that is so easy to make. The classic Byzantine weave is a valuable one to learn because of the many variations and possibilities it offers for future jewellery projects. A kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: The Byzantine weave, and some chain mail basics. Bring to class: Eyeglasses or magnifiers for close-up work. Pliers designed for chain mail will be provided for class use, but…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $121.99 plus HST for Argentium Sterling Bracelet kit; $67.99 plus HST for Silver-Filled Bracelet kit; $29.99 plus HST for Copper Bracelet kit; $98.99 plus HST for Silver-Filled Necklace kit

Trizantine Bracelet or Necklace

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Dramatic or what! Think of this lovely weave as Byzantine on steroids. The sensational bead dangles on the bracelets are Swarovski pearls, wire wrapped with curved, textured, metal disks. The 20" necklace has a centre section that features faceted, Turquoise stone beads, spacers, and a wire ball-bead in the middle. A kit is required; see details below. Skill level: Beginner Plus Prerequisite: Completion of a couple of previous projects. Knowledge of Byzantine is helpful. Technique: The Trizantine weave…

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Thanksgiving Day – Store is closed

October 8

The store is closed today. We will reopen Tuesday, October 9 at 11:00am sharp. See you then!

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00

Seed Beading Boot Camp: Flat Herringbone

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Herringbone creates a beautiful texture and is supple to the feel. Also called Ndebelle, herringbone can be done using seed beads and two-hole beads. Among the available projects will be two bracelets; one using triangular beads and the second using two-hole beads. As with my other boot camp classes, this class will be technique driven and all the materials you need to learn the technique, with written instructions, will be included in the class fee. You will then…

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Cdn $40.00

Peyote Triangle Kaleidocycle

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marilyn Parker

Course outline: This fun and mind-expanding project takes beading to a new level, not a fun piece of jewellery, but your own beaded fidget toy! This class session will focus on assembling 24 triangles (that you've made prior to class) to create the Kaleidocycle and how and where to add the point rows and hinges for assembly. The 24 triangles that you bring to class need to be four sets of six triangles, all with the working threads still attached…

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Cdn $60.00

Peyote Boot Camp: Going Beyond the Basic Triangle

October 14 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: So, you've learned to make a triangle and may have joined them to create a bracelet or a kaleidoicycle (or three!), but there's more you can do! Discover how to use triangular peyote to create a bezel for sparkling triangular Swarovski rivolis! You'll learn how to start with a hole in the centre and expand and then decrease to capture the rivoli. As with all of my other Boot Camps, the class will be technique driven and all…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Maillestrom Chainmaille Pendant / Keychain / Earrings

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: The Maillestrom is a fantastic design by Karen Snyder that can be used as a pendant, keychain or purse charm. The swirling centre looks like a whirlpool - hence the name - and I guarantee people will ask you how DID you do that? A kit is required; see details below. Because this is a proprietary design, the student kit fee will include a paid tutorial from Karen's website https://osebastian.selz.com/ Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate Prerequisite: It is helpful to…

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Cdn $190.00 +Kit fee: $50, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Champleve Enamel on Fine Silver Metal Clay (2 days)

October 20 @ 9:30 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Christine Woollacott

Course outline: Champleve is a style of enamelling that uses depressions in a metal backing to generate a colourful design. In this class led by Christine Woollacott, students will create original jewellery designs or components using fine silver metal clay and colourful vitreous glass enamel. Fall in love with the luminous glow of glass fused to metal! Note: this is a two-day class and will take place Saturday, October 20, 9:30am - 5:30pm; and Sunday, October 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm.…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $20, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Basic Wire Wrapping

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonni Poch

Course outline: In this class we will look at the basics in wire wrapping. We will wrap cabochons to make beautiful pendants, take a crack at a wire wrapped ring and work with the different shapes and gauges of wire to help build your knowledge base. We will also take a field trip from the classroom into the BeadFX shop to view the different types of wire and what is available to you for your designs. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite:…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00 +Kit fee: $15 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Jewellery Making 101

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Do you want to create jewellery for yourself but have no idea where to start? Join Pamela Kearns for this 'newbie' course and discover just how easy creating jewellery can be. Participants will be able to create up to three of pairs of earrings and a bracelet. You'll learn how to use headpins, open and close jump rings, create wrapped and simple loops, and discover how to use crimps. You'll also learn about what tools you'll need to…

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Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Japanese Chainmaille Ball Charm

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gillian Clarke

Course outline: This intricate and decorative little ball is about 3/4" across and makes a great pendant or focal bead. Skill level: Intermediate Prerequisite: Basic chainmaille skills are helpful. We will be using lots of very small rings. Technique: Chainmaille Bring to class: If you have your own pair of flat nosed pliers, please bring them but tools will also be available in class. Bring magnification if you need it. Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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November 2018
Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $70.00

Introduction to the Bead Loom

November 3 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Christine Woollacott

Course outline: Under the guidance of Christine Woollacott, students will learn how to thread a loom, and use beads to weave a simple patterned bracelet. Finishing options will be discussed. Depending on time, the project may or may not be completed during the class. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: Patience and enthusiasm! Technique: Weaving on a bead loom (The Jewel Loom, Ricks loom, Mirrix loom or any bead loom of your choice are welcome). Bring to class: Bead loom of the…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Cdn $50.00

Seed Beading Boot Camp: Tubular Herringbone

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pamela Kearns

Course outline: Tubular herringbone makes fantastic ropes that are slinky and easy to wear. As with flat herringbone, you can do tubular herringbone using regular and 2-hole seed beads - change the beads and you change the look. Students will also learn how to make their designs spiral for a completely different effect. We'll also look at how to create an invisible join so that you don't need to use a clasp. Projects will include a necklace rope and two…

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Cdn $200.00

Fire and Glass: Learn to Lampwork

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Deb Muss

Course outline: This one day class is for the beginner who is interested in learning how to make lampworked beads. Join instructor Deborah Muss in this 6 hour class that will introduce you to the tools & equipment in the studio. This will allow you time to learn & practice numerous techniques; become comfortable with lighting a torch; and placing beads into the kiln. All glass is included in class fee. Students should be able to make 8-12 beads which…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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December 2018
Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

December 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Free

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BeadFX Staff
Planet BeadFX

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 Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added…

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Free

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

December 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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…

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Store is closed

December 25, 2018 - January 1, 2019

The store is closed today. We will re-open Friday, January 2, 2019. Have a great holiday!

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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.