Planting Spring Seeds of Creativity
with more May Classes

This is the time of year when garden centres get busy – rich topsoil, lots of gardening tools and, best of all, plenty of seeds that promise full blooms and delicious vegetables. Classes are like that too! Our instructors plant seeds of know-how with a promise of beautiful jewellery. Yes, we need to cultivate and give ourselves some practice in new techniques but, when you have a wonderful finished piece that you’re proud of, you know know the effort was worth it! May classes continue with Liz Reynolds who will show you how to add colour to metal clay without …

Getting to Know…Rae Huggins

Many of you already know Rae from her interactions with customers in the store. Did you know she is also one of our multi-talented instructors with a passion for wire? Rae has always been a creative person. In fact, creativity was a staple in her home while growing up. “My eldest brother, my sister and I made Christmas cards and presents for family members yearly. It was something we looked forward to and those on the receiving end were just as enthusiastic. “My maternal grandmother sewed, decorated cakes and had a wealth of craft knowledge and skills. My mother also …

May Classes are Blooming!

We’ve made it through Winter and Spring is bright and exhilarating! Those May flowers are starting to sprout and soon there will be bursts of colour everywhere. We’re blooming at BeadFX too! Our instructors are exploding with new ideas and classes are flowering with new projects. Marilyn Gardiner is back with two new chainmaille weaves and Pamela Kearns has a new embellished right-angle weave cuff to share. Rae Huggins will show you how to use wire to create unique and different bails for your pendants. You can also join Tracey Neidhardt for a new project in vertical netting – a …