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Happy Hour Torching (2019)

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 23, 2019

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…

Holiday Mini Class: Bertel Diamond

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Course outline: Create a delightful component that can be used in so many ways! Designed by Veres Zsuzsa-Vezuzsi for StarMan TrendSetters and used with permission, you'll use a variety of beads including CzMates Diamonds and Diamond Duos to create a pendant. This component can also be used for earrings and bracelets. The class fee includes all the materials and beads needed. Note: colours will be different than shown. Additional kits will be available for purchase. Skill level: All levels Prerequisite:…

Planet BeadFX

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added bonus,…

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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…

Holiday Mini Class: Ginkgo Leaf Pendant

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Course outline: A quick project that is perfect for a gift for a friend - or yourself! Designed by Kim Leahy for StarMan TrendSetters and used with permission, you'll use a variety of beads including CzMates Diamonds, Ginkgo Leaf beads, fire-polish beads and demi-rounds, you'll create a pendant that features a touch of dimension. The class fee includes all the materials and beads needed. Note: colours will be different than shown. Additional kits will be available for purchase. Skill level:…

It’s a Puzzling Thing: Woodlands Puzzle Pouch (2 days)

December 14 @ 10:00 am - December 15 @ 4:00 pm

Course outline: The Woodlands puzzle pouch features raised and flat bead embroidery on both sides of the bag. Puzzle pouches are an interesting Woodlands indigenous design. The pouch doesn’t open up the way people expect, there is a secret way of getting into the puzzle pouch so indeed it is a puzzling thing. It was thought the puzzle pouch was often used as a way to entertain others. Hand the pouch to someone and ask them to figure to how it…

Mokume Gane – Woodgrain Patterns in Mixed Metals

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course outline: Mokume Gane is a Japanese term used to describe mixed-metal sheet that imitates the look of wood grain. In this class you will learn how to use pre-made copper and brass metal billets (fused stacks of layered metals) to create a customized sheet of woodgrain patterned metal. The patterned metal will then be used to create a simple domed pendant, or seamless ring. The class fee includes a 1"x 1" piece of 14ga copper/brass modkume billet to pattern.…

Planet BeadFX

Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added bonus,…

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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…

Christmas Day – store is closed

December 25

BeadFX is closed today in observance of Christmas Day. We will re-open at 11:00am on December 27. Not to worry - our on-line order system is open 24/7!

Boxing Day – Store is closed

December 26

BeadFX is closed today in observance of Boxing Day. The store will re-open on Friday, December 27 at 11:00am. Not to worry - our on-line order system is open 24/7!

Store open; 11:00am – 6:00pm

December 27

BeadFX is open today from 11:00am to 6:00pm.

Store open; 9:00am – 6:00pm

December 28

BeadFX is open today for regular hour: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Store is closed today

December 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

BeadFX is closed today. We will re-open on Monday, December 30 at 11:00am.

Store open; 11:00am – 5:00pm

December 30

BeadFX is open today regular hours: 11:00am - 5:00pm

New Year’s Eve – Store is closed

December 31

BeadFX is closed today in observance of New Year's Eve. The store will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2020. Not to worry - our on-line order system is open 24/7!

New Year’s Day – Store is closed

January 1, 2020

The store is closed today in observance of New Year's Day. BeadFX will re-open on Tuesday, January 2 at 11:00am sharp. Not to worry - our on-line order system is open 24/7!

Afternoon Bead Tea/Q & A Workshop

January 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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…

2020 Class Kick-Off Open House

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Help us kick-off the 2020 Classes Come on out and meet our amazing instructors and see first-hand the great projects they have planned for you! As a bonus, for each class you register for on the date, you will receive a draw ballot toward a $25 gift certificate. One class = one ballot; two classes = two ballots, and so on. There will be lots more fun and surprises too. Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:00am – 3:00pm The following instructors…

Happy Hour Torching (2020)

January 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 21, 2020

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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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.