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BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
+1-416-751-1911

Our store has separate classrooms, metal studio and lampwork studio!

August 2020

Free

Virtual Session: Afternoon Bead Tea

August 12 @ 1:30 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
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 Afternoon Bead Tea at BeadFX - via your computer! Pamela Kearns will be in the available 1:30 - 3:30pm every Wednesday to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. Registering in advance for this…

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Free

Virtual Session: Afternoon Bead Tea

August 19 @ 1:30 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
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 Afternoon Bead Tea at BeadFX - via your computer! Pamela Kearns will be in the available 1:30 - 3:30pm every Wednesday to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. Registering in advance for this…

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Cdn $51.00 +Kit fee: $15 payable to the instructor the day of the class.

In-Studio Class: Line Folding Sheet Metal

August 22 @ 12:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Liz Kennedy

Course outline: This class with Liz Kennedy is an introduction to line fold forming of metal. You will make the folds and hammer your metal then anneal it with a torch so it can be opened. Shears will be used to cut the metal into the shapes you design. You will trim file and buff the pieces. If desired a patina can be applied. You can make whatever you choose from your metal: bracelet, pendant , earrings or any combination.…

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Free

Virtual Session: Afternoon Bead Tea

August 26 @ 1:30 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
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 Afternoon Bead Tea at BeadFX - via your computer! Pamela Kearns will be in the available 1:30 - 3:30pm every Wednesday to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. Registering in advance for this…

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September 2020

Cdn $28.00

Virtual Class: Simple and Wrapped Loops Bracelet

September 1 @ 2:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
Laurie Poirier

Course outline: Explore the basics of making loops with Laurie Poirier. Learn how to add beads and charms to a chain using both simple and wrapped loops. Once you master these two styles of loops you can move on to anything. While you are welcome to watch along with the instructor, this is intended to be an interactive class. You are encouraged to create the class project during the class. A few days prior to the class you will be…

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Labour Day – Store is Closed

September 7

The store is closed today in observance of Labour Day. BeadFX will re-open on Tuesday, September 8 at 11:00am sharp. Not to worry - our on-line order desk is open 24/7!

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Free

Virtual Event: Back to Class!

September 10 @ 6:00 pm EDT - 8:00 pm EDT
BeadFX

Join us for our first-ever Virtual Event: Back to Class Thursday, September 10 6:00 - 8:00pm In response to COVID, we have worked with our imaginative instructors to create a variety of virtual classes utilizing lots of techniques. We continue to offer some physical in-class and in-studio classes with strict social distancing guidelines and to help keep everyone safe. Join us and see many of the projects scheduled for the Fall and virtually meet the instructors who are teaching them.…

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Cdn $125.00

Bellissima with visiting instructor Nancy Cain – Virtual Class

September 18 @ 10:00 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT
Nancy Cain

Course outline: Join Nancy Cain virtually through an on-line class to create this stunning statement bracelet! When your registration is received, you will receive additional information about accessing the virtual class. Bellissima means beautiful in Italian. It is the feminine form of the adjective bella meaning beautiful, but when you add -issima to the end of an adjective in Italian, it intensifies the meaning. My muse for this project was to make something that was elegant and sophisticated with a large Swarovski stone…

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Cdn $125

Feathers with visiting instructor Nancy Cain – Virtual Class

September 19 @ 10:00 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT
Nancy Cain

Course outline: Join Nancy Cain virtually through an on-line class to create this beautiful and inspirational necklace! When your registration is received, you will receive additional information about accessing the virtual class. “Hope” is the thing with feathers, That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops - at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm.…

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Cdn $125.00

St. Lucia with visiting instructor Nancy Cain – Virtual Class

September 20 @ 10:00 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT
Nancy Cain

Course outline: Join Nancy Cain virtually through an on-line class to create this statement necklace! When your registration is received, you will receive additional information about accessing the virtual class. In Italian the meaning of the name Lucia is: Graceful Light. It comes from the Latin word Lux (Light). Lucia is an ancient mythical figure with an abiding role as a bearer of light in the dark Swedish winters. For many, many years Lucia has brought faith, hope, and a…

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Cdn $51.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

In-Studio Class: Checkerboard Pendant

September 26 @ 12:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Liz Kennedy

Course outline: Imagine combining weaving and metalwork - all in one statement piece! In this class with Liz Kennedy, you'll weave soft thin copper strips into a checkerboard pattern. You then use rivets, a cold-connection method, to join the weaving to a sheet metal base. The base will then be textured and a patina applied, if desired, to bring up the surface treatment. The design shown is only one interpretation - you can design your piece as desired. Instead of…

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October 2020

Thanksgiving Day – Store is Closed

October 12

The store is closed today in observance of Thanksgiving Day. BeadFX will re-open on Tuesday, October 13  at 11:00am sharp. Not to worry - our on-line order desk is open 24/7!

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December 2020

Christmas Day – Store is Closed

December 25

The store is closed today in observance of Christmas Day. Not to worry - our on-line order desk is open 24/7!

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How to Register:

  • You may register for all classes and open sessions either on-line, in-person at the store, or by calling the store at (416) 751-1911
  • Full payment must be made at the time of registration
  • Materials for Virtual classes are the responsibility of the student, unless otherwise indicated in the class description.
  • For some metalwork, mixed media and lampwork classes, 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:

  • Virtual classes: Cancellations and refunds will not be permitted once instructions, materials and electronic links to the classes have been emailed to students. Only registered students will be permitted to take virtual classes.
  • In-Studio classes: If you need to cancel an in-studio class, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee. If you come to the class unwell (sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) you will be asked to leave and a refund will NOT be provided.
  • 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.