Alita Necklace with visiting instructor Kaska Firor

Course outline: Led by Kaska Firor, you’ll make this intricate necklace using several wire techniques. Expand your skills as you learn to weave in tight spaces and how to shape your wire into a graceful design to fit inside a small frame. Students will learn hand and tool wire shaping techniques, and how to tell which one to use when for the best results. Skill level: Advanced Beginner Prerequisite: Some wire weaving experience or intro classes. Technique: Wire weaving Bring to class: Flush wire cutters Chain nose pliers Flat nose pliers Permanent marker, Ruler Painters masking tape Magnification Of special …

Looped Stone Pendant with visiting instructor Kaska Firor

Course outline: Join Kaska Firor to learn how to encase a stone in a looped wire net while creating this fun pendant. Students in this class will learn the secrets to making uniform looking and tightly fitting loops that hold the stone securely. This class will focus on learning how to use the wire-looping technique for capturing differently shaped stones. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Wire weaving Bring to class: Flush wire cutters Chain nose pliers Flat nose pliers Permanent marker Ruler Painters masking tape Magnification Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for …

Bead Ring with visiting instructor Kaska Firor

Course outline: Expand your wire skills with Kaska Firor as you discover the art of making wire-woven rings. The class will focus on understanding the basic construction and design and will explore techniques for proper ring sizing. Ideas for customizing the design will be discussed. Skill level: Advanced Beginner Prerequisite: Some wire weaving experience or intro classes Technique: Wire weaving Bring to class: Flush wire cutters Chain nose pliers Flat nose pliers Permanent marker Ruler Painters masking tape Magnification Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual …

Teardrop Pendant with visiting instructor Kaska Firor

Course outline: Create this beautiful pendant with Kaska Firor using simple wire weaving and wire shaping techniques. Students will be given precise instruction as how to create the pendant from start to finish, but will also be encouraged to customize the finishing touches in order to create a one-of-a-kind design. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Wire weaving Bring to class: Flush wire cutters Chain nose pliers Flat nose pliers Permanent marker Ruler Painters masking tape Magnification Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of …

Intro to Over-Over Weave with visiting instructor Kaska Firor

Course outline: Discover wire weaving with Kaska Firor! This class introduces one of the most popular weaves used by many wire artists today. You will learn the most basic version of the weave while creating this elegant necklace. Instructor will provide some pre-made elements so that students can focus on learning the weaving techniques. Make your learning complete by taking the Intro to Over-Under Weave class on the same day. Save on the class fees for both classes; you must register for both classes at the same time. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisite: N/A Technique: Wire weaving Bring to class: Flush …

Looking Ahead to Fall Classes

Yes, there is still summer to enjoy BUT, once Labour Day passes, BeadFX will have an abundance of new classes for you! Mark your calendars now to attend our annual Back to Class event on Saturday, September 7; 11 – 3pm. You’ll be able to see for yourself the wonderful projects being taught and the creative instructors who are presenting them. By we are planning something very special to happen the same day. Click here to find out more! One of the highlights is visiting instructor Kaska Firor who is presenting six new wirework classes. Kaska’s projects are all beginner/advanced …