Mid-November Classes are Spell-Binding

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, physician with the Canadian Army Medical Corps; composed at the battlefront on May 3, 1945, during the second battle Ypres, Belgium. For full poem, click here.

There’s no doubt that we have a lot to be thankful for, including the freedom, time and ability to be creative. Exercise your creativity with a class – there are certainly lots to choose from!New classes include a dainty wrapped heart project with Lucie Lee. Bonni Poch is ready to share her techniques to create ‘stone’ from polymer clay – perfect to include in other projects! Catherine Sequalino Poitier will take your tambour embroidery skills to the next level with an applique project. and Gillian Clarke will start helping you get your home festive for the holidays. Marilyn Gardiner has a new chainmaille pattern for you to try. We also welcome Joy Munshower for a three-day class to create amazingly, detailed animal character beads!

Here are the classes and open sessions scheduled November 11 to 20:

Saturday, November 11
NEW Polymer Clay Tips and Techniques
Instructor: Bonni Poch
10:00am – 3:00pm
Discover how to incorporate polymer clay into your jewellery designs!


NEW Wire Wrapped Heart Pendant
Instructor: Lucie Lee
12:00 – 3:00pm
Learn the basics of wire wrapping while making a beautiful and dainty heart!


Sunday, November 12
Crystal Intelligence 101
Instructor: Sylvia Diveky
1:00 – 4:00pm
Use the power of crystals to help you design perfect pieces!


Monday, November 13
NEW Applique Work with Crochet de Luneville/Tambour Embroidery
Instructor: Catherine Sequalino Poitier
1:00 – 7:00pm
Take your tambour skills to the next level to produce a design!


Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
Create your lampwork beads in the company of friends!


Wednesday, November 15
Lampwork – Just a Taste!
Instructor: Deb Muss
6:30 – 8:30pm


Thursday, November 16
Afternoon Bead Tea
Facilitator: Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Bring your UFOs and PHDs and work on your projects over great conversations!


NEW Chainmaille Pinecone Charm
Instructor: Gillian Clarke
6:00 – 9:00pm
Bring in the outdoors with an exquisite chainmaille design!


NEW Creative Play Series, Session 6: Artist Trading Cards
Instructor: Anne Marie Desaulniers
6:00 – 8:00pm
Come play with Anne Marie and create mini-masterpieces!


Friday, November 17
NEW Surf ‘n Turf Lampwork Beads
Instructor: Joy Munshower
10:00am – 5:00pm
Take your lampworking skills to the next level with detailed animal beads! Class continues Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19.


FREE Meet and Greet with Joy Munshower
6:00 – 7:30pm
Drop by and say ‘Hi’ to this amazing lampwork instructor. Joy will bring a selection of beads for show and sale.


Beading Without a Net: Intuitive Bead Embroidery
Instructor: Anne Marie Desaulniers
6:00 – 9:00pm
Discover bead embroidery while exploring visual journaling! Class continues Saturday, November 25; 10:00am – 5:00pm.


Saturday, November 18
NEW Megara Bracelet
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner
9:00am – 1:00pm
Create this sassy, smart bracelet that combines style with movement!


Viperscale Bracelet
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner
2:00 – 5:00pm
Are you up for the challenge for this statement bracelet? Join Marilyn to find out!


Sunday, November 19
Knotted Waves Bracelet
Instructor: Angela Peace
10:00am – 5:00pm
Learn the basics of Cavandoli knotting with Angela!


Introduction to Art Clay Silver
Instructor: Jenn Jevons
10:00am – 5:00pm
Imagine creating your own fine silver jewellery – find out out how with Jenn!


Monday, November 20
Happy Hour Torching
Facilitator: Carol Cooper
5:00 – 9:00pm
Create your lampwork beads in the company of friends!

Click on the class or session title for more information including course descriptions and applicable fees. You can also go to our November class calendar and see all of the month’s opportunities and activities.

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