May still abounds with classes

Yes, it’s coming up to the middle of May (already!), but there are still lots of classes to be found, including some new ones: Thursday, May 16 *NEW* Box Style Knotted Bracelet 6:00 – 9:00pm Instructor: Angela Peace Unfortunately, Angela’s class is full, but (GOOD NEWS), Angela is repeating this class on Saturday, July 6; 9:30am – 12:30pm Open Metal Studio – Soldering 6:00pm – 9:00pm Facilitator: Iris Rogers Melamed This is your opportunity to work on unfinished projects, new projects or just practise your soldering skills. Note: This is not a class and participants must have soldering experience. Saturday, …

May Blooms with a Bouquet of New Classes

Forget May flowers – there are lots of new May classes that will get your creative juices flowing! By the way — remember Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 12. Consider a special gift from you to your mom with a class! Gift certificates are available in any denomination you wish or sign her up directly by calling the store and registering her. In addition to some favourite returning classes, here are all the new projects and techniques that will be taught in May: Textured Herringbone Saturday, May 4 9:30am – 12:30pm Instructor: Maria Rypan At first glance …

Still time to catch April classes

Wow, can you believe how fast time is flying; before you know it, another month will roll by! Not to worry – there is still lots of time to take some April classes. For complete information, including class and kit fees, please consult the on-line calendar at http://www.beadfx.com/classes.php and click on “April”. Soutache Lesson #1: The Basic Module Thursday, April 18 6:00 – 9:00pm Instructor: Angela Peace This class will introduce students to Soutache Bead Embroidery and how to stitch the Basic Module.  Students will learn how to handle the soutache braid, manage tension, place stitches correctly, define the curve, …

April Classes Just Around the Corner – No Fooling!

April is chock-full of classes offering a wide range of techniques from metal clay to seed beading to metalwork and soldering. There are more than 25 classes or open sessions being offered. For complete information about all classes, please consult the website: http://www.beadfx.com/classes.php and click on ‘April’. Check out the following NEW techniques or class projects in April: A Crash Course in COPPRClay Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 10:00am – 5:00 each day Guest Instructor: Wanaree Tanner Want all the wonder of creating in metal clay without the price tag of silver? In this two day crash course …

March Break Classes – new for 2013

March is almost upon us and, with it, March Break. For the first time, BeadFX is offering March Break classes for youth.”It’s important to attract the imagination and excitement of the next generation of beaders,” says Pam Kearns, Class and Special Events Coordinator. “It’s also a great opportunity for Mother/Daughter and Grandmother/Granddaughter combinations to come in and learn together.” March Break classes will be designed so that projects can be completed during class time. While an adult does not need to take the class with the child, the adult must remain on the premises. The minimum age for a student …

Congratulations to Pamela Kearns

We were all feeding off the awesome news that Pam shared with us yesterday… One of her pieces has been accepted for the July 2013 issue of BeadWork Magazine!!! You can see more off Pam’s work on her website Peyote Dreams. Pam is a popular teacher at BeadFX. I have personally taken some of her courses – Herringbone Bracelet as well as Sparkly Wheels. She is very patient and knowledgeable. If you haven’t taken a class with her yet, I suggest you do – and conveniently she has some coming up! September 27, 2012 Jewellery Making 101 (class at BeadFX) …

July Classes at Beadfx!

The month of July is here, and there are tons of classes in store. For one, we have our guest instructor, Marcia Decoster, author of Beaded Opulence, teaching three classes: Bellisimo, Falling Leaves Lariat, Queen Anne’s Lace Bracelet. Our guest blogger, Sailorgirl, aka Catherine Winters, is teaching two classes this month: How to Run a Successful Craft Show, and How to Start and Run a Successful Jewellry Microbusiness. Catherine Winters has a lot of experience both in the show circuit, and in selling her own jewellry. This weekend, Marilyn Gardiner, is teaching two of her beginner classes: Japanese Stepping Stones …