October classes are a mosaic of techniques

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.”
– Stanley Horowitz

There are so many opportunities coming up on October – how can one person decide what to do? Perhaps you would like to work with twisted wire with Deborah Beesley? Catherine Sequalino Poiter will expand your tambour skills! How about a metal clay class with Liz Reynolds? Liz Kennedy has a brand new metalwork class featuring copper and stones. Christine Woollacott will introduce you to the technique of filigree! Or, perhaps you just need to come in and join the conversations at one of our open sessions. Join us – we have something just for you!

Here are the classes and sessions scheduled October 11 – 20:

Friday, October 11

Introduction to Crochet de Luneville/ Tambour Embroidery, Class 2: Cardinal or Blue Jay
Catherine Sequalino Poitier
5:30 – 9:00pm
Put your class skills to work while creating this stunning Cardinal (or adjust your colours to make a statement Blue Jay)!

Open Metal Studio: Kiln Enamelling
Christine Woollacott
11:30am – 4:30pm
Join like-minded enthusiasts and work on those enamelling projects you’ve been itching to finish!

Monday, October 14

Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
The retail store is closed today, but our on-line store is always open. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 15 at 11:00am sharp!

Planet BeadFX

Wednesday, October 15

FREE Open Bead Night
Pamela Kearns
6:00 – 8:00pm
Give yourself dedicated time to work on your chainmaille and beading projects!

Thursday, October 17

FREE Afternoon Bead Tea
Pamela Kearns
1:00 – 3:00pm
Be among the first to see the new weekly products!

NEW Calla Lily Pendant
Liz Kennedy
6:00 – 9:00pm
Explore and discover beginner-level metalwork techniques as you create your own statement pendant!

Saturday, October 19

Tangled Chips Bracelet
Deborah Beesley
10:00am – 1:00pm
Delve into the versatile technique of wire twisting to make a unique bracelet using medium-fine gauge wire and stone chips/beads!

Introduction to Metal Clay
Liz Reynolds
12:00 – 6:00pm
Learn how to form and texture this malleable metal product which, once fired, becomes a solid piece of bronze, copper or silver!

2019 GRBS Show: Artisan Jewellery, Beads and Fibre Arts
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sponsored by the Grand River Bead Society, this show features a wide variety of vendors – including BeadFX – representing a many jewellery-making techniques and fibre-arts! Continues Sunday, October 20.

Sunday, October 20

NEW Introduction to Silver Filigree
Christine Woollacott
Learn the decorative metal technique of filigree including how to form traditional scalloped fine silver filigree wire from regular round wire and how to accurately bend wire into even repeating shapes!

Click on the class/session title to see complete information include course descriptions and applicable class and kit fees. You can also click on the instructors’ names to see other courses they are teaching. To see all of the month’s activities, go to the October class calendar.

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