Sunny And Hot In July

With all of this heat you should stay in side and take a virtual class. Our July classes are super exciting. Pamela Kearns, Gillian Clarke, Liz Reynolds, Peggy Stirling and Liz Kennedy have seed beading, chainmaillie, metal clay and metal smiting to keep you busy in July. The classes at the beginning of July are all Virtual but we are happy to say we do have some classes in store this month. Check out our July calendar for more details.

Jewelry Classes

Do you yearn to learn? Virtual classes – no exposure, no driving, no parking, no hassles. The Virtual Bead Tea is a weekly, free, online get-together to bead and banter, every Wednesday afternoon. If you are on the fence about virtual classes, or not sure if your tablet/phone/computer can handle it, sign up for a Bead Tea and see if you like it! It’s absolutely free – log in, get comfy with your current project, and share and socialize online! Ask questions or give advice – up to you! And – Amanda will give you a sneak peek at the …

Spring Has Sprung

With all this sunshine, Classes are popping up at BeadFX. Our June Classes are super exciting. Pamela Kearns, Gillian Clarke and Liz Reynolds have Seed beading, Chainmaille and Metal clay classes to keep you busy in June. The beginning of June remains virtual, however, we are looking ahead to the middle of June where we have some in-studio classes scheduled. Check out the June Calendar for more details Here are the Classes and open sessions beginning May 28th.

Classes are Blooming In May

With all rain in April, May classes are Blooming. Our May classes are very exciting. Pamela Kearns and Gillian Clarke have Seed beading and Chainmaille classes to keep you busy in May. The beginning of May remains virtual, however, we are looking ahead to the end of May for some in-studio options. Check out the May calendar for more details. Here are the classes and open session beginning May 1st

It’s Raining Classes At BeadFX

With spring comes rain, so BeadFX can help you cure the boredom with classes. Our end of April classes are very exciting. Pamela Kearns and Gillian Clarke have lots of beading and chainmaille classes to keep you busy. Our April remain virtual, however, we are looking ahead to May class for some in-studio options. Check out the May calendar for more details. Here are the classes and open session beginning April 21:

Classes are Blooming at BeadFX

Spring has arrived and our classes are in full bloom! Our mid-April classes are full of creativity and colour. Jean Power is ready to go with her Mostra Box class. Don’t worry, if you didn’t get into the class this time, watch for more classes later this year. Pamela Kearns and Gillian Clarke have lots of beading and chainmaille for you too. Our April remain virtual, however, we are looking ahead to May class for some in-studio options. Check out the May calendar for more details. Here are the classes and open sessions beginning April 10:

A New Face for Classes

This past year has been full of unexpected changes. Changes, however, can lead to opportunities. I would like to introduce Amanda Pittman and Dwyn Tomlinson who will be taking over the responsibilities for coordinating classes and events for BeadFX, effective April 1, 2021. I assure you that classes and students will be in excellent hands! Amanda has been with BeadFX for quite some time now. She has been avid student and has become aware of what is needed to create successful classes. Dwyn is BeadFX’s webmistress (among many other duties) and will involved in the promotion of classes and providing …

Creativity ‘Reigns’ in April

Forget the umbrella – soak up the Spring and dance in the rain! A new season has officially arrived and with it new opportunities and class to unleash your creativity! The weather is so much more inviting and we can get out (socially responsibly, of course!) and view nature as it gets ready to bloom. BeadFX’s April classes will remain virtual for April making it easy to join the fun and still stay safe. Jean Power joins us for two sold-out classes. Don’t worry, if you didn’t get into one of Jean’s classes, she will be returning later this year …

March is the Month of Expectation

We may have snow on the ground, but you can smell spring in the wind. Crocuses and snowdrops are popping up and we know that a new season is just a round the corner. Spring also ushers in a new palette of pastels and bright colours with a fresh air feel. It is a time of renewal in nature and in ourselves. Carry your inspiration into our March classes! Betty Stephan, Gillian Clarke and Pamela Kearns are eager to share their expertise and projects with you! Not sure about virtual classes? Then join us for a Virtual Bead Tea to …

Spring Cleaning Your Stash

It’s not the size the size of the stash that counts – it’s whether or not you can find something in it! As many of you know, I’m a beader. I also teach beading, knit, and weave, and will try anything else that stirs my imagination. I have the stash to prove it. I also live in a one bedroom apartment that isn’t very big and has no built-in storage options. Recently I needed to find something that I knew I had, but I couldn’t locate it. In my frustration I tossed aside everything I had planned to do and …