What will you do with your extra 24 hours?

2020 is a Leap Year! As you may know, Julius Caesar created the concept of leap year and was further refined by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582 when he created the Gregorian calendar that we use today. Incidentally, it was not an easy change and riots broke out; check out more information on this bit of history here. Whatever the history, you can use your extra 24 hours as you wish. Of course, we hope you’ll join us for a class! Our late-February classes a variety of techniques including seed beading, drilling stones (yes, another class has been added!), soldering, …

Carve out creative time for yourself!

There are so many demands on our time that it can be stressful to maintain hectic schedules. Sometimes you just need to take a step back and say, ‘I need to do something for me’. Recharging your batteries is required just to keep up! Our mid-June classes feature an array of jewellery making techniques from seed beading with Pamela Kearns, to chainmaille with Marilyn Gardiner and working with cement with Ann Shewan. In the midst of all the classes are open sessions where you can come in, relax and enjoy coffee and conversation as you work on your projects. As …

Introducing a new Open Session for 2016:
Open Metal Studio: Kiln Enamelling

Calling all enamelling enthusiasts! BeadFX is proud to announce another monthly Open Metal Studio session: Kiln Enamelling! With the enthusiastic response toward Christine Woollacott’s various classes, Christine is going to facilitate this exciting new opportunity for enamelling enthusiasts. Christine Woollacott is an award-winning artist trained through the Jewellery Art and DesignProgram in Vancouver. She has taught a variety of courses at BeadFX including ChamplevĂ©, CloisonnĂ© and various other enamelling techniques. She also has new upcoming classes, now on the BeadFX website (follow the Classes link). She recently got the fantastic news that she has been accepted to teach several class …