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  1. Sept 29 2019 1pm-3pm Class

    Sunday September 29 1-3pm North Store

    Intro to Jewelry Making:

    Are you curious about jewelry making and looking to learn some basic techniques to get started??

    If so, this workshop is for you! You’ll find out how fun and easy it is to create your own unique jewelry.

    What you will learn:

    -Basic construction of earrings, bracelets and necklaces

    -How to open and close a jump ring

    -How to use head pins, eyes pins and other various findings

    -How to effectively cut chain

    -Selecting the most suitable materials for your piece

    Class is dedicated to learning the techniques listed above. You will learn to design and make your own simple earrings in class, and leave with the skills to make amazing jewelry on your own.

    Choosing your materials and designing your project is part of this class. You will choose from our large selection of materials in store. (cost of materials will vary depending on what you choose) All necessary tools will be provided in the class. You are welcome to bring your own.

    Round Nose Pliers

    Flat Nose Pliers

    Cutters

    Permanent Marker

    Material List:

    2-Ear wires

    head pins, eye pins, jump rings

    Beads/charms /tassels of your choice

    Chain (optional)

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    CA$5.00
  2. October 27 1pm-3pm Class

    Basics of Peyote

    This introductory work shop will show you how to make a basic flat even peyote stitch.

    What you will learn:

    -how to start a basic flat even peyote strip

    -reading a basic pattern

    -effectively use a stop bead

    -how to join/zip a peyote piece

    This class is dedicated to learning the techniques listed above. You will learn while creating these fun little rings in class, and leave with the skills to make your own fun pieces. Choosing your materials and designing your project is part of this class. You will choose from our large selection of materials in store. (cost of materials will vary depending on what you choose)

    All necessary tools will be provided in the class

    Material List:

    2 colors of size 11 Delica seed beads

    4 or 6lb Fireline

    Size 11 or 12 beading needle

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    CA$5.00
  3. November 10 1pm-3pm Class

    Russian Spiral

    In this workshop you will learn the basics of the Russian spiral stitch, using seed beads you will learn to create these soft supple ropes that can be used as bracelets, necklaces and earrings

    What you will learn:

    -Russian spiral stitch

    -Designing your own color pattern

    -using a stop bead

    -adding thread

    -adding a clasp

    This class is dedicated to learning the techniques listed above. You will learn while creating these stylish ropes and leave with the skills to create your own unique pieces.

    Choosing your materials and designing your project is part of this class. You will choose from our large selection of materials in store. (cost of materials will vary depending on what you choose)

    All necessary tools will be provided in the class

    Material List:

    Size 11 seed beads

    3 colors of size 8 seed beads

    6lb Fireline

    Size 11 or 12 beading needle

    Clasp of your choice

    Learn More
    CA$5.00
  4. November 24 1pm-3pm Class part 2

    Come learn to design and make your own clasps to use in your beading projects.

    What you will learn:

    -how to create a ring using circular peyote

    -how to make a toggle using basic flat even peyote strip

    -effectively use a stop bead

    -how to join/zip a peyote piece

    -how to attach them to your work

    This class is dedicated to learning the techniques listed above. You will learn while creating your own toggle clasp set.

    Choosing your materials and designing your project is part of this class. You will choose from our large selection of materials in store. (cost of materials will vary depending on what you choose)

    All necessary tools will be provided in the class

    Material List:

    Size 15 seed beads

    2 colors of size 11 Delica seed beads

    4 or 6lb Fireline

    Size 11 or 12 beading needle

    Learn More
    CA$5.00
  5. OPEN SESSION- May 5

    THE BEAD STORE OPEN SESSIONS.

    WHAT IS IT?

    An open session is an opportunity for our customers to come in and learn from our staff and other customers that attend. It is a community building session that allows for any kind of projects RELATED TO JEWELRY MAKING to come in and get help, or just a creative space for you to do your own work. Basically you will come to the store and work on your own projects; you can ask for help and who ever knows how to help or whoever is willing to help, can help.

    Time?

    12:30-3:30pm

    CALL FOR DATES, 403 454 4544

    What does it cost?

    absolutely nothing. Customers will buy product from the store; before you go to use it.

    THE BEAD STORE IS PROVIDING A CREATIVE SPACE FOR CUSTOMERS TO USE AND WORK. NO TOOLS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR RENT, ALL ITEMS MUST BE BOUGHT PRIOR TO USE.

    NO FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED.

    ALL CUSTOMERS MUST SIGN UP PRIOR TO THE CLASS. NO WALK-INS.

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    CA$0.00
  6. 1 on 1 classes with Sharon Blake

    This class option is for people who want to take 1 on 1 class lessons.

    you can choose one of the following, each of the options below are considered to be 1 class. The prices do not include materials, the price only includes the teachers time. Starred Class times need to be approved with teacher. Should you need to cancel, give us 24 hours notice, we will refund and prepayment fee. If you do not cancel 24 hours in advance, refunds will not be issued.

    1 Basics of Peyote: Beginner Friendly Come learn how to make bails, toggle clasps, rings and more.

    2 Bezels: Learn how to use seed beads to create bezels. Techniques covered will include: Peyote, Netted, Weave Class time will only permit on technique to be completed

    3 Stringing - Design and Techniques: Beginner Friendly Want to learn how to string your own beads? Using beading wire and crimp beads, and various findings you will learn how to create your own professional looking jewelry.

    4 Create your own class. (private tutorial, class size 1-3 people max) Your class – Your choice of topic – a time convenient for you. Let us know

    Feature Classes: ($25.00/person + cost of supplies / kits)

    Candy Bead Bracelet (Sunflower Bracelet) : Come learn to make these cute bracelets using 2-hole Candy beads, superduos and seed beads.

    Designe and Techniques

    Pastel Shimmers

    Learn More
    CA$0.00
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