Stony Creek Bead

April 2017 Classes

Thursday April 6th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
This bracelet is so much fun to make!!  It is easily modified to be wide or narrow.  Use Right Angle Weave and Peyote to create this easy bracelet with a big impact.
Introduction to Kumihimo
Saturday April 8th  1:00 to 4:00pm  $40
Instructor: Kathy Murdoch
Experience Level: Beginner
Have you been curious about Kumihimo but you weren’t sure where to begin?  This class is for you!!  This class will walk you through how to get started with the Japanese Braiding technique.  Please Note: There is a little bit of pre-work required for this class
Queen Elizabeth
Tuesday April 11th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25  
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Beginner
Do you need a beautiful necklace to wear for Easter?  This piece is for you!!  Weave a beautiful netted collar that will really make a statement!
The 4B Bracelet
Thursday April 13th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner 
Learn to create a basic, braided, beaded bracelet (the 4 B’s)! This is a simpler version of last year’s braided wire bracelet. The easy loop and hook clasp is incorporated in the design. Join us in creating something fun and beautiful!

Reiver 1 Component
Saturday April 15th  10:00am to 1:00pm  $40
Instructor: Christine Wilson
Experience Level: Beginner
Square wire jumprings and 5mm Crystaletts in a versatile component design. Create one for a pendant or link several to form earrings, bracelets or necklaces. There is a mandatory kit fee between $20-$60.
Reiver 2 Component
Saturday April 15th  2:00pm to 5:00pm  $40
Instructor: Christine Wilson
Experience Level: Beginner
Achieve multiple looks with the same component using 5mm with 3mm Crystaletts, OR 5mm Crystaletts with the new Linx. Components are truly versatile and can be combined with each other or different components to create a look uniquely yours. There is a mandatory kit fee between $20-$60.
Shangri-La Earrings
Tuesday April 18th  6:00 to 8:00pm  FREE
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Make these dainty earrings with little bits of beads from your stash. 
Basic Stringing
Thursday April 20th  6:00 to 8:00pm   $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Learn to string jewelry and attach a clasp to make sure it is securely fastened.  This is essential for every jewelry maker.
Earrings with a Twist
Saturday April 22nd  10:30am to 12:30pm   $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner
Combine snake weave with twisted spirals and gallery-wrap loops to make these fun, funky earrings! Join us in learning something new, and/or brush up on a few basic wire working skills.
Earrings and More
Tuesday April 25th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
The focus of this class is to learn the wrapped loop technique which is essential to have for every jewelry-maker.
Diamond Lace Bracelet
Thursday April 27th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Determined Beginner (Some prior seed bead experience required)
Combine seed beads and DiamonDuo beads to create this lacy bracelet design.
Stopping Traffic
Saturday April 29th  1:00 to 4:00pm  $40
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Intermediate
Learn to bezel Chatons or Rivolis and combine them with a twist on Right Angle Weave.  Cathy designed this piece to wear on a special date with her husband and the outcome is stunning!!
These photos never do the projects justice!

It is hard to see small details and real colors in print.  Please visit our store to see the actual projects and sign up for classes. 


Remember, first person to pay for class, gets the spot – so, register now for the classes that you want!  734.544.0904

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   Attendance Policies
The following policies are in place to insure an enjoyable learning environment for you as a student, and to express respect for the teacher and your fellow students.
  • Do Not Wear Perfume (or strongly perfumed lotions, etc.) the day of class.  Several of the teachers and students have allergies, asthma, or sensitivities to perfume.  Please be considerate in this matter.
  • Prices listed are for the teacher fee only.  Materials are extra.  A tool kit (containing pliers, cutters, scissors, etc.) is available for your use during class.  Exception: Beading needles for thread-work classes.
  • Payment in full is required at the time you sign up for a class.  We accept phone registrations with a credit card.
  • You must pre-register so we may prepare properly.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any class where the minimum number of students is not met.
  • For private lessons, we reserve the right to enroll other students for the same lesson at the same time.
  • No refund will be given if you cancel less than 48 hours prior to class.
  • Only the students signed up for class may attend.  Family or friends cannot “hang out” in the classroom.
  • Students must be at least 13 years old.
  • Please arrive 15-20 minutes before class starts.  Due to time limitations, teachers will not be able to repeat instructions if you are late.
  • Cell phones  must be set to “courtesy mode.”  Please step outside the classroom to answer the call or have the conversation.  No exceptions.
  • If you normally wear glasses to read, bead, or do other crafts, please bring them to class.