Classes



Stony Creek Bead Classes

July 2020



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Earrings and More
Tuesday July 7th  6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner

Learn the wrapped loop technique in this class which is an essential skill to make earrings and much more










Simple Spiral Necklace
Thursday July 9th 6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25+ Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
If you are new to beadweaving, this is the perfect project to get started.  Use just two different beads to create this dainty spiral rope.

Introduction to Cubic Right Angle Weave
Saturday July 11th 10:30am to 12:30pm
Cost: $25+ Materials
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Beginner but previous beadweaving experience is required.
This class will teach you the Cubic Right Angle Weave (CRAW) stitch.  This is one of the harder stitches to get the hang of but it is so versitle and will take your beadweaving to the next level.  This class is a pre-requisite to Cathy’s necklace on the 25th if you don’t know CRAW already.







Quatrefoil Necklace and Earrings
Tuesday July 14th 6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Determined Beginner (previous beadweaving experience is recommended)
Learn to make these cute quatrefoil components that can be used as earrings or can be strung together into a necklace.  This is a must-see in person!!  The necklace has 9 components and it is opera length that is so fun to wear.




Leather Wrap Bracelet
Thursday July 16th 6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Learn how to weave beads in between leather to make this trendy wrap bracelet.  






Basic Stringing
Tuesday July 21st  6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make jewelry but weren’t sure where to start?  This is the class for you!!  Learn to string jewelry and attach the clasp so it is securely fastened.  This is an essential skill for every jewelry maker.







Sophia Bracelet
Thursday July 23rd  6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Determined Beginner (previous beadweaving experience recommended)
This bracelet was just published in the current issue of Beadwork magazine!!  Use PaisleyDuo and Arcos Par Puca beads to create this unique bracelet.  The pattern is also easily adapted to make matching earrings.





Isolde Necklace
Saturday July 25th  1:00 to 4:00pm
Cost: $35 + Materials
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Advanced
This necklace will take your breath away.  Use lots of crystals and pearls to create this stunning necklace with so much sparkle.  Note: Pre-work is required for this class.  You will need to make the necklace base using the CRAW stitch before class.  If you are unfamiliar with this stitch, we have an introduction class on Saturday July 11th.




Make and Take: Leather and Lace
Tuesday July 28th  6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: FREE ($5 to reserve your spot*) + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Are you tired of my barrel knot yet?  I hope not because I LOVE this knot.  Create a fun necklace using a pewter filigree centerpiece.   * the $5 reservation fee is non-refundable (unless you cancel 48 hours before class begins) and will be applied towards the purchase of class supplies. 







Introduction to Knotting
Thursday July 30th  6:00 to 8:00pm
Cost: $25 + Materials
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Knotting isn’t just for pearls!!  Learn how knot in between beads using silk cord.




















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 16 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.