December 2017 Classes

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Cathedral Windows
Tuesday December 5th 6:00 to 8:00pm   $25
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Determined Beginner

Weave this gorgeous netted ornament cover that is reminiscent of looking through the stained glass windows at a cathedral.

Helm’s Deep Crystal Bracelet
Thursday December 7th  6:00 to 8:00pm   $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner

In the spirit of J.R.R. Tolkien’s sparkling Crystal Caves behind Helm’s Deep, Angela presents this trendy, chainmaille bracelet! It mixes the Helm Weave chainmaille pattern with sparkling crystals!  This is a great introductory weaving pattern for those learning chainmaille for the first time.  A $5 kit fee (payable to the instructor) is also required that includes the rings and wire needed for this project.

Have a Ball!!
Saturday December 9th  1:00pm to 4:00pm   $35
Instructor: Beth Stone
Experience Level: Intermediate

Learn to create two different beaded balls that can be used in so many different ways!!  You will start with simpler beads to learn the technique but other bead options will be discussed.

Earrings and More
Tuesday December 12th  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.  In my sample, I made a cute holiday earrings but you can choose your own theme.

Chainmaille Wreath Ornament
Thursday December 14th  6:00 to 8:00pm   $25 (additional kit fee of $20 is required)
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner
This shiny ornament, made of bright, colorful, anodized aluminum jump rings was designed by the folks at The Ring (Class is being taught with their permission). Each supply kit contains enough rings to make multiple ornaments! You choose between gold or silver connector rings. Finished ornament measures 2.5” diameter. 

Kumihimo 2
Saturday December 16th  1:00pm to 3:30pm  $32
Instructor: Kathy Murdoch
Experience Level: Intermediate (you must have prior Kumihimo experience)
Take your Kumihimo knowledge to the next level!!  You will learn how to make a pattern in your design with one stripe, 4 stripes or polka dots.  You will also learn how to finish the piece using the glue-in ends.

Basic Stringing
Tuesday December 19th  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.

Boho Jewelry
Thursday December 28th  6:00 to 8:00pm  FREE
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
I have not been this excited about a new product in a long time!!  Explore the use of new two-tone beading chain and stopper beads to create a fun boho necklace or bracelet.   Even though the class is free, please be sure to sign up so we are sure to have enough room.

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.