Stony Creek Bead

September 2016 Classes



Basic Stringing
Thursday September 8th    6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Just about everyone can string beads on a wire, but you will learn the techniques needed to design a bracelet, and to make jewelry that fits and stays securely fastened.


Saturday September 10th    10:30am to 12:30pm  $25
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Beginner

Learn how to make a flat spiral bracelet that is fun and easy to make!!  The design possibilities are endless with this stitch.  You can make it longer for a necklace and shorter for earrings.


Wire Rings
Thursday September 15th    6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner

Learn basic wire-working techniques to make cute wire rings.  You will learn 3 styles of rings in the class.  These rings are addicting to make.  Don’t say we didn’t warn you!!

School Spirit
Friday September 16th  6:00 to 8:00pm  FREE
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner

Learn odd count peyote stitch to make these cute earrings just in time for football season.

Wrap Bracelet Sampler with Beth Stone
Saturday September 17th  1:00 to 4:00pm    $40
Instructor: Beth Stone
Experience Level: Intermediate

Please join us for a class with Beth Stone, the Author of Bead Play Every Day. She will teach us some new techniques for combining single hole and double-hole beads!! This is an intermediate level class and knowledge of herringbone stitch is required

Tuesday September 20th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Determined Beginner (previous seed bead experience is required)

As we head into fall, you will see mums start to appear in the nurseries.  Make this bracelet reminiscent of the fall flower.
Earrings and More
Thursday September 22nd  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.  You can choose a different theme for your bracelet or earrings.
Constellation Pendant
Saturday September 24th  10:30am to 1:30pm   $40
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Intermediate
Use a combination of stitches to make this beautiful pendant that reminds me of a constellation in the sky.  This pendant is absolutely stunning!!  Knowledge of peyote stitch and herringbone stitch is required for this class.

Purple Sunset
Tuesday September 27th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Beginner

Learn tubular peyote stitch to make this fun spiral pendant.

Mandala Necklace
Thursday September 29th   6:00 to 8:00pm   $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Intermediate

Learn to make beaded mandalas out of several different kinds of beads including the new Honeycomb beads.  We will connect 3 of them together as a focal and weave a chain to complete the necklace.

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 and pagers 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.