Stony Creek Bead

February 2017 Classes



Earrings and More – Valentine Edition
Tuesday February 7th  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 project as well.

Learn to use the Wire Jig
Saturday February 11th  10:30am to 12:30pm     $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Beginner
Learn how to use the Wire Jig tool to build earrings and wire links.  The design possibilities are endless!!!

Basic Stringing
Wednesday February 15th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
The focus of this class is to learn the techniques to finish your jewelry properly so it is secure.  You can make either a necklace or earrings in this class.

Basket Weave Bracelet
Thursday February 16th  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Intermediate (previous bead weaving experience required)
I went back to basic beads on this one and I think it turned out pretty cute.  Use several stitches to weave SuperDuos and seed beads into a pattern that reminds me of a basket weave.


Mosaic Butterfly Bracelet
Saturday February 18th  10:30am to 12:30pm  $25
Instructor: Cathy Andrews
Experience Level: Beginner
Use DiamonDuo and Crescent beads to weave a pattern that looks like little butterflies dancing around your wrist.

Woven Heart Pendant
Tuesday February 21st  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Angela Peters
Experience Level: Intermediate (previous wire-working experience required)
Weave it, bead it, swirl it and curl it! Create your own, unique woven heart pendant!

Hidden Pearl Earrings
Thursday February 23rd  6:00 to 8:00pm  $25
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Weave seed beads around a glass pearl to create these cute little earrings.  The gallery wrap/wrapped loop technique is used to attach the earrings to the earring finding.  This technique will not be taught in class.

Introduction to Kumihimo
Saturday February 25th  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. 

Celtic Knot Leather Bracelet
Tuesday February 28th  6:00 to 8:00pm  FREE
Instructor: Kim West
Experience Level: Beginner
Learn to tie leather cord into a celtic knot for a fun, easy project!!  Even though the class is free, please 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.