Peyote Bracelet in Color Gradient

Date and Time: 07/30/2016 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $88.00
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Peyote stitch. See Peyote Beaded Beads on July 27.
Description:
Use flat peyote stitch to make this lovely bracelet. In this class you will learn how to do beaded color grading in a simple, yet efficient manner. Then you will learn to finish the edges of this bracelet with a picot technique. Finally, learn to add a clasp with a loop closure. That's three skills in one project!!


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Next Steps in Boro: Marble Making

Date and Time: 07/31/2016 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $98
Capacity: 6
Instructor: Benjamin Revis, UI Scientific Glass Blower
Prerequisites: Intro to Boro on March 6 or demonstrated equivalent skill set.
Description:

Use solid boro glass rods to create marbles.   This is a “next steps” class that will give participants a deeper understanding of the techniques needed to be successful in marble making. Instructor:  Benjamin Revis, UI Scientific Glass Blower.

 

 

 

 


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Herringbone Stitch Techniques

Date and Time: 08/06/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $58
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Herringbone is a basic and versatile beading stitch that is utilized in many contemporary projects found in beading magazines.  Learn flat and tubular herringbone and how to use more than one size bead within a project.   

This class serves as a prerequisite for the Herringbone Flower Earrings that same afternoon.



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NEW CLASS!! Herringbone Flower Earrings

Date and Time: 08/06/2016 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $58
Capacity: 8
Instructor: 
Prerequisites: Tubular Herringbone?see Herringbone Techniques early that day.
Description:

Use your herringbone skills to make a flower that can be used as an earring or a beaded cap for a multistrand project.  You will learn to increase to form your flower shape. Instructor: Karen Kubby 

Note:  Take both Herringbone classes on August 6 for double rewards points.

 


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Fundamentals of Hollow Glass

Date and Time: 08/07/2016 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $98
Capacity: 6
Instructor: Benjamin Revis, UI Scientific Glass Blower
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Learn how to manipulate borosilicate glass tubing.  Participants will learn to stretch, blow, and embellish tube glass. 

Note this bargain:  also register for Implosion Pendant August 14 and get both classes for double rewards points.


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Free Soft Glass Tutorials

Date and Time: 08/11/2016 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost: $FREE
Capacity: 
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Prerequisites: Basic lampworking skills.
Description:

For those with basic glass skills through our classes or other sources. Tap into Beadology Iowa instructor Wendy Ford’s expertise to expand your skill set.  These tutorials are not free intro classes. They are meant to help those wanting to get help starting or finishing a project, to perfect technique, or how to better use tools.  $15 lab fee to use the studio. Conversation is free.


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Byzantine Chain Maille Bracelet

Date and Time: 08/13/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $68
Capacity: 6
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Learn the basics of byzantine chain maille to make a bracelet.  Chain maille is a technique of taking individual open jump rings and putting them together to form a mesh or chain. Proper tool handling and opening and closing of rings will be emphasized. 

 


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Jazzy Linked Wire Bracelet

Date and Time: 08/13/2016 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $68
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Learn to create consistent wrapped loops and link them to form your own beaded chain long enough to wear as a bracelet. This bracelet class will incorporate a variety of materials into each bracelet.  Walk away with a jazzy new piece to add to your collection. 

This class serves as a prerequisite for the Dragonfly Pendant class on August 20. Sign up for Jazzy Linked Wire Bracelet and Dragonfly Pendant for double rewards points.

 


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Next Steps in Hollow Glass: Implosion Pendant

Date and Time: 08/14/2016 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $98
Capacity: 6
Instructor: Benjamin Revis, UI Scientific Glass Blower
Prerequisites: Intro to Hollow Glass Work on April 3.
Description:

Learn to manipulate and embellish hollow glass to make a floral implosion pendant.  

Note: Take both Fundamentals of Hollow Glass on August 7 and Implosion Pendant for double rewards.


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ChenilleStitch Beaded Bracelet

Date and Time: 08/19/2016 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost: $58
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Learn one of the newest stitch to hit the bead world.  Developed by a French designer, this stitch is reminiscent of herringbone and netting, yet has a flavor all its own. 



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NEW CLASS!! Flat Right Angle Weave (RAW) Bracelet

Date and Time: 08/20/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $58
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Description:

Get in the groove of doing flat right angle weave by making a wide cuff bracelet.  This is a stitch that takes some repetition in order to get your rhythm.  We’ll throw in a bit of color grading to boot.  Add a clasp and you are ready to wear your new RAW bracelet.

This class serves as a prerequisite for the RAW Rubber Gasket necklace on August 27. 

NOTE:  Take both Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet and RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace for double reward points.

 


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NEW CLASS!! Dragonfly Pendant

Date and Time: 08/20/2016 from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $48
Capacity: 6
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: Wrapped loop?see Jazzy Linked Bracelet on August 13.
Description:

NEW CLASS!!  Saturday, August 20, 3pm to 5pm:  Dragonfly Pendant--$48

Use wire, Czech feather beads, and Swarovski crystals to create your own dragonfly.  Use it as a pendant, make another for earrings, or hang it in a sunny window. 

Sign up for Jazzy Linked Wire Bracelet and Dragonfly Pendant for double rewards points.

 


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Artifactory's Life Drawing Drop-In

Date and Time: 08/21/2016 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: $8
Capacity: 25
Instructor: None
Prerequisites: 
Description:

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. Bring your drawing and sketching supplies for this monthly session of life drawing with a live model sponsored by Artifactory.  


NEW CLASS!! RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace

Date and Time: 08/27/2016 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $78
Capacity: 8
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Flat RAW?see Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet on August 20.
Description:

NEW CLASS!!  Saturday, August 27, 10am to 4pm:  RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace

Use flat right angle weave (RAW), then zip it up around a rubber gasket, sew up the gasket to create an figure eight, and embellish it to create this contemporary necklace with glass beads and rubber.  Add a RAW bead on each side of the necklace and you are ready to wear.

 Take both Flat Right Angle Weave Bracelet and RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace for double reward points.

 


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