Summer Bead Camp: Bead Buddy Emojis & Safety Pin Jewelry
Date and Time: 08/16/2018 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford and Kaami William
Prerequisites: No experience needed.
For kids 8 years old and up. Learn to weave beads with waxed linen into an emojis. Then stack beads on safety pins to make jewelry. Both can be attached to a backpack.
Each day there is a morning and afternoon session. Each session has two projects and is $60/session. For those wanting more than one session, the cost goes down to $52/session. There are two seats per session available at a self-determined sliding scale (minimum $8). These discounts cannot be offered on line. Please call or come to the store to get these discounts.
Herringbone Flower Earrings$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 08/06/2016 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Tubular Herringbone—see Herringbone Techniques early that day
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.
*Note:Take both Herringbone classes on August 6 for double rewards points.*
Peyote Stitch Beaded Beads through Kirkwood Community College Continuing Education Program$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 07/27/2016 from 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No previous experience necessary.
Weaving with beads isn’t has complicated as it looks. Peyote stitch is a versatile and often used seed bead weaving technique. Students will make beads by beading a rectangle then folding it up and zipping it closed to make a tight and seamless tube. Fancy your bead up by adding layers of embellishment. Samples of finished jewelry using peyote stitch will be available with discussion on the techniques used to construct them.
Registration is through Kirkwood Community College or on site–follow this link to register and look for Beadology Iowa under the instructor search.
On site registrations will be taken but not counted towards the minimum class size in order for the class to take place.
Next Steps in Soft Glass Work: Hollow Beads$98.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 07/11/2016 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Prerequisites: Flame I or equivalent
Take your soft glass skills to the next step. This workshop will focus on making hollow beads. If there is time, we may try to make a bead inside a bead.