Metal Working 201: Earrings in Motion
Date and Time: 04/14/2019 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Kelly Kinser
Prerequisites: Basic soldering skills--see Simple Soldering on April 7.
Move your metal working skills to the next level by using a variety of techniques to make a pair of earrings. Learn how to create movement and depth by linking and layering elements. Explore a variety of cold connections and advanced soldering techniques, as well as making ear wires in sterling silver! Learn how to work in multiples to make the most of your creative time and increase your results.
Free Soft Glass TutorialsRead more
Date and Time: 08/11/2016 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Instructor: Wendy Ford
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.
Make 3 Pairs of Earrings: Intro to Wirework–this class is full, please call to get on a waiting list.Read more
Date and Time: 01/11/2020 from 10:00AM to noon
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: No experience needed.
This is a great introduction to wirework. Two skills are learned and practiced—making a closed wrapped loop and making this loop into another closed loop. This set of skills allows you go make secure earrings, pendants, and chains. You will make earrings from Czech pressed glass, stone, fresh water pearls, and Swarovski crystals.
NOTE: This class serves as the pre-requisite for many Beadology Iowa classes, including Wire Wrapping Stones 2.0 on Feb. 1.
Registration is $60 and includes all materials and instruction.
Twisted Sister Beaded Bracelet through Kirkwood Community College Continuing Education ProgramRead more
Date and Time: 10/24/2016 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No previous experience necessary.
Learn flat right angle weave with Czech peanut beads to make this easy beaded bracelet.Then add two different embellishment techniques with Toho round beads and you have your finished look.Wear these alone or make a set and stack them.This technique is great to use as a lariat, too.
*$30 instructor fee/$28 materials fee.*
Registration is through Kirkwood Community College. Register at:
www.kirkwood.edu and go to Continuing Education and then search for Beadology Iowa under the instructor search.On site registrations will be taken if registration through Kirkwood meets minimum requirements of two participants.