NEW CLASS!! Lampwork Headpins through Kirkwood Community College Continuing Education Program
Date and Time: 10/18/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: Basic lampworking skills--see Make Glass Beads on
Using silver and copper wire, add Effetre glass to the bottom, and you have a fancy, handmade, glass headpin. Take this technique in whatever direction you please by adding embellishments or encasement. Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisite: basic lampworking skills—See Make Glass Beads on October 10.
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. Instructor: Karen Kubby
$45 instructor fee/$28 materials fee.
Flat Right Angle Weave (RAW) Bracelet$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 08/20/2016 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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.*
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.
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.