April 2017

Sat. Apr. 1st @ 10:30 – Basic Jewelry: You’d like to make your own bracelet, but don’t know how to? We teach you how to begin and end a simple handmade piece of jewelry, utilizing all the basic techniques, including turning loops and attaching jump rings. Perfect total beginner’s class! Some materials supplied.

Sat. Apr. 1st @ 10:30 – Basic Jewelry: You’d like to make your own bracelet, but don’t know how to? We teach you how to begin and end a simple handmade piece of jewelry, utilizing all the basic techniques, including turning loops and attaching jump rings. Perfect total beginner’s class! Some materials supplied.

Sat. Apr. 1st @ 1:30 – Tantalizing Tangos: Beginner Level. NEW CLASS Have fun with shapes! Use two hole tangos, diamond duos, and rullas, with O beads to make an interesting, geometric bracelet.

Sat. Apr. 1st @ 1:30 – Tantalizing Tangos: Beginner Level. NEW CLASS Have fun with shapes! Use two hole tangos, diamond duos, and rullas, with O beads to make an interesting, geometric bracelet.

Sun. Apr. 2nd @ 12:30 – Russian Spiral: Intermediate Level. NEW CLASS A classic stitch, with a twist. Learn to make the Russian Spiral stitch around a thick leather cord, giving it a bohemian style.

Sun. Apr. 2nd @ 12:30 – Russian Spiral: Intermediate Level. NEW CLASS A classic stitch, with a twist. Learn to make the Russian Spiral stitch around a thick leather cord, giving it a bohemian style.

Tues. Apr. 4th @ 12-7 (arrive by 3:30) Kumihimo Workshop: Learn this popular technique for creating ropes of beads.  A bracelet using C-Lon and seed beads will be made in the workshop. Students will leave with the skills to make a Kumihimo bracelet or necklace with leather, silk or beads. The workshop includes Kumihimo disk, instructions and cords for 1 bracelet. Beads and findings NOT included but will receive 15% off on day of workshop. Workshop is $25.00. ($22.99 + 2.01tax) Please allow for 2 ½ hours.

Tues. Apr. 4th @ 12-7 (arrive by 3:30) Kumihimo Workshop: Learn this popular technique for creating ropes of beads.  A bracelet using C-Lon and seed beads will be made in the workshop. Students will leave with the skills to make a Kumihimo bracelet or necklace with leather, silk or beads. The workshop includes Kumihimo disk, instructions and cords for 1 bracelet. Beads and findings NOT included but will receive 15% off on day of workshop. Workshop is $25.00. ($22.99 + 2.01tax) Please allow for 2 ½ hours.

Sat. Apr. 8th @ 10:30 – Radiance: Intermediate Level. Silkys combined with superduos and 11º seed beads with a option of a circular cabochon center accent.

Sat. Apr. 8th @ 10:30 – Radiance: Intermediate Level. Silkys combined with superduos and 11º seed beads with a option of a circular cabochon center accent.

Sat. Apr. 8th @ 1-5:30 (arrive by 3:30) - Leather Lunacy:  Choose 2 different projects from 4 samples that utilize leather. Workshop is $26.00 including tax and all supplies. (23.91 + 2.09 tax)

Sat. Apr. 8th @ 1-5:30 (arrive by 3:30) - Leather Lunacy:  Choose 2 different projects from 4 samples that utilize leather. Workshop is $26.00 including tax and all supplies. (23.91 + 2.09 tax)

Sun. Apr. 9th @ 12:30 – Moonlit Tree Pendant: Different gauges of wire combine to make an elegant tree with a fresh water pearl accent, wire is included.

Sun. Apr. 9th @ 12:30 – Moonlit Tree Pendant: Different gauges of wire combine to make an elegant tree with a fresh water pearl accent, wire is included.

Tues. Apr. 11th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) – Wacky Wire Workshop: Tired of the same old wire wraps or boring bails? With this free form bail workshop you’ll have more options. Includes practice stones, chain, findings for 1 necklace, and choice of pendant to wrap. $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01 tax)

Tues. Apr. 11th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) – Wacky Wire Workshop: Tired of the same old wire wraps or boring bails? With this free form bail workshop you’ll have more options. Includes practice stones, chain, findings for 1 necklace, and choice of pendant to wrap. $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01 tax)

Fri. Apr. 14th @ 3:30 - Gibson: Beginner Level. Become familiar with two hole cabochon beads and superduos, plus O beads, 8º and 11º seed beads.

Fri. Apr. 14th @ 3:30 - Gibson: Beginner Level. Become familiar with two hole cabochon beads and superduos, plus O beads, 8º and 11º seed beads.

Sat. Apr. 15th @ 10:30 – Basic Wire Wrapping: Beginner Level Want to add another skill? ….. Learn how to make a lovely and secure focal with your newly acquired wire wrapping skills. You will make one simple piece of jewelry. Project and supplies will vary month to month. Includes all craft wire.

Sat. Apr. 15th @ 10:30 – Basic Wire Wrapping: Beginner Level Want to add another skill? ….. Learn how to make a lovely and secure focal with your newly acquired wire wrapping skills. You will make one simple piece of jewelry. Project and supplies will vary month to month. Includes all craft wire.

Sat. Apr. 15th @ 1:30 – Curve: Intermediate Level Capture the magic with Swarovski Crystal rivolis, bezel set with 11º delica beads and 15º seed beads, and elegantly connected with 4mm Swarovski Crystal bicones. Utilizes circular peyote, perfect for a pendant or earrings.

Sat. Apr. 15th @ 1:30 – Curve: Intermediate Level Capture the magic with Swarovski Crystal rivolis, bezel set with 11º delica beads and 15º seed beads, and elegantly connected with 4mm Swarovski Crystal bicones. Utilizes circular peyote, perfect for a pendant or earrings.

Closed Sun. Apr. 16th for Easter Sunday! Will re-open Mon. Apr. 17th at 11am.

Tues. Apr. 18th @ 1:00 OR 3:30 – Peyote Accents: Beginner level. Ready for a new stitch? Using 11º delicas, make peyote tubes as an accent around a pendant bar in class, includes some supplies. Workshop includes beads and supplies for 1 pair of earrings or a simple necklace. $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01tax)

Tues. Apr. 18th @ 1:00 OR 3:30 – Peyote Accents: Beginner level. Ready for a new stitch? Using 11º delicas, make peyote tubes as an accent around a pendant bar in class, includes some supplies. Workshop includes beads and supplies for 1 pair of earrings or a simple necklace. $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01tax)

Fri. Apr. 21st @ 3:30 - The Ellen: Beginner Level Dress them up or dress them down, using crescents, 2 hole cab, 8º, 11º, and 15º seed beads for these one of a kind earrings. Can easily be made into a pendant to for a matching set.

Fri. Apr. 21st @ 3:30 - The Ellen: Beginner Level Dress them up or dress them down, using crescents, 2 hole cab, 8º, 11º, and 15º seed beads for these one of a kind earrings. Can easily be made into a pendant to for a matching set.

Sat. Apr. 22nd @ 10:30 – On Point: Beginner Level. Utilize peyote stitch with Superduos to create a necklace separated by rullas, highlighted with daggers and 3mm fire polish, framed by 15º seed beads and finished with chain to fit a desired length.

Sat. Apr. 22nd @ 10:30 – On Point: Beginner Level. Utilize peyote stitch with Superduos to create a necklace separated by rullas, highlighted with daggers and 3mm fire polish, framed by 15º seed beads and finished with chain to fit a desired length.

Sat. Apr. 22nd @ 1:30- Unwinding Beauty: Spectacular earrings, using 4mm and 6mm Swarovski crystals, size 15 delicas, 11 and 8 seed beads. Looks complicated, but easy to make. Can be made into earrings or a bracelet!

Sat. Apr. 22nd @ 1:30- Unwinding Beauty: Spectacular earrings, using 4mm and 6mm Swarovski crystals, size 15 delicas, 11 and 8 seed beads. Looks complicated, but easy to make. Can be made into earrings or a bracelet!

Sun. Apr. 23rd @ 12:30 – Bohemian Cuff: Make a wide cuff with leather wrap techniques to create a joined triple stranded bracelet. 25% off all Czech buttons on the day of the class. We will supply the leather and C-Lon.

Sun. Apr. 23rd @ 12:30 – Bohemian Cuff: Make a wide cuff with leather wrap techniques to create a joined triple stranded bracelet. 25% off all Czech buttons on the day of the class. We will supply the leather and C-Lon.

                                             Sat. Apr. 29th and Sun. Apr. 30th – Innovative Bead Expo: Come visit us in Syracuse at the bead show!                                                      Holiday Inn, Liverpool, the same location as last spring        http://www.innovativebeadsexpo.com/

                                             Sat. Apr. 29th and Sun. Apr. 30th – Innovative Bead Expo: Come visit us in Syracuse at the bead show!

                                                     Holiday Inn, Liverpool, the same location as last spring        http://www.innovativebeadsexpo.com/

Thurs. Apr. 27th @ 3:00 (arrive by 5) – Tassel Me Not: Not too sure what do to with the trendy tassels? With Superduos, 11º, 8º, and 6º seed beads make a single or double stranded bracelet. (If you’re not a fan of the tassel, it can be switched to with a charm) Single strand $14.00 ($12.87 + $1.13 tax) or double strand $16.00 ($14.71 + $1.29 tax)

Thurs. Apr. 27th @ 3:00 (arrive by 5) – Tassel Me Not: Not too sure what do to with the trendy tassels? With Superduos, 11º, 8º, and 6º seed beads make a single or double stranded bracelet. (If you’re not a fan of the tassel, it can be switched to with a charm) Single strand $14.00 ($12.87 + $1.13 tax) or double strand $16.00 ($14.71 + $1.29 tax)

Sat. Apr. 29th @ 10:30 – Harmony: Beginner Level, needle and thread experience recommended. Work with 2 hole silkies and superduos, then accent with 4mm druks, and 11º seed beads.  Makes a lovely bracelet.

Sat. Apr. 29th @ 10:30 – Harmony: Beginner Level, needle and thread experience recommended. Work with 2 hole silkies and superduos, then accent with 4mm druks, and 11º seed beads.  Makes a lovely bracelet.

Sat. Apr. 29th @ 1:30 – Ripple: Advanced Level. Up for the challenge? Using 8º delicas to create the back drop for this necklace. Then create the ripple with 4mm firepolish, accented with 15º seed beads. Daggers on top of the ripple add visual drama.  Finish with chain to customize the length.  Allow 3 hours, may not finish in class.

Sat. Apr. 29th @ 1:30 – Ripple: Advanced Level. Up for the challenge? Using 8º delicas to create the back drop for this necklace. Then create the ripple with 4mm firepolish, accented with 15º seed beads. Daggers on top of the ripple add visual drama.  Finish with chain to customize the length.  Allow 3 hours, may not finish in class.

Sun. Apr. 30th @ 12:30- Hopscotch: Intermediate Level. Rulla beads woven together in a “hopscotch” pattern lined with 11º seed beads and then embellished with superduos and 3mm accent beads.

Sun. Apr. 30th @ 12:30- Hopscotch: Intermediate Level. Rulla beads woven together in a “hopscotch” pattern lined with 11º seed beads and then embellished with superduos and 3mm accent beads.


May 2017

Fri. May 5th @ 3:30-6 (arrive by 5) Slice Workshop: Two hole crescent beads combine with 11º seed beads form a big hole beaded bead: $25.00 (22.99 + $2.01 tax) includes ALL supplies

Fri. May 5th @ 3:30-6 (arrive by 5) Slice Workshop: Two hole crescent beads combine with 11º seed beads form a big hole beaded bead: $25.00 (22.99 + $2.01 tax) includes ALL supplies

Sat. May 6th @ 10:30- Basic Jewelry: You’d like to make your own bracelet, but don’t know how to? We teach you how to begin and end a simple handmade piece of jewelry, utilizing all the basic techniques, including turning loops and attaching jump rings. Perfect total beginner’s class! Some materials supplied.

Sat. May 6th @ 10:30- Basic Jewelry: You’d like to make your own bracelet, but don’t know how to? We teach you how to begin and end a simple handmade piece of jewelry, utilizing all the basic techniques, including turning loops and attaching jump rings. Perfect total beginner’s class! Some materials supplied.

Sat. May 6th @ 1:30 – Victorian: NEW CLASS Intermediate Level. Set a rivoli between arcos beads and druks, lacing the edges with superduos, to make an incredible Victorian style pendant.

Sat. May 6th @ 1:30 – Victorian: NEW CLASS Intermediate Level. Set a rivoli between arcos beads and druks, lacing the edges with superduos, to make an incredible Victorian style pendant.

Sun. May 7th @ 12:30 – Sun Set: Beginner Level. Become comfortable working with two hole beads while making this bracelet with cabochons, crescents, superduos, and accents of 3mm firepolish, 11º and 15º seeds.

Sun. May 7th @ 12:30 – Sun Set: Beginner Level. Become comfortable working with two hole beads while making this bracelet with cabochons, crescents, superduos, and accents of 3mm firepolish, 11º and 15º seeds.

Tues. May 9th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) Crochet with Kevin: Learn the basics of single crochet. We will make an attractive wire crochet bracelet using the skills taught in class. So easy, it’s Astonishing! Workshop fee for one bracelet: $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01 tax) includes ALL supplies

Tues. May 9th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) Crochet with Kevin: Learn the basics of single crochet. We will make an attractive wire crochet bracelet using the skills taught in class. So easy, it’s Astonishing! Workshop fee for one bracelet: $25.00 ($22.99 + $2.01 tax) includes ALL supplies

Sat. May 13th @ 10:30 – Cleo: Beginner Level. Incorporate many styles of beads including fire polish, Superduos, seeds, and Magatamas utilizing right angle weave to make a collar styled necklace. Two variations of the class will be offered.

Sat. May 13th @ 10:30 – Cleo: Beginner Level. Incorporate many styles of beads including fire polish, Superduos, seeds, and Magatamas utilizing right angle weave to make a collar styled necklace. Two variations of the class will be offered.

Sat. May 13th @ 1:30 – Tantalizing Tangos: Beginner Level. Have fun with shapes! Use two hole tangos, diamond duos, and rullas, with O beads to make an interesting, geometric bracelet.

Sat. May 13th @ 1:30 – Tantalizing Tangos: Beginner Level. Have fun with shapes! Use two hole tangos, diamond duos, and rullas, with O beads to make an interesting, geometric bracelet.

Sun. May 14th @ 12:30: The Ellen: Beginner Level Dress them up or dress them down, using crescents, 2 hole cab, 8º, 11º, and 15º seed beads for these one of a kind earrings. Can easily be made into a pendant to for a matching set.

Sun. May 14th @ 12:30: The Ellen: Beginner Level Dress them up or dress them down, using crescents, 2 hole cab, 8º, 11º, and 15º seed beads for these one of a kind earrings. Can easily be made into a pendant to for a matching set.

Tues. May 16th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) - Organic Drop: Getting tired of boring wiring? Make pendants and embellish them with beads ranging from 4mm to 8mm. You will learn how to make a swirl, hammer wire, and be assisted with bead placement. $16.00 ($14.71 + 1.29 tax) for the first, $12.00 (11.03 + 0.97 tax) for the second. 

Tues. May 16th @ 1-5 (arrive by 4) - Organic Drop: Getting tired of boring wiring? Make pendants and embellish them with beads ranging from 4mm to 8mm. You will learn how to make a swirl, hammer wire, and be assisted with bead placement. $16.00 ($14.71 + 1.29 tax) for the first, $12.00 (11.03 + 0.97 tax) for the second. 

Fri. May 19th @ 3:30 – Cats Cradle: Beginner Level. A twist on tubular peyote with diamonduos, O beads, and 1.8mm cubes around a base of leather.

Fri. May 19th @ 3:30 – Cats Cradle: Beginner Level. A twist on tubular peyote with diamonduos, O beads, and 1.8mm cubes around a base of leather.

Sat. May. 20th @ 10:30 – Medallion: Intermediate Level. Create a statement necklace using superduos, 11º seed beads, and 4mm Chinese crystal. Medallions are made individually which makes your piece very versatile.   Allow 3 hours, should be able to finish in class.  As shown, 4 colors of Superduos.

Sat. May. 20th @ 10:30 – Medallion: Intermediate Level. Create a statement necklace using superduos, 11º seed beads, and 4mm Chinese crystal. Medallions are made individually which makes your piece very versatile.   Allow 3 hours, should be able to finish in class.  As shown, 4 colors of Superduos.

Sat. May 20th @ 1:30 – Macaroni: NEW CLASS: Beginner Level. Use ladder stitch to become familiar with three hole arcos, diamonduos, and firepolish and make a delicious cuff bracelet.

Sat. May 20th @ 1:30 – Macaroni: NEW CLASS: Beginner Level. Use ladder stitch to become familiar with three hole arcos, diamonduos, and firepolish and make a delicious cuff bracelet.

Sun. May 21th @ 12:30 - Leather Lunacy:  Stuck on what to get a special man in your life, here are some ideas for you! Choose 2 different projects from 4 samples that utilize leather. Workshop is $26.00 including tax and all supplies. (23.91 + 2.09 tax)

Sun. May 21th @ 12:30 - Leather Lunacy:  Stuck on what to get a special man in your life, here are some ideas for you! Choose 2 different projects from 4 samples that utilize leather. Workshop is $26.00 including tax and all supplies. (23.91 + 2.09 tax)

Sat. May 27th @ 10:30 – Venn: NEW CLASS Beginner Level, needle and thread experience recommended. Using three different styles of multi-hole beads, including the new Arcos and Kheops beads of the Par Puca collection, make this geometric style bracelet

Sat. May 27th @ 10:30 – Venn: NEW CLASS Beginner Level, needle and thread experience recommended. Using three different styles of multi-hole beads, including the new Arcos and Kheops beads of the Par Puca collection, make this geometric style bracelet

Sat. May 27th @ 1:30 – Binding Bowed: Beginner Level. Alternating two hole crescent beads, 4mm Swarovski bicones, 8º seed beads, and 11º seed beads to make a simple bracelet or add 11º seed beads on top to create a braided appearance.

Sat. May 27th @ 1:30 – Binding Bowed: Beginner Level. Alternating two hole crescent beads, 4mm Swarovski bicones, 8º seed beads, and 11º seed beads to make a simple bracelet or add 11º seed beads on top to create a braided appearance.

Sun. May 28th @ 12:30 – Color Block Bangle Workshop: Trendy wire bangles made individually with Czech glass in colors to suit you.  $14.00 ($13.79 + $1.21 tax) includes ALL supplies

Sun. May 28th @ 12:30 – Color Block Bangle Workshop: Trendy wire bangles made individually with Czech glass in colors to suit you.  $14.00 ($13.79 + $1.21 tax) includes ALL supplies