October - November 2016

October - November 2016 Enigma Ring \ $25 Saturday, October 1 (10am-12pm) Beading Fundamentals \ $35 (includes all materials) Saturday, October 8 (10...
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October - November 2016 Enigma Ring \ $25 Saturday, October 1 (10am-12pm)

Beading Fundamentals \ $35 (includes all materials) Saturday, October 8 (10am-12pm) OR Wednesday, November 9 (6-8pm)

Photo by KAT CLARK

A second in a series of minimalistic design, Enigma is a sexy and sinuous statement ring formed from a single piece of metal and a large stone, pearl or bead. The perfect project for “onesies.” Students will make at least two ring armatures. All skill levels welcome. Good hand strength is required to move heavy wire. Materials list.

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Kat Clark

by Wendy Remmers Olio Pendant Necklace \ $35 Saturday, October 1 (1-4pm)

Harvest Moon \ $45 Saturday, October 8 (1-5pm)

Olio Pendant Necklace is all about technique and working metal. Students will create a pendant with a “sampler” of various textures on metal, plus learn a “cold” forming trick. Beaded chain and a leather connector complete this stunning jumble of materials and techniques. Previous metal working and wire wrapping experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

Whether Halloween is around the corner or you like to embrace the spirit throughout the year, you’ll be sure to cast some charming spells with this bewitching necklace. Students will use the circular peyote, ladder, and netting stitches along with a touch of wire linking to complete this necklace. Previous peyote stitch experience is required. Basic bead embroidery and wire linking experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

by Kat Clark

by Sheilah Cleary

by Jennifer Soltero Bead Looming fs \ $25 Sunday, October 2 (10am-1pm)

All Hallows Eve Web Pendant \ $25 Sunday, October 9 (10a-12pm)

Allow me to introduce you to looming. During this class you will learn how to set up the loom, what materials are appropriate to use, and the technique of looming. Most importantly you will learn three different techniques for finishing, none of which involve sewing in the threads. This class will also address several ways to add a clasp, and an added bonus of learning how to graph your own designs for the future. All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

Learn how to weave wire into this fun pendant for the finishing touch to your favorite Halloween ensemble that would make Elvira envious! Experience students can expect to make at least two pendants in class, with or without the bead embellishment. All skill levels welcome. Materials list. by Kat Clark

Chenille Stitch Bangle \ $35 Sunday, October 2 (2-5pm) OR Wednesday, November 2 (6-9pm)

by Wendy Remmers

Learn to form and wire weave this spectacular Art Nouveau style cuff. Delicate gemstone rondelles and a beautiful coin pearl create the wintry tableau. This cuff can be constructed in copper for a fall palette. Bronze is not recommended. Good hand and finger strength is required. Previous wire working experience is required. Materials list.

Photo by KAT CLARK

This fashionable chenille stitch bangle is different in that it uses the new Toho Demi Round beads that are roughly half the width of a regular rocaille seed bead. It allows stitchers a little more flexibility with their designs and makes a perfect spacer or accent bead. Designed by Toho distributor Nichole Starman, with permission for BBW to teach. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

Winterscape Wire Cuff \ $45 Sunday, October 9 (1-5pm)

by Kat Clark Honeycomb Loom Woven Bracelet \ $35 Wednesday, October 12 (6-9pm) OR Sunday, November 13 (10am-1pm)

Abacus Bracelet \ $35 Thursday, October 6 (6-9pm)

by Jennifer Soltero

New at beading? This class is especially designed for you. Learn the basics on beads, findings, stringing materials, tools, and how to get started in the wonderful world of beading. You’ll make a bead strung bracelet using all the latest findings and tools to ensure that you develop a solid foundation and get you on your way. All skill levels welcome. Includes all materials.

Reminiscent of the ancient abacus calculator, however much easier and fun to learn. Although there’s a little math used in making this lively take on the leather wrap bracelet, most of your efforts will be in selecting what types of beads you would like to incorporate. Dig out all your orphan beads that you’re not sure what to do with and throw them into this off-loom woven cutie. All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

Learn how to use the very new Endless Loom, designed by Deb Moffett-Hall. Combine two-hole honeycomb beads with 2mm and 4mm firepolish beads and learn to loom weave a perfectly sized bracelet without having to work in those pesky warp threads. Bracelet designed by Deb Moffett-Hall, with permission for BBW to teach. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

Monster Mash \ $35 Thursday, October 13 (6-9pm)

Spiral Stitch fs \ $25 Thursday, October 20 (6-8pm)

We’re taking all the best and cutest icons of Halloween like black cats, pumpkins, the new moon, and our friendly monster Frankenstein, and putting them into this cool loom woven bracelet. Learn or refine your loom weaving skills and also learn how to read a pattern to create these little cuties. Basic loom weaving experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

If you’re looking for something simple and fun to make, start here with this cute spiral stitched bracelet. This popular stitch is often made with seed beads, however crystals and a variety of other beads can be incorporated for a more posh look. You won’t be disappointed with the addition of this stitch to your beading repertoire. All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Jennifer Soltero

by Wendy Remmers Allure Ring \ $25 Saturday, October 15 (10am-12 pm)

Kumihimo fs \ $25 Saturday, October 22 (10am-1pm)

Wearable sculpture comes to mind upon seeing the Allure Ring. Form and function melds with the design concepts of scale and proportion. Students will learn to cut sheet metal to form the heavily textured ring blank and use precise measurements for accurate cold connection. Metal finishing will be emphasized. Previous sheet metal work is helpful but not required. Materials list.

Get a comprehensive introduction to the popular braiding technique called kumihimo! During this class you will learn how to set up the disk, what materials are appropriate to use, and the technique of kumihimo. An affordable kumihimo foam disk will be used to construct the bracelet after which you will learn a quick and easy finishing technique. All skill levels welcome. Some prep work is required. Materials list.

by Sheilah Cleary

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Kat Clark Rainwater Pendant Necklace \ $35 Saturday, October 15 (1-4pm)

Flat Even Count Peyote fs \ $25 Saturday, October 22 (2-5pm)

Water drops on windows is the inspiration for Rainwater Pendant. Students will create texture using various tools, use two patina techniques, and learn a cool bail sized perfectly for leather cording. Previous metal and wire working experience is required. Materials list.

Join us as we learn one of the most basic off-loom bead weaving technique. The peyote stitch has been seen in Native American beadwork as well as Ancient Egyptian artifacts. It can be woven in an even count or odd count of beads per row, although this class will be focused on the more popular even count. This design features a chevron pattern that’ll help you understand how to read a patterned graph. All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

by Kat Clark Knotting Basics \ $25 Sunday, October 16 (10am-12pm)

Chained Cross \ $25 Sunday, October 23 (10am-12pm)

There’s no comparison to an elegantly and professionally knotted necklace or bracelet. Knots protect and secure your most treasured pearls or beads, and enables your piece to drape so naturally. Learn how to choose and work with silk threads and finish with clamshell beadtips. All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

Create this special cross pendant that will probably require virtues like patience and diligence, but worth every bit of it in the end! Using the Full Persian weave, we will create a denser weave to add rigidity to the piece. Reinforce your ring holding positions and how to navigate rings in tight spaces. Previous Full Persian weave experience is required. Required jump ring kits available in a variety of metals. Materials list.

by Andrea Morris

by Wendy Remmers Orabelle \ $45 Sunday, October 16 (1-5pm)

The Catch \ $45 Sunday, October 23 (1-5pm)

Orabelle translates to “beautiful seacoast” which is mimicked through the twisted rope strands representing ocean waves. Students will reinforce techniques in twisted herringbone and peyote stitching to create this jeweled treasure swept from the sea. Peyote and herringbone stitch experience is required. Materials list.

Catch all kinds of fun beads like SuperDuos and rondelle crystals in this net inspired bracelet. Its seamless appearance gives the illusion that it’s a roll-on bangle style bracelet, but no it isn’t. Can you see catch? There’s a hidden magnetic clasp in there somewhere and you’ll soon know how to weave this up using basic netting stitches. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

by Jennifer Soltero

by Wendy Remmers

by Wendy Remmers Intro to Chainmaille \ $35 Wednesday, October 19 (6-9pm)

Earring Basics \ $25 Thursday, October 27 (6-8pm)

Introduce yourself to the world of chainmaille in this comprehensive workshop. We’ll discuss the importance of precision sized jump rings, how to prepare and work with jump rings, type of pliers to use, and how to weave this simple yet impressive Spiral Chain. From here you will have the skills to advance to more complex chainmaille weaves and beyond. All skill levels welcome. Required jump ring kits available in SS, SF, brass, copper, bronze. Materials list.

Earrings are like the icing on the cake. It completes a jewelry set and is one of the sweetest ways to accessorize! Class includes instruction on creating wire wrapped dangles using head pins, a briolette wire wrap technique, and also creating your very own custom ear wires. You’ll leave wearing at least one pair of earrings and a new skill to add to your bead repertoire! All skill levels welcome. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

Laced Garter \ $35 Saturday, November 5 (2-5pm)

Rings are linked and formed in a pattern reminiscent of a winding pebbled pathway. This weave uses three sizes of rings and is two-sided, allowing you the opportunity to create two different color ways for a versatile piece of jewelry. Basic chainmaille experience is required. Required jump ring kits available in SS, SF, brass, copper, bronze, and multi-tone combinations. Materials list.

Combine the popular two-hole Tile beads with SuperDuo beads and add the very new Demi Round beads created by Toho. These Demi Round beads are roughly half the width of regular rocailles and works wonderfully as spacer beads and allows for a nice sharp turn in loops. Work in a flat magnetic clasp, making this bracelet nearly seamless. A perfect project for new bead weavers. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

Secret Saturday Sampler \ $55 (includes all materials) Saturday, October 29 (1-5pm)

Gemstone Drop & Dagger Earrings \ $25 Sunday, November 6 (10am-12pm)

We all love a little mystery, especially when it rarely disappoints. The hint is that this particular project has something to do with bead weaving. Just bring yourself, and perhaps your reading glasses, because everything else is included. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Includes all materials.

Learn to make these beautiful gemstone earrings by adapting components to fit the stones. These elegant earrings make perfect gifts for the upcoming holidays. Students will use a variety of bench tools and learn some clever skills for use in other projects. Custom ear wire instruction included. Previous wire working skills helpful but not required. Materials list.

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Wendy Remmers

Pebble Pathway \ $25 Saturday, October 29 (10am-12pm)

by Wendy Remmers

by Kat Clark

Photo by KAT CLARK

Mystify Ring is the last in a series of three puzzle rings. Wire worked into snaky turns, create the puzzle of what appears an endless form. Students will learn to form the wire into a ring blank and add a lovely bead embellishment for that little bit of finesse. All skill levels welcome, although good hand strength required to move heavy gauge wire. Materials list.

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Kat Clark

by Kat Clark

Halo Pendant is inspired by the beautiful Autumn halo moons. Intermediate students will hone their bezel making skills with a combination of clever tricks and tools. Texturing, wire weaving, stone placement, and setting “tube” rivets complete the tasks of making this statement pendant. Previous sheet metal experience is required. Materials list.

Autumn Flame Cuff \ $35 Sunday, October 30 (1-4pm)

Carousel Bangle \ $35 Thursday, November 10 (6-9pm)

Autumn Flame cuff is a wonderful expression of metal and color. Fun exploration ensues using Gilder’s Paste to create an amazing faux finish on metal. Students will learn to create a cuff blank with a serrated edge. Texturing created an interesting surface for the color. Previous sheet metal working experience is required. Materials list.

Learn how to weave a fun and regal looking bangle using the popular two-hole tile beads that can be one color throughout or multi-colored for a fun and more festive look. You will learn or reinforce the ladder and netting stitch to create this dimensional bangle. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

by Kat Clark

by Jennifer Soltero Treasure from the Sea \ $35 Thursday, November 3 (6-9pm)

Multi-Strand Stringing \ $25 Saturday, November 12 (10am-12pm)

This sparkling bangle was inspired by an image of treasure being washed ashore. You will be working a tubular netting stitch for the majority of the bangle and end with graduated tubular herringbone caps on each end to highlight a focal bead of choice. Tubular herringbone stitch experience is required. Materials list.

Designed to be the next class after Beading Fundamentals! Reinforce your stringing and finishing skills as you learn how to design a multi-strand necklace or bracelet. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how to use a beading board to create cascading necklace lengths and also learn traditional lengths such as choker, opera, and rope lengths. Basic bead stringing experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

by Jennifer Soltero

by Sheilah Cleary

Halo Pendant \ $35 Sunday, November 6 (1-4pm) OR Wednesday, November 30 (6-9pm) Photo by KAT CLARK

Mystify Ring \ $25 Sunday, October 30 (10am-12pm)

by Wendy Remmers Triangle Kumi Bracelet \ $35 Saturday, November 5 (10am-1pm)

Foxtail Rope \ $35 Saturday, November 12 (1-4pm)

This class will teach you how to arrange your beads in a most unusual way. You’ll learn to do the set up and this unique kumihimo braid. Thinking about the end-of-year holidays, think about this beautiful, sparkling bracelet to wear yourself or to give as a very special gift. Basic kumihimo experience is required. Materials list.

For chainmaillers who want just a touch of challenge to your weaving, try your hand at this foxtail rope design. Weaving in three-tones will make it easier for your first try at it, but if you choose to weave in one-tone, I’ve got some tips to help keep you on track. Intermediate chainmaille experience is required. Required jump ring kits available in SS, SF, copper, brass, bronze or three-tone combinations. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

by Jennifer Soltero

A Twist at Every Turn \ $35 Sunday, November 13 (2-5pm)

Crystal Links Bracelet \ $45 Sunday, November 20 (1-5pm)

This class will cover the graduated Dutch Spiral stitch that will twist and turn at various intervals. Texture and dimension is achieved by using a variety of seed beads and round beads in various sizes and colors. Additionally, students will learn how to weave elegant and perfectly matched beaded beads to incorporate and complete this beautiful necklace. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list.

Sure to become a favorite, this bracelet is a combination of two-hole SuperDuo beads with linked crystals, creating a dancing ring of light for your wrist. Beginning with a variation of right-angle weave, you’ll add crystal links along with accent beads for a dazzling finish. Basic bead weaving experience is required. Materials list. by Sheilah Cleary

Wacky Wire Bangle \ $35 Wednesday, November 16 (6-9pm)

Single & Double Ridgeback Chain \ $25 Saturday, November 26 (10am-12pm)

Let loose with this wacky bangle bracelet. We will be putting aside the formal wire wrapping techniques that we learned to perfect and allowing the wire to have a voice of its own. Add a splash of color with beads of your choice and finish with an incorporated wire hook clasp. Basic wire working experience is required. Materials list.

Here’s another snake inspired chainmaille pattern that may look challenging but is deceptively simple once you get the hang of it. Available in either a single or double ridge down the center of this stunning chain pattern. Beginners should choose a two-tone kit to start with. Basic chainmaille experience is required. Required jump ring kits available in SS, SF, copper, brass, bronze and two-tone combinations. Materials list.

by Jennifer Soltero

by Wendy Remmers

Photo by KAT CLARK

Gemstone Rondelle Cuff \ $25 Saturday, November 19 (10am-12pm)

Photo by KAT CLARK

by Kat Clark

by Kat Clark

by Wendy Remmers

Gemstone rondelles are the stars in this simple, but stunning bi-metal cuff. A great way to combine two metals and highlight a few quality stones. Students will learn how to create multiple cuff blanks, taper wire, align perfectly centered stones, and wire wrap. Ball ends are cleverly created without heat. Advanced students can expect to make at least two cuffs. Previous wire working experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

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UFOs with Wendy \ $35 Saturday, November 26 (1-5pm)

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by Wendy Remmers

Here’s your chance to tackle those UFOs: UnFinished Objects. Wendy will be at the helm of this catch-up class and will gladly help you get back on track or motivate you to finish that project from way back. Bring any “Wendy” project or “foundation series” project and get them done! If you have a project taught by another BBW instructor or from a BBW kit, Wendy will do her best to assist you too. Only Wendy and any BBW projects will qualify.

Captured Stone Pendants \ $35 Saturday, November 19 (1-4pm)

Viper Bracelet or Ring \ $35 Sunday, November 27 (10am-1pm)

Captured Stone Pendant is a very simple looking design, but is an excellent way to learn a bunch of techniques. Students will cut and texture sheet metal, learn to strategically place and notch edges, custom make and rivet set a wire bail, and do some wire wrapping. Phew! A flat stone bead or cab works best in this project. Previous sheet metal work experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

Named for its snake-like appearance, this Viper chain may look intimidating to create, however a delight to wear. Recognizing patterns will help you through this multi-linked chain. To make your learning easier, choose a two-tone bracelet kit. The ring is harder to create due to the small jump ring size. Intermediate chainmaille skills required. A custom cut rings kit must be purchased at workshop. Many kit options will be available. Materials list.

by Wendy Remmers

Flora Charm \ $25 Sunday, November 20 (10am-12pm)

Jeweled Fan \ $35 Sunday, November 27 (2-5pm)

The flora theme has been a popular subject in beading but this one is quick and easy and so much fun to make. All it takes are some SuperDuos, seed beads and a few crystals and you’re ready to weave. Although not very evident, there is a built in bail that is hidden behind one petal and can easily accommodate a beaded rope necklace or nearly any other neckpiece. Basic bead weaving experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

Dazzle up a large decorative loop with a bead soup mix of various shaped beads and seed beads that fit your color style. Using ladder, brick and netting stitches, students will create this fan shaped pendant that can be hung from a simple embellished chain that won’t compete with your focal piece. A perfect project for new or experienced bead weaver. Basic bead weaving experience is helpful but not required. Materials list.

by Jennifer Soltero

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sat u rda y 1 Enigma Ring 10a-12p Olio Pendant 1-4p

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Bead Looming fs 10a-1p Chenille Stitch Bangle 2-5p 9

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All Hallows Eve Web 10a-12p Winterscape Cuff 1-5p 16

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Knotting Basics 10a-12p Orabelle 1-5p 23

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Honeycomb Loom Brac 6-9p

Monster Mash 6-9p

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Intro to Chainmaille 6-9p

Spiral Stitch fs 6-8p

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Chained Cross 10a-12p The Catch 1-5p 30 Mystify Ring 10a-12p Autumn Flame Cuff 1-4p

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Abacus Bracelet 6-9p

Beading Fundamentals 10a-12p Harvest Moon 1-5p 14

15 Allure Ring 10a-12p Rainwater Pendant Nk 1-4p

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22 Kumihimo fs 10a-1p Flat Even Peyote fs 2-5p

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Earring Basics 6-8p

Pebble Pathway 10a-12p Secret Saturday Sampler 1-5p

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Happy Halloween! closed

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Gem Drop/Dagger Ear 10a-12p Halo Pendant 1-4p 13

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Chenille Stitch Bangle 6-9p

Treasure from the Sea 6-9p

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Beading Fundamentals 6-8p

Carousel Bangle 6-9p

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Flora Charm 10a-12p Crystal Links Bracelet 1-5p 27

th u rsday 3

Wacky Wire Bangle 6-9p

Honeycomb Loom Brac 10a-1p A Twist at Every Turn 2-5p 20

wedn esday 2

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28 CLOSED

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sat u rda y 5 Triangle Kumi Bracelet 10a-1p Laced Garter 2-5p

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12 Multi-Strand Stringing 10a-12p Foxtail Rope 1-4p

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6th Session 2016 Registration Starts Happy Thanksgiving closed

Viper Chain & Ring 10a-1p Jeweled Fan 2-5p

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19 Gem Rondelle Cuff 10a-12p Captured Stone Pendant 1-4p 26 Single/Dbl Ridgeback 10a-12p UFOs w/ Wendy 1-5p

30 Halo Pendant 6-9p

workshop policy: Register for workshops in person or by phone. Full payment is required at time of registration by cash, debit, or credit card. Materials and tools are not included with workshop fee unless specifically noted. Please inquire about tool rental options. Please purchase all supplies prior to workshop date. We offer a 10% discount on listed supplies. Some restrictions do apply. See store for details. Workshops are designed for students 15 years and older. Some exceptions may apply. Please inquire about specific workshop. Please be prompt to class. We kindly ask that you do not bring guests to workshops. Workshops are non-refundable unless we must cancel a workshop. You may cancel or transfer a workshop with 72 hour* notice prior to start of workshop. A $5 cancellation/transfer fee applies. Balance will be issued as store credit only. *Guest instructors require 30 day cancellation/transfer notice. • Cancellations and transfers made with less than required notice will forfeit entire fee. You may send a qualified substitute or receive workshop handout. • If we must cancel a workshop, a full refund by check or store credit will be issued. • • • • • •