Bargello with Michelle
Oct
18
2:00 PM14:00

Bargello with Michelle

Bargello 10/18
35.00

Bargello:

The Rolling Beadweaver rolls out another new technique!

Come learn how to recreate bargello needlepoint patterns with new 2 hole Bar beads! 

Bargello is enjoying renewed interest in fashion and home decor as the boho chic movement continues on strongly - texture and pattern are everywhere. Now you can use those beloved needlepoint patterns in a whole new way - even if you know nothing about embroidery :)

Michelle will teach you how to work odd count peyote with 2 hole beads, how to read patterns charted this way, and how to translate other bargello patterns into Bar-Gello beadwork to continue with your own creations. 

Knowledge of flat even and odd count peyote is required for this class. Suited for advanced beginners and intermediate beaders. 

Taught be Michelle Gowland AKA The Rolling Beadweaver.

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Altered Metal with Michelle
Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

Altered Metal with Michelle

Altered Metal with Michelle
35.00

Altered Art & Metal:

So CHARMing! Michelle will show you how to alter metal findings, charms, and other items to give them a pop of color & create your own custom-cool projects! We will work with stampings, charms, and even hardware to create colorful & fun jewelry components that you can use as pendants, earrings or embroidery focals. Fun and versatile technique to add to your skills set! (Note: this is a “how to” technique class, as opposed to a “make this project” class. Slightly messy, dress accordingly!)

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Thistle Necklace with Julia
Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Thistle Necklace with Julia

Thistle Necklace with Julia
30.00

Level: All

3 hour class

THISTLE NECKLACE:

The thistle is the oldest recorded National Flower and is probably the most well known as a symbol of Scotland.  In Celtic symbolism the thistle represents nobility and graciousness.  Netted and embellished beads form three ‘thistles’ which are joined to a twisted herringbone rope and attached by a beaded loop.  Suitable for any ability.

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

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Superduo Leaves with Julia
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

Superduo Leaves with Julia

Superduo Leaves with Julia
30.00

Level: All

3 hour class

SUPERDUO LEAVES:

A ‘Russian Leaf’ variation using superduo or miniduo beads with guidance on using two needle technique.  Suitable for any ability.

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

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Embellished Netting with Lois
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

Embellished Netting with Lois

Embellished Netting With Lois Manza
30.00

Embellished Netting: We will learn to make a base of the netting stitch. Then the fun begins! Embellish the base and make it into a dazzling cuff bracelet.

Cancellation Policy:

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Anemone Necklace
Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Anemone Necklace

Anemone Necklace with Julia
50.00

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

6 hour class

ANEMONE NECKLACE:

The name Anemone comes from Greek and roughly means wind flower which signifies that the wind that blows petals open will also eventually blow the dead petals away.  This is made using diagonal right angle weave technique and peyote stitch.  The strap uses triangular beads so is very textural and an 18mm crystal rivoli is surrounded by peyote petals which are attached to the strap.  Suitable for intermediate to advanced beaders but knowledge of right angle weave is essential.

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

Payment in full is required when class is booked.  Cancellations must be made 7 days in advance or no refund will be given.  Cancellations made more than 7 days in advance will receive a full refund.

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Indian Summer Necklace with Julia
Nov
19
2:00 PM14:00

Indian Summer Necklace with Julia

Indian Summer Necklace with Julia
30.00

Level: Intermediate

3 hour class

INDIAN SUMMER NECKLACE:

These delicate leaves are made using increasing and decreasing peyote stitch in the ‘zig zag’  technique in delica beads using alternating colors.  They are attached to a right angle weave chain in a double row.  Suitable for an intermediate beader with a knowledge of peyote stitch and right angle weave.

 

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

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Athena Necklace with Julia
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Athena Necklace with Julia

Athena Necklace with Julia
50.00

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

6 hour class

ATHENA NECKLACE:

Athena was the Olympian goddess of wisdom and war and was also associated with peace and handicrafts, especially spinning and weaving.  Embellished open peyote ovals hang from a cubic right angle weave chain to support a pendant of three embellished rivoli. Suitable for intermediate to advanced beaders with knowledge of cubic right angle weave and peyote stitch.

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

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Bargello With Michelle
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Bargello With Michelle

Bargello - 10/8
35.00

Bargello:

The Rolling Beadweaver rolls out another new technique!

Come learn how to recreate bargello needlepoint patterns with new 2 hole Bar beads! 

Bargello is enjoying renewed interest in fashion and home decor as the boho chic movement continues on strongly - texture and pattern are everywhere. Now you can use those beloved needlepoint patterns in a whole new way - even if you know nothing about embroidery :)

Michelle will teach you how to work odd count peyote with 2 hole beads, how to read patterns charted this way, and how to translate other bargello patterns into Bar-Gello beadwork to continue with your own creations. 

Knowledge of flat even and odd count peyote is required for this class. Suited for advanced beginners and intermediate beaders. 

Taught be Michelle Gowland AKA The Rolling Beadweaver.

Cancellation Policy:

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Triangle Trellis Bracelet with Jennifer
Aug
2
2:00 PM14:00

Triangle Trellis Bracelet with Jennifer

Triangle Trellis
25.00

Pattern by Alice Lauber, taught with permission.

A delicate yet edgy bracelet featuring Czechmate triangles and bricks.

Skill level advanced beginner.

This class will be taught by Jennifer Wiles.

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students on the 1 week prior to class time.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

Cancellation Policy:

Payment in full is required when class is booked.  Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be given.  Cancellations made at least 48 hours in advance will receive a full refund.

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Mayan Bracelet with Julia Atkins
Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

Mayan Bracelet with Julia Atkins

Mayan Bracelet with Julia Atkins
30.00

The Mayans consider the number 8 to be special and some traditional communities have a shrine dedicated to this.  They think 1 and 7 are the beginning and the end so 1 + 7 = 8 making 8 a number of completion or wholeness.  
Eight crystal chatons are encased using peyote stitch  and form the border for a leaf shaped strap made in superduo beads embellished with pearls.  Knowledge of peyote stitch is essential for this workshop.
 

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Bead Embroidered Pendant with Eleanor Pigman
Feb
28
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Embroidered Pendant with Eleanor Pigman

Bead Embroidered Pendant with Eleanor Pigman
40.00

The four Bead Embroidered PENDENTS

In this class you have a choice of projects!  The Conch Shell, The Sand dollar, the Sharks Tooth and the Whale Tail!  Each project introduces you to the back stitch and stacking stitch, the use of color shading to create depth, as well as various applications for your finished piece, such as turning it into a pendent, or a 2-dimensional piece of finished art!  This class is suitable for beginner and advanced folks!

Cancellation Policy:

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RegalBracelet with Julia Atkins
Feb
22
1:00 AM01:00

RegalBracelet with Julia Atkins

Regal Bracelet with Julia Atkins
30.00

Five large Crystal Rivolis are encased using peyote stitch and attached to two tubes of cubic right angle weave embellished with small sparkling crystals. This stylish bracelet is very wearable for any occasion.  Knowledge of cubic right angle weave and peyote stitch is essential for this workshop.
 
 

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Bead Embroidered Heart with Eleanor Pigman
Feb
14
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Embroidered Heart with Eleanor Pigman

Bead Embroidered Heart with Eleanor Pigman
40.00

My Bead Embroidered Heart- Let Love Rule!

This class will introduce you to four stitches: the back stitch, the stacking stitch, fringe and the free-form peyote bezel.  You will learn how to sculpt felt, use bead colors to create dimension as well as how to use various bead sizes to create depth and how to incorporate colored paper into your bead work.  This adorable project is suitable for beginners and advanced folks.

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Beaded Mermaid With Charlie Patricolo
Jan
24
to Jan 25

Beaded Mermaid With Charlie Patricolo

This is a 2 day class.  10-5 both Thursday and Friday.  I expect this class to be very popular to reserve you seat before it fills up.

Beaded Mermaid with Charlie Patricolo
150.00

Class fee   $150 

Includes the stitched mermaid parts, choices of hair, ribbon, and fabric embellishments

You supply the beads of your choice.

We will begin with the body parts already stitched and partially    stuffed. We will assemble, needle sculpt and draw in the features on the face, attach hair (there will be several choices) and EMBELLISH that tail with beads.  No previous doll making experience needed.  

Please bring scissors, straight pins, beading needles, beads (or plan to purchase from the shop 

 Charlie will supply pens and pencils to be used in class as well as stuffing tools.

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Bead Embroidered Sea Star with Eleanor Pigman
Jan
17
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Embroidered Sea Star with Eleanor Pigman

Bead Emnroidered Sea Star with Eleanor Pigman
40.00

My Bead Embroidered Starfish

Join Eleanor on a starfish adventure.  Utilizing many various techniques such as the stacking stitch, back stitch and the free form peyote bezel you will create your very own starfish sampler or finished work of art.  This class will introduce you to how to sculpt felt as your beading foundation, use various bead colors and bead sizes to make your piece textural and life like!

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Garden Path with Michelle Gowland
Jan
3
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Path with Michelle Gowland

Garden Path with Michelle Gowland
35.00

Garden Path Bracelet
Here’s your chance to take a NATIONAL SHOW CLASS right here at your favorite LOCAL store! Michelle taught this class at the 2018 Interweave BEADFEST show in Philly, and she’ll teach you how to work up a comfortable and slinky 2-hole bead band, strewn with flowers made from fringe drops! You’ll learn how different 2 hole beads can be used with the same pattern to change the project look, and learn a cool new way to use buttons and cabochons to make a custom-cool clasp, too! Advanced Beginner and above, this class will require peyote and netting know-how.

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Diagonal Peyote with Lois Manza
Dec
21
2:00 PM14:00

Diagonal Peyote with Lois Manza

Diagonal Peyote with Lois Manza
30.00

Diagonal Peyote: Great to use when you want a V-shaped necklace. Learn to increase and decrease peyote rows.

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Duo Dazzle with Michelle Gowland
Dec
20
2:00 PM14:00

Duo Dazzle with Michelle Gowland

Duo Dazzle with Michelle Gowland
35.00

Duo-Dazzle
Talk about versatility plus! This class will give you 3 different bracelets from the same pattern! Michelle shows you how to work SuperDuos into a stunning bracelet from an adaptable pattern that lets you decide how to custom personalize it to your own tastes! The resulting bead “fabric” feels slinky and fabulous on the wrist - and there are multiple ways you can choose from to finish and embellish! Advanced beginner to intermediate level - the basic stitch is simple, joining the bands is a little trickier...

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Snowflakes 2 Ways with Michelle Gowland
Dec
14
2:00 PM14:00

Snowflakes 2 Ways with Michelle Gowland

Snowflakes 2 Ways with Michelle Gowland
35.00

Snowflakes 2 Ways
DiamonDuos show off their versatility! This project shows you how to make 2 different snowflakes from the SAME pattern with the geometric DiamonDuo & GemDuo beads! Michelle will also show you how to combine multiple flakes to make a lovely bracelet or necklace center, too - and illustrate how simple color placement changes with the same 3 beads will give you a completely different look! Suitable for advanced beginners and up - modified circular peyote stitch.

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Holi-Daisy Duo With Michelle Gowland
Dec
14
11:00 AM11:00

Holi-Daisy Duo With Michelle Gowland

Holi-Daisy Duo with Michelle Gowland
25.00

Holi-Daisy Duo
Just starting with 2 hole beads or like them but not sure how to use them? This sweet and sophisticated necklace/earring project is a fantastic way to get familiar with SuperDuo beads! The stitch is deceptively simple - and works with SuperDuos, MiniDuos, Es-O’s, Bar Beads - even multi-holed Lentil Beads. Great for gifts or to whip up an accessory for holiday parties! Beginner beaders will LOVE seeing how fast and easy working with 2 hole’d DUOS can be! No prior stitch knowledge required - Holi-Daisy is its own stitch!

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Bead Embroidered Goldfish with Eleanor Pigman
Dec
13
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Embroidered Goldfish with Eleanor Pigman

Bead Embroidered Goldfish with Eleanor Pigman
40.00

The Bead Embroidered Gold Fish!

Join Eleanor in creating this vibrant and delicate gold fish!  Using a variety of shades of one color, this class will introduce you to creating a new depth in color in your bead work and well as texture.  This class will introduce you to one stitch, the back stitch.  Finish your piece as a wearable piece or as a piece of art!  Class is suitable for beginners and advanced folks.

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Faenza Beaded Bead with Lois Manza
Dec
7
2:00 PM14:00

Faenza Beaded Bead with Lois Manza

Faenza Bead with Lois Manza
30.00


Faenza Bead: a self-supporting beaded bead with great possibilities. Make earrings, combine with other beads to make a stunning necklace, use as the end of a lariat rope!


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Bubblecious with Michelle Gowland
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

Bubblecious with Michelle Gowland

Bubblecious with Michelle Gowland
35.00

Bubble-Licious!
(As seen in BEADWORK Magazine!) This gorgeous little bauble is as light as Bubbles, easy to wear, and made possible by the new Czech 3-hole’d BEAM bead! The component works up fast - and can be used for earrings and pendants as shown in BEADWORK - but Michelle will also share what they left out: how to combine the individual components into bracelets & necklaces! Suitable for experienced beginners, but fresh enough to challenge more advanced beaders. You will need some knowledge of circular peyote and netting. Great stash-buster project, perfect for last minute holiday gifts!

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Ornament with Michelle Gowland
Dec
6
2:00 PM14:00

Ornament with Michelle Gowland

Christmas Ornament with Michelle Gowland
40.00

Ornament Class
This fun class teaches you how to use SuperDuos to bead around a 3 dimensional ball and create a beautifully textured ornament! Michelle will provide the plain ornament and show you how to transform it into a future family heirloom you will enjoy for years to come :) This is in intermediate level class - you will need to know circular peyote, increases, netting, and using 2 hole beads.  

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7 Strand Kumihimo with Lois Manza
Nov
30
2:00 PM14:00

7 Strand Kumihimo with Lois Manza

7 Strand Kumihimo with Lois Manza
30.00

7 Strand Kumihimo:  7 strands you say? Use up small quantities of various shaped beads to make an eclectic bracelet.

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Frozen Necklace with Julia Atkins
Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

Frozen Necklace with Julia Atkins

Frozen Necklace with Julia Atkins
30.00

FROZEN NECKLACE

The leaves are made using increasing and decreasing peyote stitch in the ‘zig zag’ technique embellished with pearls.

The Strap is made in Russian Snake Chain embellished with pearls.

This necklace is suitable for the intermediate or advanced beader who has a good knowledge of peyote stitch.

The aim of the class is to make one leaf and learn how to attach the leaves together and how to make the chain .

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Nautilis Pendant with Julis Atkins
Nov
20
10:00 AM10:00

Nautilis Pendant with Julis Atkins

Nautilis Pendant with Julia Atkins
30.00

Nautilus Pendant:

A tubular hexagon shape forms the pendant which is made using peyote stitch and surrounds a sparkling cabouchon encased with delica beads and attached by crystals. A simple peyote square forms the bale which is attached to a corner of the pendant.

Knowledge of peyote stitch is essential for this workshop.

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Brick Stitch Bangle with Lois Manza
Nov
16
2:00 PM14:00

Brick Stitch Bangle with Lois Manza

Brick Stitch Bangle with Lois Manza
30.00

Brick Stitch Bangle: These cute bangles work up quickly using circular brick stitch. Learn to experiment with different beads.

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Hiawatha Bracelet with Julia Atkins
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Hiawatha Bracelet with Julia Atkins

Hiawatha Bracelet with Julia Atkins
30.00

HIAWATHA BRACELET

This tactile bracelet is made using odd count peyote for the strap and regular peyote stitch for the triangles in delica beads.It was made using 2 different colours for the strap and 5 colours for the triangles in similar tones.

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Bead Embroidered Manatee with Eleanor Pigman
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Embroidered Manatee with Eleanor Pigman

Bead Embroidered Manatee with Eleanor Pigman
40.00

My Manatee

Manatee county needs one more MANATEE!  Join Eleanor in creating your own very special manatee that can be shaded in a range of different colors! This class will dive into the basics of shading with bead colors, how to outline and fill in,  as well as how your stitch directions and movement help create realism.  Your finished piece can become a wearable piece or a piece of 2D art!   Class is suitable for beginners and advanced folks.

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Cornflower Necklace with Julia Atkins
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Cornflower Necklace with Julia Atkins

Cornflower Necklace with Julia Atkins
30.00

CORNFLOWER NECKLACE (17 inch):

Peyote flowers are embellished with Swarovski crystals and attached to a herringbone collar.

Suitable for beginners and intermediate beaders. During the 3 hour class, we will make one flower.

Information and demonstration of how to make the collar will also be given but not made in class.

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Spiral Rope with Louise Gallagher
Nov
8
2:00 PM14:00

Spiral Rope with Louise Gallagher

Spiral Rope with Louise Gallagher
25.00

You will learn the Basic Spiral Weave stitch as well as how to add thread and attach your clasp.

The Spiral Weave is a basic but versatile pattern and you will see variations you can try on your own.

 

This class is for those who have little or NO experience with beadweaving. 

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Embellished Netting with Lois Manza
Nov
2
2:00 PM14:00

Embellished Netting with Lois Manza

Embellished Netting With Lois Manza
30.00

Embellished Netting: We will learn to make a base of the netting stitch. Then the fun begins! Embellish the base and make it into a dazzling cuff bracelet.

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Spangles Bracelet with Julia Atkins
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Spangles Bracelet with Julia Atkins

Spangles Bracelet with Julia
30.00

Level: Intermediate

3 hour class

These interlocking circles are made using peyote stitch and right angle weave and can be made in six colours or just the one.  The crystal embellishments add sparkle and glamour to this wearable bracelet.
A knowledge of peyote stitch and right angle weave is desirable so suitable for the intermediate skilled beader.

This class will be taught by guest teacher Julia Atkins

All supplies will be available for purchase in the shop.  A material list will be emailed to students one week prior to class.  Please come early if you need supplies so that class can start on time.

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Payment in full is required when class is booked.  Cancellations must be made 7 days in advance or no refund will be given.  Cancellations made more than 7 days in advance will receive a full refund.

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