TiaMarie BEADING CLASSES
One-on- On Classes - $35.00 per class. Materials not included.
Please call to schedule a private one hour class.
Basic Beading I
Learn to design and finish a necklace using soft flex wire, crimp beads and clasp. You will learn the basic - stringing materials, findings and tools - enabling you to design and create jewelry for yourself, family and friends.
Basic Beading II
A continuation of Basic Beading I: designing and finishing a necklace and earrings/or bracelet and earrings using leather, cotton cord and stretch magic.
Design & create your own earrings: drop, hoop, pierced and clip-on....You will be amazed at how inexpensively you can make stunning earrings.
Kumihimo 101 Class
Learn how to create a beautiful Kumihimo Necklace that you can add your favorite pendant to.
Kumihimo is Japanese braiding. Once you have learned the basics you can experiment with using thiner cord, chain, leather, suede, embroidery thread or many other materials to make interesting bracelets, necklaces belts and more!!!
$45.00 Material not included.
Embellished Wire Wrapping Class
How would you like to combine your love of beads with wire wrapping and set your favorite stone, crystal, shell or almost anything? Then this is the class for you. There are many styles of wire setting, this class will focus on beaded wire wrapping.
You will be instructed on how to create a fabulous pendant setting, complete with bail, in your choice of metal tones.
First you will choose a focal stone, wire and delicate frame beads to enhance your piece.
You will create a wire wrapped, looped, beaded frame with bail included, which is then fitted to your stone and finish by lacing up the back with wire.
If your focal bead has a hole at the top, then the frame will float around your stone nicely.
$45.00 Materials not included
Advanced Wire Crochet Cuff
Create your very own Wire Crochet Cuff in our advanced class.
You decide the thickness and pick your favorite beads to embellish your design. In this class you will learn how to crochet an open netting pattern.
You will add beads through the process and finish off by adding a clasp.
$39.00 Materials not included.
Byzantine Bracelet & Earrings Ages 8 years - Adult
Explore the twists and turns of Byzantine chain maille.
Byzantine chain is known by more names then you can shake a plier at but we will break down this beautiful weave for even the most novice chain mailler.
In our class we will cover the butting of rings and appropriate AR choices. Then we move on to using aluminum rings to create not only a 7.5 inch bracelet finished with a lobster clasp, but also matching earrings with stainless steel ear wires.
$41.00 Materials included
Shamballa Macrame Bracelet Class
Create your own Macrame knotted bracelet.
In this class you will learn how to:
• Select the proper length of cord for a bracelet.
• Use 2 knotting techniques with cord and beads.
• Make basic knots and string beads in patterns.
• Make a sliding closure then secure with glue to complete your piece.
2 Hour Class -$39.00
Supplies not included
Wire Crochet Class
Learn how to complete a single crochet stitch with a crochet hook to create chains with wire which incorporate beads in your design.
The project is a bracelet and earrings featuring this wire crochet technique in your choice of metal tones.
A $20.00 deposit is required to register for this class.
2 hours $45 supplies not included.
Pizza Party (Ages 6 - 12 yrs)
This is a great summer time activity to keep the kids busy and out of your hair for a couple of hours. The kids will get to choose 2 projects from the following: Necklace, bracelet, earrings, anklet, bookmark or keychain. They will also get a slice of pizza along with juice or water.
2 hours $30.00 materials included.
Charms are additional.
Memory Wire Bracelet & Earrings
It’s time to explore Memory Wire. This fun and easy wire is fabulous to design with. In this class you will learn how to:
• Plan designs using a bead board.
• Create patterns for basic jewelry projects.
• Select the proper length of memory wire for a bracelet.
• Bend and cut wire using the correct tools.
• Complete a memory wire bracelet & matching earrings
$39.00 Supplies not included
Children's Classes - $25.00 per class plus $10.00 material fee
Learn to design and finish 2 bracelets using: Soft Flex wire, crimp beads and clasp.
Knotting Workshop - $50.00 per session. Materials not included.
You can continue to develop your skill by taking our Knotting Workshop. In this class, you will broaden your use of materials from beading cable to beading thread. In this two and a half hour workshop you will learn:
1.) How to choose appropriate threads.
2.) How to use knotting to attach clasps and closures with bead tips; and
3.) How to knot between beads using a tri-corder.
Starting April 5, 2013 payment will be required at the time of registration for all classes. A minimum of 48 hour notice is necessary to cancel and apply your class fee. With a 48 hour cancellation, you will be able to carry your class fee payment over to the next time the class is offered, apply the payment to another class. If you are a no show with no call, the above will not apply. No refunds will be issued if you are unable to attend class after registering.