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Workshops 2019

WHEN:
Saturday & Sunday -  starting at 10:30 am
2 hour workshops  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
1.5 hour workshops  10:30 am  - 12:00 pm

Weekday: Varies based upon the project!.

WHERE:

2015 West 4th Avenue, Kitsilano Vancouver

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  • No previous knowledge or experience needed to attend one of our workshops.
  • Receive 15% discount off all regular priced items you purchase on the day of the workshop.
  • One group can book out an entire workshop, in which case they can change it to any technique or project we offer.
  • Materials and tools are provided, some workshops may require additional materials that can be purchased in store on the day of the workshop.
  • Workshops are designed for ages 12 years and older. We can make exceptions provided the young person has some beading skills and an adult to accompany them (payment of two spots required).

THE FINE PRINT:

  • Payment can be done In-store or by the phone.
  • A deposit of half the workshop price is required to be considered "registered" for a workshop. The remaining half payment is required on arrival on the day of the workshop.
  • Workshop deposits are not refundable.
  • To reschedule a workshop you must let us know 48 hours/2 full days before the day of the workshop.
    (1 Time Reschedule Only)  the initial deposit will be put towards the rescheduled workshop.

Macrame

Learn the art of macrame with cotton cord and natural wooden beads, a timeless technique that can be adapted to numerous projects like wall hangings, adjustable macrame bracelets or plant hangers!

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30a.m - 12:30p.m)

Cost:

$45 +tax

Dates:

Sunday - May 5th

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Example Of Macrame
Leather Woven Bracelets

Leather Woven Bracelet

Back by request! Learn the popular bracelet style of beads suspended between leather cords, with a button closure — this is a stunning look! Take home the loom, a finished bracelet, and the confidence to create more.

* Please note: One wrap around the wrist is completed during workshop time, you are welcome to sit at our table after workshop ends to create more wraps.*

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$50 +tax

Dates:

Sunday - May 26th

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Beginners Beading

Want to make your own jewellery? This is the place to start! We cover all the basics including tools, stringing material, findings and how to put it all together. Leave with a completed 3 strand bracelet incorporating a variety of techniques along with the confidence & inspiration for your future creations.  

Time:

2 hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$ 40 + tax

Dates:

Saturday - May 11th

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Beginners Beading Example
Semi Precious Stone Bracelet example

Semi-precious Stone Stretchy Bracelet

Ever wonder why you are drawn to a specific stone? Are you curious about their healing properties? In this class you will spend time focusing on yourself, creating your personalized semi-precious stone stretchy bracelet. Discuss the different cord options and knotting techniques to finish your bracelet. Learn about various stones, their properties, benefits and add intention specific to your needs.

 

Time:

1 Hour - (10:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m)

Cost:

$40 +tax

Dates:

Saturday May 18th - 10:30 am to 11:30 p.m

Tuesday May 28th - 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Pearl Knotting

Learn the elegant and traditional method of knotting for a soft, fluid and more secure piece of jewellery. Using silk thread, nylon, fresh water pearls and Gold Filled findings you will create a beautiful pearl knotted necklace.

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30 .m to 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$55 +tax

Dates:

Coming soon!

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Pearl knotting Class
top and center drilled wire wrap

Wire Wrapping

In this workshop, you will learn the intricacy of wrapping with wire for both top-drilled & center-drilled beads. This is utilized for both style and necessity, which is essential as the most secure way to attach your high-end stones. Work with our selection of semi-precious stones & fresh water pearls to make these drops into stunning earrings or dangle them from a bracelet for an elegant look.

Time:
1.5 Hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m)

Cost:

$40 +tax

Dates:

Sunday - May 12th

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Peyote Ring Example

Peyote Ring

Using our extensive selection of beautiful Japanese Miyuki Delica’s, learn to weave these beads using the peyote stitch. We will discuss the use of grids, colours and bead finishes and how they can contribute in adding a personal touch to your design. As well as the many options for this versatile stitch. Experiment for yourself and finish with a personalized banded ring.

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:30)

Cost:

$45 +tax

Dates:

Sunday - May 19th 2019.

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Beaded Fringe Earrings

This style of earring never goes out of fashion! Using only the 3 essentials of classic beadwork - string, findings and glass seed beads, you will be shown the skills to create a stunning pair of beaded fringe earrings. Play with colours, patterns and express your personality in your design. Have fun - the possibilities are endless!

 * Please note: One earring is completed during workshop time, you are welcome to sit at our table after workshop ends to create the pair.*

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$55 +tax

Dates:

Coming Soon!

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Beaded fringe earrings example

Wire Work Earrings

Working with wire is one of the most useful skills to develop for all jewellery making. In this hands-on workshop, you will use semi-precious stones and precious metal wire for your creation. Learn about various wire gauges and experiment with manipulating them into clean loops, shapes and wraps. Finish with a gorgeous pair of earrings, you proudly made yourself!

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$50 +tax

Dates:

Coming Soon!

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Knotting

Workshop Description

Learn the traditional method of knotting for a soft, fluid and more secure piece of jewellery. Using semi-precious stones and knotting cord you will create a beautiful  mala-style necklace. This technique can be utilized for a variety of classic and contemporary styles!

 * Please note: During workshop time you will be shown the technique and how to close up your knotted necklace, you are welcome to stay at the table after the workshops ends to complete your piece. *

Time:

2 Hours - (10:30a.m - 12:30p.m)

Cost:

$65 +tax

Dates:

Saturday - May 25th

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Wire Wrapped Stones

Do you have stones with no holes? Want a way to incorporate found stones into your jewellery? This is the workshop for you! Focusing on using wire to create a clean, secure and stylish look. During this workshop you will have the opportunity to make 2 pendants with 2 different techniques using the stones provided. Leave with the confidence and knowledge to do make more! Feel free to bring in your own piece and brainstorm design options after the workshop.

Time:

2 Hours  - (10:30 a,m - 12:30 p.m)

Cost:

$40 +tax

Dates:

Coming soon!


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Crochet Beading

Workshop Description

Learn to make beautiful, delicate designs with cord and beads using crochet techniques. You will leave with a gorgeous piece that can work as a multi-wrap bracelet or a necklace. The skills taught in this class can be used to make bracelets, necklaces, and more!

This technique listed is not currently on our workshop schedule rotation.
Please contact us if you are interested in taking one of these techniques to schedule it! 

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All techniques listed below are not currently on our  workshop schedule rotation.
Please contact us if you are interested in taking one of  the ones below!

Earring 101 Class

Earrings 101

Workshop Description

This class is all about earrings. Covering the basics on different types of earwires  using eyepins and headpins to make beautiful layered earrings and leave with a gorgeous ready-to-wear pair!

This technique listed is not currently on our  workshop schedule rotation.
Please contact us if you are interested in taking one of these techniques to schedule it! 

macrame class example

Macrame

Workshop Description

Learn to make the stylish bracelets you see all over social media! Using macrame knots for a sliding closure, this is a versatile technique to learn. Pick from an assortment of coloured cords along with faceted metal or blingy crystal beads to create your personalized look. Leave with a bracelet you love and the inspiration to do more!

This technique listed is not currently on our workshop schedule rotation.
Please contact us if you are interested in taking one of these techniques to schedule it! 

square stitch class example bracelet with ends

Square Stitch

Workshop Description

Learn to weave beautiful glass Miyuki delica beads using square stitch. This technique is highly adaptable and can be used to make earrings, fun shapes, bracelets, and more.
Please note: This is a time consuming technique, as such you may not end up completing a project during class time. During the class we will discuss finishing options.

This technique listed is not currently on our workshop schedule rotation.
Please contact us if you are interested in taking one of these techniques to schedule it! 

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