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July 2017

“Altered Metal Class” For Jewelry Making

July 30 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
altered metal class

“Altered Metal” For Jewelry Making Class Date: Sunday, July 30, 11:30AM-2:30PM In this wonderful technique class, you’ll learn how to create your own metal components to use for earrings, necklaces, or bracelets. All supplies and tools to use are included in the price of class. Students will emboss pewter, copper, and/or brass metal blanks using Sizzix© embossing die plates and a Bigkick hand operated press, designed for Vintaj brand metal blanks. It is all very fun! After your metal is…

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August 2017

Pearl Bracelet Class

August 3 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
pearl bracelet

Say it with Pearls!      "First Thursday” Night, August 3, 5:30-7:30PM Celebrate summer with this pretty, pearl and leather knotted double wrap bracelet. You'll have fun at metal stamping to create a personal charm then get knotty with beautiful freshwater pearls and beads to design this perfect bracelet for the joys of summer. This one is quick, easy, and fun! Practical color theory along with visual design balance and assembly integrity are part of all Peggy’s classes. You’ll learn how…

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Bead Weaving Bracelet Class

August 5 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
diva beads superduo

Bead weaving #1: superduo textured bracelet This bracelet is the perfect opportunity for enhancing your free hand bead weaving skills using superduos, Czech tiles, seed and pressed glass beads.  Students will learn the basics for completing the main part of the bracelet.  Bead Weaving #2 is a recommended follow-up class for completing the toggle.   For the intermediate to advanced beading enthusiast.   When:  Saturday, August 5, 11:30 - 2:30 Where:  Diva Beads Classroom, A115 Class Fee: $60, includes all materials Register…

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Mixed Media Necklace Class

August 6 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
mixed media necklace

Jewelry Design III: Mixed Media Necklace    Class Dates: Sunday, August 6, 11:30AM-4:00PM. This is the Big Show! Where you take the different techniques you’ve learned and mix them together….Like a really good smoothie or cocktail; blend well or shake it up on the rocks and see what happens. There is a lot of design theory in this class to inspire your creativity. Combine 2 or more techniques and different media; chain, leather, ribbon, wire wrapped links, bead stringing. It’s your…

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Altered Metal II: Pendant Necklace

August 13 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
secret door necklace

“The Secret Door” Altered Metal II: Pendant Necklace   Class Date: Sunday, August 13, 11:30AM-2:30PM  What’s behind your Secret Door? Mermaid treasure? A poem? In this class, students will create a beautiful embossed pendant that opens to reveal a surprise or secret inside. Students will emboss and paint the back and sides to their pendant then embellish it with beads from Peggy’s stash. Several embossing plates and colors to choose from. Practical color theory along with visual design balance and assembly…

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Bead Weaving #2 Class

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Diva beads toggle

Bead weaving #2: superduo toggle Add the perfect finishing touch to your Superduo Textured bracelet with this amazing beaded toggle. In this class, you will learn 2 ways of using the peyote stitch to create a toggle which can be used for the bracelet from the Bead weaving #1 class as well as for future jewelry making projects.   When:  Saturday, August 19, 11:30 - 1:30 Where:  Diva Beads Classroom, A115 Class Fee: $25, includes all materials Register by August 12…

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Leather Wrap Bracelet 2 “Chevron”

August 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Leather Wrap Bracelet II.  “Chevron”     Class Date: Sunday, August 20th, 11:30AM-2:30PM In this second level class, you’ll learn to work with Czech Glass Hive beads and Super Duos, increasing your bead weaving and design skills. (Leather Wrap Bracelet Level l is a prerequisite.) You will complete a single leather wrap bracelet following a simple pattern to create a smooth, colorful bracelet with a button closure. Techniques and tips learned in class are similar to first level but definitely different…

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