November 2019 - WORKSHOP IS FULL
Freeform peyote bracelet
Date Updated: September 4th, 2019
Friday November 15th 2019 - 11am to 3:30pm
(includes 30 minute break)
Class Fee: $55 ($40 to Members)
This peyote weave bracelet is a bead stash buster!!! It will test your creativity and push to you think in abstract. You will not finish the item in class time but will have all the knowledge for completion when you leave. You can also attend the RHCE monthly beading meetings to finish the item, but you must have taken this class beforehand.
A button or bead will be ideal for the closure, but other ideas will be examined. Experience weaving peyote is a must! Please don't apply for this workshop if you do not have this experience. This is your chance to use up your supplies of beads. One on one instruction for bead layout is provided. Seating is limited to 4.
0 SEATS AVAILABLE - FULL
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - must have peyote experience
TOOLS TO BRING: Beading mat, maginifier/lamp
6lb thread (Fireline or WildFire) if using 15/o seed beads, otherwise 8lb thread will work on larger beads.
Size 10 or 11 needle. (Tulip Brand is recommended)
All types/shapes/sizes of beads will work in this meditative type of lesson.
KITS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST WITH BEADS ALREADY IN STOCK. Kit price to be determined at end of workshop. (approx price range: $35 - $50 depending on supplies used)
Contact us to register for this workshop.
Freeform Wire Weave Dangle Earrings
Date Added: August 1st, 2019
Saturday September 7th - 3 hours
Class Fee: $25 - Kit Fee: $25
Freeform your own pair of wired earrings in your choice style, with or without beads and choice of wire colour (copper, silver, gold, gunmetal, etc.)
You are welcome to bring your own supplies (16 up to 22g base and 24 to 28g weaving wires) Not for beginners, must have your own tools.
CLASS NOW FULL. Please contact us if you want to do a future similar class
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - some previous wire weaving experience needed
TOOLS TO BRING: You will need your own tools including two pairs of flat nose pliers, wire cutters, hammer, block, files, wire straighteners, dowl, burnishing tool, mat, light and/or magnifier. We will also discuss how to apply antiquing as well as balling up the ends of wire that is pure.
Please contact us to register for this workshop.
Advanced Wire weaving earrings - Two Day Workshop - Markham location
Date Added: January 13th, 2019
May 4th & 5th (2:30pm - 7pm)
**NB** This image displays earring that were made by experienced wire artisan. Your pair will not be exact. 6 weeks prior registration is required with deposit for sterling silver kits. Please bring food and drink for a 1/2 hour break at 5:30 - 6pm.
Please contact us for the workshop fees as supplies are now limited.
*UPDATE* Black/Jet supplies are no longer available
SEATS AVAILABLE: 8 - THIS IS NOW FULL
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced, prior wire wrapping, coiling and weaving experience necessary
TOOLS TO BRING: A list of tool will be issue upon registration payment. This is not a beginners workshop. 8 hours in workshop instruction is provided. You will be required to work on your piece between classes.
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. If you would like to take a future wire-wrap-weave EARRING workshop contact us.
If you are interested in learning more about wire wrapping weaving and coiling, we would love to show you. We hold demonstrations in our monthly meetings from time to time. Please ask us about it.
Tree Of Life Pendant (or earrings)
Date Added: November 3rd, 2018
Date to be Announced - 2 hours
Class Fee: $20 - Kit Fee: $20 - $25
The beautiful Tree of Life pendant can be worn at any occasion and by all ages. Your piece will be created on an existing circular finding making it easy to finish in the 2 hours alloted. Kits are $20 for earrings & $25 for a pendant on a chain.
You are welcome to bring your own supplies but please let us know and a list will be emailed to you. Registration for this workshop will start in November.
SEATS STILL AVAILABLE: 2
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner - no previous experience needed.
TOOLS TO BRING: This list is long and will be supplied to you once we have received your registration request. If you are new to beading all tools will be supplied.
If you would like to take a future Tree of Life Workshop, please contact us.