Workshops

 

Natural Treasures Cabs
Octopus' Garden
Garden of Ruffles
Candy Ribbon
Gradating Bouquet
Pagoda Earrings

Catch the Swirls
Until We Meet Again
Interlocking Pendant
Spike Me!
Nestled Pods Bracelet

Spiral Waves
Bloomin' Bangle
Variations of a Design: Filigree Fantasy
Creatures
Treasure Trove Earrings

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Natural Treasure Cabs New for 2017

Learn how to make your very own crystal clay cabs using molds  (Use one of my molds or create your own.). Accent these elegant treasures with cup chain and vintage pieces and color them with mica powder all while learning how to adjoin them for an elegant treasured look.  
Students will learn how to make molds of existing treasures such as buttons, shells, druzies, etc. and capture them in crystal clay.  Bead embroidery techniques will be used to join the necklace and its component

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Octopus' Garden New for 2017

Octopus’ Garden
Create “fantasy” octopus centerpieces with curling tendrils and an artist-made sparkly clay cab.  Offset the piece with a flowing pearl strap, enhancing the beauty of the sea creatures stitched within the necklace.  Learn to accent the beauty of the piece by backstitching around the cab and to use various size seed beads to create the octopus-like necklace components.

 


 

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Garden of Ruffles Necklace New for 2017

Ruffles abound in this stunning piece created in flat and tubular peyote.  Create a centerpiece with a ruffle bezel to add that perfect finishing touch to this soft and frilly eye-catching necklace.
It’s ruffles galore as you create several different types of ruffles, and embellish a stunning crystal centerpiece with ruffles.  Learn how to zip flat right angle weave into tubular and twist around silver silk cords in a way that enhances this piece.

 

 


 

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Candy Ribbon Necklace New for 2017

An abundance of spirals come together in one necklace to create a piece with eclectic twists and turns.  Create the necklace in its entirety, then use this fun and addictive technique to make beautiful accent pieces such as bracelets and earrings to accompany it. 
Use peyote stitch techniques along with different size beads to create spirals.  Learn how to adjoin them to make an elegant neckpiece and other design options..

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Gradating Bouquet Necklace New for 2017

Blend tubular peyote stitch and right angle weave to create a stunning bouquet necklace with graduated beads from light to dark.  Bezel ruffles in an unusual way by combining the two stitches and the color formations.  Learn to bezel a cab with ruffles.  Play with colors as you gradate them within the design, learning how to keep the balance.


   
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Pagoda Earrings New for 2017

Create a structured earring based on Eastern Asian tradition of the pagoda.  Using tubular peyote stitch as the base, build a monumental piece combining seed beads and Swarovski crystals for that sparkly touch.  Accent the piece with pearls to refine its look.  The results will be a beautiful pair of earrings with an “East Meets West” feel.

 

 

 

 

 

   
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Catch the Swirls Necklace New for 2016

Add peyote ruffles to tubular RAW to create a dimensional necklace with an organic feel. Vary the bead sizes and stitches within the structure to give the piece a flow that mimics the wonders of the wilderness.  Learn tips and tricks to blend the stitches together to create this bold piece that expresses the beauty of nature in bead work.

 

 


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Until We Meet Again New for 2016

Create a stunning two-tone necklace in right angle weave.  Learn techniques to make the stitching form a wavy pattern that ebbs and flows with the design.  Accent the piece with pearls and a large crystal center drop for that perfect finishing touch. Complete your necklace by making a toggle clasp and a bail giving it that extra splash of ambience.

 


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Interlocking Pendant 

Create flat peyote spirals that can be interlocked together in many ways.  Manipulate the pieces in different shapes for endless design possibilities.  Accent your piece with Swarovski pearls and a crystal drop.  The kit contains enough materials to make two pendants and instructions for different design options.  Bet you can’t make just one! 


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Spike Me! 

Use seed beads, three sizes of spikes and WireKnitz® to create a dimensional bracelet that is surrounded with flat peyote stitch curls.  Embellish the piece with drop beads, using the latest materials to add dimension to your work.  Learn how to use WireKnitz® as both a decorative and functional base for your piece.  Add flat peyote stitch techniques to give your bracelet a dimensional look. 

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Nestled Pods Bracelet 

Add peyote ruffles to flat RAW to create a dimensional cuff that encircles your wrist.  Nestle pearls or crystals in the pods for an eye-catching touch. As a result, you will achieve a beautiful cuff that can balance on the wrist without the use of a clasp.  

 

 

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Spiral Waves 

Create spiral components and vary their size and Mix pearls and seed beads together to get the look of elegant spirals.  Attach them to a double cord, and create a dynamic neck piece in several hours. Learn a modified version of peyote stitch to create these spiral treasures.  Learn how to combine crystals, pearls and seed beads in a different way.

 

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Bloomin' Bangle 

Embellish your wrist with a beautiful floral bracelet that is sure to make a statement.  Begin with RAW and combine it with peyote ruffles to achieve the look of an elegant bouquet.   This work of art will truly be yours as no two pieces are exactly alike.  Add the finishing touches with Swarovski crystals for that extra sparkle then create a special floral accent.  Learn how to hide the magnetic clasp to get the look of a true bangle bracelet.

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Variations of a Design: Filigree Fantasy

In this one-day design class create spiral components and vary their size and shapes.  Turn the component into your very own jewelry design.  Begin by learning design techniques as presented by the instructor.  From there, the class will work with paper cut outs to do a preliminary layout of the Filigree Fantasy Necklace unique to each student or do a variation such as a bracelet, necklace, pendant or brooch.  Students will then learn how to stitch the filigrees and vary their sizes and shapes to create their own design.  Discover how varying the peyote thread paths can allow you to make multi-directional spirals.   There are countless possibilities of creative designs that can stem from learning the techniques in this class.  These techniques will also shed new light on finishing pieces and sparking design ideas.  

Bird Lizard

Creatures

Learn to make beaded creatures that will become beloved family pets. Using many variations of the peyote stitch, create unique freeform sculptures that stand without an armature. The same technique can also be used for creating beaded beads. This is a two day intermediate level workshop.

 

 

 

Treasure Trove Earrings

Treasure Trove Earrings

Weave elegant earrings that twist and turn with the magic of peyote stitch and Swarovski crystals and pearls.  Discover the secrets to making perfect twists that are the focal point of the design.   Embellish the earring with a beautiful drop for that perfect finishing touch. necklace.

 

 

 

 

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