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Fall 2018 Lady Bug Bead Class Schedule

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Free Class: Christmas Flower Pendant

Date: Saturday, December 8,  2018, 11-1pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Mariah Myerson

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Eye of Ra

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5-8pm

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Basic bead weaving experience is required. 

Instructor: Wendy Remmers

Class Price: $40

Additional Kit Cost (Required): 7.25" Bracelet kit) $45 Choose one of the following: 1 Olive / 2 Turquoise / 3 Grey

This stylized “Eye of Ra” design incorporates three graduated colors of SuperDuo beads that radiate from a center eye bead. It is a nice study in directional bead weaving and a seamless joining technique. Students will learn how to size their bracelet for a perfect fit and will be given bonus instruction on making a matching ring

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 8

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Spaldera

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6-8pm

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: herringbone stitch

Instructor: Charlene Abrams

Class Price: $43

These versatile floralesque components can be used as spacers between larger beads as shown in the sample bracelet, suspended singly on a head pin or fine chain as an earring, or stacked two or three high as a pendant.  Each single “flower” can be one or more colours - we will discuss different ways to play with colour in a single component - or in a double back-to-back component.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 15

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Sterling Patterned Wire & Twisted Rings Bracelet

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018, 10-3:30pm (Bring a snack)

Skill Level: Beginner 

Prerequisites: None

Instructor: Debbie Garavaglia

Class Price: $89 (includes kit)

In this class you will learn to bend pattern wire to your will and twist sterling silver wire to make large jump rings. You will cut your jump rings. You will solder your jump rings. You will do some filing of all components and assemble your bracelet. We will put your bracelet into the tumbler at the end so it is bright and shiny for you to wear home. This is a very nice, very heavy bracelet for dress-up or everyday wear. (You will need to purchase your own sterling silver lobster clasp closure)

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 6

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Air Chased Copper Cuff

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 10-3:30pm (Bring a snack)

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Prerequisites: Some experience using a torch

Instructor: Debbie Garavaglia

Class Price: $58(includes kit)

Wide and fun to wear! Feel like “Wonder Woman” in this lovely bracelet In this class you will learn to anneal copper and "air chase" your bracelet into shape using a chasing hammer and other shapes as you desire. You will cut, file, and polish your bracelet. At the end we will apply a patina, if you choose, or put it in the tumbler for a little shine.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 6

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Vineyards

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1-4pm

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Two or three chainmaille weave experience is required. 

Instructor: Wendy Remmers

Class Price: $40

Kit Cost: (Required) See Below

decker design has a centerpiece that is easier woven in two-tone but advanced maillers should be fine with a one-tone bracelet. Required kits are available in heavy and light weight versions and also in one-tone and two-tone options.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 8

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Crochet Lariat

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2-4pm

Skill Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite: good hand strength and endurance is a must

Instructor:  Mariah Myerson

Class Price: $40

We will use basic brick stitch and fringe techniques to make this fun bib style necklace. Mix up your colors to bring out your own style

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 6

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Scroll Link Bracelet

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 5-8pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Prerequisite: Basic wire working experience is helpful but not required. 

Instructor: Wendy Remmers

Class Price: $40

Showcase your favorite beads on ornate scroll shaped wire link connectors that will also serve as a clasp to make this bracelet virtually seamless. The simplicity and elegance of the wire work allows your beads to be highlighted. Class also covers coiling and cutting precise sized jump rings. Project might not be completed in class.  

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 8

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Multi-Shade Woven Copper Cuff

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10-3:30pm

Skill Level: Beginner 

Prerequisites: None

Instructor: Debbie Garavaglia

Class Price: $80 (includes kit)

The color selection was the suggestion of my friend Marian. In this class we will cut, file and shape the base bracelet and make the lovely woven top for accent. Your patina choices are up to you.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 6

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Free Class: Pearl Branch Necklace

Date: Saturday, December 15,  2018, 11-1pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Kristen Winter

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

King’s Weave

Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018, 5-8pm

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite: One or two chainmaille weave experience is required.

Instructor: Wendy Remmers

Class Price: $40

Kit Cost: (Required) See Below

This dramatic ring-in-ring chainmaille bracelet is deceptively easy to make and uses a few sim- ple techniques that makes it an absolute joy to weave. I’m personally in love with the heavier version but if you find it intimidating you’re welcome to make the lighter version that is equally awesome! Required kits are available in one-tone and two-tone options. Project will be completed in class.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 8

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Free Class: Large Drop Beaded Bead

Date: Saturday, December 22,  2018, 11-1pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Mariah Myerson

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Crystal Splash Bracelet

Date: Sunday, December 30, 2018, 2-4pm

Skill Level:  Beginner

Prerequisite: good hand strength and endurance is a must

Instructor:  Mariah Myerson

Class Price: $40

Learn and practice basic wire wrapping skills while creating this awesome crystal bracelet.

Minimum Number of Students: 2

Maximum Number of Students: 6

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

Free Class: Songbird Bracelet Kristen

Date: Saturday, December 29,  2018, 11-1pm

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Kristen Winter

For more information or to register for classes call Lady Bug Beads at 314-644-6140.

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