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39 beading & beadwork workshops found

Beading and beadwork courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Learn the art of beading from experienced beaders! Courses cover traditional bead loom weaving, off loom bead stitching and jewellery stringing or discover how to combine beading techniques with skills such as crochet, macramé, kumihimo, wirework and embroidery. Learn beading techniques and start creating unique jewellery and decorative items.

£60
Warwickshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Source your beads from a sustainable source.Come join a one day bead-making workshop in a Warwickshire village, and go home with a unique necklace made from papier maché beads, perhaps earrings too. Small groups, also Ideal for birthdays and reunions. Get in touch to book for a group of four, or for more details. Love putting different colours and textures together? Create a collection of handmade fresco-inspired beads and experience the magic of threading them...
£16
West Sussex - Next course on 25th July 2019
Macrame is a very satisfying and versatile hobby, and this class is a great introduction to the craft. You'll learn the basic skills you need to create sennits, or chains of knots, and add semi-precious stone beads to create your own unique macrame jewellery, while enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a cup of tea (and biscuits, of course!). Take home your own beautiful bracelet and a desire to make more! Suitable for complete...
£120
County Durham
I am pleased to be able to offer various tuition packages in this fabulous technique known as Lampworking - 'The art of melting glass rods in the flame of a torch'. With over 14 years of bead making experience tuition takes place in my studio in the beautiful market town of Barnard Castle in County Durham, which is fully insulated and ventilated to offer a comfortable and safe environment for you to work in. I...
£29
Gloucestershire
Introduction to beadwork jewellery making party Held at ‘The Chantry’ in the lovely market town of Thornbury just 12 miles north of Bristol. Your teacher Lindsey Benson has been making beaded jewellery for over 15 years. She will demonstrate and help you with the hurdles of stringing beads including choosing the right wire and findings. Enjoy a fun and informative 2.5 hour beadwork jewellery making party at a time of your choice. Lindsey will give...
£65
Devon - Next course on 6th August 2019
Polymer clay is a versatile modelling medium which can be used to make stunning jewellery. On this beginner’s course you will learn how to select or make your own clay colours; how to condition the 'raw' material; how to mould and shape your designs and how to build a clay cane - the millefiori process. You'll also learn how to apply your cane and how to 'finish' your beads to achieve a professional look. Towards...
£75
Essex
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's class (for up to 2 people) we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session, I can also help you build on existing skills such as making sculptural animal beads,...
£60
County Durham
I am pleased to be able to offer various tuition packages in this fabulous technique known as Lampworking - 'The art of melting glass rods in the flame of a torch'. With over 14 years of bead making experience tuition takes place in my studio in the beautiful market town of Barnard Castle in County Durham, which is fully insulated and ventilated to offer a comfortable and safe environment for you to work in. I...
£75
Bedfordshire
Whether you have worked with Polymer clay or not, let's get creative!! Polymer clay is a bake-able clay, which comes in different brands and colours. I personally use Fimo for workshops as it is the most easily available in craft shops if you want to follow on after the course. Many students have mentioned how they remember it from their childhood and are amazed that it has progressed into such an inspiring and interesting craft....
£65
Devon - Next course on 28th August 2019
For those who love a bit of glitz and glamour! Polymer clay is a fascinating medium with which to use a range of metallic foils as the effects that can be achieved are seemingly endless. On this course, you'll learn how to prepare your clay and apply imitation gold, silver or copper leaf to a clay sheet. We will enhance the effects of the foil by adding alcohol inks - the patterns and effects you...
£100
South Gloucestershire
Tambour beading is a fast, precise, haute couture technique for adding beads and sequins to fabric with a tambour hook instead of a needle and thread. This technique was used to bead flapper dresses in the 1920s and is now the preferred method of beading used by the couture design house Chanel to bead their gowns. You will first learn the basic thread chain stitch using our new size 140 extra large hook (the biggest...

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