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If you are already lingering in this category you may well be someone who knows the excitement of walking into a bead shop and running your eyes over piles of gorgeous beads. And how versatile beads are for creating uniquely stylish jewellery and clothing! This section includes bead courses of all kinds; hot glass bead making; beach combing for unusual beads; and of course working with beads to wire or string elegant necklaces and bracelets. You might have a yen to create beads from wood, metal, glass or ceramics... the choice is yours. Bead courses make a great present for a friend or family member and can be a fantastic way to spend a hen party or entertain a group.

Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975.Tuition costs £125 for a seven hour day and is one-to-one so your learning is fast tracked. By arrangement two students can learn together i.e. couples making wedding rings, family members or friends. A discount of 20% is given for two students learning together. Sessions are tailored to the specific requirements of each student and are flexible...
Come and spend 3 hrs having addictive fun on my lamp....you will watch a demo of how to make glass beads in the flame and you will them be let lose on the torch to make your own. You can spend the entire time playing with glass, or split your time with flamework and making the beads into jewellery to take home. All materials and snacks supplied...........bring a friend and get 50% reduction for the...
The day starts with a demonstration on how to use a saw frame to cut out your designs, then texturing and forming the surface and lastly soldering. We will look at designs there is plenty of inspiration in the workshop for you and of course I'm at hand to help. By the end of the day you will have a finished pendant and earrings in silver ready to wear. The course is for a minimum...
Learn a range of jewellery making techniques on this fun one day workshop at Studio Budgie Galore, a brand new workshop based at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield and take home at least one piece made in silver at the end of the day. This one day course is suitable for beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making. You will be introduced to the workshop, all the tools and equipment and...
Next course on 8th October 2017
Jewellery designer for over 20 years, and a Theo Paphitis 'Small Business Sunday' #sbs winner on twitter as @pearlysmith Learn how to make beaded earrings, necklaces and bracelets - after a brief demonstration showing you the basic techniques in beaded jewellery making - you can then have a go to make your own items of jewellery, choosing from a large selection of beads - with guidance! These workshops are enjoyable, sociable and best of all...
£40 Per person Enjoy yummy cakes, biscuits & drinks, with 3 x taster craft sessions, make a teacup candle, decorate a small heart with beads and sparkles & decoupage a white coat hanger, in beautiful surroundings, all tools and materials and the refreshments are included in the price and you get a hand decorated bag to take all your lovely goodies home in. This class, is held in a village setting, surrounded by beautiful countryside.........Go...
Weekly Classes run term time on a rolling basis in 8 week blocks. We currently have classes on a Monday and Thursday evening and Thursday mornings and aftyernoons in a brand new studio space at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. These classes are a perfect way to begin or continue learning and enjoying making pieces of jewellery. We welcome beginners as well as students with previous experience of jewellery making also. The rolling 8 week...
This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to bead making and lampwork. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will have made several styles of bead and be familiar with...
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...
Suitable for all levels of experience, whether you are a complete beginner or already jewellery making and looking to fill knowledge gaps and improve your technique, our Fashion Jewellery programme is comprehensive training for anyone who would like to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence in making fashion jewellery. A mixed ability class, you'll find it a supportive learning environment where students learn from and inspire each other. This hands on training takes place in...