Beaded Jewellery Making Workshops with Angela Smith
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About the Course
Jewellery designer for over 20 years, and a Theo Paphitis 'Small Business Sunday' winner on twitter.
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 you come out with beautiful beaded bracelets, necklaces and or earrings.
Angela uses a variety of techniques from more traditional bead stringing styles to knitting and crocheting jewellery using wire and beads and from time to time she will arrange workshops based around
knitted and crocheted jewellery.
Planned workshops for the Autumn
In Gnosall, Stafford
Sunday October 8th basic Jewellery Making 10am -12.30pm
Sunday October 8th knitted bracelet 1.30pm - 4pm
Sunday November 19th -basic Jewellery Making 10am - 12.30pm
Sunday 19th November- beaded snowflake making
Please get in touch for future dates.
Booking is essential so please contact Angela for further information
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
There is instruction throughout the session, Angela will provide a brief demonstration at the beginning of each workshop and will be on hand to advise and help throughout the remainder of the session, Angela also provides all the tools and work trays for the session, the cost of all beads, wires, threads and findings used to make your pieces are included in the price - there is an option to buy your own tools and beads to take away with you so you continue making more jewellery in your own time.
I am trying to do fifty fabulous things for my fiftieth year , and so as one of my experiences I went on the basic bead jewellery course run by Angela. I spent a wonderful morning creating jewellery I know I will wear again and again. All the materials were provided and Angela is a fantastic teacher. I highly recommend this course as a great introduction to a new and addictive hobby .
J Edwards - - #11754
Myself and a friend attended one of Angela's workshops as an introduction to jewellery making and it was fab. Just what I was looking for with the right balance of showing you what to do with time to have a go with help on hand! Feeling very inspired now to do more at home. Thank you
Joy Flanagan - - #7760
What a fantastic way to spend a snowy January afternoon and to get to grips with post-Christmas blues. Angela taught me how to make a floating necklace and for someone who is so inept at craft work, (me!), she did an amazing job, helping me to deal with any tricky bits - but don't worry there really weren't many. I was thrilled with the end result of a beautiful floating necklace and was able to give it to my mum as a birthday present, appreciated fully because it was hand-made with lots of thought and effort having gone into it. I was so impressed with Angela's patience and clear instruction that I later booked her to come into my school where I am Headteacher, to deliver an end of year workshop to our Y6s. They thoroughly enjoyed working with Angela and making some keepsake bracelets as a memory of their time at Primary school. Would highly recommend Angela's courses -really enjoyable and very therapeutic.
Trish Edwards - - #1920
I LOVED this course and it kick-started me on the road to making my own jewellery so I am very grateful to Angela for that :) I am not very talented when it comes to crafts, not being all that practical but Angela explained everything well and was on hand to help. There was a large selection of beads to choose from and it was fun to create something unique and I also found it very relaxing, thank you Angela :)
Rachael Olley - - #1918
A great way to 'switch off' and concentrate on something wonderful, relaxing and beneficial, as you get to take away something you are proud of.
A wonderful variety of beads to choose from and you get left to your own devices, or Angela is there every step of the way. She doesn't even care if you swear when you can't do the fiddly bits!!, hee hee.
You get to understand why Angela does this all the time ... all you want to do is get your creative juices flowing, and make more.
Highly recommended for anyone, of any age.
Tracey Nixon - - #1917
A wonderful afternoon with a group of friends. All materials provided and clear, concise instruction. So many beautiful, sparkly beads to choose from- an Aladdin's cave of delight!
We all made floating necklaces far beyond our expectation - we were all delighted! Suitable for all ages and fantastic value!
Can't recommend one of Angela's courses highly enough...
They may become addictive!
Irene Phillips - - #1916
All materials provided were of high quality. Instruction was well differentiated. My mum (71) my daughter (10) and I (46 shhh) had a great time. I often get complimented on necklace my daughter made. What more could anyone want
Wendy Palser - - #1915
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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