OCT / NOV 2017 CLASSES

WE OFFER  CLASSES IN THE ARTWORK OF BEADING. THE INSTRUCTORS AT KNOT JUST BEADS  HAVE A COMBINED TEACHING EXPERIENCE OF OVER 40 YEARS. WE ARE DEDICATED  TO THE ART OF BEADWORK AS WELL AS THE KNOWLEDGE OF TECHNIQUES USED. OUR  INSTRUCTORS WILL USE THEIR EXPERTISE TO LEAD YOU THROUGH AN EXPLORATION  OF BEADWORK THAT IS UNPARALLELED. YOU WILL LEAVE CLASS NOT ONLY WITH THE  UNDERSTANDING OF HOW A TECHNIQUE PERTAINS TO THE PROJECT AT HAND, BUT  YOU WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO TAKE THAT TECHNIQUE AND CREATE YOUR OWN  WONDERFUL BEADED OBJECTS OF ART


Need  a place to just get away for the day or a few hours and bead. Try our  Free Open Bead. Every  Friday we offer a Free open bead session. Relax  in the serenity of our classroom while you work on your projects. This  is a non instructional time for you to get any craft project done(or  started). Join others who share your enthusiasm for crafting. Bring a  lunch or order out. Staff is available to help with basic questions.  Come and join the girls for a fun afternoon.

OCTOBER CLASSES

MANDALA NECKLACE: Students will learn four different mandala patterns and how to join them to create a truly unique necklace. Play with color and design to make your necklace a one of a kind masterpiece. FEE: $25.00

Friday, Oct. 6 11:00-2:00


NEW CALI WHEEL PENDANT: Create a fun textural wheel style pendant that incorporates the 3 hole Cali beads, Fire polish, and Pip beads. Perfect project to experiment with the new 3 hole beads. FEE: $15.00

Saturday, Oct. 7  10:30-12:30


NEW HONEYCOMB BARGELLO: This one’s a visual mind bender. Colors flow from one to the next in this Bargello style cuff. Great for any skill level. FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Oct. 7  2:00-4:00


SABA BRACELET: In this class students will combine two different bead stitches to create a fun twisty bracelet using Crescent and fire polish. Design by Ella Des. FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Oct 14 19 10:30-12:30


BEAD EMBROIDERY STUDIO: Have you taken the cabochon workshop and need some help getting pieces finished or do you just need a little creative jump start? This is the studio for you! Students will work at their own pace while learning advanced cabochon techniques. Prerequisite: Cabochon workshop. FEE: $15.00

Saturday,Oct 14 2:00-4:00


DAISY BEADED BEADS: Floral motif beaded beads with a bit of an edge. Students will marvel at the unique way in which these beaded beads come together. FEE: $15.00

Saturday, Oct. 21 10:30-12:30


NEW JULIA PRETL SNOWMAN BOX: We are pleased to announce that Julia Pretl has granted us permission to teach her  Snowman box. This is an ADVANCED PEYOTE stitch class and students should  be completely comfortable working in Peyote stitch. This 3 session  class will cover reading a 3 dimensional pattern, and all aspects of the  box construction. There is a separate pattern fee, see store for details. FEE: $45.00.

Sat. Oct. 21, Oct. 28 & Nov. 4, 2:00-4:00


NEW BEADTREAT: Theme: TBA. Prerequisite: Cabochon workshop(Bead embroidery workshop). FEE: $45.00 - includes lunch

Sunday, Oct. 22 11:00-4:00


AURORA PENDANT: This floral motif pendant comes to us from designer favorite, Ella Dess.  Students will embellish a bezel Rivoli with Piggy beads, super duos, rounds, and seed bead. FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Oct. 28 10:30-12:30



NOVEMBER CLASSES

NEW CALVINIA PENDANT: In this Intermediate class students will create a fun floral motif pendant that could also be done as a Holiday wreath.

FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Nov. 4 10:30-12:30


NEW CALI BEAD CUFF: Multi row cuff style bracelet that incorporates cali beads, Firepolish, and seed beads.

Saturday, Nov. 11 10:30-12:30


NEW CORKSCREW: Students will learn how to manipulate a basic bead weaveing stitch into a spiraling tube. Enhanced with loads of sparkle this technique works well for bracelets and necklaces.  FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Nov. 11 2:00-4:00


NEW QUILTED FLOWER PENDANT: Students will surround a Rivoli stone with a variety of 2 hole beads and seed beads.

FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Nov. 18 10:30-12:30


NEW COUNTRY STAR PENDANT: Turn a Rivoli and Diamond duos into a star shaped pendant. Would also make a great ornament for Holiday gift giving.

FEE: $20.00

Saturday, Nov. 25 10:30-12:30

ETSY & LAMPWORK CLASSES

The following classes are scheduled on a one on one basis. Contact the store for available times.


INTRO TO GLASS BEADMAKING:
Learn  the art of making glass beads from Milwaukee's only nationally    exhibiting lampwork glass Artist, ROBERT JENNIK. Robert has over 15    years of hot glass experience with Moretti glass and has taught at the    Bead & Button Show. Enjoy the quiet, meditative experience of    melting glass with the Minor Bench Burner torch while you create    lampwork beads of your own. Limit 2 students. Class fee includes   supplies. FEE: $80.00/ 4 hours


ALL ABOUT ETSY
This  class offers some quick solutions to allow you to sell items   online.  The basics in photographing small items, such as beaded  jewelry  will be  demonstrated. Manipulation of photos in ADOBE  PHOTOSHOP will  be shown.  The second half of this class will be a live  online setup of  your very  own Etsy.com site. This class will take  place using a  MACINTOSH IMAC  computer system. Topics will include:
 1) Linking to a paypal account to allow people around the world to purchase from your shop.
 2) How to place keywords to enable others to find your site using the GOOGLE search engine.
 3) How to set-up sections, shipping options, and load items to sell.
 Students will receive up to 10 images of your jewelry ready to load to their Etsy web site.
FEE: $45.00/ 3 hours

THE FINE PRINT

  • 1) All class fees are due in full at  the time of registration, and are non-refundable, and non-transferable.  Registration may be done in person, with Mastercard, Visa, Discover or  cash. Due to the popularity of our classes we are unable to hold any  spaces without payment of class fee. Deadline to register for any of the  classes is 3 days prior to the start of that class. However, we advise  that you register early as classes fill quickly. In the event of a  cancellation, you will be notified within 1 day of the start of the  class.Refunds will be issued in the form of a store credit.
    2) Classes are for adults only, knot just beads® defines an adult as any person 18 years of age or older.
    3) A minimum of 3 students is required to hold any class.
    4) Class fees do not include supplies unless otherwise noted. Supply lists will be given upon registration of class.
    5)  Should you register for a class that requires a prerequisite and you do  not meet that prerequisite you will be removed from the class and  forfeit your class fee.
    6) All classes start promptly at times  stated. PLEASE be courteous to fellow class members by being on time. If  you are more than 5 minutes late for a class you will not be allowed  into the class and you will forfeit your class fee.
    7) Not all projects will be completed in class.
    8) All written material given in the class is copywritten and thereby protected by copyright laws.
    9)  Should you miss a class, any class materials and/or supplies will be  held for you for 30 days from the date of the class. Materials and/or  supplies can be picked up at Knot Just Beads during regular store hours.
  • 10) If you miss a I.A.Q. class the materials will not be held for you.
  • Samples of all classes are on display in the store.
    All classes will be held at knot just beads®.
    knot just beads® reserves the right to refuse
    class registration to any one person or persons.