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
HIBISCUS 3D PENDANT: Student’s will create a dimensional floral pendant using and altered form of Peyote stitch. Participants should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $35.00
Saturday, May 21 11:00 - 3:00
PEYOTE STITCH ORIGAMI I: This unique bauble was inspired by Origami, and is easier than it looks. Come unravel the mysteries behind this beaded bead. Participants should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $35.00
Saturday, May 28 11:00 - 3:00
MULTI POD: A new take on Pods. In this class students will learn a Pod technique that offers a variety of possibilities for different shapes. Participants should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $35.00
Saturday, June 4 11:00 - 3:00
BEAD EMBROIDERY STUDIO: BACK BY REQUEST. Have you taken one of our Bead embroidery classes or perhaps attended a Bead Embroidery Beadtreat and have a UFO or two? Then this is the session for you. Participants will be able to get one on one instruction and help completing their bead embroidery projects. FEE: $20.00 or save by signing up for both just $30.00.
Saturday, June 11 10:30 - 12:30 or
Saturday, June 11 2:00 - 4:00
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.
Lampwork 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