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.
ALL CLASSES WILL BE RESCHEDULED ONCE THE SAFER AT HOME ORDER HAS BEEN LIFTED
IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES WE WILL CONTACT YOU ONCE THE NEW DATES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED
NEW TASSEL PALOOZA: Join us for a day of creating tassels. Demos will be ongoing from 10:30 - 12:30 and 2:00 - 4:00. Learn how to use various materials to create a variety of tassels. Samples will demonstrate how to use them in your jewelry pieces. Classroom will be open all day, so come and a fun day of tassel making. FEE: $FREE
Saturday, Mar. 28 10:30 - 12:30 & 2:00 - 4:00
SQUIGGLES: BACK BY REQUEST In this class students will create fun squiggly 3D Peyote stitch components, perfect for a necklace. Students should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch and small beads. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Apr. 4 10:30 - 12:30
NEW TWINKLE TWINKLE: If you’ve been wanting to learn how to make one of those fabulous 3D Peyote stitch stars, this is the class for you. Students will learn how to read a 3D star graph, stitch the components of the star and finally assemble the components into the 3D star. Twinkle, Twinkle is a smaller version of the very popular large stars so it will very manageable to complete. FEE: $25.00
Saturday, Apr. 4 2:00 - 4:30
2nd Session added - WOOL BEADS: We are please to announce that Sue Wojciechowski, Founder of Ewe-niversity, Inc., will be offering her embellished wool beads project at Knot Just Beads! Sue has a love for colorful textiles and carefully curated embellishments. Over time, she developed an intense appreciation for working with wool. Inspiration led to innovative fusion and her first patterns were born. Many of you may recognize her from the Milwaukee Bead show, where she is a sought after vendor. Sue will be making this project unique with added embellishments! $45.00 all supplies included!
Saturday, Apr. 11 11:00 - 2:00 • FULL
NEW STEMS:FLOWER #3: The 3rd in our series of bead stitched flowers. In this advanced two week stitching class, students will first stitch individual components of a flower. In week two, we will assemble the components to create the finished flower. Add to your bouquet of Stems #1 and #2. Completed flowers can be used as brooches, focal pieces, or decoration. Students should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $30.00
Saturdays, Apr. 18 & 25 10:30 - 12:30 • FULL
NEW CELLINI TRIANGLE PENDANT: Using the Cellini technique, students will create a unique triangle shaped pendant with load of texture. Students should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Apr. 18 2:00 - 4:00
NEW BEADTREAT: CELLINI SUNDAY. In this all day, advanced stitching event, participants will experiment with all forms of the Cellini technique, learning to create ropes, beaded beads, bracelets, and more. FEE: $45.00
Sunday, Apr. 19 11:00 - 4:00
NEW STEMS:FLOWER #4: The 4th in our series of bead stitched flowers. In this advanced two week stitching class, students will first stitch individual components of a flower. In week two, we will assemble the components to create the finished flower. Add to your bouquet of Stems #1 and #2. Completed flowers can be used as brooches, focal pieces, or decoration. Students should be comfortable working with Peyote stitch. FEE: $40.00
Saturdays, May 9 & 16 10:30 - 12:30 • FULL
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