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
4th of JULY EXTRAVAGANZA: Stop in and check out Kim's new patterns, projects and kits for your 4th of July and Summertime jewelry wardrobe. FREE demos ongoing both days from 10:00 - 5:00
Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 18 10:00 - 5:00
SQUARE STITCH DEMO DAYS: One of the most universal bead weaving techniques. FREE ongoing demos both days from 10:00 - 4:30 Debuting new patterns, kits, and projects that use Square stitch. Classroom will be open both days for those wishing to stay and create.
Friday, June 24 & Saturday, June 25 10:00 - 5:00
ENCORE PRESENTATION - 4th of JULY EXTRAVAGANZA: Stop in and check out Kim's new patterns, projects and kits for your 4th of July and Summertime jewelry wardrobe. FREE demos ongoing both days from 10:00 - 5:00. Several projects come together quickly so you'll have plenty of time to complete them before the 4th. Classroom will be open for those wishing to stay and create.
Friday, July 1 & Saturday, July 2 10:00 - 5:00
BEADED BEAD DEMO DAYS: Learn how to stitch a basic Beaded Bead as well as all the ways to zhuzh them up! FREE demos will be ongoing from 10:00 - 4:30 both days. Classroom will be open for those wishing to stay and create. Friday, July 8 & Saturday, July 9 10:00 - 5:00
ON THE ROUND SIDE: Have yourself a ball creating this fun beaded bead! Students will create six motifs to make a hollow beaded bead and add a scalloped bail for a charming pendant perfect for a fancy party or every day. Participants should be comfortable working with small beads. FEE: $35.00
Saturday, July 16 11:00-3:00
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