Beading Classes With Wendy Simpson Conner


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We are proud to announce a sponsorship with the author of 15 beading books including, The Best Little Beading Book author Wendy Simpson Conner. Wendy will be teaching beading workshops  at select shows only. Wendy is well known for her jewelry, as she was recently featured in Beverly Hills Magazine for her design work. Her workshops include leasons on wire-work, making earrings and her pearl knotting technique. Anyone can become a pro in only one class!

Class Information

  • All kits include tools unless otherwise noted. If you bring your own tools from home, there is a $5 discount (but it has to be the right tools for the right class). If you want to borrow tools for a class but not keep them, there is a $5 rental fee.

  • If you want individual instruction, please inquire.

  • Restringing and repair services also available

  • Ask about a weekend pass – one low price for every class!

Class Schedule

Pearl Knotting

You’ll love this simplified way of knotting! Like nothing you’ve seen before. Most people master it by the 5th knot. Our most popular class – spaces fill fast, so come early! You’ll be making a bracelet.

Class Times

Friday 12:45
Saturday 10:30 / 3:45
Sunday 11:30

Cost

Standard class $30.
Deluxe class $50.

Materials

This class includes all tools & materials

Simple Earrings

For the designer on the run! Buy your beads and come get a quick, mini lesson on making simple earrings. We’ll provide one pair of earwires and headpins; we’ll even let you borrow our tools! Just make a pair and you’ll be back to shopping in no time! For additional instruction and techniques, we suggest you join us for a wire class.

Class Times

Friday 1:45
Saturday 11:30
Sunday 12:30

Cost

Fee is $10.00 Per Pair
(Special designs are extra.)

Materials

Materials not included.

Basic Wire Class

Working with wire is the hottest thing now! You’ll make earrings, findings and more. If you just want to make earrings, the “Simple Earrings” class is a good choice. This class is for people who really want to learn a lot about working with wire! (Beginners Level)

Class Times

Friday 2:15
Saturday 12:00

Cost

Fee is $40.00

Materials

Materials kit included

Advanced Wire Class

The class chooses the project: you’ll wire wrap a pendant, do special effects, or make a ring, with lots of tips that work for everything! Lots of fun and techniques.

Class Times

Friday 3:15
Saturday 2:45
Sunday 1:00

Cost

Fee is $40.00

Materials

This class includes all tools & materials!

Basic Necklace Stringing Class

So, you bought the beads, now what do you do? Come learn how to string a basic necklace. The kit includes everything you need to make a necklace. Learn the professional secrets of making perfect jewelry!

Class Times

Friday 4:15
Saturday 1:00
Sunday 2:00

Cost

Fee is $30

Materials

Materials kit with free crimping plier included

Knotted Leather Bracelet

Make the bracelet that everyone is talking about! From rock stars to celebrities, everyone is loving the easy-to-make look! Learn: slipknots, buddha knots, and more!

Class Times

Friday 5:00
Saturday 1:45
Sunday 2:45

Cost

Fee is $25

Materials

Materials kit included

Open Workshop

Work on anything you’d like! Bring your projects from home or work with what you just brought. Class size is limited to allow for individualized instruction. No course requirements. We’ll even do techniques not on the schedule!

Class Times

Saturday 4:45

Cost

Prices start at $5.00

Materials

Bring your own materials.