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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

Try our New "It's A Quickie". Our "nooners" are sure to please. Get your bead fix while creating fun and quick bead projects. These classes are FREE, however you must preregister as space is limited. In these hands on classes students will most likely complete the project in an hour or less! So come try a nooner...we're positive you won't regret it in the morning! See I.A.Q. next to the class name.

APR. SCHEDULE

MONTH AT A GLANCE

APR.

 

Need a place to just get away for the day or a few hours and bead. Try our Free Open Bead. Every Thursday we offer a Free open bead session from 11a - 5pm. 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.

 

2ND SESSION ADDED - NEW “O” “O” IT’S MAGIC: Students will learn a new twist on an old stitch. Then use the new “O” beads to embellish this open weave bracelet base for a stunning and fun look. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, APR. 19
FULL 10:30-12:30

NEW I.A.Q. CLASS: GARDEN DELIGHT Get ready for summer with this fun and easy necklace project. Students will learn how to create an endless knotted necklace using a garden of flower beads. FEE: FREE however you MUST stop in to pre register.
Wednesday, Apr. 23
FULL 12:00-1:00

NEW RAZZMATAZZ: Add some sparkle to your accessory wardrobe!. Once you learn how to create this marvelous bracelet you won’t be able to make just one! This class is great for all skill levels. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Apr. 26
FULL 10:30-12:30

CABOCHON 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, Apr. 26
FULL 2:00-4:00

 

MAY/JUNE SCHEDULE

MONTH AT A GLANCE
MAY / JUNE

 

NEW CHENILLE ROPE: A unique beaded rope technique that works up quickly and has numerous possibilities. Students will create 3 variations while learning this extremely creative stitch, and will leave class with several “recipes” for additional styles. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, May 3 10:30-12:30

“O” “O” IT’S MAGIC: Students will learn a new twist on an old stitch. Then use the new “O” beads to embellish this open weave bracelet base for a stunning and fun look. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, May 3 2:00-4:00

CLEO: Crystals, pearls, and 2 hole beads combine to create a very classic cuff style bracelet. Past students of this class have told us that it is a very addicting pattern! FEE: $20.00
Wednesday, May 7 10:30-12:30

NEW VERT A BEAD 2.0: Learn how to make this fun and versatile beaded bead and bail with peyote stitch. The unique characteristics of a 2 hole beads gives this beaded bead it’s shape, dimension, and adds great flexibility. This pattern will leverage the adaptability of 2 hole lentils and 2 hole triangles. FEE: $25.00
Saturday, May 10 10:30-1:00

CABOCHON 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, May
FULL 10 2:00-4:00

NEW I.A.Q. CLASS: TRIPLE CROWN: A super cute bracelet using the 2 hole triangle beads that work up quickly. Additional variations will be demonstrated in class. Makes a great stacker style bracelet. FEE: FREE however you MUST stop in to pre register.
Wednesday, May 14
FULL 12:00-1:00

NEW THE KITCHEN SINK...: actually everything but. Create a color blocked bracelet with a variety of bead sizes and shapes. This pattern can go from Dressy Classic to .Boho Chic to Spunky Fun! A great class to experiment with color and texture. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, May 17
FULL 10:30-12:30

KNOT NOW!: Students will learn various techniques for multi strand knotted necklaces. From clasp attachment to bead spacing, everything is covered in this class. FEE: $20.00
Wednesday, May 21 10:30-12:30

NEW CORONA de FLORES: Students will learn basic bead weaving techniques to create a garden inspired bracelet. Wear with a sundress and flip flops or your little black dress while out on the town. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, May 24 10:30-12:30

CABOCHON 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, May 24
 FULL 2:00-4:00

CONSTELLATION: Using 2 holed lentils and seed beads, you can stitch a star! Link the star to others, and you have a constellation! The class covers making a bracelet, but the technique is easily adaptable for earrings and necklaces. Perfect for the 4th of July! FEE: $20.00
Saturday, May 31 10:30-12:30

I.A.Q. CLASS: STARBURST EARRINGS: A versatile earring pattern using Super DUos and Rizo beads that can easily be incorporated into bracelet and pendant components.. Taught with permission of Deborah Roberti. FEE: FREE however you MUST stop in to pre register.
Wednesday, June 11 12:00-1:00

BEADED KUMIHIMO: Brought back by request. Students will unravel the mysteries behind this addicting technique. Using basic Kumihimo techniques, you will create a bangle style bracelet completely braided with beads. Once you master this technique the possibilities are endless. FEE: $25.00
Saturday, June 14 10:30-1:00

 
NEW CRYSTAL PICKET: Students will adorn a band style bracelet with crystals, "O" beads, and 2mm pearls. Easy in construction, yet stunning in style, you're sure to make more than one. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, June 14 2:00-4:00

THE CROWN JEWELS: That’s what everyone will think when you wear these sparkly jeweled earrings. Bezeled cushion cut Swarovski stones are embellished to the nines with crystals and pearls. FEE: $25.00
Wednesday, June 18 10:30-1:00

THE “O”’S HAVE IT: Students will combine individual beaded components to create an asymmetrical bracelet. Technique is adaptable to earrings and necklaces. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, June 21 10:30-12:30

SPOJENI: Very delicate in appearance, but built like a Mack truck. This sturdy bracelet has a very lovely open lattice weave construction. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, June 28 10:30-12:30

CABOCHON 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, June 28
FULL 2:00-4:00

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.



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