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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

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 from 11a - 4pm. 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


OCT. SCHEDULE

MONTH AT A GLANCE
OCTOBER



CABOCHON WORKSHOP: Explore the world of beading with cabochons in this extensive 2 session course. Students will learn to bezel set and embellish mounted cabochons into a stunning brooch or pendant. Combine seed beads with Vintage glass cabs, semi-precious stone cabs or both. This class will inspire both the beginner and advanced beader. FEE: $60.00
Saturdays, Oct. 11 & 18 10:30-1:30

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, Oct. 11 2:30-4:30

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
Wednesday, Oct. 15
FULL 10:30-12:30

NEW MYSTERY B.O.S.A.R.T. DOLL: Take a journey with your inner creativeness while creating a unique one of a kind art doll. In this collaborative class, participants will jointly add to the beads and embellishments for everyone’s dolls. What will your art doll look like...let’s unravel the mystery together. Prerequisite: Cabochon workshop. FEE: $45.00
Sunday, Oct. 19 11:00-4:00

NEW URCHINS: If you love funky beaded beads, then this is the class for you! Once you master the challenge behind creating these spiky wonders you’ll be hooked. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Oct. 25
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, Oct. 25
FULL 2:00-4:00

 

NOV./DEC. SCHEDULE

MONTH AT A GLANCE
NOVEMBER DECEMBER

 

NEW VICTORIAN BRACELET: Whether you dress it up or dress it down, this is a stunner. Fabulous bracelet for the Holidays. Taught with permission of Deborah Roberti. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Nov. 1 10:30 -12:30

NEW THE EVER EVOLVING SPIRAL: Learn a spiral technique using Super Duos that will keep you busy for many projects! Students will learn the basics of four different ropes, each great on their own, then how to incorporate them into one gradated bracelet. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Nov. 1 2:00-4:00

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
Wednesday, Nov. 5 10:30-12:30

NEW PIP PIZZI: This lacy bracelet is edged with the new Pip beads! Using an altered basic bead weaving stitch , students will incorporate seed beads, rounds, and Pips. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Nov. 8 10:30-12:30

MOSAIC, STACKED & WRAPPED: Learn Kim's inventive way to setup your work board that makes weaving even easier & loads of fun! Students will create a multi channel leather wrap bracelet, with Tilas, 1/2 Tilas and more. FEE: $25.00
Saturday, Nov. 8 2:00-4:30

NEW BEAD•TREAT III: These fun filled Bead Embroidery "retreats" are for anyone who has already taken the Cabochon Workshop. Kim will be teaching a new technique and students can explore their passion for working with cabochons and bead embroidery. Come join the fun! No flying or hotel reservations required. Lunch is included. Prerequisite: Cabochon workshop. FEE: $45.00
Sunday, Nov. 9
FULL 11:00-4:00

NEW TRIPLE YOUR PLEASURE: Learn the mysteries behind constructing fabulous triple spiral bracelets and necklaces. This is a wonderful technique that will make a wonderful addition to your beading repertoire and has great versatility by allowing you to design small and dainty or big and chunky and . FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Nov. 15 10:30-12:30

NEW EMMA: Using the designers altered chevron chain technique, students will create a multi layer bracelet that incorporates, Tila beads with seed beads and two sizes of pearls. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Nov. 22 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, Nov. 22 2:00-4:00

NEW AN EXPLORATION OF FREEFORM PEYOTE STITCH: Join us for this jam packed class in the exploration of freeform peyote stitch. Whether you create a necklace or bracelet the tips, tricks, and techniques from this class will guide you in creating a unique one of a kind piece. FEE: $40.00
Saturday, Nov. 29
FULL 10:30-2:30


NEW
CHRISTMAS TREE KEY: Celebrate the coming of Christmas with a Christmas Tree key pendant that even includes the ornaments! Learn to read a peyote stitch graph while creating a cute skeleton key adornment. Key included in class fee. FEE: $20.00
Wednesday, Dec. 3 10:30-12:30


RUFFLE: This pattern uses the new SuperUno beads to create a pretty ruffled edge. The flower pattern and sparkling crystals add a level of sophistication as well. You won’t be able to make just one! Taught with permission of Deborah Roberti. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Dec. 6 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, Dec. 6 2:00-4:00

 
NEW FLORENCE: Delicate and refined, this regal looking bracelet will be a go to favorite in your beaded jewelry wardrobe. This technique allows for both narrow and wide design construction. FEE: $20.00
Saturday, Dec. 13 10:30-12:30

GEOBEADED: Learn a “faux: cubic RAW technique while creating a 3D geometric pendant. With sparkling crystal embellishments this pendant can be reversible. Previous experience with RAW will be helpful. FEE: $25.00
Saturday, Dec. 13 2:00-4:30

ASTERACEAE: Experiment with the newest drop bead from Preciosa while creating this reversible floral motif pendant. Students will learn not only how to bezel a two sided cabochon, but also how to embellish it! FEE: $25.00
Saturday, Dec. 20 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, DEC. 20 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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