Make & Take with Leather
Even if you came last month, you how many different things you can make so come play with leather! Using a variety of different size leather, learn to make a ton of jewelry designs in a matter of minutes. You could use round leather, flat leather, regaliz leather. You could add a charm or a bead or ring or a tube or nothing at all. The possibilities are endless!
June 8th 1:00 – 4:00pm
Knotting Between Beads
Learn knotting between beads and a professional way to attach a clasp. It is a traditional technique, the same way Mikimotos were done, to design your necklace with a luxurious and professional touch. This method is appropriate for pearls and semi-precious beads. Complete a necklace of semi-precious 8mm beads in class. Good for all levels!
June 15th Sat. 10:00-1:00 $40.00
Kathy Scripka, instructor
Kumihimo Basics with Beads
Have you been wanting to learn what all the talk about kumihimo is all about? Learn the basics of this hot trending style from actually an old Japanese technique of braiding, traditionally done with gorgeous strands of colored silk. The belt used on the kimono, the obi, was tied by a kumihimo cord, the obijime. Kumihimo is a beautiful art that is culturally significant and can make exquisite necklaces or bracelets. Learn the basics of kumihimo and you will be hooked! In this class we will introduce the use of beads and how to make up different patterns.
June 22nd Sat. 2:00-5:00 $40.00
Gwendolyn Pitrez-Mallory, instructor