Did you ever wonder how those “twisty” necklaces that you see in the catalogs keep their permanent twist? Learn the secret in this class. Using flex wire and crimps, you can make a 3 to 6 strand necklace with a permanent twist.
Nov. 24th Fri. 3:00-6:00 $40.00
Beverlee Stafford, instructor
FREE DEMO on the Knotty Do-It-All
Friday November 17th (3:00-5:00)
Star’s Beads very own Knotty Kathy will be showing off how Sandra Younger’s Knotty Do-It-All is a multi-functional cord knotting tool that allows users to quickly and easily perform a variety of knotting techniques, including coil knots, moose knots, overhand knots, macramé, braiding and much more. The sturdiest most versatile cord knotting tool on the market today includes an easy-to-follow instructional DVD and E-Photobook showcasing a wide variety of bracelets and necklaces. With no experience you can make professional-looking jewelry in just minutes! Come see how it works and you will be amazed!
*If you have been to previous demos, they are always different!
*Kathy also teaches a class using THIS board. Please check the class listing or call for more information.
Come find out all the amazing things you can do with this board. In this class you will learn to make 4 different knots – the overhand, the coil, the moose and the slider knots. You will learn to make a beaded wrapped bracelet and an overhand knotted bracelet. In addition, you will make an adjustable necklace using a donut for a pendant and a slider for clasp. *You will need your own board to take this class and can be purchased at a discounted price @ Star’s Beads.
Friday November 25th (10:00-2:00) $50.00
Kathy Scripka, instructor
Knotting Between Beads
Learn traditional knotting between beads and a professional way to attach a clasp. This method is appropriate for pearls and semi-precious beads. Complete a necklace of semi-precious 8mm beads in class. Good for all levels and perfect to prepare you for making malas with a beaded tassel next month!
DECEMBER TBA $40.00
Kathy Scripka, instructor
Knotted Mala with a Beaded Tassel
Come learn to make a beautiful knotted Mala along with a beaded tassel. Malas are traditionally used for meditation and prayer, but they are also worn as necklaces. You may use any round stone or gemstone that holds meaning for you. There is traditionally 108 beads on each mala, along with a guru bead and tassel. Come join us in making one! This is the latest trend and there are so many tassel variations you can do from seedbeads to chain! Knotting experience is required and is being offered July 8th, the Saturday prior to this class and is great for all levels.