Kwik Kumihimo Basics

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!

June 30 Sat. 10:00-1:00 $40.00

Gwendolyn Pitrez-Mallory, instructor


Button Bracelet

BYOB! Bring Your Own Button and let’s CREATE! Learn to crimp and design a simple bracelet using a button as your closure. Perfect for all levels! Drop by any time!

July 8 Sun. 12:00-3:00

*BYOB – Bring your own button but we ask that the rest of the supplies are purchased at Star’s on the day of event.  String and plated crimps will be provided. (APPROX $10+)

*Ready for the next step? Join us July 14th for another FREE workshop: Multiple Ways to do Multi strands .


Multiple Ways to do Multistrands

So you learned how to crimp but now you are ready for more! This is the perfect workshop for you! We will talk about design and different techniques used to make a multi strand necklace or bracelet. FREE to learn, pay to play. Tools and instructions will be provided. Drop in any time!

Saturday July 14th (12:00 – 3:00)

*New to beading? Want to learn how? Join us July Sunday 8th for our FREE Button Bracelet workshop and learn how to get started.

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!

July 15th Sun. 12:00-3:00 $40.00

Kathy Scripka, instructor

You can sign up online for our classes through Eventbrite, give us a call OR email to reserve your spot.