Macrame: Shamballa & Variations
Shamballa, or Shangri La is a mythical kingdom; a hidden paradise on Earth. A Shamballa bracelet is created from a series of macrame knots and beads ranging from hemp cord and wooden beads up to luxurious silk cording and precious stones. Shamballa bracelets can support healing and spiritual messages or simply display your originality depending on the cord and beads. Learn the traditional shamballa or a variation along with the adjustable sliding closure.
Saturday March 7th 10:00 – 1:00 $40.00
*RESCHEDULED for Saturday April 4th (10-1) – Registration available here.
Instructor, Rebecca Hovis
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!
March 21st 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.
Saturday March 28th 2:00 – 5:00 $40.00
Gwendolyn Pitrez-Mallory, instructor