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"Class Act!"(TM)
Sept 2014 through October 2014
Class Schedule

Dear Fellow Bead Enthusiasts,

It's time once again to get your "class" at The Bead Fetish! We've added many new classes, brought others back by popular demand and have naturally kept the classics creative! If your schedule conflicts with class dates, there's no problem. Simply call us to set up an individual private lesson or a private class for a fun-filled night out with friends!

Click HERE for information on our Private Lessons and Private Classes!

To Download the full schedule as a pdf, click here.

new With our new difficulty rating system it’s now easier than ever to see which classes will be best suited for you!

Look for thisqicon next to each class name and you will find one of these four difficulty ratings:

q= Beginner   qq= Intermediate  

qqq= Advanced   qqqq= Very Advanced

We hope you enjoy our class offerings!  We thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you in the shop and in class!
                               
Your friends,
Scott, Kim & the Staff
@The Bead Fetish



Classes to get you going!

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Basic Stringing

 Basic Stringing
Only...$10.00 each

In this class you will learn basic stringing techniques using findings such as crimp beads, clasps and cable stringing material to create a bracelet, necklace or anklet.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 9, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
October 4, Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Basic Stringing

 Multi-Strand Stringing
$10.00 each

So you've got the basics of stringing down, but where do you go next? In this class, we will build upon the techniques you learned in Basic Stringing and show you how to translate them into beautiful, multi-strand necklaces and bracelets. Pre-Requisite: Basic Stringing or equivalent experience.(Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 29, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Fashion Earrings

 Fashion Earrings
Only...$10.00 each

Discover how quick and easy it is to design and create your own earrings. In this class you’ll learn how to use the basic tools and supplies needed to design and make anything from simple elegant earrings, to chandelier earrings and everything in between. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 4, Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Professional Bead Knotting

Floral Professional Bead Knotting
Only...$10.00 each

Learn how to knot in between beads like the professionals do! Knotting adds a design element, strength, flexibility and protection to your favorite beads. Besides knotting, you will learn how to attach bead tips and a clasp to your design. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 25, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Lacy Ladder Bracelet

Floral CornerFloral Corner Beginning Wire Wrapping
$15.00 each

In this class you’ll learn about the tools needed and the techniques used to wire wrap beads and turn them into beautiful jewelry. You will make a bracelet in class.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 20, Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
October 16, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m..

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979

Follow the Path to Bead Weaving!

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Brick Stitch Rings

Floral Corner Brick Stitch Rings
$15.00 each

These unique beaded rings are fun and easy to make and have endless possibilities! Mix and match seed beads, play with thread colors, or embellish with teardrops for a playful fringe. Combine your rings together with chain for a fun and funky necklace! (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 10, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Brick Stitch Rings Necklace

Floral CornerFloral Corner Super Duos Mandala Earrings
$15.00 each

These stunning, woven earrings are easy to make and open to endless variation. Once you get the basic technique down, let your imagination run wild!
(Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 11, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Brick Stitch Rings Necklace

Floral CornerFloral Corner Beaded Cabochon Bezel
$15.00 each

In this class you will learn to combine right-angle and peyote stitches to create this dazzling beaded bezel, turning your favorite cabochons into masterpiece pendants! Right-Angle Weave or Peyote Stitch experience strongly recommended (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 18, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Loom Woven Tapestry

Floral CornerFloral Corner Sunburst Earrings
$15.00 each

These woven earrings are not only fun, but easy to make! Once you mix and match your favorite colors, connect your beaded rings together and add some fringe for the perfect pair of earrings!
(Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 23, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Loom Woven Tapestry

Floral Corner Loom Woven Tapestry
$15.00 each

Create your own woven tapestry of beads with the timeless technique of weaving on a loom! We’ll teach you all the ins and outs of setting up your loom, designing, weaving, and how to finish your project. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 17, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Diamond Loom Bracelet

Floral CornerFloral Corner Diamond Loom Bracelet
$15.00 each

Traditional is trendy with this Native American-inspired loom design. After learning the basics of loom weaving, in this class you will focus on a more intricate loom pattern while learning a new finishing technique. Pre-Requisite: Loom Woven Tapestry or previous loom weaving experience. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 22, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Floral Corner Bead Embroidery 101
$15.00 each

We welcome you to the wondrous world of Bead Embroidery in this introductory class. Starting off with a simple pendant design, we will cover all the basics, from foundation to finishing, on how to use embroidery stitches to attach beads to fabric. Bead Weaving or Sewing experience recommended. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 1, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Floral CornerFloral Corner Soutache 101
$15.00 each

Soutache (pronounced soo-tash) is a flat braid used in conjunction with bead embroidery techniques to create colorful, swirling jewelry pieces. In this class we will get you started on your soutache journey, teaching you basic shaping stitches, finishing and backing, and adding findings and embellishments. Bead Weaving, Sewing, or Embroidery experience recommended.
(Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 15, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979

Fabulous Fun with Fashion!

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Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Beaded Tassel Earrings
$15.00 each

It's amazing what you can create with just a little cord and some seed beads! With a few easy techniques, we will teach you how to transform these simple materials into a pair of fun and flirty earrings!

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 24, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Braided Chain Necklace
$15.00 each

With its silky, colorful cords and bold, blingy chain, this necklace will definitely make a statement! In this class you will learn to weave your favorite colors onto the perfect size of chain for you.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 3, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Bohemian Knotted Necklace
$15.00 each

Step outside the traditional knotting box with this funky, multi-strand, knotted necklace. Learn an alternative method of knotting and finishing as well as how to incorporate leather into your necklace projects. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 2, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Y-Not Mix It Up!
$15.00 each

This funky necklace shows you how easy it is to incorporate many different elements into one piece. In this class you will learn how to work with chain, cord, charms, links, and beads.

October 9, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Blooming Bangle
$15.00 each

Besides the beads themselves, the beauty of this bracelet is the bangle you begin with. It has a built in hook and eye clasp that's created at the beginning of the project. Whether using semi-precious stone beads or Czech glass when making this bracelet, no two will ever look alike! Wire Wrapping Experience Recommended.

September 15, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Chain Maille Bezel
$15.00 each

This chain maille bezel is a funky, new way to spotlight a gorgeous flat stone or piece of sea glass! Let your personal style shine through by mixing and matching jump ring colors and playing with different
types of cords.

September 25, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Braided Chain Necklace

Floral Corner Lucky Charms
$15.00 each

Learn to use resin to make your own luck with these fabulous little charms. Embellish with your
favorite images, crystals, or beads!

September 4, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Private Parties & Classes...

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The following party and class ideas are a wonderful way to spend time with friends and family. Bring your favorite beverages, snacks, birthday treats or Hors d'oeuvres and enjoy!

  • Private Lessons: Does your schedule conflict with a class date? Are you interested in a class we aren't currently offering? Do you simply learn better one-on-one? Try a private lesson! Give us a call for more info and to schedule your private lesson in advance.
  • Private Parties: The Bead Fetish welcomes private parties for kids and adults of all ages! An instructor will lead your group through your chosen project. This is a great idea for holiday gift giving, birthdays, organizational teamwork, or for a creative ladies night out! Please call to schedule your party in advance. No bead experience necessary.
  • Private Classes: Gather 4 or more of your friends, family or co-workers together and book a private class! Choose from any of our currently scheduled classes or from classes we've offered in the past. Please call to schedule your class in advance. No bead experience necessary except for with advanced projects.

Click HERE for information on our Private Lessons and Private Classes!

 

Wild About Wire!

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Vintage Woven Bracelet

Floral Hammered Bar Neacklace

Considering venturing into a bit of beaded wire work? If so, this is a great place to start! With just
some wire, beads, and a few tools, this chic, little necklace can be yours. (Materials list.)

Choose from one of the following classes. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 27, Monday 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Vintage Woven Bracelet

Floral Bird’s Nest Pendant
$15.00 each

Keeping your wire neat and tidy is for the birds! Feel free to get messy when making this adorable little bird’s nest, but don’t break the eggs. (Materials list.)

(Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 29, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Wire & Chain 101 Necklace

ss Twisted Wire Bangles
$15.00 each

Twist, wrap, and bend square wire to create these sophisticated bangle bracelets. Make a few with coordinating beads and wear them together for a trendy, stacked look. Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

October 20, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Vintage Woven II

FloralFloral Wire & Ice Ring
$15.00 each

This freeform wire ring is an easy way to add some sizzle to any outfit. With just wire and a little bling,
create this dazzling, sparkly ring! Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping. (Materials list.)

October 18, Saturday 11:00am - 1:30 pm

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Wire & Chain 101 Necklace

ss Tree of Life Pendant
$15.00 each

Use your wire-working skills to pay homage to the earth with this stunning Tree of Life Pendant. Just as Mother Nature turns a tiny, little seed into a great, strong tree, with some wire, beads, and a little imagination, you'll be amazed at the beauty you'll create! Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

October 14, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Wire & Chain 101 Necklace

ss The Jig Is Up Earrings
$15.00 each

Ever wondered how people make perfect wire pieces every time? Well, in this class we’ll teach youhow! You will learn how to make three styles of perfect and pretty chandelier components using a wire jig. Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping

September 8, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Wire & Chain 101 Necklace

ss Hand-Forged Earrings
$15.00 each

Bend, wrap and hammer your way to your very own handmade wire earring components. We will work
on a few specific designs in class, but with your new-found knowledge, you'll be able to let your
imagination run wild! Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping (Materials list.)

October 28, Tuesday 6:00pm - 8:30pm

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Caging the Wild Cabochons I

q Caging the Wild Cabochons I
$15.00 each

Have you been collecting beautiful rocks, sea glass, geodes or other fabulous items that don’t have holes? Would you love to wear these fantastic finds as pendants but don’t know where to begin? Then this is the class for you! Learn to bend wire and cage your wild finds into beautiful pendants.
Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.).

September 4, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Vintage Woven II

FloralFloral Supremely Spiral
$15.00 each

Show off your spectacular wire skills with this whimsical pair of earrings. Learn to make a frame,
spiral, and coil wire in this fun and easy class. Pre-Requisite: Beg. Wire Wrapping. (Materials list.)

(Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 30, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Make Your Own Findings

floral cornerfloral cornerfloral corner Make Your Own Findings
$18.00 each

Take the look of your jewelry to the next level by making your own findings. Venture with us through the many twists, turns and shapes of headpins, ear wires, and clasps. This class will help you add a personal touch and flair to your projects. Discover the wonders of using a hammer and bench block. Pre-requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 6, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979

Mad About Metals

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words of wisdom

floral cornerfloral corner Words of Wisdom
$15.00 each

Personalize your jewelry with the increasingly popular technique of metal stamping! Learn all about the tools and techniques of stamping while making a cute little personalized pendant or charm. Pre-Requisite: Beg. Wire Wrapping.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 7, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


get rivited

floral cornerfloral corner Get Riveted
$15.00 each

As Rosie the Riveter showed us, metal-working isn't just for the boys! In this class you will learn how to make your own rivets with layered metal shapes to create one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

Sept 16, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Metal Cutout Earrings

floral cornerfloral corner Metal Cutout Earrings
$15.00 each

Add another skill to your metal-working tool belt with our metal sawing class. In this class you will learn everything you need to know about the technique of piercing and sawing metal while making an adorable pair of layered earrings. Pre-Requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 13, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Make Your Own Findings

floral cornerfloral cornerfloral corner Introduction to Soldering
$35.00 each

Curious about soldering? In this class we will teach you about the variety of tools and techniques used to do basic soldering, while sharing our classroom tool set! That’s right, this re-vamped class allows you the freedom of figuring out if soldering is right for you, without the initial tool investment!

Please Note: Since you are not required to purchase tools, all students will be sharing one set of soldering tools. Because of this, please be aware that access and time will be extremely limited with each tool, but you will learn how to use each one. Pre-requisite: Beginning Wire Wrapping. (You will need to purchase a minimal amount of materials in order to create a piece in class.).

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 20, Saturday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
October 18, Saturday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Briolette Beauties

sss Soldered Infinity Ring
$20.00 each

So you've tested the waters of soldering and you're ready to apply your new knowledge towards a finished project? Then this class is the perfect next step in your soldering adventure. Although we will focus on making the infinity ring in class, we'll give you everything you need to know to go home and make a variety of trendy, stackable designs. Pre-Requisite: Intro to Soldering.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.).

September 23, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
October 21, Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Soldered Bezel-Set Pendant

floral cornerfloral cornerfloral cornerfloral corner Soldered Bezel-Set Pendant
$25.00 each

Now that you have a few soldering projects under your belt, take your skills to the next level! In this advanced class you will learn how to solder a bezel and setting for a cabochon. Pre-Requisites: Intro to Soldering and Soldered Infinity Ring.

Choose from one of the following dates. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 27, Saturday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
October 25, Saturday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979

Mad About Macramé!

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Introduction to Macramé

cornercornerIntroduction to Macramé
$15.00 each

Get acquainted with Micro-Macramé on a slightly larger, easier-to-manage scale in this introductory class! Using a cord that is slightly thicker than normal, we will practice a couple of basic macramé knots while creating a beautiful, beaded bracelet.(Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 18, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


cornercornerIt’s Hip to Be Square Bracelet
$15.00 each

Macramé is making a comeback so come join in the fun with this delightfully easy square knot bracelet! You’ll learn to incorporate your favorite beads into your macramé and even make a square knot slide clasp! (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 11, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


cornercornerBunchy Branch Bracelet
$15.00 each

This freeform, branchy bracelet is as much fun to make as it is to wear. Dress it up with glowing, metallic beads or channel your earth goddess with naturals or semi-precious stones…either way this bracelet is sure to turn heads! (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 8, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


Luxe Leather!

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cornerLeather Design Basics
$15.00 each

Leather cord has become a huge design element in today's jewelry. In this class you will learn how to tie a few basic knots and work with leather findings so you can incorporate leather into your own jewelry designs. And, as a bonus, we'll even teach you how to make an adorable wire anchor closure! (Materials list provided upon registration.)

September 22, Monday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


cornerLeather Ladder Bracelet
$15.00 each

Get trendy with this earthy, chic wrap-around bracelet…the possibilities are endless! Design your very own for your personal style using leather, pleather, or hemp, firepolished, semi-precious, or natural beads, and even chain!

Choose from one of the following classes. (Materials list provided upon registration.)

October 30, Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For registration:
Please visit the store or call 916-447-7979


There Are Always Great Ways to SAVE at The Bead Fetish!

  • The Bead Buckstm Stamp Card
    Earn a stamp for every $10 you spend at once in the store. After 10 stamps, you get $10 off!
  • Class Discounts
    Sign up to take a class with us and save on your class materials! You get 15% off black tag items and 5% off red tag items purchased for a class as well as a discount card good for the entire week after your class!
  • Resale Discounts
    Fax, email, or bring in a copy of your seller’s permit and you’ll pay no tax plus we’ll give you 15% off black tag items and 5% off red tag items. If you spend $100 or more in black tag items we’ll increase your savings to 20% off!
  • Plus! You automatically get 15% off when you spend $100 or more on black tag items!

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