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Did You Know

The history of bead work around the World is quite colorful it's self. Just about any country you travel to has a history rich in the art of beads.

Types of Classes

We have many informative and creative classes that cover all experience levels and types of beading. We'd love to have you join us for a fun filled and very rewarding class!

Monthly Project

Each month we'll suggest a creative project you can challenge yourself with that's sure to hone your artistic ability.


Classes are scheduled by demand. Just call the Bungalow and let us know what class you are interesed in and we'll happily work with your schedule.

615-298-5030

   Jewelry Assembly and Design

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Beginning Jewelry          Beginning

If you feel frustrated trying to figure things out in the bead store this class will help you get
your bearings. In this class you will learn about findings and their uses and which tools you will
need and their individual purposes. You will create a complete bracelet and matching earrings.
Your jewelry have a professional look and not break on you later! After this class you will be able to make
necklace, bracelet and earrings to match all your outfits and give as gifts! Supplies and tools are provided.

Class Fee: $20

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Tin Cup Necklace          Beginning

In this class you will learn the pearl knotting technique that enables you to make your knots tightly
against your beads and keeps your pearls spaced equidistantly apart, creating the floating pearl look. 
You will learn to use knot covers and attach a clasp to silk. This technique has many  applications
today using silk or waxed lenin or leather.

Class Fee: $20

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Fresh Water Pearls and professional pearl  knotting          Beginning

Learn professional Japanese pearl knotting techniques finished off with french wire.
In this class you will learn how to discern  the quality and types of Fresh Water Pearls.

Instructor: Julia Coale                             Class Fee: $25


       Wire Classes


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Sterling Wire Wrapped Gemstone Bead Bracelet
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If you’ve ever tried to follow the example in the book and wondered how folks make such uniform loops
with coiling at each end of a bead, treat yourself to this class. This technique is a prerequisite to all wire
wrapping classes as it forms the foundation of advanced work. Select your favorite gemstones beads to
make a unique gemstone bracelet or beautiful charm bracelet.

Julia Coale          Pre-req. Beginning Jewelry          Class fee: $25

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Creative Earwires and Headpins

Learn to make your own designer headpins and earwires like a pro and save a ton of money on components.
After this class, you can call yourself a true wire artist.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre. Req. WWB          Class Fee: $25

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Creative Connector Designer Bracelet          Advanced

This is an advanced wire technique class and there is HOMEWORK!  Design a professional looking bracelet
incorporating the Egytian coil, caged pearl and coiled pearl beads. Coiled spiral links connect them all
and a hand made clasp adds the final touch.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre. Req. WWB          Class Fee: $25

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The Madonna Wrap          Intermediate

A brand new wrap designed by Julia Coale featured in Bead & Button Magazine. Using fused glass and a
little wire know how.  It is a double loop pendant with a dangle that looks very cool on a chain, or
a simple ribbon.  Dressed up or down, this is an original that you’ll be proud of.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre-req. WWB          Class Fee: $25

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Hammered Lapel Pin          Beginning

Have fun creating this sophisticated hammered lapel pin inspired by Alexander Spaulding.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Class Fee: $25

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Twisted Vine Necklace          Beginning

Dream with Julia as you create this one of a kind dainty twisted vine necklace with garnets or crystals.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Class Fee: $25

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Introduction to Wire Wrapped Pendants I          Intermediate 

Take your wire skills to the next level!  Once you begin to design jewelry, soon you come upon the need to
know how to wrap a pendant to hang right in the center of your necklace. In this class you will
make two pendants.  The first pendant is a simple double bail design constructed around a grooved cab. 
The second style is the free-form double bail pendant.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre-req. WWB          Class Fee: $25

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Advanced Wire Wrapped Pendant II          Advanced

In this class you will have your choice of making one of two designs.  The first option is the “Party Wrap.” 
It is a basic frame pendant with an addition of wire ringlets that hang from the bail. The second
choice wrap is the reverse basketweave...it is a design is very impressive and fun to learn!

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre-req. WWP1          Class Fee: $25

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Aurora Pendant          Advanced

Create this amazing holiday pendant with a Swarvoski focal point and small crystals
featured in this free-form wire pendant.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Class Fee:$25


   Beading Classes


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Peyote Stitch Clinic...Bracelet          Beginning

This beginning class covers the basics of even and odd count flat peyote.  This is also a good review for
those having difficulty with the stitch or has been a while since you have used it and you need a review.
This is the most popular and versitle off-loom beading stitch used today.  Off-loom means you hold it
in your hand as you bead, or you can bead around cylinder shapes.  It's a wonderful stitch used for
Peyote Amulet Bags, or you can cover anything...your needle holder, cell phone
lipstick, or decorate a pen!  Makes great gifts!

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20

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Sculptural Peyote Bracelet          Intermediate

IN this class learn all the endless possibilities of the peyote stitch: increasing, decreasing, ruffling,
sculpturing, encasing a cab, and creating incredible texture.  You will be an intermediate student after this
class and will have a truly impressive and eye catching bracelet to show for it!

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20

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Peyote Amulet Purse          Beginning

Everyone who takes this class and finishes their purse have an overwhelming feeling of accomplishment.
You will learn the construction of the bag, how to make the bottom, and the flap.  Then we will
embellish with fringe and make a strap.  You need to have at least 4 -5 hours of beading time in between
class sessions at home in order to finish your bag.  We try to allow 1 - 2 weeks between the first two
sessions to allow time for you to get the body of the bad finished. This is a treasure to pass
down for generations in your family! 

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee:  $60 for three sessions (i.e. $20 per session)


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Flat Ndebele Stitch Bracelet          Beginning

Learn this ancient stitch from Africa, which has an interesting herringbone look.  It's a very fun
stitch that easily can accommodate your own patterns and design.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee:$20

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Tubular Ndeblele Stitch Bracelet          Intermediate

Use many of your favorite beads and various sizes of seed beads in tubular Ndebele stitich to create
an undulating rope of beads that looks like a string of beaded beads.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20

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Netted Cuff Bracelet or Necklace          Beginning
Use the basic netting stitch to create a multi-strand bracelet or necklace to showcase favorite beads.
A variety of shapes and sized of beads are used. A longer piece can be created and later tied into a knot that
becomes the focal ornament.  Netting experience is helpful buy not required.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20
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Brick Stitch Multi-Strand Bracelet          Beginning

This is a great class to learn brick stitch and create an awesome bracelet!  This multi-stand cuff bracelet
replaces expensive stering spacers with beautiful beadwork and enables one to use as many strands
as desired to creat a wide cuff bracelet.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Class Fee. $25


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DNA Spiral Bracelet          Intermediate

DNA Spiral Spiral and Double Spiral technique create a fast and fun rope that can be made into a
bracelet, necklace, or purse strap in a fairly short time.  Double Spiral uses the same technique where
a second spiral is worked as you go with the first.

Instructor: Kate Payne           Class Fee:$20


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Right Angle Weave Crystal Bracelet          Beginning

Learn the right-angle weave stitch  while creating a crystal bracelet to compliment the
other crystal bracelets on  your wrist! This is a hot new look with a very interesting design.

Instructor: Julia Coale          Pre-req Beginning Jewelry          Class Fee: $20

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Triangle Weave Bracelet          Beginning

Create a festive bracelet with Austrian Crystals and delicas.  Triangle Weave uses a combination
of three beads to achieve a geometric weave resembling a snowflake.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20



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Sparkley Wheels          Beginning

Learn to make these sparkley, fun circular components.  using Austrian Crystals and delica beads you can
create a focal point, a bead, or earrings.  You can make a large circle or a small one.  For a small amount
of time they add real picazz to your jewelry.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20


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Beaded Stars, Snowflakes and more...          Beginning

Bead our favorite Christmas shapes into package decor, ornaments, napkin rings, or string them together to
make a garland!  It all depends on what size beads you use.  Patterns will be provided. The possibilities
are endless!  Make it a beaded Christmas!

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20


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Three Dimensional Right Angle Weave          Intermediate

Create these jewelry elements by using a layered RAW stitch.  You will create shapes of various kinds;
squares, rectangles, and cylinders to be incorporated in unique geometric designs.

Instructor: Kate Payne          Class Fee: $20

 

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