Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Learn to net on both sides of a beaded spine to make incredible lace earrings. Instruction on color grading will be provided. Embellish the tips of the lace to really create some flare. We will[...]
Beadology Iowa
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Learn to make a ring band to size. Then add a stone or glass bead as the focal. This is a way to learn and enhance your metal working skills and to learn tricks to[...]
Beadology Iowa
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
This is a great introduction to the Japanese tradition of Kumihimo. Learn to use a disk to braid satin cord. You will have a selection of charms to add to your weaving. No experience needed.[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
This simple and lovely design from Isabella Lam’s book Beadwoven Glamour Crystal-Embellished Jewelry is a fast and fun project. The book outlines the project as a necklace—we have adapted it into a bracelet. Participants will[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
This workshop involves beginner and intermediate soldering. Learn and hone a variety of soldering skills—connecting an open jump ring, adding a ring to another piece, and more. Leave with a variety of samples and a[...]
Beadology Iowa
1:00 pm
Bracelets are big this season. Wearing multiple bracelets at once is even better. This class places a focus on professional stringing and design techniques. You will make two bracelets using two different stringing materials. One[...]
Beadology Iowa
5:30 pm
Use your cubed right angle weave (CRAW) skills to make one unit using Swarovski crystals. Embellish your crystal cube and fashion them into earrings. Instructor: Karen Kubby. Pre-requisite: basic CRAW skills.
Beadology Iowa
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Make a wire bracelet using sterling and copper wire and a variety of beads, including crystal, stone, and glass. This project is not for those who love perfect symmetry. The end product is asymmetrical, fun,[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Move your metal working skills to the next level by using a variety of techniques to make a pair of earrings. Learn how to create movement and depth by linking and layering elements. Explore a[...]
Beadology Iowa
1:00 pm
Weaving with beads isn’t has complicated as it looks. Peyote stitch is a versatile and often used seed bead weaving technique. Students will make beads by beading a rectangle, embellishing it if you choose, then[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Participants will make a pendant using Toho seed beads, montee crystals, Ultrasuede, and a stone or glass cabochon. Bezeling the cabochon and how to do running stitch will be the core of this class. Your[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
This is a great introduction to the Japanese tradition of Kumihimo. Learn to use a disk to braid satin cord. You will have a selection of charms to add to your weaving. No experience needed.[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
Join Master Beader and Beadology Iowa co-owner Laurel Kubby for 3 days of intensive and fun kumihimo braiding. Take one or two classes, or all three. Seating is limited to 12 people per class. Take[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Join Master Beader and Beadology Iowa co-owner Laurel Kubby for 3 days of intensive and fun kumihimo braiding. Take one or two classes, or all three. Seating is limited to 12 people per class. Take[...]
Beadology Iowa
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Are you ready to push yourself to the next level? This will be our first class using 12 cords to braid. If you are comfortable with kongo-gumi, you will be surprised at how easily you[...]
Beadology Iowa