Monthly Archives: June 2015

Summer Classes Have Begun

Summer Classes Have Begun

CWBeadZ classes are held in the Childworks Building at 1574 Sumneytown Pike, Kulpsville, Pa.  Childworks is located about 1/2 of a mile east of the Lansdale interchange of the Pa. turnpike, northeast extension and sits behind the Kulpsville Post Office.  215-361-1234 to RSVP for a class

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Open Beading If you have a project to finish, call us to set up a class time.

Private Classes can be scheduled.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 23RD     

Basic Kumihimo 

Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumihimo is Japanese for “gathered threads”.

In this two hour class, you will learn the ancient technique of braiding cords on a modern foam disk with notches.  One beautiful bracelet with a clasp will be completed.

Class Kit Fee: $20 (A round braiding disk, easy to follow English language instructions, a mixed pack of rattail cord (12 yards total), 8 non-tangle thread bobbins, ZAP gel glue, and 1 pack of Silver plated findings for finishing the design)

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST  

Beaded Kumihimo

After mastering the basic Kumihimo technique, students will learn how to embellish the cords to make a beaded bracelet with a clasp in a two hour class.  This technique requires patience and time to thread the beads onto the cording and to place the beads in the correct position on the Kumihimo disk.  The beautiful result is well worth the hard work.  Prerequisite:  Basic Kumihimo class +braiding disk

Class Kit Fee: $15

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8TH

Flat Spiral Beaded Bracelet

This stitch is easy and quick.  It is a flat variation of the Spiral Rope.  Glass pearls and seed beads combine to create a beautiful bracelet.   Class/Kit Fee of $25

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15TH

Czechmate Leather Wrap Bracelet

Leather Wrap bracelets are all the rage! You will learn to create many different varieties of thisjewelry-making trend. By using a two needle technique and choosing from a selection of leather cords and colorful two-hole Czechmate beads, a bracelet with a button clasp will be completed.
Class Kit Fee: $25

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29Th

Rose Montee Sparkly Bracelet

Use a two needle technique to create a glass pearl base.  Then, bring on the bling with seed bead and rose montee embellishment.  Finish the bracelet with a clasp.  Class/Kit Fee: $25

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH

Stacker Bracelets

Two hole Czechmate and Super Duo beads will be used to create a narrow bracelet.  Learn this technique and variations to stack other bracelets together. Class/Kit Fee: $20