Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Bootcamp for Toodles Weaving with Wire -- Schedule for 2008 classes

I am teaching wire classes at the lovely bead shop in Bracken Village -
-- And the Bead Goes On! -- in Garden Ridge, TX, next to the Bawdsy ManorTea Room
http://andthebeadgoesonline.com/ Calendar and mapquest available online.


Bootcamp - a series of classes leading up to The Toodles Weave -
Classes ARE available during the day - OR at night - 6 - 9 pm. Whatcha think? Wanna come? Bring a friend! Sign up online at the store website above or Call the store - (210) 651-3363

Class #1 -- Intro to Wire - - Serpentine Bracelet
Learn the basics of wire work and how to handle the tools by making various components to assemble a unique bracelet.
Learn the straight up noose, serpent link, jump rings, dangle charms, S-hook, hammering and oxidizing. There are at least 6 earring combinations resulting from the skills gleaned in these techniques.
Classroom tools are available for your use and for purchase. Or bring your own and I'll show a little tip to avoid tool marks on your wire.

Skill Level: Beginner -- Never handled wire before? Come join the addiction!
$45 plus materials

May2 - Fri --
12 - 3 --- OR --- 6 - 9 pm


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Class #2 The Jelly Roll Cuff -- Coiled and Beaded Cuff Bracelet - 8mm beads and a bit of wire, viola! Your very own wearable art! Change the beads, change the look entirely! Positively stunning with Swarovski crystals!

$45 plus materials

April 4 - Fri -
12 - 3 -- OR -- 6 - 9

May 9 - Fri -
12 - 3 -- OR -- 6 - 9


Earrings using the same techniques. If you're fast in class, we'll do these, too.
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Class #3 -- Toodles Ring - Learn the Toodles Weave by creating an adjustable ring with charming dangly beads.
$45 plus materials

Feb 27, Wed --
12 - 3 -- OR -- 6 - 9

May 16, Fri --
12 - 3 -- OR -- 6 - 9
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Class #4 -- Toodles Pendant - Expand the Toodles Weave to capture a cabochon or cameo. This is the tutorial featured in the Summer *Preview* edition of Step By Step Wire Jewelry magazine, which is out of print. Now available direct from the author - moi!
$45 plus materials

Starting in March, this class is going to 4 hours, which means the night classes will be split into 2 consecutive weeks, 2 hours each.

March 5 - Wed -
11 - 3 - Complete class
6 - 8 - Part 1

March 12 - Wed -
11 - 3
- Complete class
6 - 8 - Part 2


May 23, Fri --
11 - 3
6 - 8 Part 1

May 30, Fri --
11 - 3
6 - 8 Part 2

Come on down, y'all! Join the fun! 10% discount if you sign up for all four Bootcamp classes!!!

1 comment:

Raine said...

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