The Birds and the Beads Spring 2009 Class Schedule www.thebirdsandthebeads.com 732-591-8233 All samples are available for viewing at the shop. Supply lists are available upon registration. Unless stated otherwise, materials are not included in class fee. SUPPLIES MUST BE PURCHASED WELL BEFORE YOUR CLASS DATE. 5K Toursade with Barb Fee: $35 Charm Bracelet with Tamara 6/19 Fri. 10-1pm & 6:30-9:30pm Honaman A non-aerobic spin class that will 6/14 Sun. 10-3pm Fee: $65 get your heart rate up. Exercise Create a fun and colorful charm your creativity and tone your cone bracelet using round wire and skills. Prereq: Earring Workshop. beads. Learn basic wire-working skills, how to use tools properly, Ariel with Susan Eisemann and finishing techniques. Earring workshop or experience 4/19 Sun. 10-3pm Fee: $60 with pliers. Ready to try dimensional RAW? Pinch beads are used as a base to Crimping 101 with Barb make a beaded bead & firepolish 4/14 Tue. & 6/16 Tue. beads are embellished for the 10-11:30pm & 6:30-8pm companion units. Advanced. Students must be able to Fee: $25 (includes partial kit) RAW without assistance. Graduate from an elastic bracelet to a long-lasting, secure piece of Bangladesh with Brooke jewelry. You’ll design two bracelets and learn to use the Innocenti crimping plier. Beginner. 4/26 Sun. 10-3pm Fee: $55 Create this textured bracelet that Crystal Cuff with Brooke Innocenti has luscious fringe around the 4/15 Wed. 10-2pm crystal button that becomes a focal 5/21 Thu. 6:30-10:30pm embellishment as well as a clasp. Fee: $45 Prerequisite: Knowledge of peyote stitch. Make this fun beautiful bracelet by encircling beads in a square stitch base with crystals Bougainvillea Boutique with and seed bead loops. All levels. Karyn 4/15 Wed 6:30-9:30pm Crystal Helix Bracelet with Barb 4/16 Thu. 10-1pm Fee: $35 5/5 Tue. Fee: $35 Combine a mix of seed beads and 10-1pm & 6:30-9:30pm petite shapes with fine gauge wire This classic woven design goes one in a simple twist technique that step further for a totally different mimics a flowering vine. The result is a delicate look, thanks to Donna and Barb. necklace as unique and charming as you might You’ll work with our beloved 4mm crystals (AB and 2X discover in a fine boutique. Beginner. colors are stunning) and walk away with a beautiful, sparkling bracelet. All levels. Byzantine Bracelet with Barb 6/10 Wed. Fee: $35 Delicate Drama with Susan 10-1pm & 6:30-9:30pm Eisemann This form of chainmaille is a terrific 6/28 Sun. 10-4pm Fee: $70 way to get started. It looks complicated This vintage looking bracelet, and difficult but is really quite simple. with its distinct design, has a Prerequisite: Experience with pliers. timeless elegance. Embellish a base of peyote with a Vintaj finding and a large Caterpillar Bracelet with Barb enameled bead. The class sample offers a fold-over 5/27 Wed. Fee: $25 finish or clasp of your choice. Students must be 10-12pm & 6:30-8:30pm proficient in peyote, RAW and embellishment. There is Use up your stash of beads or start pre-homework in preparation for the class. Intermediate from scratch to create a one of a Advanced. kind fringe bracelet. All levels. Earring Workshop Look Ma No Clasp with Karyn 4/17 Fri, 5/20 Wed, 6/25 Thu 6/24 Wed. 10-11:30pm or 10-11am & 6-7pm 6/26 Fri. 6:30-8pm Fee: $15 Includes supplies Fee: $25 A great quick course for learning the A macramé knot becomes an adjustable basics of making dangle earrings with clasp with pretty trimmings. All levels. head pins & jewelry pliers. Beginner. Melfi’s Mystique with Fan Tastic Necklace & Susan Eisemann Earrings with Susan 6/21 Sun. 1:30-6pm Eisemann Fee: $55 6/21 Sun. 10-1pm Fee: $40 As a tribute to a coworker The center bead is surrounded & friend, I tried to capture Melfi’s inner beauty & her with a flair of delicas and is exotic appearance in a piece of art. With peyote enhanced with firepolished beads for the ultimate increases, decreases, & embellishment the bracelet fantastic necklace and earring set. Intermediate. takes shape to a three dimensional sensational wrist Should have experience with Peyote stitch. art. Intermediate/Advanced - must have completed at least 2 peyote projects. Fat Free Donut with Susan Eisemann Fee: $70 Multi Metal Fringe Earring with Barb 6/14 Sun. 10-4pm Fee: $35 No, the project is not edible but 5/7 Thu. 10-1 & 6:30-9:30pm what’s better than a large center If repetition is the best way for you to donut with a little crystal bling learn, then this is the class for you to embellishment? Beaded bead perfect your wrapped loop technique. technique will compliment the neck chain to round out Mix or match your metals for a great the design. Advanced. Prereq: any of the 2 bead RAW go-to earring. Earring workshop or experience with classes or completed at least 2 projects in the pliers. technique. Night Knotters with Donna Flat Peyote Bracelet with Barb Fee: $40 5/13 Wed. Fee: $30 6/3 Wed. 6:30-9:30pm 10-12:30pm & 6:30-9pm Learn to string and Always in demand, learn the basic professionally knot a necklace. but essential off-loom weaving This is the preferred method for stitch. Create a flat strip that can semi-precious natural beads for weight distribution and later be completed as a bracelet. security. Instruction includes attaching a clasp, using You will work with large beads (8/0 size) to allow you to French wire, design techniques, alternate stringing and understand how to apply this technique. Beginner. closure choices. All levels. Get Konnected with Karyn Not-So-Heavy Metal Band with Barb 6/17 Wed. 6:30-9 or 6/18 Thu Fee: $35 10-12:30pm Fee: $30 6/23 Tue. 6:30-9:30pm A new bracelet with lots of links to Link jump rings together to weave a practice your pigtailing skills. With supple metal clothe-like bracelet. A a pretty toggle, silver connector traditional chainmaille with a little pieces, & sparkly beads, you’ll want to wear this every contemporary bling. Prereq: Earring day. Warning: everyone will want you to make one for Workshop, experience with pliers. them too! Earring workshop or experience with pliers. Picot Posies Necklace with Karyn Goosebump Bracelet with 5/28 Thu. 10-12 & 6:30-8:30 Brooke Innocenti Fee: $35 Fee: $25 4/28 Tue. 6:30-9:30pm & Create a delicate garland of flowers 6/17 Wed. 10-1pm and leaves that will bloom fresh and We will apply peyote stitch to bright all year long! This simple create this colorful, bumpy-textured bracelet. Using stringing technique uses different sizes of seed beads different sizes of beads, there are a variety of finished to build a uniquely natural effect. Beginner. looks that can be achieved. Previous knowledge of peyote helpful, but not required. PMC Connection PMC- Intro to Copper Clay with Certification Workshop Level 2 Alice Alper-Rein with Alice Alper-Rein 5/31 Sun. 10-2:30pm 6/7 Sun and Fee: $80 + materials fee 6/8 Mon. 10-5pm Be among the first students to This is a comprehensive two day work with the newest base metal class in which advanced techniques are presented. clay: Copper Clay. Learn to cut, shape and texture this The workshop is open to those who have completed richly colored metal clay while creating one pendant Level 1 Certification (PMCC, Rio or Art Clay Silver) The and a pair of earrings. Demonstrations and discussions techniques are very specific but the students are will include the similarities and differences of Copper allowed room for personal creativity in their designs. Clay and silver MC and how to combine the two clays. The four projects include applying color to MC using Since firing takes several hours, all work will be fired gold and glass enamels, bezel setting a natural, non- outside of class time and will be available for pick-up at fire-able gemstone, creating clasps and exploring the store. The class includes demonstrations of various surface finishes from deep texture to mirror finish. finishing processes. Some metal clay experience is Students who successfully complete this workshop are recommended. eligible to advance to PMCC Certification, Level 3. Certification Classes are taught by Alice Alper-Rein, PMC- Silver Clay in a Day- one of just twenty PMC Connection Senior Instructors Introductory Sampler with Alice in the US. Class Fee: $450. All materials and Level 2 Alper-Rein Book included. 6/5 Fri. 10-4pm Fee: $65 + materials fee PMC Connection Certification Spend a day creating one-of-a-kind Workshop Level 3 with Alice Alper- jewelry using fine silver metal clay. This class is geared Rein for the beginning student, but intermediate students 6/28 Sun. and 6/29 Mon. 10-5pm who wish to learn the latest tips and tricks are also This is a comprehensive two-day class welcome. Explore metal clay types and techniques. in which advanced techniques are Learn to cut, shape and texture metal clay using simple introduced through two specific tools like rubber stamps or leaves from the garden projects. Students will learn to construct a wearable, while creating a pendant and earrings and/or a focal hinged box embellished with ornamental detail and bead. No metal working or jewelry making experience then apply gold, using the ancient Korean technique is necessary to produce beautiful items using metal known as Keumboo. The second project involves clay. setting an irregular non-fire-able gemstone. The workshop is open to those who have completed Level 2 Certification in PMC or Art Clay Silver. As with the prior Princess Charm-Ring with Karyn classes, the techniques are very specific but the 5/12 Tue. 6:30-9:30pm students are encouraged to explore personal creativity 5/14 Thu. 10-1pm in their designs. Class Fee: $450. All clay materials Fee: $35 included. In this class, you will learn how to stitch flat peyote and zip it together to PMC- Introducing make a ring. We'll take it one step further with a bit of BronzCLay™ with Alice-Alper freeform embellishment for a truly "one of a kind" Rein creation. Beginner. 6/26 Fri. 10-2:30pm Fee: $75 +materials fee In this hands-on workshop, R.A.W. Beauty with Barb you’ll learn the fundamentals of working with the 4/21 Tue. or 6/4 Thu 6:30-10:30 newest metal clay: BronzClay™ Learn to cut, shape 4/23 Thu. or 6/3 Wed 10-2pm and texture this richly colored metal clay while creating Fee: $45 a pendant, earrings or other components that will Right Angle Weave at its most basic level enhance your jewelry designs. Demonstrations and is simply beautiful in this cuff. Learn this discussions will include the similarities and differences challenging but versatile stitch that will open doors to of BronzClay™ & silver MC. Since firing takes several many creative adventures. We will use 4mm Swarovski hours, all work will be fired outside of class time & will crystals & pearls to create a cuff that is both sparkly & be available for pick-up at the store. The class includes soft. Add a fabulous clasp to enhance its RAW beauty. demonstrations of various finishing processes. Some Beginner, some off-loom weaving experience helpful. metal clay experience is recommended. Show-Byz Bracelet with Barb this elegant bracelet. Weave a complex melody using Fee: $35 simple techniques. All levels; experience crimping 5/29 Fri. 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 helpful. Hone your skills with wire & jump rings. Join your favorite bead The Glitz with Brooke Innocenti stations together with Byzantine Fee: $45 chain links in a "show-stopping" bracelet. Prereq: 5/6 Wed. 10-2pm & 6/12 Fri. 6-10pm Earring Class and/or a wrapped loop class. Right angle weave two or four rows of Swarovski pearls. Embellish with seed Some Where in Time Trilogy with Susan Eisemann beads and crystals of your choice. Fun Whether you prefer the vintage style reminiscent of the and beautiful. romantic slide bracelet or the “bling, bling” of today, the choice will be yours. Embellishment of pearls and Tuscana Bracelet with Susan crystals or just crystals will take shape as we increase Eisemann and decrease into a three dimensional piece. 6/7 Sun. 10-4pm Fee: $65 Like big, bold and wonderful? This Somewhere in Time Earrings bracelet is not for the faint of heart. You 5/3 Sun. 10-1pm have built your RAW skills now put them Fee: $35 to the test. Circular RAW components will Students must have knowledge of 2 be assembled with alternating columns to bead RAW and the basic embellishment create the ultimate in looks. Students must have techniques. Beginner/Intermediate. experience in circular RAW, peyote. Bracelet will not be completed in class. There is pre-homework in Somewhere in preparation for the class. Advanced. Time Bracelet (2 sessions) 5/3 Sun. 1:30-3:30 Viking Knitting with Jill Hurant and 5/17 Sun 10-1 Fee: $45 Fee: $55 4/24 Fri. 10-2pm 5/22 Fri. 6- We will be concentrating on 10pm & 6/9 Tue. 6-10pm embellishment and assembling the piece. The bracelet Learn the age-old technique of will have a self-closure rather than manufactured to viking knitting or weaving fine finish the look. Intermediate/ Advanced. Students must gauge wire around a mandrel to produce a beautiful have experience in RAW & peyote. bracelet or necklace. You will be amazed how easy this is and how impressive it looks. Once you have Somewhere in Time Necklace made one, you won't want to stop. All levels. 5/31 Sun 10-3pm Fee: $55 Learn the beaders “secret” of the self- Vintage Garden with Karyn toggle and the “must know” of 4/29 Wed. 10-12pm & 6:30- assembling and working with 8:30pm dimensional components. Intermediate/ Fee: $25 Advanced. Students must have A new way to design with our experience in RAW & peyote. favorite Vintaj brand brass components. Inspired by French beaded flowers, this Spring Break with Susan technique shows you how to create miniature bouquets Eisemann using a variety of glass beads and wire. Beginner. 5/17 Sun. 1:30-4:30pm Fee: $40 Wire Pendants with Tamara Honaman Everything is blooming! Little 6/2 Tue. 6:30-9:30pm Fee: $50 bursts of blooms and leaves will Create two pendants using beads and be around your neck done in seed beads, 4mm crystals round wire. Learn basic wire-working skills, & drops. The piece can be finished off with beads of how to use tools properly, and finishing your choice or chain to make it adjustable. Advanced techniques. Beginner. beginner/ Intermediate. Symphony Bracelet with Terri Cassell Fee: $35 4/22 Wed. 10-1pm & 5/8 Fri. 6:30-9:30pm This beautiful symphony of Swarovski colors and shapes create April June 4/14 Tue Crimping 101 10-11:30 & 6:30-8 6/2 Tue. Wire Pendants 6:30-9:30pm 4/15 Wed. Crystal Cuff 10-2pm 6/3 Wed. R.A.W. Beauty 10-2pm 4/15 Wed Bougainvillea Boutique 6:30-9:30pm 6/3 Wed. Night Knotters 6:30-9:30pm 4/16 Thu. Bougainvillea Boutique 10-1pm 6/4 Thu R.A.W. Beauty 6:30-10:30 4/17 Fri Earring Workshop 10-11am & 6-7pm 6/5 Fri. PMC- Silver Clay in a Day 10-4pm 4/19 Sun. Ariel 10-3pm 6/7 Sun. Tuscana Bracelet 10-4pm 4/21 Tue R.A.W. Beauty. 6:30-10:30 6/7 Sun. PMC Certification Level 2 10-5pm 4/22 Wed Symphony Bracelet. 10-1pm 6/8 Mon. PMC Certification Level 2 10-5pm 4/23 Thu. R.A.W. Beauty 10-2pm 6/9 Tue. Viking Knitting 6-10pm 4/24 Fri. Viking Knitting 10-2pm 6/10 Wed. Byzantine Bracelet 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 4/26 Sun. Bangladesh 10-3pm 6/12 Fri. The Glitz 6-10pm 4/28 Tue. Goosebump Bracelet 6:30-9:30pm 6/14 Sun. Fat Free Donut 10-4pm 4/29 Wed. Vintage Garden 10-12 & 6:30-8:30 6/14 Sun. Charm Bracelet 10-3pm 6/16 Tue. Crimping 101 10-11:30 & 6:30-8 May 6/17 Wed. Goosebump Bracelet 10-1pm 5/3 Sun. Somewhere in Time Earrings 10-1pm 6/17 Wed. Get Konnected 6:30-9pm 5/3 Sun. Somewhere in Time Bracelet I 1:30-3:30 6/18 Thu. Get Konnected 10-12:30pm 5/5 Tue. Crystal Helix Bracelet 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 5/6 Wed. The Glitz 10-2pm 6/19 Fri. 5K Toursade 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 5/7 Thu. Multi Metal Fringe Earring 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 6/21 Sun. Fan Tastic Necklace & Earrings 10-1pm 5/12 Tue. Princess Charm-Ring 6:30-9:30pm 6/21 Sun. Melfi’s Mystique 1:30-6pm 5/13 Wed. Flat Peyote Bracelet 10-12:30 & 6:30-9 6/23 Tue. Not-So-Heavy Metal Band 6:30-9:30pm 5/14 Thu. Princess Charm-Ring 10-1pm 6/24 Wed. Look Ma No Clasp 10-11:30am 5/17 Sun Somewhere in Time Bracelet II 10-1pm 6/25 Thu. Earring Workshop 10-11am & 6-7pm 5/17 Sun Spring Break. 1:30-4:30pm 6/26 Fri. PMC- BronzCLay™ 10-2:30pm 5/20 Wed. Earring Workshop 10-11am & 6-7pm 6/26 Fri. Look Ma No Clasp 6:30-8pm 5/21 Thu. Crystal Cuff 6:30-10:30pm 6/28 Sun. Delicate Drama 10-4pm 5/22 Fri. Viking Knitting 6-10 6/28 Sun. PMC Certification Level 3 I 10-5pm 5/27 Wed. Caterpillar Bracelet 10-12 & 6:30-8:30 6/29 Mon. PMC Certification Level 3 II 10-5pm 5/28 Thu. Picot Posies Necklace 10-12 & 6:30-8:30 • Payment is required in full to guarantee your space. Class size is limited 5/29 Fri. Show-Byz Bracelet 10-1 & 6:30-9:30 • Payment may be transferred to another class up to one week before the 5/31 Sun. Somewhere in Time Necklace 10-3pm class, less a $5 fee. 5/31 Sun. PMC- Intro to Copper Clay 10-2:30pm • Payment is refundable up to one week before the class, less a $5 Fee. • No refunds for cancellations one week or less before class or for "no- shows” • Full refund is issued for any classes cancelled by The Birds and the Beads. • Prices subject to change without notice. The Birds & Beads is not responsible for misprints or typing errors. HINT: Register early or the class may be cancelled the week before if there is not adequate sign-up.
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