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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Workshops in Jewelry Making & Beading

Beads N Botanicals is offering workshops starting this Thursday, January 12. You can preregister with a credit card via phone by calling 217-283-6380, during regular business hours.
Beads N Botanicals is located in Hoopeston, IL 60942

Basic Wire Working: How to Make Earrings:
This is a great starter class! You'll learn the basic techniques involved in creating sensational earrings with head pins, eye pins and ear wires. You'll make two pairs of earrings, one with a dangle. A few other earring styles will be demonstrated as well. $20, 1 hour, materials included. (Six person limit)
Jan 12: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 16: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

Advanced Wire Working: Wire Wrapping Pendants:
Do you have a stone that would make a wonderful pendant? Techniques for caging tumbled and rough rocks in cages of wire will be taught. Hands-on. Bring in a top-drilled bead and a round or oval pendant (can be a tumbled stone). (Available for purchase at store) Wire will be provided. $25, 1 1/2 hours (We suggest, but do not require, Basic Wire Working: How to Make Earrings, as a prerequisite.) (Six person limit)
Jan 19: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday

Intro to Bead Netting Techniques:
If you've ever wanted to make beaded bottles or ornaments, but didn't know how to start, this class is the perfect opportunity to learn how. Once learned, bead netting can be used to cover just about anything, from lighters to bottles, to shirt overlays, or anything else you can imagine! In this class, you will learn to net a decorative clear jar, which can then be used to hold treasures, or even a tea light. Materials included: jar, beads and thread. $22, 1 1/2 to 2 hours (six person limit)
Jan 26: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday


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