Events

Past events

Sep 8

Bead Crochet Basics - a Beginning class

I'll be teaching my beginning bead crochet class at the wonderful Beaded Peacock on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 from 10 am-3 pm. If you've always wanted to learn bead crochet this is the right place! Kits will be available but you're encouraged to get your supplies from The Beaded Peacock, and they'll have the materials list for you upon signup.

Aug 15 - Aug 19

BeadFest Philadelphia

The biggest bead and artistic show on the East Coast! Visit the BeadFest Philadelphia show for classes and beads, bead kits, lamp work creations and more.

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 100 Station Avenue | Oaks, PA

http://beadfest.com/Events/Philadelphia,PA.aspx

Aug 4 - Aug 5

Chesterton Art Show

60th Annual Chesterton Art Show, held at the Dogwood Park in Chesterton. Art of all types and styles, food and childrens art making. A beautiful show with plenty of parking.

Dogwood Park in Chesterton, IN USA

http://www.chestertonart.com/art-fair-2018

Jul 14 - Jul 15

Teaching weekend at Funky Hannah's in Racine, WI

Bead crochet weekend at Funky Hannah's in Racine, WI! Saturday, July 14, 2018 - Beginner Bead Crochet class. Learn how to make a bracelet with the slip stitch method of bead crochet. No experience necesssary. 11am-4pm. Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Single Stitch Bead Crochet class. Learn how to make bracelets with this new and popular stitch! No experience necessary but some yarn crochet experience helpful. Choose from several kits. Class 11am-4pm. Call Funky Hannah's at (262) 634-6088.

Funky Hannah's, 324 Main Street Racine, WI 53403 (262) 634-6088

https://funkyhannahs.com/classcategory/crochet/

Jun 3 - Jun 10

Bead & Button Show 2018

Visit the Bead & Button Show for supplies, unique one of a kind lamp work beads, hundreds of classes and kits by your favorite teachers.

Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI USA

http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com

Apr 28 - Apr 29

2018 Rocky Mountain Bead Bazaar

Visit my booth for all day Bead Crochet DEMOS! Purchase your bead crochet supplies and see lots of exciting vendors at this famous event. Hundreds of vendors with beads, supplies, kits, patterns & more. Take a class and stock up!

10:00am - 6:00pm CDT

The Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216

http://rockybeads.org/bead-bazaar-general-information

Apr 21

Last Chance to take the "Ombre" Bead Crochet Class

Learn the popular technique of Single Stitch bead crochet in this class and make the "Ombre" bracelet. Choose from 6 colors! Retiring the pattern to my website after this class. Students will learn how to read patterns, crochet the stitch, start, add thread and end their piece with a clasp. A great technique for those who already crochet or knit as it uses the single stitch method. Visit the website or call 574.371.2777.

11:00am - 4:00pm CDT

805 East Canal St. Winona Lake, IN 46590

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Apr 8

Single Stitch Bead Crochet Class

Single Stitch Bead Crochet workshop. Learn how to crochet the stitch, add thread and read patterns. Several kits will be offered in class to choose from or pick from Funky Hannah's Beads! Call Funky's today to sign up. (262) 634-6088

11:00am - 4:00pm CDT

Funky Hannah's Bead Shop

https://funkyhannahs.com

Apr 7

Single Stitch Bead Crochet Class at Shake Rag Alley

Using the same stitch as yarn crochet, students will learn how to make artwork-inspired bead crochet bracelets. During class students will learn how to crochet the stitch and incorporate beads, how to read bead crochet patterns and how to finish pieces. Technical aspects of the class include how to adjust the design for sizing, how to overcome mistakes such as missed stitches or incorrect bead stringing, adding thread and beads, and thread and hook usage. Call (608) 987-3292 or go to the website

9:00am - 4:00pm CDT

Shake Rag Alley™ Center for the Arts, 18 Shake Rag Street, Mineral Point, WI 53565

http://www.shakeragalley.com

Mar 24 - Mar 25

Art Glass & Bead Show,

The midwest's famous Art Glass & Bead Show, held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. Get your bead crochet supplies this weekend and watch bead crochet DEMOS all weekend. Come take a class, shop, do the famous Friday Make-N-Take and visit the many vendors waiting to meet you!

10:00am - 5:00pm CDT

1919 Allaint Energy Center Way, Madison, WI

http://www.beadshowmadison.com

Mar 10

"Beginnings" Single Stitch Bead Crochet class

Learn the popular technique of Single Stitch bead crochet in this class and make the bracelet, "Beginnings" - only offered in this class. Students will learn how to read patterns, crochet the stitch, start, add thread and end their piece with a clasp. A great technique for those who already crochet or knit as it uses the single stitch method. Visit their website or Call to register at 574.371.2777.

10:00am - 3:00pm CST

The Beaded Peacock, 805 East Canal St. Winona Lake, IN 46590

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Feb 24

Cotton Candy Intermediate Bead Crochet Class

Join us at The Beaded Peacock in Winona Lake, IN for an Intermediate Bead Crochet class. Students will practice bead crochet using varied sizes of seed beads, pearls, and crystals or 11/0 seed beads and will learn to complete an invisible join in their work, creating one bangle bracelet. Experience in bead crochet is necessary to take this class. Visit their website or call 574.317.2777.

10:00am - 3:00pm CST

The Beaded Peacock, 805 East Canal St. Winona Lake, IN

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Feb 17

Teaching at Funky Hannah's

Learn the popular technique of Single Stitch bead crochet in this class at the famous Funky Hannah's in Racine, WI! Students will learn how to read patterns, crochet the stitch, start, add thread and end their piece with a clasp. A great technique for those who already crochet or knit. This design is called “Cranberry Delight”. Go online or Call Funky's to sign up - Seats are still open! (262) 634-6088

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Funky Hannah's, Racine, WI

https://funkyhannahs.com

Jan 11 - Jan 14

Pasadena Bead & Design Show

I'll be at the Pasadena Bead & Design Show! Stop by for a bead crochet demonstration and stock up on patterns, kits & supplies for bead crocheting. Open to the public --everyone is welcome. Shop and buy direct from over 300 artisans and tradespeople at excellent prices --beads, art clothing, jewelry, gemstones, textiles, findings, embellishments; the largest selection of handcrafted beads, art jewelry & gems.

10:00am - 6:00pm CST

Hilton Pasadena Hotel 168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101

http://www.beadanddesign.com/shows/pasadena

Dec 20

Memory Wire Cuff Beading Class

A cute, fun Memory Wire Cuff that doesn’t look like it’s on memory wire! Using a basic bead weaving technique and picot edging for a delicate look, you’ll follow a repeating bead pattern using seed beads and czech fire polish beads. This pretty, sparkly bracelet goes together quickly on memory wire for an easy piece that can be finished in class. Students may be able to finish in class. Take-home instructions provided.

5:00pm - 8:00pm CST

The Beaded Peacock, Winona Lake, Indiana

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Dec 2

Single Stitch Bead crochet class-LAST Ombre class for the year!

Learn the popular technique of Single Stitch bead crochet in an all day class. Students will learn how to read patterns, crochet the stitch, start, add thread and end their piece with a clasp. A great technique for those who already crochet or knit as it uses the single stitch method. NOTE: class is Eastern Standard Time!

10:00am - 3:00pm CST

The Beaded Peacock

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Nov 18

Beginner Bead Crochet at The Beaded Peacock

Learn the basics of bead crochet and/or use this as a refresher course! Students will work on a basic beaded bracelet. If you're had trouble starting your bead crochet project - this is the class for you!

10:00am - 3:00pm CST

805 East Canal St. Winona Lake, IN 46590

https://thebeadedpeacock.com

Oct 26 - Oct 29

BeadFest Tacoma 2017

Teaching and Exhibiting at BeadFest Tacoma 2017 - the PREMIER Pacific Northwest bead show. 5 days of classes, beads, supplies and Make&Takes for bead lovers! Sign up for one of my classes or visit me at booth #520. I'll be doing demonstrations all 3 days

Tacoma, WA | Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center

http://tacoma.beadfest.com/index.php

Oct 7

Single Stitch Bead Crochet Class

Come learn the intriguing technique of Single Stitch Bead Crochet. In this all day class, you'll learn how to make this lovely bracelet from start to finish - how to crochet with this stitch, how to finish the piece, and much more including missed stitches and adding thread. Have Debbie help you select these colors too, as she helped me choose mine!

City Beads, Chicago, IL

http://www.citybeadschicago.com

Sep 2

Canal Days at The Village at Winona Lakes, Indiana

Art along the Canals of lovely Winona Lake! Come visit me at this one day event - food, art, lakes and canals, and a cardboard boat race along the canal too! I'll be doing demo's of bead crocheting all day if you'd like to see how this necklace was made. And the Beaded Peacock bead, jewelry and art store is along the canal as well. Make it a great holiday weekend start!

11:00am - 7:00pm CDT

Canal Street in the Village at Winona Lakes

http://www.villageatwinona.com/event/canal-days/

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