Upcoming classes & courses

February 2020

Melanie De Miguel – 22nd Feb 2020 - Multi Project Workshop – Choose from 5 Projects!

22 February, 2020

£40.00

Choose from 5 stunning jewellery projects with designer, author and tutor Melanie De Miguel. This class is suitable for intermediate beaders who have some experience of basic stitches and thread tension.  

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Sansa Lariat with Susie Hoad - 29th February 2020

29 February, 2020

£30

In this beginners CRAW (cubic right angle weave) class designer and tutor Susie Hoad will teach you how to create rings which can be joined together to create statement necklaces or used on their own to create a lariat. You will also learn how to create an embellished bar which you can used to fasten your lariat necklace with. This workshop is suitable for beaders with basic thread tension (no experience of CRAW stitch is needed).

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March 2020

Introduction to Bead Weaving - Flat Spirals - 7th March 2020

7 March, 2020

£25.00

This class is a great way to get started at beading and it's perfect for beginners. You'll learn how to bead a Flat Spiral in your choice of colours using crystal beads, pearls and seed beads. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners with no jewellery making experience. The Flat Spiral Stitch is a perfect introduction to the hobby of jewellery making, it is a very easy and versatile stitch that can be used to make bracelets, necklaces and even earrings.

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Beads and Banter - Saturday 7th March - Free!

7 March, 2020

£0.00

Beads and Banter is our Free Jewellery Making Session - Everyone is welcome and there's no need to book! Bring your latest project, an unfinished item that you'd like help with or pick up a kit or pattern from the shop and we'll help you get started. Tea and Coffee are provided, but do bring chocolate (pretty please!)

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Erika Sandor - The Storytelling Jeweller - Indira

20 March, 2020

£40.00

Students will create a Byzantine bracelet that looks like it is straight out of a museum! This bracelet features a lot of texture, a lot of the newest Miyuki QuarterTila beads, and just the right amount of sparkle with Swarovski Elements crystal cabochons and crystal beads.

Students will Learn: This jewel is a definite eye-catcher, and when you look closer you discover a lot of exquisite details, including an interesting way of attaching the cabochons to the base. Students will work with the newest 2-hole Miyuki beads creating the structural base, then learn to attach the cabochons to it.
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Erika Sandor - The Storytelling Jeweller - Pompeia Earrings

21 March, 2020

£40.00

The Pomepia Earrings are elegant and sparkly - choose to make a pair of earrings or just a single piece to wear as a pendant

Students will Learn: The Pompeia Earrings are great for students wanting to learn or practice their bezelling skills. You'll use Peyote stitch to bezel Swarovski components and then embellish the work with extra beads and learn how to join the pieces together to create the earrings.
Prerequisites: Experience peyote stitch and basic thread tension would be a bonus - but if you're a beginner then don't worry - we're here to help!
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Jean Power - Karratu Class - 27th March 2020

27 March, 2020

£35.00

This intermediate, and very sparkly, class will cover beading some unique & versatile crystal components (all from Jean's Karratu series of beadwork) that can be turned into bracelets, pendants, necklaces, charms, earrings, beaded balls… and much more! The class will cover not just making the beaded bezels but also using them for making finished items so you'll leave with lots of inspiration. You will leave with all of the skills you need to complete this project at home as well as a full set of instructions.

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April 2020

Pearl Knotting Class - Beginners - Saturday 4th April

4 April, 2020

£25.00

Come and learn how to hand knot freshwater pearls onto silk thread using the traditional technique. Students will learn how to learn how to choose the correct size of silk and french wire. How to use French Wire to finish the ends of your necklace securely and how to knot your pearls up close to one another using a pair of knotting tweezers. We'll also show how this same technique can be used to knot other beads such as gemstones to create yoga mala necklaces and more.  

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Bead Embroidery Easter Bunnies (and other animals) with Wendy Kean - 11th April 2020

11 April, 2020

£25.00

Spend a fun day learning how to make bead embroidery animals with Wendy Kean. You'll learn several bead embroidery stitches and make your own bead embroidery animal (Wendy will have templates for you to choose from, or design your own). Suitable for complete beginners. This workshop includes bead backing and cabochon, please bring beads, needle and thread from your stash or purchase in store.

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Heather Kingsley Heath Masterclass - Verona Bracelet

18 April, 2020

£40.00

Spoilt Rotten Beads is delighted to once again be welcoming the wonderfully talented designer, author and tutor Heather Kingsley Heath. The Verona design is inspired by the Italian Rennaisance jewels and traditional lattice hair adornments. The design is a new technique to create a squared bezel; which is combined with a netting technique that makes this an easy to slide on, expandable bangle. The combination is so versatile, included in the class is an option to create an elegantly curved necklace to complement the bracelet.

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Heather Kingsley Heath Masterclass - Annecy Necklace

19 April, 2020

£40.00

Spoilt Rotten Beads is delighted to once again be welcoming the wonderfully talented designer, author and tutor Heather Kingsley Heath. The lake at Annecy is the most beautiful turquoise blue, and the medieval buildings reflected in the waters were the inspiration for this pendant design. Constructed and layered, then embellished with tiny crystal mesh elements. The pendant hangs from a chain intersected with beaded beads. Skill level: intermediate, confident with thread tension.

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Introduction to Jewellery Making - Saturday 25th April

25 April, 2020

£25.00

Come along and learn how to make your own jewellery in time for Christmas - you'll leave with 3 pieces of jewellery in your choice of colours! This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and is taught by our own in house experienced tutor/designer.

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May 2020

Wire Work Pendants - Beginners Class - Saturday 2nd May

2 May, 2020

£25.00

Learn how to capture a gemstone or glass cabochon and create a pendant using wire. You'll learn how to secure your pendant in a wire cage, how to create a bail and how to embellish your design. This workshop is suitable for beginners and is a great introduction to wire jewellery making. Course feel includes all materials and use of tools

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Swarovski Crystal Rivoli Bracelet with Carol Taylor - 9th May 2020

9 May, 2020

£30.00

Learn how to create an amazingly sparkly Swarovski Crystal Bracelet with Carol Taylor. You will learn how to capture a Swarovski Rivoli Stone with beads and how to join your stones together to create a beautiful bracelet This workshop is suitable for beginners - you will learn an easy way to create a peyote bezel (it's easier than it looks - we promise!)

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Jean Power - Quadrat Box Class

29 May, 2020

£35.00

Combining lots of sparkle and geometric beadwork this unique beaded box is perfect to test your Peyote Stitch beading skills whilst creating something truly special. This is an advanced class ideal for anyone comfortable with peyote stitch and wanting to explore 3-dimensional work and shape.

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Floral Collar with Carol Taylor - 7th November 2020

7 November, 2020

£30.00

Learn how to create a stunning necklace using a variety of different beadworking stiches and techniques - netting, peyote, bezelling and herringbone This workshop is suitable for beaders who have some experience of peyote stitch.  

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