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March 2019

Wirework Findings, tips, tools, techniques and handmade wire with Jem Hawkes

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£30.00 10 tickets

Learn how to make your own clasps, earwires, wrapped loops, coils and more, a great introduction to finishing all your jewellery pieces with handmade findings. Cost includes all materials and use of tools This workshop is suitable for beginners with no jewellery making or wire work experience

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April 2019

Introduction to MicroMacrame with Laura Jacobs

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£25.00 12 tickets

During this workshop Laura will take you through the basic macrame knots and techniques and will go on to teaching this beautiful micro macrame bracelet. You’ll need to bring a macrame board with you (or purchase one on the day) as you’ll want to take your work away to finish after the class and you’ll want to keep it on the macrame board you’ve been using. You’ll leave with all of the skills needed to finish your piece at home…

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BeJewels Class with Jean Power

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£35.00 Sold out

BeJewels Noun: a beautiful beaded ball full of colour and sparkle! Can be a beaded bead or pendant. Learn how to create beautiful, sparkly, layered balls of wonder! These beaded beads and pendants are begin with a beautiful geometric base layer and then an optional crystal and seed bead embellishment is added.On the day you'll begin by making a Beaded Bead which teaches you all you need to know about the technique before you can optionally move on to make…

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Bead Embroidery Owls and Elephants with Wendy Kean

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£30.00 12 tickets

Come along and learn how to make gorgeous bead embroidery animals (choice of owl or elephant) with the very talented Wendy Kean. You’ll learn all about how to use bead backing and bead embroidery techniques and stitches, how to finish your work professionally and you’ll leave with a beautiful brooch or decoration in your choice of colours and a fully illustrated set of instructions with templates to make more at home! Cost: £30 including materials Suitable beginners

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Wirehimo with Helen O’Connor

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£40.00 16 tickets

Hand braided Wirehimo (Kumihimo with wire and coils) braided on a Kumihimo square disc and a vice. Using three shades of plated copper finished with wire guardians. Tutor: Helen O'Connor. Helen is an experienced and vibrant jewellery designer. Her classes are always great fun and full of life and laughter. Helen sells her own jewellery under the brand name Eccentrica and is a member of the Guild of Jewellery Designers and has been a guest designer on Jewellery Maker TV Cost: £40 plus…

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Baroque Bangles & Bracelets with Susie Hoad

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£30.00 13 tickets

During this full day workshop designer and expert beadwork tutor Susie Hoad will guide you through creating an amazing bangle usine some simple beadwork techniques - you'll learn right angle weave stitch and will capture tiny baroque cabochons in your beadwork and then link them together with firepolish beads to create a beautiful bangle or bracelet. You'll leave with a full set of photographic instructions and all the skills you need to finish your bracelet at home. Suitable for beginners…

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May 2019

Advanced Spike Weave Pendant in a day with Jem Hawkes

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£45.00 14 tickets

Learn to create spike weave and understand what you can do with it! This class is taught by TV personality and designer Jem Hawkes. Jem's classes are always filled with fun and laughter, she is a very patient teacher and you'll pick up lots of useful tips and techniques during the day. This is class is aimed at jewellery makers with some experience of wire handling and cab setting (if you've attended a previous cabochon setting class then this is…

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Viking Knit Workshop with Gemma Crow

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£50.00 16 tickets

Come and join TV Personality and designer Gemma Crow and learn how to use wire and the viking knitting tool to create beautiful jewellery Cost: £50.00 Plus Materials (see below for materials list) Materials List: TBC

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Kumihimo Carrier Bead Necklace & Bracelet Workshop with Pru McRae

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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Free – £30.00 2 tickets

During this workshop the queen of Kumihimo herself (Pru McRae) will show you how to use the innovative Prumihimo disk to incorporate a two hole carrier beads into a kumihimo braid to make a unique necklace or bracelet. Pru will teach you how to work out the spacing of the carrier beads and incorporate them into a braided kumihimo rope embellished with seed beads. She’ll also teach you who to create a pretty beaded tassel to add weight to your…

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June 2019

Introduction to Bead Embroidery with Susie Hoad

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£30.00 5 tickets

During this full day workshop designer and expert tutor Susie Hoad will take you through all the skills you need to know to start creating beautiful bead embroidery. This workshop is suitable for beginners and you'll learn how to bezel around a cabochon using delica beads, how to use bead backing and the basic stitches involved in bead embroidery. You'll leave with a full set of colour instructions and all the skills you need to finish making either a cuff…

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Heather Kingsley Heath – Luciana Necklace Workshop

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£40.00 13 tickets

A moonlit gondola ride across the dark Venetian lagoon inspired Luciana. A central pendant motif is decorated with beaded bead fringing. Luciana', a subtle mix of crystals, pearls and seed beads with a delicate vintage finish. Made of interlinking elements, Luciana is worked in a combination of beading stitches in easy to follow steps. The necklace is a decorative beaded chain. Skill level: advanced: confidence with thread tension; ability to cope with combining several stitches to create 3D structure. Techniques: Albion stitch,…

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Heather Kingsley Heath – Venice Cuff – Freeform Bead Embroidery

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely,CambsCB6 3TAUnited Kingdom
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£40.00 14 tickets

An introduction to mixed media bead embroidery, the Venice cuff blends simple applique and bead embroidery with easy beading stitches for edging and covered buttons. With a delicious assortment of vintage textiles, fine silk velvet and decorative ribbon, a curated mix of seed, bugle and accent beads, this is a great way to explore free form bead embroidery. Skill level: anyone with basic sewing skills Techniques: Basic sewing, bead embroidery, brick stitch edging. Cost: £40 plus materials - you will need…

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