Private Birthday Party – Birthday Parties are happy at The Twisted Bead!

Celebrate your Birthday at The Twisted Bead! We can customize your birthday party for most any age group and size. Guests will create their own project depending on your budget, age group, and size of group. Our studio is large enough to accommodate up to 20 people. You are welcome to bring cupcakes, beverages, balloons [...]

November 11th, 2017|

Kumihimo braiding class Nov 2, 10:30

Kumihimo Braiding Class: Students will learn Kumihimo, a fun and easy Japanese braiding technique using silk, rat-tail, or yarn. Once familiar with the process, you may choose to incorporate seed beads. We will explore different options for finishing your piece and how to incorporate charms or a pendant. Take advantage of this quick and versatile [...]

November 2nd, 2017|

Ice Resin Class – create your unique pendant Oct 27, 1:00

In our ice resin class, students will learn to shape their own wire form and add tiny treasures to encapsulate them forever in a wearable piece of art. Students will create one or two pendants or a pair of earrings. This is an ideal project to create a unique and special gift. We encourage you to [...]

October 27th, 2017|

Earrings Class: Loop & Wrap Oct 20, 1:30

Earrings Class: In our earrings class you will use chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and wire cutters to create one pair of cluster, or 3 pairs of drop earrings while learning the loop-and-wrap technique. This technique may also be used to make pendants, bracelets, necklaces, dangles and much more. This is THE class to [...]

October 20th, 2017|

Basic Beading Class Oct 20, 10:30

Basic Beading Class: While creating a professionally finished bracelet, students will receive an overview of the basic tools, findings, design techniques, and the proper way to crimp. In addition, students will learn to do quick and easy stretchy bracelets. We highly encourage and assist you with picking out your own materials to design your own [...]

October 20th, 2017|

Basic Wire Wrapping Class Sept 28, 1pm

Basic Wire Wrapping Class: In this introductory wire wrapping class, we will cover the basic fundamentals of wire wrapping objects without a hole. Learn everything you need to make the right decisions about which wire to use for your project. Class includes an overview of wire gauge, characteristics and tools needed to wrap your new [...]

October 6th, 2017|

Wire Crochet, Sept 26, 1pm

Wire Crochet bracelet class: This is a great project to use those mix and match beads. Using 28 gauge wire, a selection of beads, and the basic crochet stitch, students will create their own beautiful, one-of-a-kind bracelet. Knowing how to loop and wrap is a plus, but not required. Please plan to arrive early to [...]

September 26th, 2017|

Leather wrap Bracelet Class Sept 23

Leather Wrap Bracelet Class Create this high fashion wrap bracelet in the style of Vietnamese designer Chan Luu. Students may use gemstones, wood/bone, or glass beads, and their choice of leather in various sizes and colors. Choose from a single, double or triple wrap bracelet. A single wrap will be finished in class. If you [...]

September 23rd, 2017|

Private Beading Class Sept 21, 1pm

Need individual instruction on a certain project or technique? Call us to schedule one-on-one time with one of our instructors. Fee depends on technique or difficulty of instruction.

September 21st, 2017|

Illusion Necklace Class, Sept 20 1pm

Illusion Necklace Class: Students will create a unique, one-of-a kind, 3 strand illusion necklace using a mono-filament without the use of crimps. Select from a wide range of light-weight materials. This is a great class for learning the design principles and using up those odd pierces in your stash. Please arrive at least 20 - [...]

September 20th, 2017|

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