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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Beginner Bead Loom Class, in Savage Maryland

    I am visiting Bead Soup, in Savage Maryland again, for a two part 'Beginner Bead Loom Class', June 4th and June 11th. These are the two colors options, I'll be teaching. This class will offer so much, including a unique design concept and various edging methods. This cuff design is narrow and the edging makes it wider. Therefore, you have options on creating a width to suit you. I love "Floral Miniatures" so it was a given, to create a design around that theme. Call the store, 240-456-4568, to discuss availability.

Stay tuned for some news of my other teaching engagements!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

It is official.....The Part Two Class, of the Beginner Bead Loom Class, at Bead Soup, this Saturday, is CANCELED, rescheduled for 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2016 at 11:00-3:00

The State of Maryland is delaring a "State of Emergency", for Friday and Saturday, through parts of Sunday. Even though I feel sad to know I won't be seeing everyone right away, and finishing off the cuffs, I am finding comfort in knowing everyone will be safe. My thoughts of canceled flights, inpassable roads, stranded cars and other unthinkable snow situations, keep me feeling positive that we will meet safe and sound, on February 13th.

Any Student, who has any question, about the instruction they were given last Saturday, please feel free to email me at This may give you some time to push your creative bead loom boundries but know, I am always here for you! 

Monday, January 18, 2016

Beginner Bead Loom Class, Jan 16 & 23, 2016

There was a full house, on Saturday, for Part One of my Beginner Bead Loom Class. This class is such a huge success, with many traveling from out of state, to be involved. 
No one leaves without realizing they will never have a 'naked bead loom again'!

Bead Looms will be at Bead Soup, in Savage Maryland again, on June 4th and 11th, 2016, for another Beginner Bead Loom Class. These classes offer the most information about the bead loom and also allows the students to take any one day class offered, later.

The one day classes include more 'kicked' up techniques.
I'm planning one day classes out to post later. 
But, for now I have worked out further one day classes in April, at Bead Soup.
Beginner and one day classes for May in West Palm Beach and 
another one day in July at Bead Soup. 
I'll post details on my FaceBook Page or here on my Blog, as a few others are in lew. 

Thank you to everyone who took the time and effort to make this trip. 
Thank you to Bead Soup for allowing such a way to share this form of bead weaving! 

The class starts at 11:00, but we sometimes do not get our first row assembled, on the warps, 
until 12:30. No one had any idea of all the information a loom has to offer

There are 24 Delica Bead colors, in this class project. 
Shifting through doubts, everyone found their personal 'zone' to accomplish this feat.
Now, some are ready to kick up the bead color count!!

It was nice seeing Lisa Robbins, hanging out, in the class.
She began, on her loom, with me, when I first taught, at Bead Soup. 
I now bead with her more, when we sign up for the same Designer classes,
also held at Bead Soup.

Monday, December 28, 2015

A Scheduled Beginner Bead Loom Class, Alternate Design Choice

Choice #2: Class at Bead Soup, in Savage MD, 
"Beginner Bead Loom Class"
January 16 & 23, 2016.
Call the Store for reservation information.

"Cardinaling in Silent Snow"
This cuff pattern speaks to me, even though you see the silence. The bead finishes create this scene, with white-out conditions, surrounding the subject, silouetts of trees in the background, snow layden tree branches and a light play of sun, in the background, (which does happen in some snow storms).
It is hard to share, in the photo, but the snow is glistening and 
you can see sparks of it falling, throughout the cuff.

I am now ready for the class and can't wait to see what the students pick to weave first! My 'Beginner Classes' are a favorite of mine, because I can the wheels of creativity turn, in every face.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A Scheduled Beginner Bead Loom Class!

Choice #1: Class at Bead Soup, in Savage MD, 
"Beginner Bead Loom Class"
January 16 & 23, 2016.
Call the Store for reservation information.

Meet the "Bundle Buddies", Snowregard, Mel T. and Nippy!

I'll be posting Choice #2, for the same class, same place, same date...very soon!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

If not the Holiday Themed Pendant.....

....then how about this Chickadee and Pine Cone Pendant?

Every thing is ready for the class to begin on December 5th,
at Bead Soup in Savage Maryland. 

As a matter of fact, the store has all the beads need to loom weave
either choice, (this one or the Holiday Theme, shown in the post prior.)
Go in and pick up your Pre Class Pattern and beads! 

See everyone next Saturday!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

A Pendant, Created on the Bead Loom!

It was an uber fantasic day, yesterday at Bead Soup, in Savage Maryland. We had a class full, of beaders, eager to learn advanced skills, on a bead loom. Now, lets move on to December 5th, 2015...aslo an "Advanced Bead Loom" Class. 

This Pendant, AND ANOTHER THEME I WILL OFFER, NOT CHRISTMAS RELATED, is a new technique that will heighten bead loom weaving skills. (Please be sure to watch, for the second pendant design being offered!). 

This class is filling quickly. So if you have taken a 'beginner class' with me, then please consider signing up. You may take this pendant to any level you desire...stopping at any stage to create the perfect Holiday Pendant you feel comfortable wearing. However, every stage to create the total piece, will be included in the class instruction. 

I am teaching another 'Beginning Bead Loom Class', on January 16 & 23, 2016, at Bead Soup in Savage Maryland. This class offers insights about weaving on the loom, threads, beads, etc. and grants you the chance to sign up for 'any' of my 'One Day' Classes, such as this Holiday Pendant Class. We share many one day classes, through out the year, but only a few beginner. 

If you decide to sign up, for a Beginner Bead Loom Class, I only have one piece of advice......Prepare for a new obsession !!
Call Bead Soup, 240-456-4568, to discuss a reservation.