Beads ~ Fiber ~ Metal
Zoom Bead Classes
Join me, as we cover a full-range of bead classes across all levels of creativity. Some classes will have step by step, easy to follow instructions while others allow for freeform experimentation.
I will be teaching a variety of classes spanning the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels.
To sign up for classes, please contact
The Bead Cellar
9823 Mira Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92131
Beaded Wrap Bracelet
Weave a double or triple wrap bracelet using your favorite beads.
Instructions will cover modifications for using different types and sizes of beads to change the style of the bracelet.
This is a good beginner class.
Swirls and Curls Bracelet
Play with color, texture and light. Take your
peyote skills to a new level.
Learn to increase and decrease peyote stitch to create ripples and curls in this magnificent cuff bracelet.
We will study the relationships between colors, finishes and shapes to create depth and movement. This is a true statement piece.
Learn a good way to create a bezel that is open on the back when you have a cabochon that is as beautiful on the back as it is on the front.
This is a technique class to show an easy shortcut for bezeling. Bezeled cabs can be used for pendants, rings, bracelets and embroidery.
Learn an easy, innovative technique to put together a lush, luxuriant tassel.
Layers and layers of fringe give you the opportunity to play with color, texture, and sparkly embellishments. Make this as opulent as you want. Scale it down to make it a wearable tassel or go big for a decorative element for your home.
Peyote Bangle Bracelet
This is a great class for the adventurous beginner. It is a good introduction to peyote stitch.
This bracelet is woven in even count peyote stitch using Delica beads and 4mm fire polish glass beads. Learn the basics of this popular beading stitch while making this lovely bracelet.
Learn a fast and easy way to bezel a cabochon with seed beads. Ndbele stitch and Spiral stitch will also be covered. Surface embellishment takes this easy to put together piece and elevates it to an elegant necklace.
Lotus Blossom Pin Cushion
Take good care of your needles and pins with this wool and bead pin cushion.
Learn to weave this brick stitch flower.
Art Deco Purse
Turn heads with this elegant purse, reminiscent of the 1920's. Take your beading to the next level with this comprehensive class. This class will cover a range of techniques from Chevron stitch, Netting stitch, Right Angle Weave, Peyote stitch and fringe. This class will be taught in 2 sessions. Part I will be learning to weave the major component and Part II will be putting it all together.
Spanish Village Adult Art Camp
This is a premier program brought to you by The Village Arts and Education Foundation. All you need to bring is yourself and a willingness to learn some new skills. Sign up for the week - 5 classes, 5 instructors, 5 different art media.