‘Little Steps’ Wire Workshop

$60.00 $120.00

 

Take your wire work skills to the next level and learn how to make this gorgeous pendant with a stepped weave frame in your choice of wire finish (shown in copper but silver, gold and rose gold is also possible).
You will also learn how to encase a focal bead and create an edged bail and coiled twists.

The focal bead/drop will be your choice and can be smaller than shown in the photo or a different colour. We will have a few to choose from and you can also bring your  own if desired (see below).

 

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Description

Date & Time:
Sunday 31st July 2022
10.00am – 4.30pm

Venue:
The Whimsical Bead Studio, in Healesville, Vic
EFTPOS & Credit Card Facilities Available

Tutor:
Alana Jones of  ‘Sparkling Dragon Design’.
Alana has been creating and making since around 8 years of age and has always been delighted by pretty sparkly things, so of course designing jewellery was the perfect avenue for her!
Being surround by a rainbow of beads and an array of components makes her very happy. As a jewellery maker wire is one of her favourite mediums, as it can be bent and shaped into almost anything!

Skill Level:
This workshop is suitable for students with some wire work experience although patient beginners are welcome – please just let us know upon booking.

Cost:
$120 plus materials.
There is no kit fee simply purchase what you need on the day from The Whimsical Bead studio.
Wire will be available for purchase as well as range of beads (but you are welcome to bring your own if you’d like to – see below).

All bookings require a deposit with the balance to be paid on the day.

Payment plans are available so please do not hesitate to contact us if you require this option.
Bookings will be made on a first come, first served basis however a deposit must be made before your booking is secure.

Places are strictly limited.

 

What to Bring:
  • Pliers – Round Nose, Flat Nose, Side Cutters, Nylon Jaw Pliers (or borrow ours. Please let us know if you need to borrow a set of pliers upon booking);
  • Stepped Bail Making Pliers (Optional – we will have some to share)
  • Wooden Ring Clamp (Optional – we will have some to share)
  • If you would like to bring your own wire you will need 20g and 28g round wire in your choice of colour (or purchase on the day);
  • Magnification and lighting (if required). We have good light in the studio however some students prefer to bring their own mini lamps with them which you are welcome to do;
  • 1 x Top Drilled Crystal/Bead size 20mm to 40mm approx. (whatever your preference) (or purchase on the day);
  • 1 x 8 to 12mm Bead  (whatever your preference) (or purchase on the day)
  • Your lunch (or you can go into town on your lunch break);
  • Notebook/Pen/Pencil if you would like to take notes.

 

If you would like to book a position for this class, you can do so online (preferred, so we all have a copy of the transaction), call Dani on 0412 662 179 or send an email to dani@thewhimsicalbead.com.au .  Once you have booked in, you will receive a ‘Confirmation of Booking’ email a week or two before the workshop which will include any extra information you will need for this workshop.

Extra Information Regarding COVID:
Please note, COVID safety measures will be in place on the day. These may vary from workshop to workshop according to current government regulations.
We ask that you remember that we are a home based business run by someone with chronic illnesses. Many of our visitors are also immune compromised. Please do not visit the studio if you are unwell in any way, have recently had a covid test and are awaiting the results or have been in contact with someone who has been unwell. If you arrive to the studio and are seen to have covid symptoms you may be asked to leave. We ask that you please respect our guidelines when entering the studio to keep yourself and everyone attending, safe.

Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions or concerns please just ask.

We look forward to seeing you at the Studio very soon!