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La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
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February 2018

Three-Sided Right Angle Weave with a Pinch

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35

Doris will be teaching this class at the Bead&Button show in 2018.  Be the first to take this class!! This necklace uses size 11/0 seed beads and pinch beads in a three sided right angle weave chain.  The chain is durable and flexible and the pinch beads add a fun element of interest.  The chains are stitched together with right angle weave just before the focal bead is added.  Three sided right angle weave can be challenging and knowledge of…

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Chic Cuff

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35

This bracelet works up easily and lays elegantly on the wrist!  It uses two-hole Tilas and SuperDuos combined with seed beads and crystals.  Rizos can be used along the edge or additional crystals, drop, daggers, et al,  can be used instead. 

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March 2018

Flat Chenille

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$25 5 tickets left

Are you looking for a new technique to use as a base for your next bracelet?  Well here it is: Flat Chenille!  Flat Chenille is a netting technique that is extremely versatile and forgiving.  This means your beads don't need to be consistent in size and shape.  It lends itself to many types of beads: Tilas, SuperDuos, Bicones, Rondelles, and even Bugle beads. So join us and add Flat Chenille to your repertoire.

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Open Beading

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States

Grab your friends and your unfinished projects and join us for our new Open Beading Night! Our goal is to create a fun, friendly, inclusive atmosphere where bead enthusiasts can enjoy a night out with like-minded people. We want each of you to feel welcome, join in the conversations, laugh, bead, play, or just share whatever project you are working on at the time. This FREE night happens the first Wednesday of every month from 12-7pm.  We all have opinions…

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All Wrapped Up

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$35 5 tickets left

Leather wrap bracelets are pretty, versatile, and perfect for layering!   You will not only learn how to make the wrap bracelet, you'll learn some simple macramé knots which add a nice touch to your project.  A single or double wrap bracelet will be made in class, but instructions will be given for 3, 4, and 5 wrap bracelets.

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Bead Looming 101

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$25 6 tickets left

This beautiful and traditional Native American art form is a great way to make jewelry.  You'll learn how to set up the loom and weave your way to a beautiful piece of art...jewelry.  

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Simply Spirals

March 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$25 6 tickets left

Have you ever wanted to try out the peyote stitch?  Now’s your chance to learn the basics!  In this beginners class you will learn how to work the peyote stitch, how to read a pattern, how to create your own pattern, and how to seamlessly join the ends of a rectangular piece to form a tube.  The fun spiral earrings you will create in this class are a piece of cake once you know the basics of peyote stitch.  Make…

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Trabucco Canyon Cuff

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Bouncing Bead, 8876 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91941 United States
$55

This class is filling up quickly, so be sure to sign up now!! Trabucco Canyon Cuff features rivolis entrapped in seed beads within hexagon-shaped beadwork.  The Swarovski rivoli settings surround the wrist, and the unique clasp can be worn on top as a focus.  Techniques include peyote, Ndebele, brick, and square stitches.  

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