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Use this handy page to see all the different classes taught by Andrea Mazzenga.  Please remember to check our Class Calendar frequently to see what is currently scheduled for the month. If we don't have what you are looking for, please call the store to arrange for a private class, we will try hard to accomdate your needs.

To register, call 484-524-8231. Class sizes are limited. Materials for class are to be purchased at Buttercup Beads. Class fees are due at time of registration. Hope to see you soon!

 

 

Hydrangea Bangle

This shimmering cuff was featured on the cover of June/July 2017 Beadwork Magazine!  It is super pretty, works up fast, fun to do, and oh so wearable. Once you understand the design, try your hand at your own pattern. Let Andrea show you the secrets to making this pretty bangle!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials. 

aloha petite

Aloha

This pretty bracelet can be all yours in a matter of hours.  Works up fast and is a great way to use the sparkling rose petals. Work the petals in large or small size - you can make some fantastic variations on this pretty design originally inspired by The Elizabethan Petal by Starman Patterns.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+materials.

 

  

Hearts A'Fire - Puffy Crystal Heart Pendant

A timeless beauty - learn how to make this sparkling crystal heart pendant in one short class. Adapts easily to many sizes - and can be hung in various ways.  You will love making these pendants! Perfect for Valentines day or any other day you want to show your love!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials.

 

fleur de lis

Dainty Delights  (aka Fleur de Lis)

A great way to use the new Silkies and miniduos - you will love making this delicate design. Wear your creation home by end of class. This project was published in the August 2016 issue of Bead & Button Magazine, pg.50!

    

level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials.

 

Aurora

Aurora

Learrn how to do this pretty lacy bracelet is one short class - a perfect addtion to any wardrobe. Let Andrea show you the secrets. 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee;  $35. + materials

Old Glory Bracelet -

An original Buttercup Beads Design - Learn how to make this scaled American Flag Bracelet in one afternoon.  Pretty as well as patriotic - perfect for Flag Day, 4th of July, Election Day, Memorial Day or any time - Once you know the pattern, then you can adopt it to make a pendant too!

Featured in Bead & Button Magazine! - June 2016 Issue, pg. 74.  Kits are available to purchase on the Tutorial page, or in the store. 

  

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials

 

pip floral

Pip Floral Earrings

This fun earring project is easy to do and works up fast.  The perfect little gift and adapts to many colors. Make a pair for yourself and give one as a gift!  You will love making these earrings. ddd

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35+ materials.

  

 

Melody MacDuffee's Twisted Floral Earrings

If you missed Melody's workshop - now you have another chance!  Melody has given us permission to teach her workshops here at the store - Learn to make delicate twisted wire floral filigrees and attach them to sturdy frames that you can make by hand. Oh so beautiful and perfect for holiday gift giving! 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials

  

Melody MacDuffee's Chandelier Earrings

For those of you who missed Melody when she was here to do her workshop - now you get a second chance!  Melody has given us permission to teach her classes here at Buttercup.  Chandelier Earrings never go out of style!  Learn how to create customizable components that are light as air and adaptable to many shapes, sizes, and looks. 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials. 

Stringing 101:  Have fun beading using cable wire & crimp beads. 

In this perfect beginner beading class, students will learn the basics of stringing and design, including review of raw materials and proper use & application of tools.  Your necklace design  will be completed and able to be worn home by end of class. Please plan on arriving early to review your supply list and to purchase any materials you may need.  2 hours.
 
Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $30 + Materials.


Earrings 101 - Simple Loops, Coiled/wrapped Loop, Custom Head Pins
 

Are your loops looking lopsided or your wire wraps looking messy? Then this class is for you. Learn how to perfect those basic, but most important wire working techniques in no time with this little earring class. Simple Loop, Wire Wrapping, and making your own custom head pins will be the focus of the class.  An absolute necessity for those just learning how to make jewelry, because an earring, is also a charm, a pendant, and/or a link in a bracelet...we'll show you how in just  2 hours.

Level: Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+ Materials

Easy & Elegant Pearl Knotting

Learn how to hand knot your pearls like the professionals!  A perfect way to restring your own pearls, re-design your grandmothers pearls, or make new gifts for weddings and proms. Students will learn how to knot a necklace using pearls or selection of beads - in any length desired. Works up super fast and is really fun to do!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials

sparkly girl

Sparkly Girl -

Love, love, love this necklace - so delicate and pretty - it goes from denim to dress.  Learn how to knot this beautiful necklace in one short class. Students should go home with a finished project.  Let Andrea show you how to get all knotty without getting all knotted up!

Level: Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materialsls

egyptian princess

 

Egyptian Princess

You will feel like royalty with this pretty and silky soft necklace.  This project works up fast and can be adapted to a bracelet and even earrings. You will love making this design using the newest two hole beads.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 +materals.

tubular bead crochet

Tubular Bead Crochet - 

Just look what a small crochet hook and a pile of beads can do! Use alone or use it to make stunning cording for all your favorite focal beads.  Vary the pattern by adding more colors and/or sizes of beads. You will love the results.  

Level:  Intermediate - Must know how to crochet
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $45. + materials. (3 hour class)

 

leaves of lothlorien

Leaves of Lothlorien

This pretty necklace looks like it jumped right off the pages of JRR Tolkein's The Lord of the Rings. Learn how to create these sparkling leaves in one short class. Incorporate them in a various ways in many projects. Let Andrea show you the secrets to making these sparkling fairy leaves.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.+ materials.

twirly girl buttercup beads

Twirly Girl

Take your spiral skills to a whole new level with this beautiful and fun design.  Once you learn the basic stitch, the variations are endless.  You will love making this project. 

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + material
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argyle cuff bracelet  

Dashing Diamonds Cuff (originally called Argyle Cuff)

A brand new design for 2015! Learn how to make this beautiful argyle patterned bracelet in just one short class. Works great in any color combination and with any wardrobe - Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Featured in Beadwork magazine -  february/march 2016, pg. 40! 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials

Celeste Earrings

Celestial Earrings

These beautiful rivioli earrings work up in no time and make perfect gifts to wear with any wardrobe. Sparkles Galore! Sure to be a favorite in your jewelry box - the possibilites are endless.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials

 
 

Beautiful Basketweave

This stunning Superduo design will quickly become your favorite!  Adapts easily to various widths - and works up fast - you will love making this pretty design. Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials.

Persian Tapestry

A pretty multi-colored textural bracelet that can be all yours in a matter of hours.  Looks fabulous in any color palate - You will love how quick this project works up!

Level:  Beginner/intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials

amelia

Amelia

We just love superduos! You will love making this stunning collar too. An amazing use of superduos, crystals, magatama drops and seed beads, this will take your skill level up a notch or two.  Let Andrea show you the secrets. Taught by permission by Israeli designer, Isabella Lam. 

Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Fee: $35+ materials

snakeskin rope

Snakeskin Rope

Learn how to use the new Czech Superduo's to make this fantastic rope bracelet.  Works up fast and fun - and the design options are many - Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials

bellissimo

Bellissimo

Pretty as a picture and soft as ribbon - this beaded bracelet will be a favorite to make.  Perfect with any wardrobe or gift to someone special.  Let Andrea show you the secrets -

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials. 

charlotte amalie

Charlotte Amalie

Soft and as beautiful as the beaches on St. Thomas - this pretty design can be all yours in one short class. Let Andrea show you the secrets - Super Pretty!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials

crystal vine

Crystal Vine

This bracelet is all sparkles - perfect for the season, and perfectly pretty all for you. The applications are endless. You will love doing this design -

level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

falling leaves 

Falling Leaves

Perfect for the season, wear this beautiful necklace with most every wardrobe. You can do many variations with this fringed technique - adding flowers, or crystals, or anything else. Have fun doing and then wearing this project. Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.00 + materials

persian trio

Persian Trio Earrings

Learn how to do three variations on this earring theme in one short afternoon. A great way to learn how to use the new twin beads and ignite your inspiration on how to use them next. Perfectly beautifull and all yours.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials


.spiral delights

Spiral Delights

All you spiral lovers out there will love this new variation of spiral weave.  Design a whole new look just by changing sizes, shapes and colors of beads.   An interesting stitch that works up beautiful in just a few hours.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials

cellini spiral

Cellini Spiral Pendant

Learn how to make this fantastic spiral pendant in just a few hours using a mix of sizes and shape beads. Once you master the technique than you can make bracelets and/or full length necklaces using this stunning design. The variations are almost endless. Killer of a showpiece, and all yours in just a few hours...

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials.

 

delightful daisies

Delightful Daisies

Learn how to make this super cute and refreshing design in one short class.  The variations are endless as you can use most any size bead.  Delightful!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials.

Fairy Queen

You will be beautiful as the Fairy Queen herself in this reversible sparkling pearl and crystal necklace. Shimmers and shines at every turn - and can be all yours in just a matter of hours. You will love sewing this design.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35 + materials.

tubular bead crochet

Tubular Bead Crochet - 

Just look what a small crochet hook can do! Use alone or use it to make stunning cording for all your favorite focal beads.  Vary the pattern by adding more colors and/or sizes of beads. You will love the results.  

Level:  Intermediate - must know how to crochet
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

Bead homework required prior to class - see store for details

Marisol

Delicate and pretty as a picture - this bracelet will be sure to please. Create beautiful effects using a mix of firepolish and seed beads. This is my single needle version of the Miyuki pattern.  You will love this design.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35+materials

Loom Weaving -

Okay ladies - it's time to put your fears to bed and learn how to use a loom to make beautiful beaded patterns.  I'm sorry I waited so long to learn this great technique!  Works up faster than you can imagine and the finishing is easy. Once you see how easy it is to duplicate this pattern - you can then sketch your own pattern on a graph paper and go to work. Imagine the possibilities! 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $45 + materials

Wire loom required. Call store for details. 
Allow extra time for class

Pretty Pinwheels

This is a great way to mix textures with any stringing design.  Learn how to create beautiful seed bead spaces to mix in with your creativity.  Easy, Fast, and lots of fun to do - the variations are endless.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials.

 

Night On the Town -

Wow - talk about sparkle!  I couldn't get a great picture of this bracelet because of all the bling.  You will love this new design because it works up super fast and looks like a million bucks.  Perfect for the holidays or any special occasion - stunning.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+ materials

Persephone

"The Greek goddess Persephone represents both the youthful, maiden aspect (innocent and joyous) as well as the more womanly self who, innocence lost and less attached to her parents, can begin to make healthy decisions for herself."

Another beautiful addition to our Goddess series - learn how to make Persephone in just a few short hours. Perfect for any affair or candlelight dinner for two..

Level: Beginner/intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials

winter frost

Winter Frost

Perfect for the holidays and the coming season - learn how to make this sparkling frosty snowflake necklace in just a few hours. Students should be able to have this project completed by end of class.

Level:  beginner/intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + materials

lady arabella

Lady Arabella

A perfect crystal pendant for any occasion, Lady Arabella works up super fast and super easy ~  wear yours home by the end of class!  Let Andrea guide your creativity.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + materials.

mosaics

Mosaics - Tila Bracelet

Create a beautiful mosaic looking bracelet using the newest beads from Miyuki - Tila Beads!  This design is soft and supple and feels like ribbon on your wrist.  Adaptable to many widths and variations.  You will love making this bracelet.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

Hera

Hera

What more beautiful way to use Tila beads than in this pretty design.  Learn how to use the new Miyuki two hole Tila beads to fashion a bracelet fit for the gods...Simply stunning!  Soft and supple as ribbon -you will love making and wearing this bracelet.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.+ materials.

Hestia

Hestia

Another beautiful necklace in our Goddess series - This elegant and lacy necklace works up fast and easy!  It would make an amazing gift for someone you love.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials 

athena

Athena

You'll feel like the Goddess (that you are) wearing this beautiful new bracelet design!  Adapts easy to color combinations and variable widths.  Even prettier in person. Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.+ materials

aphrodite

Aphrodite

"Aphrodite, goddess of romance and passion, of fashion beauty and art, has captivated poets and painters for centuries.  Known for her numerous affairs of the heart, as well as her willingness to help others find the love they sought, the myths of the Greek goddess Aphrodite reveal the awesome extent of her power."

You'll be as beautiful as the Goddess Aphrodite wearing this stunning bracelet.  Learn how to bezel Swarovski Rivioli's to fashion into bracelets, pendants, earrings, and rings.  You will love doing this project.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

Phoebe

Another beautiful bracelet in our Goddess series - Phoebe is a sculptural bangle that is simply stunning. Perfect for any elegant event.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+ materials

ribbon of pearls

Ribbon of Pearls

Soft and as silky as ribbon, this elegant pearl bracelet is perfect with any wardrobe. Looks great in any color. Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.+ materials

beaded amulet bag

Beaded Amulet Bag

Beautiful as well as functional - Learn how to make this pretty Amulet Bag in one short afternoon.  Once you know the technique  - then the design variations are endless. You will love making this little bag!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

What the heck is an Amulet Bag?

Amulet bags are generally worn at heart level. In ancient times they were used by Native tribes to carry herbs or things to ward off evil spirits. In other words, they were sometimes worn for protection. They were also used to carry precious mementos of loved ones, or prayers.  If you have a family member or friend who is going through a tough time you can put prayers in it for them. Every time you look at or touch the bag you will be reminded to send them love and prayers. Love is very powerful for healing the mind, body, or spirit.

faunes fancy

 Faune's Fancy 

New for the season - this fabulous necklace will catch your eye as quickly as it did Faune's!  A romantically beautiful swag necklace that works up in only a few hours. It's fun to do too! 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials

beaded votive candle

Beaded Votive Candle

Perfect for the holidays, baby or wedding showers, special occasions - or a romantic evening, learn how to quickly stitch a beaded votive holder in just over an hour. Sooooo cute!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials

flower power

Flower Power

A beautiful wreath of flowers for your wrist! This stunning sculptural bracelet will enhance any wardrobe.  Works up beautifully in any color - and sure to be a real conversation piece!  You will love this project!

Level:  Beginner/intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

   andromeda

Andromeda

Learn how to make this beautiful geometric bracelet in one short afternoon.  Full of sparkle and perfect for any season or special occasion. Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

suraja

Suraja (sur -ah - ja) (sun)

As exotic and pretty as the indian sun - this beautiful bracelet can be all yours in one short afternoon. Perfectly adapatable to many sizes of beads - you will have a lot of fun doing variations on this project. Let Andrea show you how to create on of your own. ~Namaste.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials

kates lace

Kate's Lace

Breezy and as beautiful as spring air - Learn how to make this pretty lacy bracelet in just a few hours - Looks great in any color combo - and so fun to do!  You will love making this project.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

double spiral weave

Double Spiral Weave

Learn how to create a double spiral effect using spiral weave with this great technique. Adapts easily to various sizes and shapes of seed beads. Perfect for every wardrobe.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:   Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials

Violets & Pearls

You won't be able to stop making this beautiful bracelet!  Works up fast and adapts to a multitude of sizes and colors. Soft and beautiful, and all yours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials.

St. Petersburg Chain

We're happy to introduce yet another great stitch to add to your beading repertoire. St. Petersburg Chain is a fun stitch to do and adaptable to many sizes and shapes of beads. Easy to do and works up fast - you will love this stitch!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+materials.

beaded cabochon

Beaded Cabochon

How fantastic is this - learn how to bead around a cabochon in one afternoon. Use a variety and mix of seed beads to turn any stone, or glass cabochon into a beautiful freeform beaded pendant.  Let Andrea show you the secrets.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

beaded tennis bracelet

Beaded Tennis Bracelet

Make this pretty beaded tennis bracelet in just a few hours - the variations are endless.  Perfect for any wardrobe!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + materials.

 

gorgeous geometrics

Gorgeous Geometrics

Learn how to weave these beautiful delica triangles with crystal embellishments and assemble into a pretty bracelet. You will love this technique - even if you hated Geometry.  Stunning.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials.

party girl

Party Girl

This bracelet couldn't be any more sparkly if it tried - a beautiful new weave for those breezy summer outfits.  You will feel like a million bucks wearing this little beauty! 2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

renaissance beads

Renaissance Beads

Pretty beaded baubles to use as earrings, charms, and focals - a great technique that can be mastered in no time, the adaptations and possibilities are endless!  Uniquely beautiful, just like you.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate (seed weaving experience helpful)
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials.

renoirs garden

Renoir's Garden

Reminiscent of a walk through a Renoir painting - learn this great technique to make your own impressionistic design. A beautiful and elegant weave that is quick to learn and teaches you how to combine colors, sizes, and textures in beading. Let Andrea walk you down the garden path in one short afternoon.  2 hours.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

  casino royale

Casino Royale

Learn how to make this beautiful Delica and crystal bracelet with Crystal clasp in one short class. Stunningly beautiful, deceptively easy - and sure to be a favorite accessory to any wardrobe.  Wear shades when you look at this little beauty...

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate  (Seed weaving experience needed)
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

juliet

Juliet

Reminiscent of Romeo's Juliet - this stunning beaded bracelet is deceptively easy to do and can be yours to cherish in just a few hours. Let Andrea show you the secrets.  2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 +materials.

lady gwendolyn

Lady Gwendolyn

You'll feel pretty as a princess wearing this beautiful bracelet - a combination of pearls and seed beads, finished with a pretty faceted embellishment. Simply beautiful.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.+ materials.

bead tapestry

Bead Tapestry

A pretty new weave for a pretty new season!  Learn how to create a beautiful "bead tapestry" in just a few hours. Elegant and beautiful, and all yours in just a few hours. 3 hours.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $45 + materials.

yin yang

 

Yin - Yang - Reversible bracelet

Here is a beautiful and fun - two in one - bracelet you can make in one short afternoon.  Pretty in any combination and economical too - (but really, who cares about that...)

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.00 + materials.

 ribbon candy

Ribbon Candy

Here is a really pretty way to use bugle and seed beads. Soft to the touch and pretty in any variation - you will love this new design!  Delicious - without all the calories.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate (seed weaving experience helpful)
Instructor: Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

 

 cobblestone path

Cobblestone Path

Learn how to create this fun seed weave in one short class - the nubbly (<----that's a technical term) feel is soft as ribbon and drapes easily on your wrist. A great look for a new season! (Beaded rivioli button clasp is not taught in class, but pictured as an optional closure technique.)

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate (seed weaving experience helpful)
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

twists and turns herringbone weave

Twists & Turns

A pretty way to coax your beads into a meandering path - learn how to sew tubular Ndebele in a few short hours. Adaptable to many variations and a great accompaniment to your favorite focal bead.  A necessary stitch to add to your beading repertoire.  Easy & fun to do too!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.+ materials

Beaded Braid

How gorgeous is this little bracelet!  A wonderful technique that works up easily and is adaptable to many sizes and shape beads. Beautiful and all yours in a few short hours. 2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + materials.

russian spiral     russian spiral

Russian Spiral Weave

Are you ready to learn another technique?  We just couldn't put this one down. Russian Spiral Weave looks complicated, but it works up fast, and is deceptively easy to do.  A beautiful finish to a great lampwork bead, PMC piece, stone pendant, or other fantastic focal. Looks great in every size seed bead too. You will love this super easy technique!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + materials.

  victorians lace

Victorian Lace

Beadazzle yourself as well as your friends with this beautiful design!  In class, Chris will show you how to create a bracelet for yourself or your friends for holiday gift giving.  Once you know the technique - then you can adjust the length to turn it into a stunning necklace.  Deceptively easy and fun to do!  2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Dr. Christopher Johnson or Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + Materials

simply elegant

Simply Elegant

You'll amaze yourself and dazzle your friends in these pretty bracelets.  Unbelievably fast and easy to do - and as you can see - works up beautiful in most any shape or size bead.  Best of all - you'll go home with a finished bracelet. Simply, elegant.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + Materials.

elegant evening

Elegant Evenings

You will look stunning in this gorgeous necklace. Perfect for the holidays or that special occasion. 
Sparkles and shimmers at every turn.  Works up deceptively fast - and looks like a million bucks. Make it for yourself, or give as a gift!  Elegant & easy and always beautiful.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+ Materials  

 triangle weave

Triangle Weave

Beautiful and easy triangle weave is the perfect project for those last minute gift ideas.  Works up fast and is adaptable to many looks depending on bead selection. You will love this weave.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

bead soup cuff

Bead Soup Cuff Bracelet

Perfect for the wedding season (or really anytime) - this gorgeous cuff bracelet will be the perfect touch to any formal evening attire!  Prior knowledge of peyote stitch required. Choose your color scheme and embellish with your favorite bead soup mix.  3 hours.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate (Peyote stitch knowledge helpful.)
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+ Materials

making waves

Making Waves Bracelet

You will certainly be the talk of the town with this elegant little bracelet.  Easy to do and finished in no time.  A perfect little piece to enhance any wardrbe.  You will love this bracelet!  

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + Materials.

 

freeform peyote
 

Freeform Peyote Weave Bracelet

The beauty of freeform peyote is that the beads design themselves!  Pick up a needle and a pretty mix of seed beads in all shapes, colors, and sizes and watch the magic happen.  Prior knowledge of peyote stitch required.  3 hours. 

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials

 peyote madness
Shown with floral embellishment

 

Peyote Madness- Flat Even-Count Peyote Bracelet

Learn the basics of off-loom seed weaving with this beautiful stitch.  Peyote weave is used in many applications of jewelry design, and a perfect start and natural progression of technique.  Students will be able to complete the project at home with the skills they will have acquired in class.  2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35.00 + Materials

peyote rings

Mini Peyote Rings

A perfect little stitch for a perfect little ring - learn how to use Peyote stitch to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35+materials

herringbone heaven

Herringbone (Ndebele) Weave

How Pretty is this little weave?!  A great addition to your seed bead weaving skills. Works up easy and fast - you'll be proud of your seed weaving repertoire in no time! 

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials 

Square Stitch-a-Rama  - Renaissance Woman

Ready to add another technique to your bead weaving repertoir?  Square stitch is a fun and easy weave that works up fast & looks great in any shape or size seed beads ~  be there or be square baby.   2 hours.

Level: Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

spiral rope       

Spiral Rope Necklace with embellishment (or not.)

Make your own version of this pretty spiral rope design in just a few short hours. Spiral weave is easy and fun!  A great beginner project and introduction into the world of seed bead weaving. 2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials

fringe fiesta     

Fringe Fiesta! 

This pretty bracelet can be yours in no time. Perfect for your summer wardrobe - goes from day to evening and even to the beach! Flirty and fun - and all yours in a few short hours. 2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35 + Materials.

beady eye'd beauty

Beady Eye'd Beauty

Super fast and fun to do - and really beautiful too!  "Beady Eye's" is an interesting beading technique that looks fabulous as a necklace too.  A great way to learn how to incorporate seed beads in with your stringing projects. Deceptively easy too.  You will love the possibilites.  2 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35. + materials

pearl knotting

Easy & Elegant Pearl Knotting

Learn how to hand knot your pearls like the professionals!  A perfect way to restring your own pearls, re-design your grandmothers pearls, or make new gifts for weddings and proms. Students will learn how to knot a necklace using pearls or selection of beads - in any length desired. Works up super fast and is really fun to do!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35.00 + Materials

 cellini spiral

Cellini Spiral Bracelet

How beautiful is this bracelet?!  Learn this wonderful variation of tubular peyote in one interesting class. Peyote experience preferred.  

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.

pinwheel peyote

 

Pinwheel Peyote Necklace

A new "twist" on an old favorite - Learn how to use various sized seed beads to make this beautifully textured necklace. Adapts to many color palates. Fun and Flirty!

Level:  Intermediate (Peyote experience needed)
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee:  $35. + materials.


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