Buttercup Beads
~where creativity blossoms!
Welcome to
seed & bead weaving classes
~off loom - always beautiful.

 

Seed & Bead Weaving Classes~

 Be amazed at what some seed beads and some needle and thread can do!

Magically meditative and soothes the creative soul -

Super fun to do and not nearly as complicated as it looks!

Try one today!  You'll be glad you did.

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

multi strand fashionista

Multi Strand Fashionista

Learn to brick stitch and square stitch for two different multi strand bracelet variations. Fast and fun. Let your imagination run wild in bead choices. Call today for a seat at the table.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35. + materials

biskie

Biskie

A beautiful, delicate bracelet that works up quickly and will be the star of your jewelry box. Sign up today for this lovely class and make your own variation with your choice of beads and colors.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35 + materials

classic coco

Classic Coco

Coco Chanel inspired and simply beautiful - this elegant pearl necklace can be all yours in a matter of hours.  Let Meg show you how to create this stunning piece in one short class.  Perfect with any wardrobe.  You will love this necklace.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials.

aztec goddess

Aztec Goddess

Use the beautiful Superduos to make this geometic patterned bracelet. Soft and supple and will add flare to any outfit.  Works up fast!  You will love making this pretty bracelet.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials. 

chanel

Chanel

Reminiscent of the Coco Chanel's nubby suits - this pretty design will suit every wardrobe. Use is alone or with other designs as a necklace.   Let Meg show you the secrets -

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee: $35. + materials.

spikealicious

Spike-a-licious

How fun is this bracelet!  Perfect for your inner rebel - Meg uses small spike beads for that extra wow factor in this fun design. Pair it with your favorite jeans or work attire for that unexpected surprise. 

Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Level:  Intermediate
Fee:  $35 + materials

marsha rock garden

Marsha’s Rock Garden

This crocheted cuff is made with seed beads and drops, cubes, hexes or any variety of bead shapes. Crocheted on colored S-Lon and finished with a beautiful ceramic button or clasp of your choice. Come and learn the secrets and impress your friends with your skills. Reserve your spot and pick your beads ahead of time if you would like to get them pre-strung before the class begins. Crochet experience helpful.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate (crochet experience helpful)
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35+ materials

cocktail party

Cocktail Party

This beautiful peyote bracelet is made with batik Delicas and crystal rondelles. A new way to attach the clasp is featured as well. Lots of fun and a spectacular result. Call to reserve your spot at the table today.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35. + materials

petal power

Petal Power

Gorgeous petals cascade down the length of this bracelet. The pattern appeared in Bead and Button February 2013 and was designed by Nichole Starman. It is taught with permission by Becki Lott and it can be made easily in several hours.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35 + materials.

apache

Apache

A lovely Chevron style peyote bracelet using the new Czech Rulla beads.  It’s easy to learn and fun to stitch. Finish with a button and loop or beads and loops. Picot edged. Gorgeous.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee:  $35.00 + 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. 

blissful duos

Blissful Duos

If you love the new Superduos - you will love making this beautiful bracelet.  Meg designed this using three colors of superduos and firepolish beads.  Soft as ribbon and easy to do - let Meg show you how it's done.  It's perfect for the season.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  $35. + materials.

on the diagonal

On The Diagonal

A beautiful “Little Black Dress” bracelet that stitches up quickly and can be adapted to many different bead types and colors. Come spend a few hours with Becki and learn this subtle yet stunning technique.

Level: Beginner
Instructor:  Beck Lott
Fee:  $35.00 + 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.

Rag Rug Bracelet

Learn how to make this amazing patterned bracelet in one short class!  The variations are endless - Let Becki show you the secrets!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35 + materials.

succulent garden

Succulent Garden

Designed by Yasmin Sarfati owner of Beading with Beads in Holon, Israel and published in Beadwork Magazine August/September 2013 this right angle weave uses the new 2 holed SuperDuo beads along with crystals and 15/0s. Taught by Becki Lott with permission from the artist this luscious cuff will be the pride of your jewelry box. 

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35 + materials.

victorian garden

Victorian Garden

This romantic bracelet works up quickly and is beautiful in any color.  Flowers and pearls and beautiful duos - you will love this embellished design. Let Meg show you how.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
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.

peyote graphs

Peyote Graph Patterns

Learn the techniques and secrets to beading an intricate peyote design with this stunning beadwork pattern class. Once you learn the technique and how to use a few simple tools you will be able to bead any patterns in the series. Come spend a few hours learning the techniques, then dazzle your friends with your skills. Just pick your preferred pattern or kit like Tiger Blues Eyes, Peacock Layers, etc. Flat, even count peyote experience helpful but not a deal breaker.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee:  $35 + materials and/or kit.

 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.

Soulful Blossoms

Learn how to use pearls and seed beads to create this beautiful garden for your wrist in no time at all. A beautiful addition to your jewelry making repertoire. Let Meg show you the secrets.

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Meg McBrearty
Fee: $35. + materials.

Egyptian Collar

You will feel like the Queen of the Nile wearing this sparkly necklace! Learn how to make this half moon Egyptian Collar in one short afternoon with Meg's help - stunning!

Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Meghan McBrearty
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.

 
 

Spiral Lariat -

Who ever thought that such a simple stitch could look so amazing. These necklaces are dramatic wearable art and can be all yours in a matter of hours. Let Becki show you the secrets.

Level Beginner
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee: $35+materials.

marilyn

Marilyn

Another amazing pattern by Becki - learn how to peyote stitch a beautiful image of Marilyn Monroe in delica beads in one short class. Ribbon soft and makes for an interesting conversation piece.

Level:  beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35+ materials

About Becki Lott's Peyote Pattern Series:

Learn the techniques and secrets to beading an intricate peyote design with this stunning beadwork pattern class. Once you learn the technique and how to use a few simple tools, you will be able to bead any patterns in the series as well as read and bead other peyote graphs. Come spend a few hours learning the techniques - then dazzle your friends with you skills. (Flat, even-count peyote experience helpful, but not necessary.)

 

zen

Zen

This versatile peyote design works up quickly and can have several unique looks depending on the size and colors of the beads you choose. The bracelets pictured are made using all Delicas but it can be made with 11/0s and 8/0s or 8/0s and 6/0s for a chunkier look with a wavy pattern. Loads of fun. Great gift idea..

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35 + materials.

Cheyenne

Another great design by Meg! This Native American inspired pattern works up beautifully in many different colors. A soft and supple design that will work with any outfit. Let Meg show you the secrets -

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Meghan McBrearty
Fee: $35 + materials.

 

Backstage Pass

Here is a fun bracelet for concerts, movies, or dinner out with a friend! Works up fast and adapts easily to various beads. You will love making this bracelet.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35 + material

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.  Let Carol show you the secrets.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Carol LePage
Fee:  $40. + 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.

aloha

Aloha!

You can almost smell the fresh scents of Hibiscus and sea air with this beautiful floral design. It's a taste of Hawaii without all the traveling! You will love making this bracelet. No coconut bra required!

Level: Intermediate
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

peacock feathers peacock feathers necklace

Peacock Feathers

Introducing another original Kate Lippincott design - Peacock Feathers!  It was hard to capture the true colors of this design in the photo - but we guarantee you will love making these fun and flirty feathers with this season's wardrobe.  You can do many variations and use the design in many applications.  Let Kate show you the secrets. (Necklace shown as a design option only.)

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Kate Lippincott
Fee:  $35+ materials.

night on broadway

A Night on Broadway

You will feel like painting the town red wearing this beautiful bracelet.  Soft and luxurious as ribbon - it drapes beautifully on the wrist and it can be all yours in a matter of hours.  A perfect accessory to the coming holidays!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35. + materials

emmy lou

Emmy Lou

Emmy Lou is a great design that adapts easily to different sizes and shapes of beads. Let Becki show you the technique is one short class. Beautiful!

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35+ materials

 checkerboard 

Checkerboard

This beautiful bracelet works up fast and is fun to do. The variations are endless as it adapts easily to many shapes and sizes of beads. Have fun with this great design.

Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee: $35. + materials

  

Fringed Herringbone Weave

This beautiful bracelet is full of texture and beauty.  A perfect addition to any wardrobe - and all yours in a matter of hours. Let Becki show you the secrets!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
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

Indian Summer

Perfect for any time of year - this pretty bracelet can be all yours in a matter of a few hours. Let Meg show you how to create this amazing dimensional bracelet using a mix of seed beads, crystals and pearls. Stunning!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials

Morning Glory Lariet

Delicate as a fragile Morning Glory on a fresh spring morning - let Meg show you how to make this pretty lariet in one short class. Perfect for the season!

Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
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

Serenity

It's hard to capture in pictures the true beauty of this beaded cuff.  The soft lines blend with rolling waves to produce a very calming and fluid effect - let Meg show you how to create a little piece of serenity in just a few hours.

Level: Beginner friendly
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  35.00

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.

 

Snakeskin Peyote

This cool bracelet looks great in any color and goes with any wardrobe. Learn how to create sculptural weave using a tried and true technique. Let Becki show you the secrets.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee: $35 + materials

Trinity Bracelet

A stunning design using crystal cubes, pearls, and seed beads - let Meg show you how to create this stunning bracelet in one short afternoon!

Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Level:  Intermediate
Fee:  $35+ materials.

Jewels of the Nile

You will feel like Queen Nefertiti wearing this gorgeous Rivioli design. Shimmers and sparkles at every turn, perfect for special occasions and the holidays - you will love making this stunning design.  Let Meg help you get your bling on!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meg McBrearty
Fee:  $45 + materials.

Chantilly Lace

It's hard to capture the true beauty of this pretty necklace!  Soft and shimmering - you will love using the new peanut beads to complete this design.  Let Meg show you how to weave this in no time - 3 hrs

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $45 + materials

 Metropolitan

This sophisticated design is new to Buttercup.  Make great use of Tila beads and Rivioli - you won't believe how much this sparkles - Let Meg show you the secrets -

Level: Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials

New! Marseille (Mahr-say)

Reminiscent of the anciet architecture of the Marseille Provence  - this beautiful bracelet can become all yours in a matter of a few short hours. Let Meg show you how it's done.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35+ materials.

New!  Sweet Pea

Sweet as anything - this pretty necklace will work up in a few hours. Perfect for your summer wardrobe or all year long.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35+ materials. 

Fringe Earrings

What a great little project to do in one afternoon - make these pretty fringy earrings in no time.  Perfect for the season.  Let Meg show you the fun.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials

love knot

Love Knot

You don't have to "Tie the knot" with someone to appeciate creating this pretty bracelet. Totally textural and works beautifully with most any outfit. Adapts to any size beads too. Let Becki show how in one short afternoon.

Level: Beginner
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee: $35+ 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.

guineveres pendant

Guinevere's Pendant

You'll feel like royalty wearing this pretty pendant! Let Meg show you how it's done using the new Czech twin beads.  Fast and super pretty!

Level: Beginner
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35.00 +materials

Square Dance - Tila Bracelet

Continuing with our new Tila Series of projects - learn how to make this pretty Tila bracelet in just a few hours. Soft as silk ribbon and sparkles galore!  You will love doing this design. Let Meg show you the secrets.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $35 + materials

marie antoinette

Marie Antoinette - neclace and earring set

Heads will turn (instead of falling off) when your friends see you in this beautiful design!  Learn how to make this beautifully regal looking necklace and earring set using the new Tila Beads from Miyuki.  Simply Stunning. 3 hrs.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Megan Green
Fee:  $45. + materials

daggerlicious

Daggerlicious

All we can say is "Wow" everytime we touch this great piece - such great texture!  Let Meg show you how to use a mix of dagger beads to create this fun pendant/necklace.  This technique looks fabulous as a bracelet too. You will be amazed at how soft and supple this project is when done. It's dangerously Daggerlicious!

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Meghan McBrearty
Fee:  $45 + 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 

island breeze

Island Breeze

Flirty and fun - this pretty necklace will look great with sand on your toes.  Wear it to the beach, the pool or out for a night of dancing. Looks great in any color - and can be all yours in a matter of hours.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Megan Green
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.

Saturday Afternoon

Amazing texture and sheen makes this bracelet so fun - cozy and calm as a relaxed afternoon - You will love making this design. Let Becki show you how it's done.

Instructor:  Becki Lott
Level:  Beginner
Fee $35 + materials.

 

Nettie

Becki designed this easy breezy stretch bracelet using a variety of seed beads. No closure - just slip it onto your wrist and go! Perfect for the season - you will love how light and airy this bracelet is.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Becki Lott
Fee:  $35. + materials.

lacy

Lacy

Another pretty cuff design by Becki - this bracelet is as light and airy as lace. A perfect addition to this season's wardrobe. Let Becki show you the secrets!

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate
Instructor: Becki Lott
Fee: 35+ materials.

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

cleopatras collar

 

Cleopatra's Collar

You will feel like the Queen of Egypt wearing this beautiful beaded collar.  A fun stitch to do using various sized seed beads. Looks stunning in any color variation. Let Danni show you the secrets.

Level:  Beginner/Intermediate  (herringbone stitch helpful)
Instructor:  Danni Narwich
Fee:  $40. + 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  

elizabeth

Elizabeth

You'll feel like royalty wearing this beautiful necklace. Perfect for the holidays or that special event. Truly elegant and all yours in a few short hours. Adapatable to many variations too. 

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga or Dr. Chris Johnson
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!  3 hours.

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

 

garden of beading

Garden of Beading
 

Weave a dramatic garden of beads for your wrist in just a few hours with this great project. Deceptively easy to do and soft and lovely as a rose petal.  Pretty!

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Andrea Mazzenga
Fee: $35+ Seed kit.

disco balls

Disco Inferno

You'll dazzle wearing these pretty pendants. Stitch them up quick, and thread onto a chain and you have a pretty necklace in just over an hour.  A fresh new way to sparkle while dancing the night away.  Burn Baby Burn - Disco Inferno!  2 hours.

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

ukranian netting

Elegant Ukranian Netting

Ukranian Netting is an amazing beginner stitch to learn that easily accepts many design variations.  Let Danni show you the secrets of this beautiful design. 3 hours.

Level:  Beginner
Instructor:  Danni Narwich
Fee:  $40.00 + 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.  3 hours.

Level:  Intermediate
Instructor:  Danni Narwich
Fee:  $45.00 + 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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