Bead Fest Santa Fe 2017
 

Workshops by Jeannine Mankins

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03/25/20175:30 pm - 8:30 pm Saturday, March 25, 2017
837, Stackable Cuff Bracelet- $114
  
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Basics, Design, Finishing, Technique Based, Wire Weaving, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Several wire weaving techniques
  • Bending and forming
  • Finishing

Stacking multiple bracelets is very fashion forward and more interesting if the bracelets are different in some way. Add some interest to your stack of bracelets with this woven cuff. Whether it is one of many on your wrist or just the one, you decide. Just as you can decide the woven pattern that brings this piece to life. Using techniques typically seen in textiles and basketry, you will fill your cuff with intricate woven patterns which will bring your simple cuff to life with texture and interest. The Stackable Cuff Bracelet is a great beginning weaving class to learn the techniques for future wire weaving classes. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: With wire weaving and wire wrapping, your hands are your tools through the majority of the project.The ability and strength to hold your project for long periods of time while leveraging against them and good hand dexterity are a must. Also the ability to feel comfortable and manage fine wire and multiple wires at one time are required.

Materials you are required to bring: Wire cutters, Round nose pliers, Chain nose pliers, a ruler or measuring device, a bead mat, task light and extension cord (highly suggested but not required). Optional: nylon jaw pliers, a ring clamp (for anyone with hand strength issues) and seamstress tape.

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837, Stackable Cuff Bracelet- $114 [More Info]
Jeannine Mankins
03/26/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017
930, Big Wire Hoop Earrings - $123
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Basics, Finishing, Technique Based, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Building a frame
  • Bending and coiling wire
  • Managing multiple wires
  • Wrapping a head pin

Big hoop earrings are always fashionable, but these big hoops have a little more pop! Using 2 different gauged wires, a few findings and a mix of seed beads and crystals you will form and embellish a beautiful pair of unique hoop earrings that can be casual enough to wear with your favorite jeans or fabulous enough to wear out for a night on the town.You WILL  complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: With wire wrapping your hands are your tools through out the majority of the project. The ability and strength to hold your project for long periods of time while leveraging against them and good dexterity are a must. Also, the ability to feel comfortable working with fine wire and multiple wires at one time. Some previous wire experience is recommended.

Materials you are required to bring: Wire cutters, chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, a ruler or measuring device, a bead mat or tray, a task light and extension cord. Optional: nylon jaw pliers.

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930, Big Wire Hoop Earrings - $123 [More Info]
Jeannine Mankins
03/26/20171:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017
944, Old Wise Oak - $117

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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Basics, Design, Finishing, Technique Based, Wire Work, Wire Wrapping

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Creating a frame
  • Wire sculpting
  • Wire wrapping
  • Connecting and finishing wire ends
In this class you will learn how to memorialize the Old Wise Oak in wire, stone and small beads to create a beautiful and unique pendant. Like oak trees in nature, no two will look alike! You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: With wire wrapping your hands are your tools throughout the majority of the project. The ability and strength to hold your project for long periods of time while leveraging against them and good hand dexterity are a must. Also the ability to manage multiple wires at one time and work with small beads are required.

Materials you are required to bring: Round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, wire cutters, ruler or measuring device, a beading mat or tray, task light and extension cord. Optional: nylon jaw pliers, bench block and chasing hammer (if you would like to hammer the frame).

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944, Old Wise Oak - $117 [More Info]
Jeannine Mankins