Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017
 

Workshops by Candie Cooper

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08/18/20179:00 am - 10:30 amFriday, August 18, 2017
101, Embossed Earrings - $35



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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Metalsmithing





This class will have you embossing like a boss in no time. Candie will walk you through different surfaces you can emboss with the Sizzix Jewelry Studio tool. Each student will make some fun charms to use in earrings and a pendant along with novelty chain from Jesse James Beads and gems from Dakota Stones. You’ll also have the option to color with patinas! Basically, this is a play date with metal, paints and beads. See you there! Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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101, Embossed Earrings - $35
Candie Cooper
08/18/201710:45 am - 12:15 pmFriday, August 18, 2017
102, Seed Bead Spinning - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Beading





Who needs a fidget spinner when you’ve got a bead spinner?! Just saying. This is my new favorite Beadalon toy! Addicting! I love creating a simple layering necklace with Dakota Stones gems and seed beads. Literally, you can make layering necklaces like this in minutes which means they are perfect for selling or gifting. Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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102, Seed Bead Spinning - $35
Candie Cooper
08/18/201712:30 pm - 2:00 pmFriday, August 18, 2017
103, With a Touch of Tassels - $35

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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Beading





There is something meditative about crocheting with beautiful silk and pretty beads…one little link at a time. Candie will show you how to create this perfectly simple necklace that pairs well with other focal necklaces. You’ll get to pick tiny tassels and charms to add to your necklace as well. She’ll teach you how to make extra long necklaces as well as how to finish the ends of the silk. The hardest part in this class is choosing which color silk and beads!. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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103, With a Touch of Tassels - $35
Candie Cooper
08/18/20172:15 pm - 3:45 pmFriday, August 18, 2017
104, Seed Bead Bracelet - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Beading





String and stitch. It’s that simple. This project is so easy to make and leaves you with a gorgeous wearable perfect for anybody. You’ll have a selection of Jesse James Beads Design Elements to choose from as well as multiple seed beads. You’ll learn what wires to use and ideas for finishing the ends of memory wire. Don’t miss the opportunity to make this beautiful piece. Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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104, Seed Bead Bracelet - $35
Candie Cooper
08/18/20174:00 pm - 5:30 pmFriday, August 18, 2017
105, Modern Wrap - $35

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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Wire work





Let’s make a frame from Beadalon’s flat wire then set to embellishing it with Dakota Stones. Use Beadalon’s bail pliers for forming and wrap your heart out with Dakota Stones and Artistic Wire. You’ll learn how to safely punch holes in the metal wire too! If there’s time, students can make a matching pair of earrings. Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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105, Modern Wrap - $35
Candie Cooper
08/19/201710:00 am - 11:30 amSaturday, August 19, 2017
106, Designing with Donuts - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Beading





In this class you’ll create a statement focal using a beautiful enameled donut pendant from Jesse James Beads then set to integrating cording and beads. Candie will show you a few different design options that you can apply to almost any donut. There will be chain, denim cord, and wire to play with as well. Ready, set, design! Multiple color options available.. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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106, Designing with Donuts - $35
Candie Cooper
08/19/20171:30 pm - 3:00 pmSaturday, August 19, 2017
108, Paisley Pendants - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Leather





Cut. Layer. Repeat. This class starts out by creating a fun paisley pendant with the Sizzix Jewelry Studio Tool. We’ll then string it along side leather and Dakota Stones large hole gems. There will be multiple materials to experiment with cutting including wood, metal, cork, fabric and more…. Feel free to bring your own embellishment for your paisley pendant piece too! Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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108, Paisley Pendants - $35
Candie Cooper
08/19/20173:15 pm - 4:45 pmSaturday August 19, 2017
109, Q and A with Candie Cooper - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Business





Now is your chance to ask me anything from what I look for in trends to where I got that bag you saw on my Facebook Live show. It seems like you’ve got questions and I’m all ears ready to share my secrets. Write them down ahead of time and I’ll answer whatever I can in the one hour class. You’ll leave with some sweet swag from my sponsors too! You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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109, Q and A with Candie Cooper - $35
Candie Cooper
08/19/20175:00 pm - 6:30 pmSaturday August 19, 2017
110, Conetastic Tassel - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Wire work





In this class, Candie invited her friend, Sandra Lupo-inventor of the Conetastic to walk you through the process of making wire worked cones with the Contastic tool. You’ll have a blast working with Sandra as she teaches you tips and tricks for forming wire with the tool. Candie will be there to teach how to incorporate the cones into gorgeous designs. Speaking of designs, you’ll have the materials to make the featured tassel necklace shown here. Multiple color options available. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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110, Conetastic Tassel - $35
Candie Cooper
08/20/201710:00 am - 11:30 amSunday, August 20, 2017
111, Knotted Crystals - $35
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Level: Beginner Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Beading





Positive energy all around when you combine pretty beads, crystal sticks and colorful beads to create this luxurious knotted necklace. Beadalon’s Knot-A-Bead makes knotting easy too! You’ll attach your knotted strand to pretty chain for a stunning necklace that will bring compliment after compliment.
You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: None

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111, Knotted Crystals - $35
Candie Cooper