Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017
 

Workshops by Phyllis Martin Rennie

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08/18/20175:30 pm - 8:30 pm Friday, August 18, 2017
1104, Do Dads & What Knots- $115
  
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Level: All levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Wire Work

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Make perfect Eye pins
  • Basics of wire wrap
  • Intro to different wire gauges




This is a great introduction to wire class. Wrap some crystals & pearls, make some do-dads , have some fun ! Hammer and create is the theme in the classroom . You'll also learn how to use your tools properly to conquer the shape you are trying to make ! Walk out with a great bracelet or a one of a kind necklace. the design will be yours! You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: None

Materials you are required to bring: Round nose, chain nose, & flat nose pliers

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1104, Do Dads & What Knots- $115 [More Info]
Phyllis Martin-Rennie
08/19/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017
1088, Celestial Galaxy- $125
   
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Level: Advanced Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: 3D Design

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Master the use of various shapes of 2-hole beads
  • Create a beaded bead with multiple holes shapes & sizes of beads
  • Embellish working in smaller beads

This "Galaxy" consists of two-hole triangles and crescents woven together with hex beads. Embellish with more beads and crystals to give it the "Twinkles". And if that's not enough, you'll design a necklace with more beads and learn to crimp properly AND-- oh my, you've got your own CELESTIAL GALAXY!
This is not a beginner class. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Knowledge of working with 2-hole beads

Materials you are required to bring: Scissors & task light if needed

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1088, Celestial Galaxy- $125 [More Info]
Phyllis Martin-Rennie
08/19/20174:30 pm - 8:30 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017
1091, Rope Em' - $125
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Make perfect Eye pins
  • Make beaded beads
  • Design
 

Weave crystals , pearls and bead caps to create your beaded beads (easy)! Learn to make the "Perfect" eye pins to embellish 2 different chains with your beaded beads & more jewels to complete this rope. Get ready for the compliments! Do you know how to make sure your lariat necklace stays in place & doesn't come undone ? You'll learn that technique and more. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Bead weaving experience

Materials you are required to bring: Glasses, task lamp , scissors

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1091, Rope Em' - $125 [More Info]
Phyllis Martin-Rennie
08/20/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Sunday, August 20, 2017
1319, Plumb Crazy - $110
  
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Bead Weaving

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Design necklace using one stitch & many sizes of beads
  • Bead weave with no pattern
  • Learn dimensional beading techniques


Freeform peyote is an art in itself . How do I make these beads turn ? How do I make curls in my piece ? How do I make bridges with my beads ? You will learn all these techniques and more in this class. Freeform Peyote is not only fun & challenging is all about the creating ! When you're done , you'll be so excited with a truly "One of a Kind " necklace. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Must know Peyote stitch

Materials you are required to bring: Scissors & task lamp if needed

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1319, Plumb Crazy - $110 [More Info]
Phyllis Martin-Rennie