Bead Fest Tacoma 2017
 

Workshops by Candie Cooper

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10/27/201710:30 am - 12:00 pm Friday, October 27, 2017
101, Embossed Earrings - $40




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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 - $40
Candie Cooper
10/27/201712:15 pm - 1:45 pm Friday, October 27, 2017
102, Seed Bead Spinning - $40
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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 - $40
Candie Cooper
10/27/20172:00 pm - 3:30 pm Friday, October 27, 2017
103, With a Touch of Tassels - $40

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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 - $40
Candie Cooper
10/27/20173:45 pm - 5:15 pm Friday, October 27, 2017
105, Modern Wrap - $40

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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 - $40
Candie Cooper
10/28/201710:30 am - 12:00 pmSaturday, October 28, 2017
108, Paisley Pendants - $40
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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 - $40
Candie Cooper
10/28/201712:15 pm - 1:45 pmSaturday, October 28, 2017
111, Knotted Crystals - $40
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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 - $40
Candie Cooper