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Bon Bon Beads
March 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
“Bon Bon Beads”
We are absolutely addicted to beaded beads, but these are not like any other beaded beads we’ve made previously — they are all made on a continuous piece of thread! Since you don’t have to keep ending and weaving in separate threads and tails, or doing any assembly at the end, you won’t believe how quick your piece will work up. Because of this we figured it would be fun to make not just a bracelet, as the original pattern shows, but to make a set. Then we put matching decorative magnet clasps on each piece so we can connect them together to wear as a longer necklace instead. We also spaced out our beaded beads a little differently than the original design by incorporating some 8mm bicones for some added sparkle!
This piece is designed by Emi Yamada, and is provided compliments of Starman. We will distribute copies of this pattern to participants who attend this class.
Technique: Beaded Beads
Difficulty Level: Beginner
New to beading? This is the perfect class for you! Beginner classes will teach you all the basics; no previous experience is necessary. These classes are small in size so you’ll get plenty of teacher time. You’ll begin to familiarize yourself with the terminology of jewelry making and where applicable, start to understand how to read patterns.
Please note that these prices do not include materials. Material costs vary.
$15 Single class price
$10 Multi-class package price
Multi-class packages are $80 for 8 classes. Packages are good for a 6-month period, starting from the date of first use. Packages can be used on most of the classes offered, however specialty and guest instructor classes regularly priced higher than $15 do not qualify.
$0 Your first class is free!
This class qualifies for our promotion, so if this is your first time joining us in the beading room, be sure to let us know when you register and we’ll waive the fee.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted a minimum of 2 business days prior to the event in order to receive credit that can be used towards another class or merchandise. This policy also applies to registrants using a pre-paid multi-class package to avoid having the class deducted from your total. (Please note that due to the limited staffing we have at this time, we will not be able to do reminder calls before all classes, so be sure to put your dates on your calendar.)
Materials & Supplies Needed (approximate)
- 6mm round beads (50 pieces)
- 8mm beads (18 pieces)
- 3mm round beads (main color; 136 pieces)
- 3mm beads (accent color; 36 pieces)
- 8 seed beads (2 grams)
- 11/0 seed beads (5 grams)
- Single strand clasps
You’ll also need fireline and a beading needle. An awl & thread burner not required, but are very helpful!
We kindly ask that you use beads purchased at our store when in our beading room.