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Basic Bangle Bracelet
9:00am - 12:00pm
Basic Bangle BraceletAugust 5, 9:00am - 12:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $145.00 Includes class and materials
Skill Level: Beginner
Bracelets are a hot commodity right now and are currently my best seller. This is a basic class that will teach you all of the necessary steps for creating a wire wrapped piece. In this class you will learn about measuring and straightening the wire. You will also learn how to bundle all the wires together and hold everything in place with strategically placed wraps, how to make the clasp and how to determine bracelet sizes for small, medium and larger sized wrists. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will be working with both dead soft and half hard wire and will also learn how to twist the wire. The class fee includes both sterling silver and 14KGF wire, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is your to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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Mixed Media
11:00am - 1:00pm
Mixed MediaAugust 5, 11:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)See Other DatesWearable Art Class By Artists of Wristy BusinessClass Fee: $58.00Kit Fee: $25.00 Includes mask blank, ribbons, trim, paint palette, brushes, crystals and feathers.
Skill Level: All
The Artists of Wristy Business will teach you step by step the process of decorating and painting your own unique art piece. You will learn how to plan the design, pick colors and materials, paint and assemble, all with our supervision and assistance. Traditional designs, as well as photographs of masks around the world will be there for inspiration. Have fun and stretch your imagination with timeless wearable art! This class is NOT recommended for children.

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Basic Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Basic Wire Wrapped Cabochon PendantAugust 5, 1:00pm - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $145.00 Includes class and materials.
Skill Level: Beginner
No experience required! This is a basic class and a foundation for many other types of wire wrapping. After this class you will be able to use any size cabochon to create a pendant of any size or shape of pendant. You will be able to vary your designs by adding or subtracting beads or crystals in a number of ways. I will provide many tips so you can produce a beautiful sterling silver wrapped pendant. A black silk cord will be provided so you can proudly wear your creation home! Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will learn how to measure, cut, clean and straighten your wire, You will also learn how to bundle and wrap your wire as well as how to make a bail. You will be working with half hard wire and will also learn how to twist the wire. The class fee includes sterling silver wire, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface, a custom made dichroic glass cabochon, a black silk cord and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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Wire Wrap Bracelet
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Wire Wrap BraceletAugust 5, 4:00pm - 6:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Cathi MilliganClass Fee: $60.00
Skill Level: All
Beginners are welcome to this wire wrap bracelet class. I've found that the best way to learn wire wrapping is to make a bracelet. You repeat the steps over and over and the next thing you know you've made a bracelet. A variety of wire, beads, and a lobster claw clasp will be available for purchase. Tools are provided for this two hour class.

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Wire Sculpture Gemstone Donut
9:00am - 12:00pm
Wire Sculpture Gemstone DonutAugust 6, 9:00am - 12:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $145.00 Includes class and materials
Skill Level: Beginner
So now you have come to the bead show and you see wonderful gemstone “donuts”. But, what to do with them? This class will teach you how to create a spectacular piece of jewelry showcasing this type of stone. You will learn how to measure enough wire, how to bind your bundle of wire, learn a bit of wire sculpture and how to make a bail. Wire sculpture is more flowing than regular wire wrapping and gives each piece a unique look all its own. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will be working with dead soft wire and will learn how to clean measure and straighten the wire. The class fee includes sterling silver wire, a gemstone of your choice, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is your to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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First time Ever! Kids Painting Workshop!
10:00am - 11:00am
First time Ever! Kids Painting Workshop!August 6, 10:00am - 11:00am (ALREADY PAST)Painting Class By Artists of Wristy BusinessClass Fee: $17.50
Skill Level: All
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Mixed Media
11:00am - 1:00pm
Mixed MediaAugust 6, 11:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)See Other DatesWearable Art Class By Artists of Wristy BusinessClass Fee: $58.00Kit Fee: $25.00 Includes mask blank, ribbons, trim, paint palette, brushes, crystals and feathers.
Skill Level: All
The Artists of Wristy Business will teach you step by step the process of decorating and painting your own unique art piece. You will learn how to plan the design, pick colors and materials, paint and assemble, all with our supervision and assistance. Traditional designs, as well as photographs of masks around the world will be there for inspiration. Have fun and stretch your imagination with timeless wearable art! This class is NOT recommended for children.

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Elegant Pattern Wire Designer Bracelet
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Elegant Pattern Wire Designer BraceletAugust 6, 1:00pm - 5:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $145.00 Includes class and materials
Skill Level: Beginner
Bracelets are a hot commodity right now and are currently my best seller. In this class you will learn how to determine what gauge square wire to use with different pattern wires (and, believe me, they’re all different). You will also learn how to bundle all the wires together and hold everything in place with strategically placed wraps, how to make the clasp and how to determine bracelet sizes for small, medium and larger sized wrists. Learn about wire temper, wire gauges and wire shapes as well as all about the necessary tools. You will be working with both dead soft and half hard wire and will learn how to clean, measure and straighten the wire. The class fee includes sterling silver wire, pattern wire of your choice, a jeweler’s polishing cloth, a fleece work surface and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is your to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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Leslie Hamilton Hands On Painting Workshop
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Leslie Hamilton Hands On Painting WorkshopAugust 6, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Painting Class By Artists of Wristy BusinessClass Fee: $45.00 Introductory Price
Skill Level: All
This unique and instructive demo is interactive and not to be missed! Materials are provided. Space is limited. Sign up now!

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Wire Findings
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wire FindingsAugust 6, 6:00pm - 8:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Cathi MilliganClass Fee: $60.00
Skill Level: All
Learn how to make your own clasp and ear wires, and you’ll always have the parts that you need, made to your own style needs. We’ll make hook clasps in a variety of styles, as well as a variety of ear wires. This is just your start. Once you get some foundation skills under your belt, you’ll be able to expand upon it and make the coolest jewelry. Copper and sterling silver wire will be available for purchase. Tools are provided for this two hour class.

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Lariat Class
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Lariat ClassAugust 6, 6:00pm - 9:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Kumihimo Class By Kim FoxClass Fee: $89.00 Includes cord, size 8 beads and beads used on the ends of the lariat.
Skill Level: All
This class uses kumihimo with beads to make a lariat on a kumihimo disk. Students should have experience making pieces using kumihimo with beads. The course lasts 3 hours and the project will not be finished in that time. We will discuss design options for future projects and a Zoom session will be scheduled to answer questions about the project.

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Kumihimo Cheetah Pendant
9:00am - 1:00pm
Kumihimo Cheetah PendantAugust 7, 9:00am - 1:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Wirework Class By Merilou JenkinsClass Fee: $145.00 Includes class and materials.
Skill Level: Beginner
Kumihimo is traditional Japanese braiding and the technique goes back to the time of the Samurai. You do not really need much in the way of tools to get started and I have included most all that you will need for many projects. Your kit includes a Kumihimo disc, some binding thread, some bead stoppers, glue, a wonderful cheetah face pendant, seed beads, a fleece work surface and a copy of my 12 page instruction book featuring complete instructions with color step by step photographs, all of which is yours to take home. All tools will be provided for you to use in class. Class size is limited to 6 so register early!

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Plein Air Club Painting Workshop
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Plein Air Club Painting WorkshopAugust 7, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (ALREADY PAST)Painting Class By Artists of Wristy BusinessClass Fee: $45.00 Introductory Price
Skill Level: All
This unique and instructive demo is interactive and not to be missed! Materials are provided. Space is limited. Sign up now!

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