Beading Classes

Come along and join in on the fun and excitement of jewellery making, with classes available for those just starting out, to the more advanced. Class numbers are limited, so call and book into the class of your choice today. Classes are held at our shop in Cheltenham, Victoria. Don’t forget that we have a great range of free beading instructions available for download.

Contact our CHELTENHAM store on (03) 9584 1678 [10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday] for class bookings. When booking, don’t forget to let us know which colour findings you’d like to work with if applicable (silver, gold, copper or bronze). Please note that minimum numbers are required for each class – if the minimum isn’t reached, the class will be cancelled, and your money refunded or transferred to another class.

PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT TIME OF BOOKING, BEGINNERS STRINGING NECKLACE CLASS MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE ATTEMPTING AN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED CLASS. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 15 MUST BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT.

Cancellations and alterations must be made at least 7 days in advance, unfortunately refunds cannot be made past this point.


Cheltenham Beading Classes

Our scheduled upcoming classes are:

Beginners Class
Beginners Class – Tigertail Necklace & Earrings

Tuesday 23 May, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Tuesday 6 June, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Saturday 17 June, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

***BEGINNERS – $25 per person, includes all materials***

Learn to make this versatile basic necklace and earrings in our 1.5 hour class. Techniques covered include stringing beads, opening jump rings, working with crimps, turning loops and more. The skills covered in this class will set you up to create a range of different necklaces and earrings from a wide range of materials in the future.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
Memory Wire Bracelet
Intermediate Class – Crystal Memory Wire Bracelet

Thursday 25 May, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

***INTERMEDIATE – $18 per person, includes all materials***

Using hardened memory wire eliminates the need to use a clasp, making putting a bracelet onto your wrist a snap! In our 1.5 hour class, you will work with memory wire, glass crystals and metal tubes to create a simple yet effective bracelet.

Colour of findings is silver, gold, copper or bronze - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today (don't forget to mention the colour of findings you'd like to work with).
Advanced Class – Knotted Glass Pearl Bracelet

Friday 26 May, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

***ADVANCED – $42 per person, includes purchase of your own knotting tool and all materials***

Learn to make this gorgeous knotted glass pearl bracelet in our 2 hour class. You will learn to use the knotting tool, which will allow you to create knotted pearl and gemstone jewellery.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to register your interest.
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Intermediate Class – Knotted Kumihimo Necklace

Saturday 27 May, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

***INTERMEDIATE – $38 per person, includes purchase of your own kumihimo board and all materials***

Learn the technique involved in making this fun knotted kumihimo necklace in our 2 hour class. You will have the opportunity to improve your skills using the kumihimo wheel. In addition to practicing kumihimo, you will learn to turn loops and work with jump rings to create a section of beaded chain.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
Swarovski Charm Bracelet
Advanced Class – Swarovski Charm Bracelet

Tuesday 30 May, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

***ADVANCED – $28 per person, includes all materials***

Not confident turning loops on head pins and eye pins? Once you've finished this class you certainly should be! Using lovely sparkly Swarovski beads, this charm bracelet involves a lot of practice of turning loops and working with jump rings.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
Beginners Class – Knotted Kumihimo Bracelet

Thursday 1 June, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

***BEGINNERS – $32 per person, includes purchase of your own kumihimo board and all materials***

Learn the technique involved in making this fun knotted kumihimo bracelet in our 1.5 hour class. You will learn to use the kumihimo wheel, a tool designed to make simple Japanese knotted bracelets with ease.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
RAW Earrings
Advanced Class – Swarovski Weave Earrings

Friday 2 June, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

***ADVANCED – $28 per person, includes all materials***

Learn the technique involved in making these stunning Right Angle Weave (RAW) earrings - the use of Swarovski and Delica seed beads make these earrings something special.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
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Intermediate Class – Swarovski Crystal Earrings

Saturday 3 June, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

***INTERMEDIATE – $18 per person, includes all materials***

Swarovski really does add that extra sparkle! This quick class will let you improve upon the skills you learnt in the beginners class, turning loops and working with jump rings.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
Rose Crystal Necklace
Advanced Class – Rose Crystal Necklace

Thursday 8 June, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

***ADVANCED – $28 per person, includes all materials***

Learn to make this beautiful necklace in our 1.5 hour class. Using a large toggle clasp as a centrepiece, this necklace uses glass crystals and chain to create a unique look.

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.
Glass Pearl Twist Tube Necklace
Advanced Class – Twist Tube Necklace

Friday 9 June, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

***ADVANCED – $22 per person, includes all materials***

Working with tigertail, glass pearls and metal tubes, in this class you will learn how to bring three strands into one, finishing with a bead cap to keep everything neat and tidy.

Colour of findings is silver, gold, copper or bronze - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today (don't forget to mention the colour of findings you'd like to work with).
Charmed Elastic Bracelet
Beginners Class – Charmed Elastic Bracelet

Saturday 10 June, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

***BEGINNERS – $18 per person, includes all materials***

Learn to make this simple stretchy elastic bracelet in our 1.5 hour class. Working with glass pearls, chain and a charm, this project gives you the skills to work with a range of beads to make quick and easy elastic bracelets at home!

Colour of findings is silver - students are able to choose colour of beads on the day. Class sizes limited, so call us on 9584 1678 to book in today.

Advanced classes on offer change from month to month – below are some of the classes currently in rotation – check back on the website or call into our store (1295 Nepean Highway, Cheltenham) to see when your preferred class will be running.

 

Charmed Elastic BraceletBeginners Class - Charmed Elastic Bracelet
2014-class9-350Beginners Class - Kumihimo
Knotted Kumihimo Necklace Intermediate Class - Knotted Kumihimo Necklace
Memory Wire BraceletIntermediate Class - Memory Wire Bracelet
2014-class5Advanced Class - Pearl Threading
Swarovski Charm BraceletAdvanced Class - Swarovski Charm Bracelet
RAW EarringsAdvanced Class - Swarovski RAW Earrings
class10Advanced Class - Swarovski Earrings
Rose Crystal NecklaceAdvanced Class - Rose Crystal Necklace
Glass Pearl Twist Tube NecklaceAdvanced Class - Glass Pearl Twist Tube Necklace