Workshops

Welcome to the updated workshop programme, designed & taught by Stephanie and others for Winter / Spring 2019.

live workshop Stephanie has been working hard behind the scenes to bring you a varied selection of designs.

Workshops are held locally at Paulerspury Village Hall, Northamptonshire, a light, airy hall with plenty of parking & superb access, all you need to remember is a packed lunch.

Tea, coffee & squash are available throughout the day.

Stephanie is also teaching at Knuston Hall, Northamptonshire, and at Sweet Nothings retreats in France.

During weekend retreats, there will be a selection of Stephanie’s designs to choose from, hopefully, something for everyone!

Do have a browse at the class portfolio page for some ideas on which projects you would like to work on, or, why not invite Stephanie to your bead group,

But for now, Happy Beading!

Shabby Chic

Shabby Chic

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

This design is packed with techniques as well as being a very versatile piece. A geometric design with a stunning central flower to include or a standalone pendant in itself! Choose between making the entire design or making a simpler version, you will be surprised how much progress you will make in a day.


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Lotus FLower

Lotus Temple

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

If you love peyote & you love geometric, this is the piece for you! and its double sided! This gives you the chance to make two completely different colour ways, 2 for the price of one. It’s a fascinating technique, and once you have the rhythm of the stitch, you are off!


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - must be confident in peyote stitch.

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Lotus FLower

Lotus Temple

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

If you love peyote & you love geometric, this is the piece for you! and its double sided! This gives you the chance to make two completely different colour ways, 2 for the price of one. It’s a fascinating technique, and once you have the rhythm of the stitch, you are off!


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - must be confident in peyote stitch.

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Bead Embroidery

Bead Embroidery

Soutache & Shibori Ribbon

Knuston Hall (NN29 7EU)

Soutache and Shibori are two very old techniques combining Soutache and Shibori ribbon with bead embroidery to create stunning effects. Throughout the weekend we will be working with ribbon, beads, crystals and rivolis combining together creating pendants, cuff bracelets and brooches. Absolutely no experience is needed as this is a fun, creative weekend in very relaxed surroundings


SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all.

For further deatils please visit: www.knustonhall.org.uk

Shabby Chic

Shabby Chic

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

FULL - New date added 12th Jan 2019

This design is packed with techniques as well as being a very versatile piece. A geometric design with a stunning central flower to include or a standalone pendant in itself! Choose between making the entire design or making a simpler version, you will be surprised how much progress you will make in a day.


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Oxford 2019

Oxford Summer School Plus

Creating with Colour

A Bead Weaving Adventure!

If you love playing with beads & colour, then this is the weekend course for you!

The designs are worked using Miyuki Delica beads that sit together perfectly creating a seamless effect, so although it may appear complicated it really isn’t! Kits will be available from the tutor booked in advance or, if you prefer to source your own beads, a materials list will be available well in advance of the course. So why not come along & explore this fascinating art form!


SKILL LEVEL: Working knowledge of peyote stitch would be helpful but not essential.

To book please visit: www.oxfordsummerschool.com

Indian Moon

Indian Moon

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

I love any excuse i use stunning Swarovski Elements large crystals and this is my latest design hot off the press! Using peyote & Right Angle Weave as the main techniques for creating this stand alone piece including some statement earrings, or, if ear ware isn’t your thing, theses would make a great delicate pendant in their own right! Instead of using a neck wire, you could work a rope to hang your pendant from, the choice (& there are lots of them!) is yours!


SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Herringbone Connections

Herringbone Connections

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

Join Stephanie in creating A Festival Of Colour through bead weaving techniques. Have fun with colour, texture and shapes to produce some stunning pieces of jewellery and accessories to keep or give as presents. A really fun course with lots of learning along the way. This would also make a great introduction to this lovely art form as there will be a selection of pieces to choose from with varying degrees of skill levels.





SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now: £35.00 excluding materials
Talisman

Talisman

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

A talisman is an object traditionally thought to have magic powers to bring good luck. Lucky or not, this beautiful beaded pendant will certainly bring a magic sparkle to whatever outfit you wear it with! This Talisman is a fully reversible pendant featuring two Swarovski rivolis captured back-to-back in a bezel embellished with tiny Czech beads. The rivoli bezel forms the centrepiece of a crystal encrusted wheel suspended from a delicate rope with integral beaded beads.

The project is worked in variations of RAW and CRAW using Japanese seed beads, Czech embellishment beads and Swarovski pearls and crystals. This is an advanced piece and students must be confident with CRAW, particularly in making joins, to complete this project successfully. This class will not cover the basics of CRAW





SKILL LEVEL: Confident with CRAW

Book Now: £38.00 excluding materials
Exclamation!

Exclamation!

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

The Exclamation pendant is a classically elegant and wearable piece of jewellery that will ensure you make a statement without saying a word. The pendant features a large pear-shaped crystal and round rivoli, both bezelled with sleek closed backs and suspended from an attractive spiralling rope with a matching pear-shaped beaded clasp.

This project is suitable for intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch.





SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch

Book Now: £38.00 excluding materials
Missenden 2019

Missenden School Of Creative Arts

Bead weaving: A Festival of Colour

Missenden Abbey, Buckinghamshire

Join Stephanie in creating A Festival Of Colour through bead weaving techniques. Have fun with colour, texture and shapes to produce some stunning pieces of jewellery and accessories to keep or give as presents. A really fun course with lots of learning along the way. This would also make a great introduction to this lovely art form as there will be a selection of pieces to choose from with varying degrees of skill levels.

Students will be able to choose from a selection of projects, all of which will have various skill levels to suit individual learning needs. Students will be given advice on colour and the use of different beads. Several techniques will be covered with detailed notes on each project.




For further details please visit: www.missendenschoolofcreativearts.co.uk

Contact for Price
Lifesaver Necklace

Lifesaver Necklace

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

The Lifesaver necklace features a set of beautiful rivolis, each suspended within a beaded ring. Each rivoli is captured in a bezel with a star-shaped aperture and a neat closed back. The rings centrepiece is suspended from embellished herringbone straps and finished with a co-ordinated beaded clasp. Make a single lifesaver as a pendant or a make enough to completely encircle your neck.

This project is suitable for intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch





SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch

Book Now: £38.00 excluding materials
Alice In Wonderland

Bead Weaving - Mini People

Alice In Wonderland

Knuston Hall (NN29 7EU)

Why not join this magical course as we work to create “the Mad Hatter, Alice, the Red & White Queen? You can choose which character you start with but you will be returning home with all four patterns! Every detail has been added from the Hatters top hat, the bow in Alices hair to the crown & grand dresses of the Red & white Queens. Why not join us as we journey to Wonderland.





SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all, but a basic knowledge of Brick, Peyote & Herringbone which would be helpful.

For further details please visit: www.knustonhall.org.uk
Alice In Wonderland 2

Alice In Wonderland

Paulerspury Village Hall NN12

Why not join this magical course as we work to create The Mad Hatter, Alice & White Queen? You can choose which character you start with but you will be returning home with all three patterns! Every detail has been added from the Hatters top hat, the bow in Alices hair to the crown & grand dress of the white Queen. Why not join us as we journey to Wonderland.





SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all, but a basic knowledge of Brick, Peyote & Herringbone which would be helpful.

Book Now: £120.00 excluding materials
Dragon’s Nest Pendant

Dragon’s Nest Pendant

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

Dragon’s Nest is a striking double-sided pendant, reminiscent of a bird’s nest only spikier! Captured at its centre are a pair of stunning German glass cabochons, a matte finished version on one side and a shiny finished version on the other side. The stones are surrounded by deep spikes made from peyote stitch and embellished with an asymmetric netted surround.

This project is suitable for intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch





SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate beaders with experience in peyote stitch

Book Now: £38.00 excluding materials
Eleganza

Eleganza

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

Coming Soon





SKILL LEVEL: TBA

Book Now: £38.00 excluding materials
Estella

Estella

Paulerspury Village Hall (NN12 7NA)

This advaned class is to make a striking and unique pendant/brooch which combines geometric beadwork with crystals for a real wow factor! The pendant is strung on an optional beaded chain designed to let the pendant stand out in all its glory.


SKILL LEVEL: Advanced

Book Now: £40.00 excluding materials