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Below are links to classes we have taught here at Meant to Bead.  If you would like to see current class offerings go to the calendar page.


Current Classes

Expand on your Kumihimo braiding and add one made of ALL BEADS ! You will love this bracelet because it is designed to bead on the go. This is a great place to begin your Kumihimo experience. You will have to pre-bead some beads prior to class.

Cost: $ 30.00
This is a great beginner to intermediate beader necklace. Take your Semi Precious Stones and learn how to make a few go a very long way and LOOK IMPRESSIVE in this necklace

Cost: $ 30.00
This ornament was designed in memory of my Omi (German Grandma). You will use multi-hole beads along with crystals, seed beads to create this ornament. It is tough and sturdy but yet beautiful. Join Shannon in learning this beautiful Baumschmuck (Ornament).

Cost: $ 25.00
Due to COVID restrictions, MTB is limited to the # of people in our classroom. So we are offing PRIVATE 2-hour classes. MTB will teach any class you want to learn as long as it is in Shannon's wheelhouse. Please have one person sign up for class. We can teach to anyone that is ALREADY in your bubble. Nobody else will be invited to join the class. In the comments section please add the class you would like to learn.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join Meant to Bead at the Art Glass and Bead Show in Madison WI at the Alliant Energy Center 1919 Allaint Energy Center Way We will be hosting the Friday, November 19th, 2021 Make-n-Take extravaganza. 6-10 pm - 6 artists plus a 7th new product test. (7 projects) then on Saturday join us on the show floor for the "Inspire You Saturday, November 20th 2021 " Visit Meant to Bead, Prairie Flower Beads, and Diakonos Designs for a GRAND passport design! I bet you can't wait to join us. More fun on Sunday, November 21st, 2021 as well.

Every other Tuesday we will gather, Bead and have a great time. Bring your Favorite Mug we will have a selection of tea to choose from. If you don?t like Tea, feel free to bring your hot beverage of choice or a Keurig pod to brew on sight.

Cost: $ FREE
Private Party Like Bead Society Meets, Brownie Troops, Wedding parties ECT. Sign up for your custom-made private party.

Cost: $ FREE
A group of knitters meets weekly at meant to bead to enjoy each other company and share project info. No cost/ No signup, just come and enjoy the crafty atmosphere.

Cost: $ FREE
Make one of two bracelet designs in this class. Learn the tricks of the trade working with two drop peyote. This modern twist on traditional peyote art.

Cost: $ 30.00
Renne Kovneskywill be Teaching this Elegant Christmas Ornament featuring one of the newest beads on the market Ginko Beads. This class is a 2 for 1. You can make the ornament OR make the Ponisetta Bracelet which is featured around the center of the Ornament. This will truly be a family heirloom. a class NOT TO MISS. Taught by Renee Kovnesky Artist, Teacher, Designer, and Author. Renee is not vaccinated so if you are uncomfortable with this please let us know. We could make arrangements to do a private 1 on 1 class with you.

Cost: $ 30.00
You will make a bracelet & a pair of earrings. This way you get hands on experience. This class will fill up fast so please stop by the store soon if you want to save a spot. The class fee includes some supplies for the projects you will make in the class.

Cost: $ 30.00
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COVID Store Hours:

Meant to Bead will have shortened hours

Monday 10-5
Tuesday 10-8pm
Wednesday 10-5pm
Thursday & Friday 10-8pm
Sat 10-5pm
Sunday Closed