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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.

Classes

Current Classes


Girls Scout Troop Private Class

Cost: $ FREE
Are you puzzled by the little finishes? You learned a lot in the basic 101 class and are now ready for the next step? Well, let Shannon guide you through the maze of finishes. Wire Wrap headpins, leather tips attachments, adding cones, and so much more. Bring your questions she will try and answer them all.

Cost: $ FREE
Steam Punk is all the rage so don't miss out on this great learning opportunity. You will be learning to use the out of the box tools to emboss your metal. Using special inks to colorized your base.

Cost: $ 25.00
Wishbone Pendant was inspired by the popular wishbone bracelet from the 70's but this version is a lot easier. Using a heaver gauge wire, you will be able to easily forge the key shape of the pendant. This Class is Premiering the Book : Minimal Metal Jewelry by Kieu Pham Gray You will also receive $5 toward the premiered book if you like what you learned .

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn freeform bead weaving with wire to create a one of a kind necklace. You will learn to make a core around chain and how to add to that core to achieve the shape you want.

Cost: $ 25.00
Create a stunning pair of earrings and necklace by adding a rich texture to metal. Then, add color with alcohol ink, and create a designer look by doming round blanks. The possibilities are endless and every project will be original art. You'll learn how to "messy wrap" wire loops to add beads for your finished art. You can emboss additional discs if time permits.

Cost: $ 30.00
This etched copper pendant utilizes several skills from metal etching, disc cutting, and cold connection rivet making. Several etch styles to choose from as well as backdrop finishes and textures. Design a one of a kind piece you can brag about making yourself. Students need only to bring themselves and their creative minds.

Cost: $ 90.00
Try your hand at this fantastic weave using a combo of quality beads. You will learn how to put movement into your work. Also in class you will learn to make a properly fitter clasp from just a button and seed beads.

Cost: $ 25.00
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
Classroom open for your projects.

Cost: $ FREE
Two-part class Part 1- Learn to make two beautifully crafted glass fused pendant in the first class by layering your favorite colors. This technique lends itself well to a glass mosaic. To be able to wrap your pendants once done they will need to be fired to a full fuse. (will learn about in class Part 2 -Learn to wrap one of your glass pendants in brass or copper wire. You will learn a technique that will allow you to finish your piece in class. This technique has been taught by Shannon for over 10years. If it is possible to enhance your artwork more, this will do it! You will receive FREE copper or brass wire for one pendant with the purchase of CLASS444A If you just want to fuse glass pieces you can sign up for CLASS444B $24

Cost: $ 40.00
This Two-part class can be taken as just a glass fusing class. Part 1- Learn to make two beautifully crafted glass fused pendant in the first class by layering your favorite colors. This technique lends itself well to a glass mosaic. To be able to wrap your pendants once done they will need to be fired to a full fuse. (will learn about in class If taken with part 2 you will save $6 and get free wire. So consider Signing up for the wire wrapping fused glass part. CLASS444A

Cost: $ 24.00
Part 2 Learn to wrap one of your glass pendants in brass or copper wire . You will learn a technique that will allow you to finish your piece in class. This technique has been taught by Shannon for over 10years. If it is possible to enhance your artwork more, this will do it! NO FREE WIRE WITH THIS CLASS You must sign up with part 1 & part 2 of this class using CLASS444A code

Cost: $ 22.00
Ever get up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep? This design came alive during just one of those moments. Use a verity of products to make this stunning Cuff bracelet.

Cost: $ 25.00
Twisted Insomnia is a twisted version of Meant to Bead's most popular class

Cost: $ 25.00
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: $ 25.00
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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  • 201 E. Main St.
    Sun Prairie WI 53590
  • Monday - Friday 10-8, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4