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Calendar of Classes 2012


Join me at the following locations in 2012:


Fusion Beads, Seattle, WA (May/August, 2012)

BeadFest Santa Fe, New Mexico (March 15-18, 2012)

BeadFest Spring, Philadelphia, PA (April 13-15, 2012)

Fire & Rain Chapter of ISGB, Pilchuck, WA (April 28, 2012) 

NW Polymer Clay Guild, Seattle, WA (May 1, 2012)

Bead and Button Show, Milwaukee, WI (June 3-10, 2012)

Puget Sound Bead Festival, Tacoma, WA (July 13-15, 2012)

ISGB Gathering, Bellevue, WA (July 25 & 26, 2012)

Danaca Design, Seattle, WA (Aug 11-12, 2012)

BeadFest, Philadelphia, PA (Aug 15-19, 2012)

Art & Soul, Portland, OR (October 2-6, 2012)

Bead Fest Texas, Arlington, TX (Oct 26-28, 2012)









Class Sample       Class Name Date Time Location


Metal Garden
What a great class! Thanks everyone for a fun day.


DONE
2/11/12

Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA



Fun With Faux Bone Strips
What a creative group!

DONE
3/7/12 

Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA



Engraved Tapestry Cuff
I am sooooo proud of these students! Be sure to see
their photo gallery.

DONE
3/15/12
Photo Gallery

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Metal Matrix    
Susan, thanks again for the lovely, lovely bracelet.
Denise, it was an honor to have you in class and
meet you.

DONE
3/16/12

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Fun with Faux Bone Strips
What an adventurous group! They tried everything
from lacing to layering... see the class galley.

DONE
3/17/12
Photo Gallery

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Trajan's Wall
I'm hoping to rustle up some pictures from this class.
Amazing pieces in all sizes. Inspiring!

DONE
3/17/12

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Dogwood Charm Necklace
Who wants to make just dogwoods when we can
also play with daffodils, daisies and orchids.
There truly was a Metal Garden in this class.

DONE
3/17/12

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Copper Etched Cuff
These students worked incredibly hard and achieved far
beyond what I had imagined for this project. Truly inspiring!

DONE
3/18/12

Bead Fest
Santa Fe
New Mexico


Metal Garden
Spring finally made its way to Seattle. It was a beautiful
blue day out and these students celebrated by making
an amazing selection of flora. Thanks for a lovely
day ladies.

DONE
3/25/12
Photo Gallery

Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA


Copper Etched Cuff
Another beautiful day in Seattle...we left the classroom
door open and let the sun shine in...and got A LOT of
etching done. Thanks ladies (students and staff) for a
fun and productive day.

DONE
4/7/12
Photo Gallery


Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA


Metal Matrix
Thanks ladies for a fun morning...a great way to
start of a busy weekend!

DONE
4/13/12


Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia, PA


Dogwood Charms
After class, students were sent PDF files of
4 flower templates so they could keep creating
at home... hope you are all enjoying them!

DONE
4/13/12

Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia,PA


Trajan's Wall
A determined group these gals! And they got lessons
on how to drill metal using the Flexshaft from our class
"TA"...Robert Dancik!

DONE
4/13/2012
Photo Gallery

Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia, PA


Engraved Tapestry Cuff
Again, I am amazed at what students accomplish
with this project. From hand-painted designs to
cloth-covered cabochons...all were unique!

DONE
4/14/2012
Photo Gallery

Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia, PA


Fun with Faux Bone

Well, I certainly had fun...beads, bangle and 
babes, oh my! Fun to see some familiar faces
from last year...and a few brought friends...
good luck with the baby Jenny!
DONE
4/14/2012

Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia, PA


Copper Etched Cuff
At this point, we all knew each other as at
least half the class had taken another class
with me over the weekend! Thanks everyone for
such a lovely trip!!
DONE
4/14/2012
Photo Gallery

Bead Fest Spring
Philadelphia, PA


Demo: Faux Bone Beads
Now really, does it getter been this? Demonstrating
Faux Bone in the gorgeous and inspiring setting of
world famous Pilchuck! Thanks Fire and Rain ISGB
chapter for a great morning.
DONE
4/28/2012    

Pilchuck Glass School 
Pilchuck, WA


Demo: Lunaria Annua and Swarf Felting
As a new member of the Northwest Polymer Clay
Guild, I was pleased to demo Faux Bone techniques
to this talented and creative group. Thanks for the
beautiful pen!

DONE
5/1/2012

NW Polymer
Clay Guild
Lake City Presbyterian

3841 NE 123rd St,
Seattle, WA


Metal Garden

Thanks ladies for a lovely afternoon!
DONE
5/20/2012



    





Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA





Time of My Life Pendant Mon, Jun 4, 2012 9a-5:30p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Copper Etched Cuff with
Swarf-felted Nests
Tue, Jun 5, 2012 9a-5:30p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Engraved Tapestry Bracelet
Spots added

Thu, Jun 7, 2012 9a - 4p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Trajan's Wall Fri, Jun 8, 2012 8:30a-11:30a Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


ZDahlia Presents: Garden
Layering Cufffs
Spots added
Fri, Jun 8, 2012 1p - 4p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Fun with Faux Bone Strips Fri, Jun 8, 2012 5p - 8p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Fun with Faux Bone Strips Sat, Jun 9, 2012 9a - 12p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Dogwood Charms
Spots added
Sat, Jun 9, 2012 2p - 5p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Trajan's Wall Sun, Jun 10, 2012 9a - 12p Bead and Button
Milwaukee, WI


Garden Gate


Fri, Jul 13, 2012


8a - 11a Puget Sound Bead Festival
Tacoma, WA



Trajan's Wall Fri, Jul 13, 2012 1p - 4p Puget Sound Bead Festival,
Tacoma, WA


Electroformed Faux Bone Beads Sun, Jul 15, 2012 8a - 4p Puget Sound Bead Festival,
Tacoma, WA


Engraved Tapestry Sat, Jul 14, 2012 9a - 5p Puget Sound Bead Festival,
Tacoma, WA


Member Class: Faux Bone Beads Wed, Jul 25, 2012 
Thu, Jul 26, 2012   
Eve ISGB Gathering
Bellevue, WA

Hydraulic Press Techniques w/
Faux Bone
with Nancy Megan Corwin
Melissa's Faux Bone portion on Sunday


Sat, Aug 11 to
Sun, Aug 12, 2012



TBA





Danaca Design
Seattle, WA






Copper Etched Cuff Wed, Aug 15, 2012 8a - 4:30p BeadFest
Philadelphia, PA


Dogwood Charms Thu, Aug 16, 2012 8a - 11a BeadFest
Philadelphia, PA


Fun with Faux Bone Thu, Aug 16, 2012 6p - 9p BeadFest
Philadelphia, PA


Engraved Tapestry Cuff Fri, Aug 17, 2012 8a - 4:30p BeadFest
Philadelphia, PA


Trajan's Wall Fri, Aug 17, 2012 6p - 9p BeadFest
Philadelphia, PA


Striptease



Wed, Aug 22, 2012


6p - 9p



Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA




Etched Copper Cuff



Wed, Aug 29, 2012


11a - 5p



Fusion Beads
Seattle, WA




Dogwood Charm Necklace Tues, Oct 2, 2012
Art & Soul
Portland, OR


Engraved Tapestry Cuff Wed, Oct 3, 2012
Art & Soul
Portland, OR


Wisteria Pendant Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Art & Soul
Portland, OR


Basket Bezel Flower Cuff
Sat, Oct 6, 2012
Art & Soul
Portland, OR


Copper Etched Cuff Fri, Oct 26, 2012 8a - 4:30p Bead Fest Texas
Arlington, TX


Dogwood Charm Necklace Fri, Oct 26, 2012 6p - 9p Bead Fest
Arlington, TX


Engraved Tapestry Cuff Sat, Oct 27, 2012 8a - 4:30p Bead Fest
Arlington, TX


Fun with Faux Bone Strips Sat, Oct 27, 2012 6p - 9p Bead Fest
Arlington, TX