Monthly Workshops

These workshops are tutorial type classes designed to teach new techniques or enhance existing skills. They are only available to financial members.

 

If you are not a member and would like to join, then go to our Membership web page for more information.

 

Select the class you're interested in for more information, or to register for that class.

 

2018 workshops
These technique type workshops usually run for two hours between 12.30 and 2.30 pm.


Upcoming events

    • 05 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Melbourne Meeting, Carnegie Library, Carnegie
    Register

    2017 Bead Expo Photo book Order

                             

    If you wish to purchase a copy of the Showcase 2017 photo album please complete your request here via this event setup.


    Cost:  $35 per album (Collection only from Carnegie)


    If unable to collect then postage will be an additional charge and invoiced separately.


    Orders close Tuesday 24th April 2018 midnight.


    Note: Requests that are not paid for by the close date will not be included in the order.  It is up to the individual to ensure they make payment by 24th April, 2018.


    If you have any questions please email expo@beadsociety.com.au


    Please allow up to 6-8 weeks for printing and delivery.


    In the event you wish to order after the 24th April, pricing increases to $49.95 plus if required to be posted additional charge will be invoiced separately.




    • 13 May 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Melbourne Branch, Carnegie Library
    • 3
    Register

    Netting with Attitude - Lorene WilsonClick to enlarge
               

    Level: Intermediate   

    Kit: No kit - list provided

    Techniques: Modified Netting

      

    Explore this technique of netting to create a basic triangle for use as earrings, a feature toggle or as a beaded bead as part of a necklace or bracelet.

    Vary the basic design using two-hole beads (Superduos) or montees for some added bling.

            

    See requirements list and tutor details here.

       

    Different ways to connect as a bracelet or as a feature piece will be shown.

    Intermediate students will cope best with this technique. The ability to work with small beads and follow and retrace a set thread path is required, but full instructions will be supplied.
    BYO light is suggested. We will supply power boards and extension cords.

     

       

     

    • 10 Jun 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Melbourne Branch, Carnegie Library
    • 12
    Registration is closed

    Diamond Weave Earrings - Christine MoleClick to enlarge
    Bookings open 1 May 2018          

       
    Level: Beginner   

    Kit Available: $15 (Opt) List provided     

    Techniques: Bead weaving 

     

    Diamond Weave was developed by Gerlinde Lenz and Cath Thomas. This stitch creates a flexible flat piece with parallel rows and although it looks similar to RAW, is in fact, quite different. It works best with round or oval beads and has a quite distinct vocabulary to describe the various rows.

     

    See specific requirements list and tutor details here.      

     

    Note: Different colour beads are used in each section as shown for the purpose of teaching the technique easily. Buying a couple of multi coloured fire polished strands is an easy, economical way to go. 

      

     

     

     

     

       

     


        

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