Thanksgiving - October 9th

We will be closed on Monday October 9th to spend time with family and friends and to celebrate all we have to be thankful for. We hope you have a wonderful weekend, however you celebrate.

Show Schedule

Our 2017 fall show schedule continues with a stop in Quebec City this month.

If there are items that you would like us to bring, make sure to let us know well in advance so we can load them into the van. So many new products have arrived and we look forward to showing them to you.

Quebec City Show

Auberge Quebec
3055 boul Laurier
Ste-Foy, QC
*Salle Beaudelaire*

Saturday October 21st - 9am to 2pm

 

Classes and Workshops

Wednesday October 4th - 1:30-4:00pm - $45
Loom Beading 101 -  Create a bracelet on a beading loom with Czech seed beads. A take home loom is included in the kit fee.
 
 
Saturday October 14th - 9:30-12pm - $45
Wrap Leather Bracelet - Weave 4mm beads between leather to make a wrap bracelet or a long necklace.
 
 
Saturday October 14th - 1:30-4pm - $60
Advanced Wrap Leather Cuff - Advance your wrap leather skills by creating this cuff bracelet by weaving beads between 3 sets of leather.
 
 
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday October 16-18th - 9:30 to 12:30pm - $125
Intuitive Peyote Cuff - Make a fabulous and unique cuff bracelet incorporating a handmade glass cabochon created by glass artist Susan Hood using free form peyote. This class is suitable to both beginners and more experienced beaders. If you can thread a needle, you can do this! 
 
This photo shows 2 different cuffs. There are more samples in store as well as the cabs that you can choose from when you register for the class.
 
Kit fee of $30 payable to Susan for the glass cab and leather.
 
 
Saturday October 21st - 9:30-12pm - $45
Introduction to Knotting - Learn the traditional technique of pearl knotting using silk thread, bead tips and gemstone beads.
 
 
Saturday October 21st - 1:30-4pm - $40
Pearly Twirl Bracelet - Using seed beads and pearls, create a beautiful twisted bracelet.
 
 
Wednesday October 26th - 1:30-4pm - $35
Spiral Rope Bracelet - Using Czech seed beads, create a rope style bracelet. A great technique for necklaces, lariats and badge holders as well.
 
 
Saturday October 28th - 9:30-12:30pm - $50
Russian Spiral Bracelet - This popular technique is great for adding a little bling to your wrist. Using gemstone beads, crystals and seed beads to complete the design.
 
 
Saturday October 28th - 1:30-4pm - $50 - *NEW*
R.A.W. Bracelet - Learn to Right Angle Weave seed beads and crystals to make an elegant bracelet.
 

 

If there are new techniques you would like us to teach, please drop in and let us know or send us an e-mail and we would be glad to look into offering new classes.

 

Looking Ahead...

DREAMCATCHER WORKSHOP WITH NICK HUARD


Have you ever been intrigued by Dream Catchers? Come and learn how to make one with renowned artist Nick Huard and his apprentice, Watio Splicer, at the same time as learning more about this symbol of Native spirituality. Nick is Mi'kmaq from Restigouche and is now living in Kahnawake, QC. Making dream catchers since the early 1990's, approximately 40 of his art pieces are pictured and discussed in the book "Dream Catchers, Legend, Lore and Artifacts" written by Cath Oberholtzer. We have one copy in the store for anyone to look through.

Saturday November 4th - 9am to 12pm OR 1:30pm to 4:30pm
$75 which includes all materials used to make a 9" dreamcatcher with beads, sinew, feathers and willow bark.
Space is limited to 10 people per class.

 
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