Rememberance Day

We will be closed until 12:30pm on Monday November 11th. We hope you are able to take some time to pause and remember those who have and continue to serve this fine country. We are grateful for their service.

These are poppies that Carrie has created for her family members after taking a workshop here at Canada Beading from Naomi Smith last fall. The design was changed but the technique is the same that was taught in the class.

Show Schedule

Our 2019 show season is almost complete. We have 2 stops this month - London, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec. We hope you are able to stop by to visit and see all the new items that have been added to our product lines. If there is something that you would like us to bring, please make sure to let us know early so we can get it into the van.

London Gem and Mineral Show

Western Fairgrounds - Agriplex Building
316 Rectory St.
London, ON

Friday November 15th - 3pm to 9pm
Saturday November 16th - 10am to 6pm
Sunday November 17th - 10am to 5pm

Montreal Gem and Mineral Show

Place Bonaventure
800 De La Gauchetiere Ouest
(Metro Bonaventure)
Montreal, Quebec

Friday November 29th - 12pm to 9pm
Saturday November 30th - 10am to 7pm
Sunday December 1st - 10am to 5pm



This is the perfect time of year to sign up for a class and create something new. Many class projects would make great gifts. We are offering a variety of classes this month but space is limited so make sure to sign up soon to avoid disappointment.

Tuesday November 5th - 1:30 to 4pm - $55
Beaded Kumihimo - Learn the traditional Japanese braiding techniue adding beads to create a beautiful bracelet

Saturday November 9th - 9:30-12pm - $45

Wire Bending and Chain Necklace - Using sterling silver wire and chain, learn to bend and wrap wire to connect bead segments. You will also make a pair of earrings.

Tuesday November 12th - 1:30 to 4pm - $50
Beaded Scarf - Using seed beads, create a beaded scarf while learning the netting technique.

Saturday November 16th - 9:30 to 12pm - $45
Introduction to Knotting - Learn the traditional technique of pearl knotting using silk thread, bead tips and gemstone beads.

Saturday November 16th - 1:30 to 4pm - $45
Knotting with French wire - Advance your knotting skills with this professional finish. Gemstone beads, silk thread and French wire will be used.



Learn the basics of tambour beading with the talented Tamara Rubilar from Montreal.

Tamara is a specialist in textile embellishment and art embroidery. Trained in Europe, she has studied at the Ecole Lesage in Paris, the Royal School of Needlework in London and goldwork in Spain. You will learn how to attach the fabric to the frame to achieve a taut working surface, how to transfer a drawing to the fabric, how to do the basic chainette stitch and how to insert beads. Plan some time during the week between classes to do some work on your own.

Dates: Tuesday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
Time: 9:00am to 1:00 pm
Workshop Cost: $160.00
Kit fee: $20.00 (includes organza fabric, beads, thread, ribbon)
There is a small list of items including a scroll frame and tambour hook to bring to the workshop. Details will be given to you upon sign up. 

Only 2 spaces left, if you are interested, please register soon to avoid missing out.

Tuesday November 19th - 1:30 to 4pm - $40
Beading 101 - Learn the basics of beading including earring design and crimping. We will walk you through the tools, stringing materials and metals found in the beading world.

Saturday November 23rd - 9:30 to 12pm - $55
Russian Spiral Bracelet - Create a spiral bracelet with gemstone beads, crystals and seed beads.

Saturday November 23rd - 1:30 to 4pm - $50
Wrapped Leather Bracelet - Weave 4mm beads between leather ot make a wrap bracelet or a long necklace. Try changing the beads for different styles of bracelets.


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