You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create distinctive bracelets and necklaces. Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather isn’t simply one beading class; each lesson provides you with a new technique and several design ideas.
Beaders will appreciate Candie Cooper’s casual yet comprehensive style. Sign up today and dazzle friends and family with your handcrafted jewelry immediately.
What You’ll Learn
How to choose beading supplies
About crimp beads, tubes and other findings
How to make simple and wrapped loops
Techniques to wire wrap beads
Working with memory wire
How to crochet beaded wire
Ways to incorporate leather into beaded projects
Sketching your future projects
What You’ll Make
Multi-strand bangle bracelet
Crocheted wire necklace
Special project that combines several techniques learned in the class
What You'll Need:
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Bead board or bead mat
Bead stoppers (optional)
Nippers (for cutting memory wire)
Supplies will vary depending on the projects you choose to complete. These supplies will allow you to make everything!
Making Loops on Wire
Beaded Link and Jump Rings
Multi-Strand Bracelets and Spacer Bars
Wire Crochet Necklace
The Big Finish
Recent 5 star reviews of this class
One of the good ones
by Heather Greene
on November 16, 2013
I really liked this class! Great teacher, great knowledge!
I LOVE This Class
on September 17, 2013
I've enrolled in a few of the jewelry classes, this is my favorite by far! Candie clearly loves what she does and her enthusiasm shines through. Instructions are clear and concise. Projects are easy and within minutes I was off and running creating my own projects. I hope to see more classes from Candie because I will be in line waiting to enroll.
Beading with wire, chain and leather
on August 30, 2013
Candie is an excellent teacher and really showed a lot of enthusiasm. She is so talented and made the projects look super easy to make. Thanks Candie. You're the BEST.
Cindy from Baltimore, MD
Great intro to beading
by Di Williams
on June 9, 2013
I really enjoyed this class. I had dabble with beads before but this class gave me inspiration and the basic skills to start doing more. I liked Candie's enthusiasm and easy going manner. The instructional part was very clear and delivered in an easy to understand style. I hope that she will do another class with some more advanced techniques.
Easy to follow instruction and beautiful project ideas!
on March 27, 2013
This was my first class and I love how well presented it is! Candie makes it easy to follow the pretty simple techniques to create what looks like not-so-simple jewelry pieces! She doesn't use fancy lingo, just fun and friendly teaching as if you were right there with her. I wasn't sure which jewelry class to select but I am thrilled that I chose this one. I had no idea how easy it is to create such elaborate, beautiful jewelry. The possibilities are endless with any combination of the various ...