We offer classes for designers, makers and novices interested in making in Brooklyn.
Basic Jewelry, Instructor: Candice Chetta
Join us for a four week class of basic jewelry. This is a beginning class, with the assumption that students have no prior knowledge about beading or jewelry making. Learn how to make an earring with beads, necklace with beads and a simple bracelet. The tools you will need for our set of four classes are: Side wire cutters, 2mm crimping pliers, Round nose pliers, Bent nose pliers, Ring Mandrel, Bead board, Jewelry hammer and Flex wire cutters, This toolkit here: http://www.amazon.com/Beadsmith-Deluxe-Tool-Kit-44172/dp/B000SNBCD8/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1401632233&sr=8-7&keywords=bead+tool+kit has all the tools you will need for our set of four courses this summer. Except for this ring mandrel: http://www.amazon.com/Ring-Sizer-Mandrel-Tool/dp/B008HU9UHO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1401633069&sr=8-2&keywords=ring+mandrel, which we’ll need when we make our fantastic rings and this bead board: http://www.amazon.com/Beadsmith-Design-Beading-Board-13-Inch/dp/B001P8RKKY/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1401633122&sr=8-4&keywords=bead+board, which we’ll need for every class! You could also use a bead mat, if you prefer! Supplies used in our classes (provided): Flex wire - .014”-.018” 24g base metal wire 24g head pins 18g base metal wire 2x2mm crimping tubes Clasps Jump rings Ear hooks
Sewing, Instructor Martine Bisagni
Join us for a four week class of basic sewing. This is a beginning class, with the assumption that students have no prior knowledge about sewing with a sewing machine. Learn various types of stitches.