Workshops

Welcome to The Bead Scene Studio workshop programme Spring/Summer 2017

live workshop Again we have a lovely selection of workshops including more of our Begin To Bead series for those of you wanting to dip your toes into this fascinating hobby or, if you are experienced, a fun day out with like minded people. Stephanie's monthly beading courses continue to go from strength to strength with five new designs to tempt you - we still have one or two places available for these; either a Tuesday or Saturday.

This time we have also included Stephanie's Beading courses at Knuston Hall, for further details of these, just click on the link.

For those students wanting to learn geometric beading we have a great starter workshop for you.

We are delighted to welcome back Shona Bevan and we are lucky enough to have her designs before she teaches them at Bead & Button in the USA this June!

Beading Buddies is our lively Thursday Beading social group, you don't have to re book, it's 10.00am - 3.00pm every Thursday and costs just £5.00p, with as much Tea & Coffee as you can possibly drink.

To book any of our workshops simply phone or pop into the studio with payment for the course or courses you would like to book.

And, as an added bonus, students enjoy 10% discount on purchases whilst attending any of our workshops (excludes books, mags & sale items).

Happy Beading, The Bead Scene

Summer School

2017 Monthly Beading Course

Set over 5 sessions, one design per month on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday join our monthly beading course. Price covers all 5 sessions.
SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £100.00 (excluding materials)
Geometric Gathering 2

A Geometric Gathering

Spend the day with like minded people who love Geometric beadwork, feel free to bring along a kit, book or pattern you are working on & let Stephanie assist you with any problems you are having with your work.

SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £15 (excluding materials).
Spiral Rope

Begin To Bead - Floral Spiral Rope

Spiral rope is one of the core techniques & is a great introduction to this amazing art form, but this is Spiral rope with a twist, a gorgeous floral display of Spring blooms to set the whole piece apart from the rest.




SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
Loganberry Lariat

Begin To Bead - Loganberry Lariat

Designed to be casually worn whilst the Loganberries cascade down with beautifully currant tinted leaves to frame them. This piece is bursting with technique, including Spiral rope & Square stitch, together with help & advise on thread tension. The fruits could be made to simply add to a scissor keeper or shorter necklace.




SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
jelly sweet braclet

Jelly Sweet Bracelet

This design has the feel of summer with its lovely pastel tones. Discover how to bezel a rivoli using right angle weave & peyote stitch incorporating Czech pearls to set off all the individual elements. A great day for experimenting with color as well as brushing up on your techniques.

SKILL LEVEL: Basic knowledge of Right Angle weave & peyote an advantage, not for complete beginners.

Book Now £30 (excluding materials)
herringbone rope

Begin To Bead - Introducing Herringbone Rope

A lovely fluid design in which to show off your new found skill with Herringbone, using size 11's, 2 hole triangles & Mini duo's.

SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all.

Book Now £20 (excluding materials)
rivolis

Rivoli's 5 Ways

Designed by Jean Power

Jean designed this piece for her 2015 Summer bead a long (the pattern is available on her website), but if you don't feel confident to start it on your own or would just like to work along in a class environment with Stephanie there to talk you through it then why not treat yourself! As soon as you book, you will be given a little pre workshop beading to do so that on the day you can concentrate on the main features of the design.

SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all.

Book Now £25 (includes your patterns but excludes materials)
Butterfly Cuff

Begin To Bead - Butterfly Cuff

Summers here, & so are the Butterfly's, both in the garden & on this lovely summer cuff! Peyote & square stitch feature in this project.




SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
iskra box

Master Class with Jean Power

Iskra Box

Learn how to use geometric beading techniques to create a striking vessel that stands on its own beaded feet. The lid has a large crystal centrepiece and further crystal highlights incorporated into the beadwork. The class will cover all the techniques needed to make the vessel as well as how to bead variations to make a unique piece of beadwork.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced – must be comfortable using peyote stitch

Book Now £40 (excluding materials)
Kensington Palace

Begin To Bead - Kensington Palace Cuff

If you love sparkle, this is the piece for you, Czech pearls, Squares, together with crystals and seed beads. The design builds up gradually & although looks very involved - its really not!

SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
Secret

Secret Beadalong Summer 2017

Designed by Jean Power

Jean has just released the preparation work for her Beadalong this summer, and to celebrate, we are holding our very own workshop, when you book, you will be given a copy of the preparation instructions, if you manage to get this done before the day it will give you more time to tackle the main features of the design on the day!

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now £25 (includes pattern, excludes materials)
Borgia Pendants

Borgia Pendant

Borgia is a series of three double-sided pendants made with beautiful teardrop shaped pearls and embellished with crystal bicones. The workshop will cover the techniques to create each pendant, as well as how to make a beautiful elegant rope to suspend them from. Bead the rope with all seed beads for a simple look or incorporate crystals for some easy to wear glamour. Suitable for intermediate beaders with experience of right-angle weave
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Book Now £36 (excluding materials)
Summer School

2017/18 Autumn/Winter Beading Course

Set over 4 sessions, one per month on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday, why not join our monthly beading course. Price covers all 4 sessions.
SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £80.00 (excluding materials)
Poinsettia Napkin Ring

Begin To Bead - French Wire Work Poinsettia

French Wire Work Poinsettia Napkin Ring/ Brooch - This is a great technique, & although wire work, its really not that hard on your hands, all that's needed is size 11 seed beads & some wire & away you go. If Christmas colours aren't your thing, you can of course use Spring/Summer colours.

SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
Geometric Star

Geometric Star

Geometric beadwork is fascinating, as is the way this star 'zips' together. These little stars makes great gifts as well as a great pendant to wear. tree.



SKILL LEVEL: A good working knowledge of peyote stitch essential.

Book Now £30 (excluding materials)
Mc Queen Bauble

Begin To Bead - Mc Queen Christmas Bauble

We just can't leave a bauble workshop from our Autumn/Winter programme, its always so popular, & surprisingly a great beginners project. If you've never beaded before - this would be a great start.







SKILL LEVEL: Suitable for all

Book Now £20 (excluding materials).
DoughNut

CRAW Donut

Some people like their donuts with sugar or sprinkles, why not try one with crystals instead? Stunning in its simplicity, the Donut offers a challenge to those who want to practise their CRAW skills and create a beautiful piece of modern beaded jewellery.
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced comfortable with C.R.A.W

Book Now £36 (excluding materials)
Festive Lantern

Festive Geometric Lantern

This festive Lantern is one of Stephanie's latest designs, that will look fantastic on your Christmas tree.





SKILL LEVEL: A good working knowledge of peyote stitch essential.

Book Now £30 (excluding materials)
zaila chain

Master Class with Jean Power

Zaila Chain

Learn how to bead advanced 3-dimensional geometric shapes which are ideal for turning into fully-beaded chains or for using as components in other beadwork. The class will cover the basic method of construction as well as how it can be varied to adjust the geometric shape beaded, and the size and lines of that shape.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced – must be comfortable using peyote & brick stitch

Book Now £40 (excluding materials)
Woodland Fairies

Woodland Fairies

New for this Christmas, Stephanie's latest Woodland fairy design. Why not join us for a fun, festive beady day out. tree.



SKILL LEVEL: Basic knowledge of Peyote & Herringbone stitch required.

Book Now £30 (excluding materials)
Bubble Humble

Bubble Hubble Technique

Melanie De Miguel

Students will learn how to use the new Bubble Hubble technique and develop it by manipulating both the orientation of the squares and the bead colours within the stitches. As this is a technique workshop, students can expect to make a number of samples throughout the day.

SKILL LEVEL: Experienced to Advanced

Book Now £40 (excluding materials)
Wave Humble

Wave Hubble Masterclass

Melanie De Miguel

Students will work through the variety of sub-techniques within Wave Hubble to produce swatches, and learn how to mix and blend these techniques within their beadwork to exciting effect. Throughout the day there will be plenty of discussion with regard to design and manipulation of these techniques.

SKILL LEVEL: Experienced to Advanced

Book Now £40 (excluding materials)