2019 Classes

The Dragon’s Odyssey Studio

150 Main Street, Flemington NJ 08822

Wireworking 101

Friday, July 5

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Learn how to make simple loops, wrapped loops, 4 styles of headpins, earwires, an ‘S’ clasp, jump rings, and how to wrap a large bead. What to look for when buying tools and metals will be covered. These techniques will start you on your way to making earrings, bracelets and necklaces with your favorite beads.

Class Fee $25.00  Kit Fee $10

Register for this class through the link on the calendar page.

Wireworking 101

Viking Knit

Sunday, July 7, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Learn to viking knit using the Lazee Daizee Viking Knit tool invented by Stephanie Eddy.

Class Fee $25.00  Kit Fee $10.00

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Viking Knit in Niobium

Stringing: Tips and Tricks

Friday, July 12, 6:00 -9:00 pm

What are those funny shaped metal pieces used for? How can you keep beading wire from slipping loose after you crimp it? Crimp covers? Bead shaped crimps? What crimping pliers should you use?

Come and ask all those questions and more and see how it all works to improve the look of your strimging creations.

Class Fee $25.00  Kit Fee $15.00

Register for this class through the link on the calendar page.

Stringing Findings

Resin Basics

Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Want to know what you can do with resin? Want to know the difference between 2-part resin and UV resin?

Come and play with the 2 types of resin and make ome pretty jewelry!

Kit includes: 3 oz set of 2-part resin, 1 oz bottle of UV resin, aluminium chain, earwires, jump rings, headpins and eyepins.

Class Fee $50.00  Kit Fee $35.00

Register for this class through the link on the calendar page.

Resin samples

Making Bead Caps and Cones

Sunday, July 14, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Bead caps accent special beads and cones will do the same thing for your multi-strand stringing projects. Learn to make your own caps and cones to ensure your creations are unique.

Tools will be provided.

Class Fee $30.00  Kit Fee $20.00

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Bead caps

Wire Weaving Introduction

Friday, July 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

There are so many things you can do with wire. Wire weaving translates basketweaving techniques to create stunning jewelry.

Tools will be provided, but if you want to work with your own pliers and cutters you may bring them.

Kit includes: 2 gauges of copper wire

Class Fee $25.00  Kit Fee $15.00

Register for this class through the link on the calendar page.

Wire weaving

Perfect Your Anodizing With PnP Blue

Saturday, July 29, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Master working with PnP Blue as a resist to developintricate patterns for anodizing you niobium creations. PnP can also be used as a resist for etching other metals. Time for lunch is included. Bring your own or there is plenty of time to go out and get some.

Kit includes: 3 inches x 6 inches 26-gauge unanodized niobium sheet

Class Fee $50.00  Kit Fee $30.00

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PnP samples

Lucy’s Bead Boutique

Sunday, July 21

Niobium Cab Set Pendant

Floral Trellis

Go to https://lucysbeadboutique.com for details.

Resin Cab

Niobium Open Studio

Friday, July 26, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Want to work on your anodizing skills? Marti will be there to help.

Studio Fee $20.00

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Anodizing

NTaJ: Let’s Get Jiggy With It!

Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Experience the possibilities of the Now That’s a Jig! without having to buy one. Repeatable links and unique wire shaping is possible using this jig. And the pegs will not wander off as you bend your wire. Time for lunch is included.

A NtaJ, pliers and wire cutters will be available for each student.

Class Fee $50.00  Kit Fee $15.00

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NTaJ!

Polymer Play: Beads

Sunday, July 28, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Let’s make polymer clay beads. Everything will be provided.

Class Fee $30.00  Kit Fee $20.00

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Polymer beads

Portals: Connections Are Riveting

Saturday, August 3, 10:00 – 5:00 pm

Cut, file and sand shapes to emboss with the Sizzix Big Kick and paint by anodic painting. Then cut a porthole frame that can be riveted over the scene.  Pendants will then be hung on SilverSilk and aluminium chain. Time for lunch is included.

Class Fee $50.00  Kit Fee $40.00

Register for this class through the link on the calendar page.

Portals