These two beginning jewelry making workshops will show you how to transfer these previously textile-only skills into making unique and highly detailed jewelry! You can send in images of pieces you would like to mirror prior class, and I will do my best to help you create a similar piece.
Multi Strand Crochet Necklace & Bracelet
This beginner jewelry making workshop will show you how to make beautiful wire crochet necklace using old beads, new beads, pearls, chips, and buttons- anything small with a hole in it!
The workshop will begin with an introduction to what items can be used in wire crochet, followed by the basic straight-line wire crochet technique and methods to add beads as you work. The class also discusses with how to complete your bracelet with an optional re-purposed button clasp and a discussion concerning your ideas for future items. By the end of the class you will have made your own one of a kind necklace and bracelet jewelry set.
Duration: 3 hours
Thick Cuff Crochet Bracelet
You will learn how to make beautiful wire crochet cuffs using pearls, gemstone chips, or beads to create a thick style bracelet that will fit your style.
The workshop will begin with a quick review what items can be used in wire crochet. Following, you will learn how to work with the wire’s tension, complete a double stitch using wire to create thicker wire crochet pieces, and integrate pearls or beads into your piece. The class finishes with how to complete your bracelet with an optional repurposed button clasp and a discussion concerning your ideas for future items. You will have made at least one bracelet by the end of this class.
You do not need to attend the beginning level wire crochet class to book this workshop, though it is recommended if you have never crocheted before.
Duration: 3 hours
Geometric Shaped Crochet Earrings and Rings
You will create various geometric shape jewelry in this class, including circles, triangles, and rectangles, and use these shapes to make your own style earrings, rings, or pendants
The workshop will begin with a quick review of wire crochet’s various stitches and how to choose the correct gage(s) needed for making shapes. Following this introduction, you will learn how to make each shape, connect the shapes, integrate gemstones into the shapes, and connect them into a ring, a necklace, or earrings At the end of the class you will have completed at least two pieces of jewelry that you can wear or give as gifts.
This class builds upon the both multi-strand wire crochet course and the thick wire cuff course. Please have taken these classes prior or book an extra hour to allow a “crash course” version of these techniques.
Duration: 2 hours
We offer both online and in-person classes.
If interested in in-person classes, they occur in the Toronto at a cafe located at Bloor & Ossington. If you prefer to have your class in a studio or classroom, please let us know upon booking.
If you would like to have one of our classes outside the GTA area, we are happy to travel!
NOTE: The provided materials are charged extra.