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Announcements & Discount

It is with a sad heart that I share with you that July will be my last month of Bead Corner Design Academy classes. I have enjoyed teaching with BCDA the past two years.  The good news is that I still have a month and a half of classes on the schedule at both stores. And even better – if you come in to either store between now and Saturday 6/23, you can save 25% off all jewelry classes left on my schedule! You can register for any classes in June and July, but you must do so in-store by Saturday 6/23 to receive the 25% discount.

I have always said that I am happy to add classes to my schedule, and this continues to be true. If there are any classes listed here that you would like to see me offer before the end of July, please let me know. I am happy to add classes, or even additional sessions of a class that is already offered on a date that isn’t good for you. Please email me at mail@rippingitdown.com. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. Also, please note that the classes scheduled for Saturday, 7/7, at the Midlothian store have been moved to the following Saturday, 7/14. No   need to rush back from your Independence Day vacations!

Also, if you would like to keep up with me, you can still do so via twitter, facebook, pinterest (where I post lots of crafty and jewelry ideas), on my website, or you can sign up for my mailing list to find out where I’ll be vending so you can stop by and say hi!

May 19th Open House

Michaels will be having another classroom Open House on Saturday, May 19, from 1-3. Stop by your local store to meet the instructors and find out about all the exciting class options. You can say hi to me at the W Broad St store, but there will be samples and sign-up sheets for my classes at the Midlothian store that day as well! At the W Broad St store, this will be a great opportunity to meet our new scrapbooking instructor!

July 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

7/3 6:30-8:30 Wire Crochet (Tue)
7/6 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Wire Wrap. (Fri)
7/14 10-12 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet (Sat)
2-4 Fundamentals of Crimping
4-6 Fundamentals of Metal Stamping
6-8 Fundamentals of Pearl Knotting
7/23 12-2 Fund. of Bead String. (Mon)
2-4 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping
4-6 Intermediate Bead Stringing (3-Strand)
6-8 Intermediate Bead String: Crystal Cuff
7/26 6:30-8:30 Advanced Wire Wrapping Ring (Thurs)

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9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

7/1 3-5 Fun Bead Stringing (Sun)
5-7 Wire Crochet
7/8 3-5 Fun Crimping (Sun)
5-7 Metal Stamping
7/10 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Bead Stringing: Crystal Cuff (Tue)
7/21 2-4 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet (Sat)
4-6 Fun Wire Wrapping
6-8 Intermediate Bead Stringing (3-strand necklace)
7/25 6:30-8:30 Advanced Wire Wrapping: Ring (Weds)

June 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

6/7 6:30-8:30 Demos (Thurs)
6/9 4-6 Wire Crochet (Sat)
6-8 Intermediate Bead String: Crystal Cuff
6/14 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Bead Stringing (Thurs)
6/21 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Crimping (Thurs)
6/23 4-6 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet (Sat)
6-8 Pearl Knotting
6/28 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping (Thurs)

WEST END
9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

6/10 3-5 Metal Stamping (Sun)
5-7 Intermediate Wire Wrapping
6/12 6:30-8:30 Fun Bead Stringing (Tue )
6/19 6:30-8:30 Fun Crimping (Tue )
6/24 3-5 Wire Crochet (Sun)
5-7 Intermediate Bead Stringing: Crystal Cuff
6/26 6:30-8:30 Fun Wire Wrap. (Tue )
6/30 2-4 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet (Sat)
4-6 Metal Stamping
6-8 Pearl Knotting

March 3rd Open House 1-3

Michaels will be having another classroom Open House on Saturday, March 3, from 1-3. Stop by your local store to meet the instructors and find out about all the exciting class options. I will be at the W Broad St store, but there will be samples and sign-up sheets for my classes at the Midlothian store that day as well!

Michaels has also added a number of FREE demos and Make-It Take-Its (one free, one with purchase) for March, so please check the March schedule below as some changes have been made!

 

May 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

5/2 7-8 Demos (Weds)
5/4 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Wire Wrapping (Fri)
5/5 3-5 Fundamentals of Pearl Knotting (Sat)
5-7 Fundamentals Chain Maille: Byzantine
7-9 Fundamentals Chain Maille: Double Spiral
5/9 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals Of Bead Stringing (Weds)
5/16 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals Of Crimping (Weds)
5/22 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Chain Maille: Box (Tues) – I recommend having done the Fundamentals Byzantine weave before the Box
5/23 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals Of Wire Wrapping (Weds)
5/30 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Bead Stringing: 3 Strand Necklace (Weds)


WEST END

9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

5/3 6:30-7:30 Demos (Thurs)
5/6 2-3 Demos (Sun)
3-5 Fund. Chain Maille: Byzantine
5-7 Fund. Pearl Knotting
5/10 6:30-8:30 Fund. Bead String.  (Thurs)
5/11 6:30-8:30 Int. Wire Wrap (Fri)
5/15 6:30-8:30 Int. Chain Maille: Box (Tues) – I recommend having done the Fundamentals Byzantine weave before the Box
5/17 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Crimping (Thurs)
5/24 6:30-8:30 Fund. Wire Wrap (Thurs)
5/29 6:30-8:30 Int. Bead String: Crystal Cuff (Tues)
5/31 6:30-8:30 Int. Bead String: 3 Strand Necklace (Thurs)

April 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140


4/3 7-8 Demos (Tues)
4/4 6:30-8:30 Funamentals Of Bead Stringing (Weds)
4/10 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet (Tues)
4/17  6:30-8:30 Fundamentals Of Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops (Tues)
4/21 10-11 Demos (Sat)
12-2 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet
2-4 Fundamentals Of Crimping
4-6 Fundamentals Of Wire Wrapping
6-8 Intermediate Chain Maille: Half Persian 3-1
4/24 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Pearl Knotting (Tue)
4/25 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Bead Stringing: Watches (Wed)
4/27 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Chain Maille: Byzantine (Fri)

 

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9856 W Broad St, 967-7051


4/5 6:30-7:30 Demos (Thurs)
4/12 6:30-8:30 Fund. Wire Crochet (Thurs)
4/18 6:30-8:30 Fund. Bead String. (Weds)
4/19 6:30-8:30 Fund. Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops (Thurs)
4/20 6:30-8:30 Fund. Chain Maille: Byzantine (Fri)
4/22 3-5 Fund. Metal Stamping (Sun)
5-7 Int. Bead Stringing: Watch
4/26 6:30-8:30 Fund. Pearl Knotting (Thurs)
4/28 10-11 Demos (Sat)
12-2 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet
2-4 Fund. Of Crimping
4-6 Fund. Wire Wrapping
6-8 Int. Chain Maille: Half Persian 3-1

 

March 2012 Class Schedule

UPDATED 2/19 – I have made several changes to the March schedule for BOTH stores.

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

3/1 7-8 Demos (Thurs)
3/8 6:30-8:30 Fund. of Bead String. (Thurs)
3/14 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Chain Maille (Weds)
3/15 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Crimping (Thurs)
3/22 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Wire Wrap. (Thurs)
3/24 11-12 Demos (Sat)
1-3 Kids’ Friendship Bracelet Kids’ classes are only $15 for a 2-hr session!
3-5 Fund. Of Pearl Knotting
5-7 Intermed. Bead Stringing: Crystal Cuff
3/28 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Wire Crochet (Weds)
3/29 6:30-8:30 Fund. Of Knotting (Thurs)
3/31 3-5 Fund. Metal Stamping (Sat)
5-7 Int. Chain Maille: Double Vision/Barrel and RSD

 

WEST END
9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

3/2 6:30-8:30 Demos (Fri)
3/3 1-3
Open House (Sat)
3/4 1-2 Sheyenne Bracelet Demo (Sun)
3-5 Fund. Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops
5-7 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet
3/6 6:30-8:30 Fund. of
Bead Stringing (Tue)
3/7 6:30-8:30 Fund. of Crimping (Tue)
3/18 BEAD DAY! (Sun)
1-1:30 Classic Pearl Knotting Demo
1:30-2:30 Pink & Amethyst Mix Necklace MITI w/ purchase
2:30-3 Friendship Bracelet Demo
3-4 Fashion a la Carte Headband MITI
3/20 6:30-8:30 Fund. of
Wire Wrap. (Tue)
3/23 6-7 Braided Lampwork Bookmark Demo (Fri)
3/25 2-3
Demos (Sun)
3-5 Fundamentals of
Pearl Knotting
5-7 Intermediate Bead Stringing:
Crystal Cuff
3/27 6:30-8:30 Fund. of
Knotting (Tues)

February 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

2/2 6:30-8:30 Demos (Thurs)
2/4 1-3 Intermediate Wire Wrapping (Sat)
3-5 Intermediate Bead Stringing
2/7 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops (Tues)
2/18 10-11 Demos (Sat)
11-1 Fundamentals of Bead Stringing
2-4 Fundamentals of  Crimping
4-6 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping
6-8 Fundamentals of Knotting
2/23 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet (Thurs)

 

WEST END
9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

2/1 6:30-8:30 Demos (Weds)
2/8 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Bead Stringing (Weds)
2/15 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Crimping (Weds)
2/19 2-3 Demos (Sun)
3-5 Fundamentals of Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops
5-7 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet
2/22 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping (Weds)
2/29 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Knotting (Weds)

January 2012 Class Schedule

MIDLOTHIAN
11647 Midlothian Turnpike, 897-7140

1/4 7-8 Demos (Weds)
1/11 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Bead Stringing (Weds)
1/16 11-1 Demos (Mon – MLK Day)
2-4 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet
4-6 Intermediate Bead Stringing (Multi-Strand Necklace)
6-8 Fundamentals of Metal Stamping
1/18 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Crimping (Weds)
1/25 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping (Weds)
1/28 3-5 Fundamentals of Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops (Sat)
5-7 Intermediate Bead Stringing: Crystal Cuff
7-9 Advanced Wire Wrapping: Ring

WEST END
9856 W Broad St, 967-7051

1/3 6:30-8:30 Demos (Tue)
1/12 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Bead Stringing (Thurs)
1/15 2-3 Demos (Sun)
3-5 Camp Chic: The Kate/Friendship Bracelet
5-7 Fundamentals of Chain Maille: Shaggy Loops
1/17 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Crochet (Tue)
1/19 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Crimping (Thurs)
1/24 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Metal Stamping (Tue)
1/26 6:30-8:30 Fundamentals of Wire Wrapping (Thurs)
1/27 6:30-8:30 Intermediate Wire Wrapping (Fri)