Welcome to the Bead Boutique!

In Business Since 2006!

 

Please stop by the shop and see what we have to offer!

Gift Certificates are available!

Ask about our Bead Parties!!!!

 

June Class Schedule

 

July Class Schedule

Call Us for

Specials and Class Information!

 

410-535-6337

 

 

Shop Hours:

Monday - Friday 10am – 6pm

Saturday 10am – 5pm

 

Stringing, Leather Work and Braiding Classes

Intro to Beading

Introduction to Beading – Earrings and Bracelets

Class Fee: Free / 2 hours

Kit fee $20.00 includes 6mm & 4mm Swarovski crystals, Sterling Silver head pins, eye pins, ear wires and crimps. 49 strand beading wire and pewter toggle.

Instructors Tricia  / Level: Beginner and up

Intro to beading class is your basic foundation for doing several jewelry techniques. A must for the person wanting to get into jewelry making and for the self-taught beader. Students will learn designing, stringing, sizing and how to make a professional folded over crimp on flexible beading wire that will hold. Students will also learn how to take straight metal head pins and eye pins and form perfectly wrapped loops every time. The mysteries of beading wire, metal wire, proper tools and their usage, stringing materials etc. will be discussed and taught.

Upcoming Events

 

July 1st

Annmarie’s Sea Glass

&

Beach Crafts Market

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Dowell, MD

 

July 21st, 22nd & 23rd

30th Annual Chincoteague Blueberry Festival

Chincoteague, VA

 

August 19th and 20th

54th Annual Havre De Grace Art Show

Havre De Grace, MD

 

August 26th and 27th

47th Annual Seawall Art Show

Portsmouth, VA

 

September 10th

44th Annual Catonsville Arts & Crafts Festival

Catonsville, MD

 

September 16th and 17th

24th Annual Artsfest 17’

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Dowell, MD

 

September 23rd and 24th

North American Sea Glass Association Festival

Chase Center on the riverfront

Wilmington, DE

 

 

 

Pearl on Knotted Leather

Stringing/Knotting with Tricia

Level: All levels

Class is Free

Kit fee $25

2 hours

 

Wear it as an extra-long necklace, 2 strand necklace, or multi wrap bracelet!

Sterling Beading Chain Bracelet

Stringing with Tricia

 

Level: All levels

 

Class is Free

 

Kit fee $30

 

2 hours

 

 

NEW - 4 Piece Layered Set

Instructor: Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit $37 - $47

 

NEW - Strung Rosary

Instructor Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit $25

 

NEW - Illusion Necklace

Instructor Tricia

Level: All levels

2 ½ hours

Class is free

Kit $40

 

NEW - 3 Strand Bracelet w/ Dividers

Instructor: Tricia

Level: all levels

2 hours

Class is free

Kit $25

 

Rhinestone, Leather & Bling Braclet

Class Fee: FREE

Kit Fee: $12

Level: All levels

Instructor: Jerry or Tricia

 

Technique: Weaving leather through chain while capturing rhinestone cup chain in the middle.

 

 

A Zig and A Zag

Stringing with Tricia

All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit $25

 

 

Introduction to Kumihimo

Class Fee: Free

Kit Fee: $20.00

Technique: Braiding

3 Hours

Level: All Levels

Instructor: Angie

 

Learn this deceptively easy Japanese cord braiding technique and you will become addicted to making your own jewelry cords.  It is your choice to add beads to your cord, or not.

Knotting Pearls or Gemstones

Level: Beginner - 2.5 Hours

Class Fee: $35 & Materials

Kit Fee: $14 plus beads if needed

Instructor: Tricia

 

Learn the art of knotting between beads. This class will teach you how to start and finish a knotted necklace using clamshells/bead tips, and silk cord. Two types of necklaces are offered to learn in your kit choices. The traditional white pearl knotted necklace or the “Tin Cup” style made famous when worn by Rene Russo in the movie “Tin Cup” with Kevin Costner.

Caterpillar Bracelet

Class Fee: FREE

1 ½ hours

Kit Fee: $30.00 for 2 bracelets

Level: All Levels

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

 

 

 

Using leather, seed beads, jump rings and a button for a clasp, students will create a slinky, unique bracelet that looks complicated but which is much easier than it looks. You’ll love it!

Leather & Chains Afterburn Bracelet

Class fee: FREE

Kit fee $20.00

1 ½ hours

Level: All levels

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

Technique: Weaving leather

Students will learn to weave 3 pieces of chain together with leather for an easily adjustable bracelet that looks great on either men or women.

Beach Dreams Bracelet

Class Fee is Free - Kit Fee: $40 - Stringing with Tricia in sterling silver

Patterned Kumihimo

 

Kumihimo Round Braid with Angie

Advanced Beginner/Prerequisite Intro to Kumihimo

3 hour class: $40

Kit $10

 

Silky Caterpillar

 

Braiding

Beginner

Angie

1 1/2 hour class: Free

Kit : $15

 

Tricia's "Go To Necklace" - leather and pearls

Class Fee: FREE

Kit Fee: $32.00

2 hours

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

Technique: Wire working/Wrapped loop, knotting leather

 

This necklace goes with everything and I love it! Students will make wrapped loops on all the pearls either learning the basic wrapped loop for the first time or finally  perfecting it! We will then suspend the pearls between knots we’ve made on leather and how to use pinch on cord ends. All sterling silver findings.

3 Stranded Bracelet with Cones

Stringing with Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit fee $18 as shown

 

 

 

Half Round Kumihimo Braid

Japanese Braiding with Angie

3 hours

Class fee $35

Materials approximately $9.00 plus charms

 

 

 

Dream Catcher

Instructor Angie

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class Fee $30

Kit fee $10

 

Briolette Wrapped Chain Necklace and Earrings

Class Fee: Free

Kit Fee: $16.00

2 hours

Level: All levels

Instructor Tricia or Jerry

 

Technique: Wire working/wrapping

 

Students will learn to wire wrap a briolette bead and attach the pieces to copper chain. We will wrap the chain in leather cord and attach cord ends to the leather..

#28 Solomons Island Rd. South

Prince Frederick, MD 20678

email us: beadboutique@verizon.net