Demos

5 of Our Vendors are Offering FREE Jewellery Making Demos on Saturday and Sunday

Argus Collection

Alison’s daughter Quinn Cruise will be demonstrating the following techniques over the weekend:

• No more weaving! Begin and end the thread with a simple knot and a thread burner.

• Hand-knotting pearls on a silk thread.

• Attaching magnetic clasps to your work.

Dee-signs

Saturday :
   • Kumihimo: 16-Warp Chevron Bracelet
   • Kumihimo: Vertebrae Sparkle Kumihimo bracelet
Sunday:
   • Bead Crochet: Bohemian Rope of pearls
   • Kumihimo: Ombré Bracelet
   • Kumihimo: Button Bracelet
Button Bracelet using Magatamas and Seed Beads.

Gentle Force Jewelry

11:00 a.m. Sat. & Sun. Who’s afraid of bead crochet? Don’t be! See a simple demonstration of this old and versatile technique.

See below for a photo of a bead crochet “jig” for starting your bead crochet. Come and watch Gillian demonstrate it!

Bead Crochet
Bead Crochet Starter Jig

 

2:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Chainmaille can be used to make sculptural objects as well as jewellery. See a demo of making this funky hand toy with a mystery centre.”

Japanese Chainmaille Fidget Balls

ms Mussy Jewels

Deborah Muss will demonstrate how to use decorative glass headpins both Sat. and Sun.

Learn different uses for glass headpins and how to make a wired loop

Learn how to create 2-minute earrings and how to add to lampwork beads.

 

Wire, Gems, and Glass Designs

Jeanne Bean and her daughter will be demonstrating the art of paper quilling and jewellery.

Paper Quilling