2021 Workshops and Events

Until we can travel freely and meet safely,  I am offering Zoom classes through venues where we would normally meet in person.

Times are listed in Local time for the event venue, with the UK start time shown in the information.You can check your time zone  here.

More listings will be added as the year progresses. You are welcome to join us and sign up for some beading fun in good company.

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September 2020

Aperlen, Germany

27th September 2020
Aperlen Germany

One of my favourites, the Annecy pendant and necklace. For find out more about this design please read my blog post here. To book your place, please click on this link.

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October 2020

Aperlen, Germany

3rd October 2020
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

Luciana is a gorgeously glittery necklace I'll be sharing in this zoom class. To find out more about the design please read my blog post here. To book your place, please click on this link.

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Aperlen Germany

4th October 2020
Aperlen Germany

Viola is a fun mix of elements. To find out more about the design please see my blog post here. To book your place for the zoom class please click on this link.

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City Beads Chicago

10th October 2020 - 11th October 2020

Luciana neccklace Virtual workshops: Annecy and Luciana. If you want to know more about the projects, you can find them on my blog post here. To book your virtual seat in class, just click on the City Beads link below Really looking forward to seeing all my Chicago friends! Annecy pendant and necklace

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November 2020

Spoilt Rotten Beads, Cambridge

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely, Cambridge CB6 3TA United Kingdom

We are zooming for Spoilt Rotten beads. A debut for Magian Periapt on the 28th. It's a super sparkly, super wearable beady pendant. Click on this link to book your place. Magian Periapt And, the hugely popular Shell Seeker on the 29th, seats are going fast! click here for yours. Shell Seeker

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December 2020

Creative Castle USA (5PM UK start time)

5th December 2020
Creative Castle

Beachcomber. This is a lovely, fun and colourful class inspired by the colours of a day at the beach. Simple beaded beads, cute pendants and bright rubber O rings combine to make an unusual but ever so wearable long line necklace.    

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Beads by Blanche USA

11th December 2020 - 13th December 2020

I wish I was going in person to this lovely bead store... but instead we are doing the classes via zoom. Friday 11th is Annecy, the colourful three dimensional pendant. Saturday 12th is the gorgeously sparkly Luciana. Sunday 13th is a rare opportunity to make the Fritillary pendant, an intricate design with lots of sections and moving parts. To book your place please contact via the website here.

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Socialbeadia USA

18th December 2020 - 20th December 2020

Usually the home of wonderful beading retreats, Socialbeadia is fulfilling our love of gathering with a programme of zoom classes. I'm delighted to be offering a weekend of classes in December.To book your seat please visit the website here. Carousel Cuff Shell Seeker On the 18th, the Carousel Cuff. A statement sized cuff, easy to bead and full of colour and sparkle. On the 19th, we take a walk on the beach with Shell Seeker, a three dimensional shell to create…

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January 2021

Aperlen Germany

16th January 2021
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

Shell Seeker. Take a walk of the virtual beach and create a crystal encrusted shell to add to your collection.  To book your seat please visit the website here. Shell Seeker

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Bedecked and Beadazzled USA

22nd January 2021 - 24th January 2021

A new virtual venue for a selection of classes in the USA. I'll be teaching three classes. Please contact the event organiser directly via the website link here. January 22nd: The colourful Annecy Pendant, an intriguing three dimensional piece worked in Albion stitch. January 23rd: Viola, a lovely bezel, lots of crystals and lots of ways to combine the elements to make pretty necklaces and bracelets. January 24th: Verona, a quick and easy bezel technique to create a slightly stretchy…

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City Beads USA

29th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

City Beads Chicago is our virtual destination for three days of beading and friendship. The new designs for zoom classes are proving popular, to book your place please visit the website here. Antiquarian Friday January 29th: USA debut for Antiquarian. A rich and satisfying new bezel technique for Rivoli and Chaton to make an ancient treasures inspired bracelet (necklace and earring options included). Gardenalia Saturday January 30th: USA debut for Gardenalia. A combination of clear cabochons, glittering Chaton and sparkly…

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February 2021

Creative Castle USA

5th February 2021

Constance A day of beading in my favourite Californian venue, and a USA debut for Constance. A pendant full of detail, beaded Ivy leaves twine around three bezelled rivoli, with lots of additional sparkle and crystals added to the mix. To book your seat, please visit the website here.

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March 2021

Creative Castle USA

12th March 2021 - 14th March 2021
Creative Castle

A lovely long weekend of beading including a USA debut for the two day Albion stitch masterclass 'Colours of Love'.To book your place please visit the venue website here. Magian Periapt Friday 12th:  Magian Periapt pendant. I love this design, it has an intriguing construction, is large but very light and easy to wear, and is studded with crystals too. Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th; Colours of Love Masterclass. A dive into constructing geometry with Albion stitch, using the basic…

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APerlen Germany

27th March 2021 - 28th March 2021
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

A whole weekend of Constance. The Constance pendant has captured beader's hearts, so we are running several classes for APerlen. Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th. To book your place, or be added to the wait list for the next date, please contact the venue website here. Constance Constance is a pendant full of detail, beaded Ivy leaves twine around three bezelled Rivoli, with lots of additional sparkle and crystals added to the mix.

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April 2021

Creative Castle USA

24th April 2021
Creative Castle

Gardenalia A day of beading Gardenalia with the Creative Castle girls. Gardenalia is a combination of clear square cabochons, glittering Chaton and sparkly crystals making it a delight to bead. As always the elements can be configured in various ways to create different pendant styles and matching earrings. To book your place please visit the venue website here.

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May 2021

APerlen Germany

1st May 2021 - 2nd May 2021
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

Constance A third date for Constance with the APerlen girls and a second date for Magina Periapt. Constance is a pendant full of detail, beaded Ivy leaves twine around three bezelled Rivoli, with lots of additional sparkle and crystals added to the mix. To book your place please visit the venue website here. Magian Periapt is a crystal studded pendant, intriguingly constructed it is a statement piece that is light and easy to wear. To book your place please visit…

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Great British Bead Show UK

6th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

The Beadworkers Biennial event is a must for beaders here in the uk. Four days of classes and fun. I'll be teaching three classes all created exclusively for this event. Arabesque: A set of fascinating to create beaded elements that con be combined in different variations. A centre pendant and smaller elements are worked in seed beads, crystal mesh and chatons. Mullion: Inspired by medieval rose windows, Mullion is a bracelet of components with a fun new bezel technique and…

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Creative Castle USA

14th May 2021 - 15th May 2021
Creative Castle

A second date for the Albion stitch 'Colours of Love' masterclass. This class is a dive into constructing geometry with Albion stitch, using the basic shapes of squares, triangles, pentagons and hexagons as the starting points. We’ll explore how to use the shapes to create beaded adornment, from flat bands to three dimensions shapes and how to combine them. The masterclass also includes sections on colour and colour inspiration for beaders, using my collection of vintage Granny Square blankets for…

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June 2021

APerlen Germany

5th June 2021
Aperlen Germany

A second date with the APerlen girls for the Magian Periapt pendant. Magian Periapt To book your place please visit the venue website here.

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Constance at Creative Castle

11th June 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Creative Castle

Constance, the one with the Ivy leaves. For booking information please click on this link.    

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Gardenalia at Aperlen

19th June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

Join us for Gardenalia, a gorgeous mix of components with lots of variation options. To book your place for this (English language) zoom class, click on this link.    

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Antiquarian at Aperlen

20th June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

A fun and fast set of bezels for Rivoli and Chatons, ideal for bracelets, but also necklaces and pendants. To book your place on this (English language) class, please click on this link.    

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July 2021

Magian Periapt at Creative Castle (USA)

2nd July 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. The rock solid but hollow pendant, with lots of crystal sparkle. To join us, click on this link.

 

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Celestial at Aperlen (Germany)

24th July 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am. Create the moon and stars in beads and crystal for this delicately pretty pendant. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

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Arabesque at Aperlen (Germany)

25th July 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am. An intricate mix of history inspired elements and some fun beading techniques. To join us for this zoom class please click on this link.

 

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August 2021

Celestial at Creative Castle (USA)

12th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. Create the moon and stars with crystals and seed beads for this delicate pendant. To join this zoom class please click on this link.

 

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Antiquarian at Creative Castle (USA)

13th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

 UK start time 5pm. A new take on bezels for Rivoli and Chaton, can be used to create bracelets necklaces and pendants. Join us for this zoom class by clicking on this link.

 

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Masterclass Day 1 at Creative Castle (USA)

14th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. Day one of a two day masterclass, exploring Albion stitch, granny squares and the Platonic solids. To join us for colourful beady fun, click on this link.

 

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Masterclass Day 2 at Creative Castle (USA)

15th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. Day two of the Masterclass, in which we also take a look at colour, along with the squares, triangles, pentagons and hexagons. To join us for this two day event, please click on this link.

 

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Podcrastination Creative Castle (USA)

18th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. A day of exploring hollow beady pods and beaded beads. Follow the steps to make a pendant, or take off on a journey of exploration. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

 

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Arabesque at Creative Castle (USA)

19th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. A history inspired collection of beaded elements, with new ways to capture Chatons, and lots of possible combinations. To join us, please click on this link.

 

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Mullion at Creative Castle (USA)

27th August 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. Two sweet components, one infinitely wearable bracelet.  We'll also take a look at making other things with the elements. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

 

 

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September 2021

Antiquarian at City Beads (USA)

10th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 4pm.  Two fun bezels for Rivoli and Chatons, with lots of possibilities for bracelets, necklaces and pendants. To join us for this class, please click on this link.

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Gardenalia at City Beads (USA)

11th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 4pm. A beautiful combination of garden inspired elements that can be combined in different ways. To join us for this sparkling pendant class, please click on this link.

 

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Magian Periapt at City Beads (USA)

12th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 4pm. A pendant full of detail and sparkly and an intriguingly firm yet hollow form, making it light as air to wear. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

 

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Connie at WirWar Kralen (Netherlands)

17th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

UK start time 9am. Connie is a feast, with three sizes  of hollow bicone shaped beaded beads. To link it all together there is a cute Rivoli pendant and crystal encrusted beaded rings, this class has lots of variation options. To book your place please click on this link.

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Mullion at Wir War Kralen (Netherlands)

18th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

UK start time 9am. Mullion is a happy mix of two detailed elements, perfect for a bracelet, but we'll also look at necklaces and even a 3 dimensional beaded ball. To book your place, please click on this link.

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Annecy at Wir War Kralen (Netherlands)

19th September 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

UK start time 9am. Annecy is the perfect sampler of Albion stitch techniques, used to create crisp geometric and softer forms that build into a three dimensional pendant. A beaded ball and detailed necklace chain complete the design. To book your place, please click on this link.

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Elemental Retreat Guyers House

24th September 2021 - 26th September 2021

It's back! Live and in person, our wonderful beading retreat. Escape to the countryside and join in the fun of beading two gorgeously decadent Art Deco inspired pieces. Melanie and I look forward to welcoming you. to find out more and book your place, please click on this link.

 

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October 2021

Bead Embroidery in the French Alps

1st October 2021 - 7th October 2021

Leaf Fall pendant

We are fingers and toes crossed that travel will be possible. The Alpine Experience is not to be missed, spectacular scenery, amazing food, great company... and a whole week to dive deep with the beads. Look forward to seeing everyone for this very special event. To find out more, please click on this link.

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Constance at Aperlen (Germany)

17th October 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am.  The Ivy Leaf necklace that keeps selling out, I love this design too. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

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Celestial at SocialBeadia (USA)

22nd October 2021 @ 10:00 pm

UK start time 4pm. Celestial, create the moon and stars in crystals and beads for this delicate but sparkling pendant. To join this zoom class, please click on this link.

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Mullion at Socialbeadia (USA)

23rd October 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

UK start time 4pm.  Sweet components combine to make a pretty bracelet, there will be options for necklaces too. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

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Annecy at Socialbeadia (USA)

24th October 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

UK start time 4pm. A colourful pendant of triangles and squares, with lots of beady detail. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.

 

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Podcrastination at Aperlen (Germany)

30th October 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am. A glittering hollow pod pendant. Make one just like mine, or set out on an adventure to make your own pod shapes. To join this zoom class, please click on this link.

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Mullion at Aperlen (Germany)

31st October 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am.  Two sweet components, one very pretty bracelet, or necklace. To join us for this zoom class, please click on this link.  

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November 2021

Connie at Aperlen (Germany)

6th November 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Aperlen Germany

UK start time 9am. Connie is a very sparkly necklace made of three sizes of bicone shaped beaded beads, beaded rings and bezelled Rivoli. To join us for this Zoom class, please click on this link.

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Arabesque at Socialbeadia (USA)

20th November 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

UK start time 4pm. History inspired beaded elements, new ways to capture Chatons, and lots of fine detail. To join us for this class, please click on this link.

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Connie at Socialbeadia (USA)

21st November 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

UK start time 4pm.  Bicone beaded beads in three sizes with lots of sparkle, beaded rings and a bezelled Rivoli. To join us for this class, please click on this link.

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December 2021

Colours of Love Masterclass

11th December 2021 - 12th December 2021
citybeadschigago.com

The two day feast of beading geometric shapes and diving into the theory of colour for beaders. To join us and secure your place, click on this link.here

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