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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April 2020

Spoilt Rotten Beads

18th April 2020 - 19th April 2020
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely, Cambridge CB6 3TA United Kingdom
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First visit to Spoilt Rotten beads in the gang for 2020... and we are busy finalising which designs I'll be bringing, I'll add the details soon.

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May 2020

aperlen Germany

8th May 2020 - 10th May 2020
Aperlen Germany + Google Map

Annecy Fantasie Delighted to be returning to see everyone, for a pick and mix session including: Constanza, Annecy, Viola, LilyBeth, Fantasie, Verona and Luciana. For more information and to book your place, please visit the website, link is below.  

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July 2020

StitchnCraft Dorset

17th July 2020
Stitchncraft Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

Beachcomber. Zoom class. Fun, colourful and addictive! if you'd like to know more about the class see my blog post here. To book your virtual seat please click here. Beachcomber necklace

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August 2020

StitchnCraft Dorset

7th August 2020
Stitchncraft Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

Shell Seekers, a beautiful three dimensional beaded shell. If you'd like to know more about this class, see my blog post here. To book your place please click on this link. Shell Seeker, three dimensional beaded object

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Creative Castle USA

21st August 2020
Creative Castle

I wish I was going to California, but visiting via Zoom is the next best thing. Luciana is one of my favourite classes, you can read more about the design on my blog post here. To book your place for this class please click on this link. Luciana necklace

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Creative Castle USA

22nd August 2020
Creative Castle

The Beachcomber necklace. A colourful mix of beaded beads and shapes. To find out more about the design, please see my blog post here. To book your place please click on this link. Beachcomber neccklace

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Creative Castle USA

23rd August 2020
Creative Castle

Shell Seeker. A beautifully crystal encrusted three dimensional shell. To find out more about the design please read my blog post here. To book your place please click on this link. Shell Seeker, three dimensional beaded shell

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September 2020

Rollendes Atelier

5th September 2020 - 6th September 2020

My first time to visit everyone at Rollendes Atelier in Germany, and it's going to be quite the party as it is a multi choice of all the most popular of my designs. Students get to pick which one they would like to work on.

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Elemental Beading Retreat

25th September 2020 - 27th September 2020

Our second Deco Delicious beading Retreat, sadly our event is cancelled... we hope to hold the event in September 2021 instead.

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StitchnCraft Dorset

25th September 2020
Stitchncraft Dorset United Kingdom

Verona, a beautifully crystal encrusted bangle or bracele, with necklace ideas included. To find out more about this class, please see my blog post here. To book your place please click on this link.

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Aperlen Germany

26th September 2020
Aperlen Germany

Looking forward to spending some beading time with all my lovely German beaders! Zoom class Shell Seekers, a beautiful three dimensional beaded shell. To find out more about this class please see my blog post here. To book your place please click on this link.

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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
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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

January 16
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

January 22 - January 24

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

January 29 - January 31

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

February 5

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

March 12 - March 14
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

March 27 - March 28
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

April 24
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

May 1 - May 2
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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

May 6 - May 9

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

May 14 - May 15
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

June 5
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

June 11 @ 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

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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

June 20 @ 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)

July 2 @ 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)

July 24 @ 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)

July 25 @ 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)

August 12 @ 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)

August 13 @ 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)

August 14 @ 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)

August 15 @ 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)

August 18 @ 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)

August 19 @ 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)

August 27 @ 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)

September 10 @ 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)

September 11 @ 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)

September 12 @ 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)

September 17 @ 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)

September 18 @ 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)

September 19 @ 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

September 24 - September 26

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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