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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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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January 2022

Antiquarian

January 21
https://www.bead-soup.com United States

My Debut for the Bead-Soup team! Antiquarian is a rich and satisfying new bezel technique for Rivoli and Chaton to make an ancient treasures inspired bracelet (necklace and earring options included).

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Celestial

January 22
https://www.bead-soup.com United States + Google Map

Celestial at Bead-Soup. UK start time 3pm. Celestial is a sparkling Moon surrounded with stars and a firm favourite with everyone who loves a light and easy to wear necklace. Lots of crystals, and a delicate mix of beading techniques.

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Happy Place

January 23
https://www.bead-soup.com United States

UK start time 3pm. Happy Place, new of 2022, and a new way to Bezel Rivoli and Chaton. This class includes several options; a bracelet, sweetheart necklace or pendant. To Join us click on this link.

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FloraBall Pendant

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com

UK start time 4pm. A special request class for the bedecked and Beadazzled gang. Floraball is the necklace I made to go with my favourite Johnny Was top. Create a beaded ball, a swishy tassel and a slinky necklace. The first class sold out fast so we have added an additional date.To book a place click on this link.

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LilyBeth Pendant

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com

UK start time 4pm. A second special request class for Bedecked and Beadazzled. The LilyBth pendant is a multi component pendant with double sided detail. Sparkling Chatons and lots of detail. To join us click on this link.

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February 2022

Embellished Birds

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. By special request for the multi media girls at Creative Castle. First we make a little stuffed bird, get ziggy with the pliers to make legs, then it's a free for all embellishing session with options to embroider beads and crystals, stitch in more fabrics, or get fanciful with more wire. To book a place click on this link.

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Celtic Princess

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. The debut for the Celtic Princess, a pendant of filigree and fine details, worked in a mix of stitches and embellished with chatons and crystals. The pendant is suspended from a delicate beaded chain.

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Happy Place

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 3pm. Happy Place is a technique for bezelling Rivoli and Chaton class, with options to make a bracelet, sweetheart necklace or pendant. Links for place booking coming soon.

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Celtic Princess

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 3pm. Fine filigree and multiple beading techniques, the Celtic Princess pendant is glittering with Chatons and crystals. A dainty beaded necklace chain is also included.

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Light Gets In

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
citybeadschigago.com

UK start time 3pm. A special request class for Lisa and the City Beads girls. Light Gets In is a beaded bezel technique specially for un-foiled chatons of various sizes. In this class we'll create bezels for two sizes of chaton, then look at the options for linking and joining them to make necklaces.

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March 2022

Elemental Beading retreat

March 11 - March 13
https://beadingretreat.co.uk

Our live and in person retreat!

Join Melanie de Miguel and I for a long weekend of beading. Our theme is Divinely Deco and we have two gorgeous, brand new projects to share with you.

To book your place at our lovely Country Hotel retreat, click on this link.

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Happy Place

March 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. A fun way to create bezels for Rivoli and Chaton, with options to join them to make bracelets, sweetheart necklace or pendant. To book your place, click on this link.

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Rosebuds

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Castle

UK start time 5pm. Rosebuds is a class for lovers of mixing the media. Create soft velvet rosebuds and connect them to beaded stems and leaves. A technique based class, with lots of options to create adornment for bead embroidery, corsages, hat and collar pins, necklaces and bracelets.

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May 2022

Celtic Princess

May 14
https://www.socialbeadia.com

UK start time 3pm. A blend of fine filigree and beading, the Celtic Princess is full of detail. Chatons and crystals add sparkle to this multi part pendant, suspended from a dainty beaded chain.

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Boheme Flower

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
https://www.socialbeadia.com

UK start time 3pm. An abundance of Albion stitch is used to create this multi layered Chrysanthemum flower and detailed leaf. The petals are shaded and surround a bezelled and embellished Rivoli.

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