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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November 2018

StitchnCraft Dorset

10th November 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stitchncraft Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

The Tiffany pendant, simple elements combined to make a curiously complex structure suspended from a delicate beaded chain and finished with a tiny sparking chaton drop. Swarovski stones, crystals and strong simple colourways add to the striking elegance of the pendant. For further details and to book your place, please click here.

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Sew Beaders, Cardiff

17th November 2018

A day with the Sew Beaders group who meet in Cardiff. We'll be beading the Grace bracelet.

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GJ Beads Cornwall

24th November 2018 - 25th November 2018

A fast and furiously colourful weekend of beading. Join us for a mixed media and textile day on Saturday 25th where you can choose to explore bead embroidery with guided steps to make Fragmentary Relic, or indulge your inner muse with a freeform bead embroidered cuff. On Sunday 25th we'll be doing pure beadwork with a choice of either the Fritillary pendant or the Tiffany pendant. Book your places here.  

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December 2018

The Bead shop Liverpool

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018

Just in time for the party season, we'll be gathering in Liverpool to make two of my favourite projects. Serpentine is the prettiest sparkly pendant that will intrigue you with its construction. A long and elegant pendant that's just perfect for the little black dress, or classic jumper. Carousel cuff looks fun and funky in bright colours, or classic and dress it up worthy in softer wintery shades. Book your place and join us for the fun here:

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May 2019

aperlen Germany

3rd May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Aperlen Germany

Three days of beading with my lovely friends at aperlen. Each day you will be able to choose the class to take from this list of my favourite designs, including the brand new Viola: Carousel Cuff Viola Carousel cuff, Fantasie pendant, Luciana necklace. LilyBeth and Viola, both of which are designed to give you the creative freedom to make necklaces, cuffs and pendants. To find out more and join the classes, book your place via this link.

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Great British Bead Show, Daventry

9th May 2019 - 12th May 2019

The Beadworkers Guild event of the year. I'll be teaching two workshops over three days at the event. Fragmentary Relic, a fascinating mixed media necklace inspired by ancient relics; this class is fun and explores bead embroidery blended with pure beadwork. Fantasie, a delicate pendant of moving sections, inspired by 19th century jewellery, exploring links, joins, bezels and bails with seed beads, crystals and pearl . I'll also have a table at the Bazaar on Sunday 12th, where I'll be…

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June 2019

Bead Shop Liverpool

1st June 2019 - 2nd June 2019
The Bead Shop Liverpool

Looking forward to a return visit to Vicky and the girls in Liverpool. I'll be teaching two classes. Fragmentary Necklace, a delicious mixed media of bead embroidery and pure beading, inspired by ancient relics from the Bristol Museum collection. Luciana, a gorgeous mix of pearls crystals and dimensional beading come together to create this pendant and necklace combination. Inspired by the Venetian carnival and moonlit gondola rides. To find out more and book your place, click on this link. Fragmentary…

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Spoilt Rotten Beads, Cambridge

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
Spoilt Rotten Beads, 7 The Green, Haddenham
Ely, Cambridge CB6 3TA United Kingdom
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A lovely weekend with the Spoilt Rotten team in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. I'll be teaching two of my favourite classes, Luciana, a gorgeous mix of pearls crystals and dimensional beading come together to create this pendant and necklace combination. Inspired by the Venetian carnival and moonlit gondola rides. Venice Cuff, a mixed media bead embroidery extravaganza for the wrist! fragments of vintage brocades, silks and velvets form the base for freeform bead embroidery with seed beads and accent beads.…

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Alpine Experience

26th June 2019 - 3rd July 2019

Come and spend a week with me in the clear mountain air. The Alpine Experience in Les Carozz offers fantastic hospitality and amazing food... and I'll be bringing two gorgeous projects for you to explore. We'll have five days of beading together, and time out for a couple of excursions to explore the breathtakingly beautiful area. The projects are: Divine Pendant, a richly detailed and divine winged heart, embellished with crystals and suspended from a dainty beaded chain.     Colours…

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August 2019

Perlenkunstmesse, Hamburg

16th August 2019 - 18th August 2019

For this delightful three day event I'll be bringing Viola, Lilybeth and Luciana. You'll be able to pick one, which ever day you join me. For further details and the link to book with me visit the website here.

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September 2019

StitchnCraft Dorset

6th September 2019
Stitchncraft Dorset United Kingdom

A day of beading at StitchnCraft's new venue in Dorset. We'll be beading Viola, a design with many combination possibilities from dainty necklace to show stopping cuff. To book a place just click on this link.

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WirWar Kralen, Netherlands

20th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019

Looking forward to my first visit to Monique's store and workshop venue. We have three days of classes lined up, Fritillary, a flower inspired pendant with moving sections and intriguing links worked in seed beads with a scattering of crystals and dainty accent beads. Luciana, a gorgeous mix of pearls crystals and dimensional beading come together to create this pendant and necklace combination. Inspired by the Venetian carnival and moonlit gondola rides. Serpentine, a fascinating twisty three dimensional pod, lavishly embellished…

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Tudor Inspirations retreat

27th September 2019 - 29th September 2019

The second Tudor Inspirations retreat! Melanie and I will be teaching two gorgeously sparkly, history inspired pieces. Each full of elements that can be mixed and matched, and added to the Tudor inspirations library. For more information please visit the Tudor Inspirations website.

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February 2020

StitchnCraft Dorset

7th February 2020

A day of beading together in Dorset. A debut for Constanza, one of my new 2020 designs. It is a luxurious mix of beautiful silky fabric and sparkling beads, worked into a gorgeously wearable pendant. Book your place via the website link below.

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Creative Castle

26th February 2020 - 1st March 2020
Creative Castle

Luciana Verona A fun filled five days filled with beads. Beading purists can choose from Viola, Annecy, Luciana and Verona, and for those who like to mix it up a bit we have Fragmentary Relic and Constanza. Book your place via the website link below.

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March 2020

Elemental Beading Retreat

13th March 2020 - 15th March 2020

            The perfect escape. A quiet country hotel, two gorgeously elemental design created just for the event by myself and Melanie de Miguel; and a gathering of like minded and lovely beaders. We are looking forward to the party and hope you can join us. For more information and to book your place please click on the website link below.

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April 2020

StitchnCraft Dorset

16th April 2020

This class has now been postponed, new date will be published as soon as we know when it will be). Come spend the day beading! Verona is once of my new 2020 designs. With lots of crystals and a quick and easy bezel, you can make expandable bangles, curvy necklaces, cute pendants or party worthy earrings. Book your place via the website link below.

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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
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

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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