Upcoming Meetings & Teachers

 
Upcoming Programs and Classes in 2020 
 

Saturday October 24
Susan Sassoon Online (Zoom) The Phonex Pendant
at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday November 21 
Melinda Barta Online (Zoom) Manhatten Necklace class
at 10:00 pm to 3:00 pm (PST)

Sunday September 22
Melinda Barta Online (Zoom) Cosmos Bracelet class
at 10:00 pm to 3:00 pm (PST)

 

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Our Line-up of Zoom Teachers

Join Susan Sassoon Zoom class
Saturday October 24, 2020

Susan is an architect and a beadwork designer and instructor. Her work has been featured in many publications including Bead and Button, Beadwork, Bead Style, and Bead and Jewellery Magazine. In 2019, she was selected by Beadwork Magazine to be Designer of the Year where she shared one of her designs in each of the six issues for the year. Her work has placed in many competitions, including 5 Fire Mountain Gems beading contests. She is a member of the Beadsmith Inspiration Squad where she creates designs and patterns using the newest beads on the market. 
Susan’s specialty is her very clear, well diagrammed and easy to understand pdf patterns.  She sells her patterns and her Zoom classes on her website: www.sosassybysusansassoon.com.

November with Melinda Barta

Melinda was Editor of Beadwork magazine for eight years before moving with her family to the mountains of Colorado. She has authored six books with Interweave/F+W Media, filmed many instructional DVDs on beadweaving techniques, taught at craft schools and bead shows nationwide, and shared her love of crafting on DIY, PBS, HGTV, Style, and local television networks. Melinda is a craft industry consultant, a freelance technical editor specializing in beadweaving, a member of the Starman TrendSetter design team, and a 2018 Beadwork Designer of the Year. 

My books include Hip to Stitch: 20 Contemporary Projects Embellished with Thread; Custom Cool Jewelry: Create 200+ Personalized Pendants, Charms, and Clasps; Mastering Peyote Stitch: 15 Inspiring Projects; Mastering Herringbone Stitch: The Complete Guide, and The Peyote Stitch Companion. My third book, titled Mixed Metals: Creating Contemporary Jewelry with Silver, Gold, Copper, Brass & More, was coauthored with Danielle Fox, a former editor of Stringing magazine. Over 100 of my designs have appeared in Beadwork, Stringing, PieceWork, and other craft magazines.

Melinda Barts: Melinda Barta
See my full professional profile on Linkedin.