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February Classes & Events

harmony-necklace-525x325Friday, February 16th
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Harmony Kumihimo Necklace
$29
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Beginner Plus / Intermediate Kumihimo: You should be comfortable with the basic round braid on the disk.


Fancy Fringe Braclet Bead Artisty Kit Stephanie HarrellFancy Fringe by Stephanie Harrell Color ChoicesFriday, February 16th
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fancy Fringe Bracelet
$39 Tuition + $39 Kit (Choose from six beautiful colorways!)
Instructor: Richard Swanborg
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Fancy Fringe Braclet Bead Artisty Kit Stephanie HarrellFancy Fringe by Stephanie Harrell Color ChoicesFriday, February 16th
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fancy Fringe Bracelet
$39 Tuition + $39 Kit (Choose from six beautiful colorways!)
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Infinity BraceletFriday, February 16th
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Infinity Bracelet
$25
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Saturday, February 17th
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Lovely Links by Stephanie Harrell
$39 Tuition + $39 Kit
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Beginning Bead Stitching: You’ve done at least one or two previous bead stitching projects.


Wire Wrapped Cabochon Trio w Title 525x325Saturday, February 17th
12:30 – 2:30 PM
Wire Wrapped Cabochon
$29 Tuition + $10 Kit
Instructor: Rebecca Ann Combs
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


kumihimo-essentials-525x325-w-titleSaturday, February 17th
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Essential Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Large Hole Leather Macrame 525x325Friday, February 23rd
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Large-Hole Leather Macrame
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


European 4-1 Chain Maille 325x525Friday, February 23rd
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
European 4-1 Chain Maille
$49
Instructor: Richard Swanborg
Beginning Chain Maille: You can already open & close jump rings, but no previous chain maille experience is required.


Cellini Spiral 525x325Saturday, February 24th
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Cellini Spiral Peyote Stitch
$49
Instructor: Richard Swanborg
Beginner Plus Bead Stitching: You done at least two other bead stitch projects.


Water Dancer 4 Pack w Title 525x325Saturday, February 24th
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Water Dancer Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Beginner / Beginner Plus Kumihimo: Previous beaded kumihimo experience is required


Classic Silk Knotting 525x325 w TitleSaturday, February 24th
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Classic Silk Knotting
$29 Tuition + $20 Kit
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Bountiful Bracelet 525x325Saturday, February 24th
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Bountiful Bracelet
$35
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Intermediate Bead Stitching: Previous experience with tubular herringbone stitch is required.


03 March Classes & Events

Intrepid Beaders ClubDesign & Adorn’s Intrepid Beaders Club
Do you finding yourself mindlessly scrolling through endless online boards looking for inspiration?

Is your feed overflowing with shared tutorials and hacks you’re going to do SOMEDAY?

If your ratio of completed projects to shared links is quickly approaching zero,

You may be suffering from Chronic Pin Fatigue.

Treatment is simple!

Join the Design & Adorn Intrepid Beaders Club! Starting in March 2018, you’ll get a box of curated beads and an inspiring online community to share your ideas & designs with.

When your box comes each month you can dig in right away or wait for our live unboxing party online and we can open our boxes together. What you do with your beads is up to you…stringing, wire wrapping, kumihimo. Work with your skill set and add other beads & supplies from your stash if you like. Post pictures of what you’ve made in our private Facebook group and bounce ideas off your fellow makers. Later in the month we’ll have a second live video session to share our progress.


C-Koop ComponentsC-Koop Enameled Copper Beads & Components
Trunk Show March 1st – 10th


kumihimo-essentials-525x325-w-titleFriday, March 2nd
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Essential Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Butterfly StitchFriday, March 2nd
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Butterfly Stitch
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Pearl Diver 525x325Saturday, March 3rd
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Pearl Diver Bracelet
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Honeycomb Slider 525x330Saturday, March 3rd
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Honeycomb Beaded Bead
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Tiny Crystal Herringbone BraceletSaturday, March 3rd
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Tiny Crystal Herringbone
$39
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Two Charming Chix Embellished Charm Pendants
Trunk Show March 8th – 17th


Creative Cuff w Title 525x325
Thursday, March 8th
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
C-Koop Stay & Play Party!
Free Admission… just pay for materials
The “Creative Cuff” is just one example of what you might make with these color components.


Peyote Slider Beads w Title 525x325Friday, March 9th
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Peyote Stitch Slider Beads
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Wire Wrapped Cabochon Trio w Title 525x325Friday, March 9th
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Wire Wrapped Cabochon
$29 Tuition + $10 Kit
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Kumihimo Basics 525x325 w TitleSaturday, March 10th
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Kumihimo Basics
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Bead du Jour NecklaceSaturday, March 10th
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Beads du Jour Necklace
$29
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
Beginning Bead Spinning: Bring magnification if you need it to work with small beads. We’re using size 11 Delicas.


Kumihimo Design Class w Title 525x325Saturday, March 10th
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Kumihimo Design Class
$39
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
Intermediate – Advanced KumihimoYou should be proficient in beaded kumihimo and ready to move into your own designs.


2-day-intensive-marudai-525x325Friday & Saturday, March 16th & 17th
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (1 hour lunch break)
2-Day Intensive Marudai Workshop
$250
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
All Levels


Wire Wrapping Basics 525x325Friday, March 16th
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Wire Wrapping Basics
$25 Tuition + $15 Kit
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Beaded Rope w Title 525x325Friday, March 16th
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Kumihimo Beaded Rope
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Beginning Kumihimo: You’ve done a kumihimo project or two (with or without beads) and now you’re ready to speed up your set-up time with a bead spinner.


Twisted Cable ChainSaturday, March 17th
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Twisted Cable Chain
$39
Instructor: Richard Swanborg
Beginning Chain Maille: You know how to open & close jump rings.


Jewelry Making Basics w title 525x325Saturday, March 17th
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Jewelry Making Basics
$25 Tuition + $20 Kit
Instructor: Libby
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Tubular Herringbone 525x325Saturday, March 17th
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Tubular Herringbone
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Beginner/Intermediate Bead Stitching: You’ve done at least 2-3 previous bead stitching projects.


Unicorne Beads
Hand-Torched Lampwork Beads
Trunk Show March 22nd – 31st


Thursday, March 22nd
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Unicorne Beads Unboxing Party


Classic Silk Knotting 525x325 w TitleFriday, March 23rd
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Classic Silk Knotting
$29 Tuition + $20 Kit
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Cha-Cha Bracelet TextFriday, March 23rd
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Cha-Cha Bracelet
$25 Tuition
Instructor: Drisana Martinez
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Ancient Geometries 525x325Saturday, March 24th
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Ancient Geometries Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Intermediate Kumihimo: You are proficient at the 8-warp basic round braid (kongoh gumi) on the disk. Previous experience with the 8-warp half-round braid (kara gumi) is helpful, but not required.


kumihimo-essentials-525x325-w-titleSaturday, March 24th
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Essential Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Cellini Spiral 525x325Saturday, March 24th
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Cellini Spiral Peyote
$49
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Beginner/Intermediate Bead Stitching: You’ve completed at least 2 other bead stitch projects.


Ebb and Flow Bracelet 525x325Friday, March 30th
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Ebb & Flow Kumihimo Bracelet
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Beginning Kumihimo: You have previous experience with beaded kumihimo on the disk.


Super Duo Peyote Stitch 525x325Friday, March 30th
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Super Duo Peyote Bracelet
$29
Instructor: Alex Du Pont
Beginning Stitching: You’ve done at least one other bead stitching project.


Kumihimo Basics 525x325 w TitleFriday, March 30th
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Kumihimo Basics
$29
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Neptunes Chain Earrings Richard Swanborg 525x525Saturday, March 31st
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Neptune’s Chain Pendant or Earrings
$49
Instructor: Richard Swanborg
Intermediate Chain Maille: Previous experience with Twisted Cable Chain required.


Five-Marbles-KumihimoSaturday, March 31st
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Five Marbles Kumihimo
$29
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
Intermediate Kumihimo: You are proficient at making a beaded rope on the disk.
HOMEWORK: You will need to braid the first third of the necklace before coming to class. Instructions will be emailed to you after registration.


The CountessSaturday, March 31st
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Countess Kumihimo
$39
Instructor: Rebecca Combs
Intermediate Kumihimo: You are proficient at making a beaded rope on the disk.
HOMEWORK: You will need to set up your disk and string beads before coming to class. Instructions will be emailed to you after registration.


Intro to Ricks Loom w Title v2 525x325Saturday, March 31st
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Intro to Ricks Loom
$39
Instructor: Libby Claridge
Newbie: We’ll teach you everything you need to know for this project.


Class Policies

Registration: Tuition payment is due at time of registration. Register in person or over the phone 520-209-1900.

Cancellation Policy: Advance notice of 2 business days* is required to transfer to another course. After that time if you need to cancel (or don’t come to class) you will forfeit the class tuition.

*Classes taught by guest instructors or multi-day workshops required 2 weeks notice to receive a credit or transfer.

Arrival Time: All classes begin promptly at the posted start time. Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early. This ensures that all students will be ready to begin at the start of class. Late arrivals are extremely disruptive to classes. Please note that if you arrive 15 minutes late or more, you may be barred from attending class and will forfeit your registration fee.

Minimum Enrollment: Classes not meeting minimum enrollment may be canceled by Design & Adorn. In that case you will have your choice of a refund or store credit.

Class Materials: Except where otherwise noted, class tuition does not include materials. If you need to shop for supplies on class day, please arrive 20-30 minutes early so you’re ready to go at the start of class.

Homework: If a class has a HOMEWORKhelpWhat does Homework mean?Some intermediate kumihimo classes have homework that needs to be completed before class. This typically involves cutting the cords and stringing the beads. When you sign up for a homework class, you’ll be given a instruction sheet explaining what needs to be done. requirement you’ll get the homework instructions when you register.  Homework must be completed at home before the start of class or you will not be allowed to participate and you will forfeit the class tuition.

Scent-Free Environment: Some people are sensitive to smells such as perfume, cleaning solutions and even scented lotions. (Rebecca is one of these folks, and some smells—while pleasant—can induce awful headaches or coughing/sneezing fits). Please be considerate and refrain from wearing perfume or scented lotion during class.

Guests: Please do not bring unregistered guests with you. There is no place for them to “hang out” for the duration of your class. We do not allow audits.

Children: Our classes are designed for adults and teenagers ages 14 and up. At this time we do not offer classes for younger children. Your teenage children 14 and older are welcome to attend any of our classes (assuming they meet the course prerequisites.)

Respect for Students and Teachers: Design & Adorn desires to foster a positive environment in our classes and we do not tolerate rude, bad behavior, inappropriate conversations, swearing or foul language, violent, physical or verbal abuse. If you are removed from class for any of these behaviors, you will not receive any refunds nor be allowed back into class.

Design & Adorn instructors strive to provide the highest-quality instruction possible. We appreciate that you’ve chosen to spend your money on our classes, and we promise to be patient, cheerful, and attentive to your needs. If you ever feel as though an instructor has not met your expectations, please call 520-209-1900 or email us at classes@DesignAndAdorn.com and let us know—we can’t make changes unless we know about the issue!