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Home Studio Classes in Santa Monica, California:

All Home Studio Classes cost $35, including all materials & printed instructions. Tools are not included, but can be purchased in class at discounted prices.

Leather and Chain Bracelet
Leather & Chain "Industrial" Bracelet

Monday, 2/6/17, 7-9:30pm


Viking Knit Beaded Bangle
Viking Knit Jewelry

Tuesday, 2/21/17, 7-9:30pm

Tree of Life Pendant
Tree of Life Pendant Necklace

Tuesday, 2/28/17, 7-9:30pm

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Santa Monica College Continuing Education Classes for Spring, 2017:

Tubular Herringbone Bead-Woven Necklace

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Tubular Herringbone Necklace

Class Description:
Learn the traditional herringbone (aka Ndebele)weave and make a stunning necklace in colors of your choice.

Dates: 1 class, March 14, 2017

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: Emeritus College, 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Room 408 or 409

Tuition: $49.00 In-Class Materials Fee: $25.00

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Bead & Jewelry Basics Class - Beginning Jewelry-Making

Earrings Looping Knotting

Wire Wrapping Clasp Clamshell and clasp

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Dates: 3 Tuesdays - May 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2017

Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: Emeritus College, 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, Room 408

Tuition: $69.00 In-Class Materials Fee: $45.00
(Note: Materials fee does not include tools. You will need tools which can be purchased in class at discounted prices.)

Class Description: Earrings! Bracelets! Necklaces! Learn to make them all in this hands-on basic jewelry workshop. You’ll be able to use the techniques you learn to make new jewelry or repair old pieces. We’ll cover stringing beads on various types of wire, attaching clasps, wire-wrapping and looping, working with various cords and threads, and chain maille. Plus, get an introduction to some basic bead-weaving techniques. You will take home detailed, illustrated instructions that you can refer to for future projects. Bring to class a small towel and any jewelry tools you already own. Do NOT buy any new tools until after class discussion. All tools will be available for purchase in class. 

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Emeritus College Classes for Spring, 2017:

Registration Still Open! Students can join anytime throughout the semester.

 

1) Beginning Jewelry-Making Class

Official Class Title: Art E80, Jewelry Making, Section 9730

Dates: Thursdays, February 16th through June 8th, 2017

Time: 2:00 - 4:15pm

Location: Santa Monica Arts & Recreation Center (Camera Obscura Bldg. - was SM Senior Center)
1450 Ocean Avenue, just north of Broadway, Santa Monica, CA

Class Description: In this project-based class, you will learn a wide range of jewelry-making techniques ranging from various methods of attaching clasps to pearl knotting, chain maille, bead weaving and more. Bring to class a small towel and any jewelry tools or materials you already own. Do NOT buy any new tools or materials until after class discussion. All tools & materials will be available for purchase in class at discounted prices. 

Click here for more info about the Emeritus Jewelry-Making Classes. (Note: After clicking on this link, scroll down to "ART E80, Jewelry Making".)

2) Advanced Jewelry-Making Class

Official Class Title: Art E80, Jewelry Making, Section 9729

Dates: Thursdays, February 16th through June 8th, 2017

Time: 11:30am - 1:45pm

Location: Santa Monica Arts & Recreation Center (Camera Obscura Bldg. - was SM Senior Center)
1450 Ocean Avenue, just north of Broadway, Santa Monica, CA

Class Description: In this project-based class, you will build on skills learned in the beginning jewelry-making class.
Pre-requisites are: mastery of wire-wrapping & looping, pearl knotting & basic chain maille. Bring to class a small towel and any jewelry tools or materials you already own. Do NOT buy any new tools or materials until after class discussion. All tools & materials will be available for purchase in class at discounted prices. 

Click here for more info about the Emeritus Jewelry-Making Classes. (Note: After clicking on this link, scroll down to "ART E80, Jewelry Making".)

3) Fiber Arts Class: Knitting, Crochet, Weaving, etc.

Official Class Title: Hme Ec E71, Needlecraft II, Section 9781

Dates: Wednesdays, February 15th through June 7th, 2016

Time: 1:30 - 4:20pm

Location: Santa Monica Arts & Recreation Center (Camera Obscura Bldg. - was SM Senior Center)
1450 Ocean Avenue, just north of Broadway, Santa Monica, CA

Class Description: In this casual, friendly class, you will have the opportunity to learn any fiber technique that interests you, including knitting, crochet, all types of weaving, needlework, basketry, macrame, etc. Bring your own project to class and Susan will help you complete it and solve any problems you may have. You can also learn from scratch any of the techniques listed above. Absolute beginners as well as advanced students are all welcome. Be prepared to make friends, share ideas and be inspired to try something totally new!

Click here for more info about the Emeritus Fiber Arts Class.
(Note: After clicking on this link, scroll down to "HME EC E71, Needlecrafts".)

 

Private Classes & Jewelry-Making Parties:

Private, Individual or Group Classes at my home studio:

1 person: $35.00 per hour, plus materials.

2-3 people: $20.00 per hour for each additional person, up to 3.

4 or more people: This is a group class. I charge $35.00 per person, including materials, for a 2 1/2 hour group lesson.

Jewelry parties at my home or any other location:

4 or more people at my home: This is like a group class. I charge $35.00 per person, including materials, for 2 1/2 hours.

I could travel to a party location & bring materials for the same cost, plus $50/hour for travel time more than 30 minutes.

For a shorter party, contact me to discuss pricing and details.

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