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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Bohemian rings AGAIN

By special request I am teaching this class again!  This Saturday March12, Gilding the Lily.  If you didn't get to take it, sign up now!  Bohemian Rings!  Third in the Wire wrapping  101 series of classes.  All levels!  NO EXPERIENCE  NECESSARY!!   10-3p, $65.    Call Dede at 714-757-0558

Monday, February 21, 2011

2 Soldering classes this weekend

Learn the basics of soldering with my easy to follow techniques.   Two classes in 2 different locations.
3's a Charm-Soldering 101
3's a Charm, soldering 101~Piecemakers,Costa Mesa 10-4, $67 includes lunch and everything needed to make the 3 charms.  Bring your soldering equipment.  If you don't have equipment there is a $6 studio fee to use mine.  Call 714-641-3112 to reserve your seat.
Soldered Chandelier Pendant

Soldered Chandelier Pendant~ Alta Loma, (inland empire) private residence (please contact me for address) 11-2p, $55 includes all supplies.  Please bring your soldering equipment.  If you don't have equipment you can use mine for a small fee.  Contact for more info:

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Full house on Brookdale Lane....

Many thanks to Nancy and Mr. Jamar for opening up a new space.  The new location for workshops through Gilding the Lily has lots more room as you can see (13 students showed up!).    It's only 3 blocks from the store and Nancy gives participating students a week before class to come into the Lily and get a 15% discount and opens early for students to buy before class. 

All my students are amazing artists and I REALLY hope you all see this post and send a picture of what you made so I can post them.  They were all so individual and beautiful and some of you left before I could take pictures.  Thank you all for having a sense of humor and hanging in there with only one hole punch!!  I think I'll do like Lisa said and have a few for sale next time.   Next up at the Lily:  CAGED VIXEN.  You won't want to miss it!  Mark you calendars for March 12th, 11-3p for a  BRAND NEW class and learn how to make a bird cage out of wire and capture your inner vixen!  SO cute!   Samples are in the store.   Details to follow SOON!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Another version...

For this Saturdays class at Gilding the Lily I thought I would make another version so you could see the diversity.  This is a heart but what about a house or bird?  So many possibilities.  Hope to see you there!

Monday, February 14, 2011

NEW CLASS "Milagro Repujado"!!!

Come on over to Brookdale in Fullerton,CA this Saturday, Feb.19.....Gilding the Lily's new workshop space.  For those of you who have taken classes at Gilding the Lily in the past, we now have more room!     The new location for the Lily's classes is only about 3 minutes from the store, so don't worry!  AND Nancy will give students a 15% discount the day of class at the store!!!   This is a brand new class that I have not taught any where else.  Learn how to put together a stunning center piece that can be used as a focal on a necklace or brooch.  Taking sheet metal in brass, nickel and copper I will show you how to cut, pierce, stamp, rivet and punch holes to make any shape you like.  We will layer the cut pieces into a show stopping one of a kind pendant!  No experience necessary.  Call Dede to reserve your seat: 714-757-0558.

go here to get more info.

  And look under "Milagro Repujado"

We will also go over the art of metal embossing. This will be a fantastic class cram packed with the most popular techniques.  You won't want to miss it!!!

Ask Dede for the address when you sign up.  Most supplies included, $70,  11-4:30.   Please bring a hammer, steel bench block, jewelry pliers and metal cutting shears.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Art Retreat!

Registration opened yesterday for this premiere Art Retreat through Cloth, Paper Scissors called CREATE and I'll be teaching there!!   Save the dates:  May18-22, 2011.

It's right here in a our own back yard, Costa Mesa ( I KNOW, SOMETHING CLOSE!)  Go here NOW!              
I will be teaching two classes during the week (Wed/Thurs), May 18,19.  Here are the pics:

CAPTURED FAIRY VESSEL EARRINGS Wed. May 18, 6-9p most materials included $75

PETITE SOLDERED BOX Thurs. May 19, 9-4p, $145 plus $5 material fee
Just so you know when you go to the web site you have to fill out your name and information BEFORE you can see all the classes and then to get the descriptions you have to download a pdf file which is listed at the top of the home page.  Once that's done you are set to register.  If you have any questions please email me or leave a comment and I'll answer it.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Back from Vegas

Great weekend with fantastic talented women!!  Here are some pictures of what they made in the bottle class.  Thanks to everyone:  Jan, Sarah, Heather, Kathy F. , Kathy S., Gayle, Rose, Carol, Lynn, Alice and Susan!  Jan wants to do it again next year.   Hope to see you all again then.   A special thanks to Jan for hosting the whole affaire!!!