The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar
Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center


Spring Show - March 2-3, 2019

Hours: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Admission: $3.00


GoodyBeads.com is excited to sponsor the Twin Cities Bead Bazaar, which features an array of Jewelry Artists, Bead Vendors, Jewelry Making Classes and Product Demonstrations. This two-day event is open to the public and one of the most-popular events of its type in the country. For updates, sign up for our Newsletter and follow us on Facebook.

CLASSES

Classes are three hours long, unless noted. Payment for classes is due at the time of registration and includes Kit Fee (price varies) and Class Fee of $40 (3-Hour Class) or $80 (6-Hour Class). *Kit fees do not include items in the “Supplies to Bring” description. Teachers will provide information on whether or not they will have additional kits available to purchase. These additional kit payments will be made directly to your class teacher after or during class hours.

MORNING SESSION

Maggie T Designs

Easy Peasy Kumihimo Bracelet

The Easy Peasy bracelet is just that - easy peasy! This funky boho design features a center leather lace that makes this piece completely adjustable. It’s fun to make and even more fun to wear.


Supplies to Bring*: 6" round foam kumihimo disk, 25-50 gr. weight; eight 2-1/2" bobbins; thread burner; super glue gel; scissors; chain nose pliers.


KIT FEE: $25.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Class Fee: $65.00


Diane Fitzgerald

Cactus Beaded Bead

Students will learn to create a spherical beaded bead using two-hole crescents and two-hole diamonds. This bead is based on a sphere with 12 pentagons.


Supplies to Bring*: Size 10 or 12 beading needle, Fireline smoke 6 lb, Scissors, Work surface, Pencil or pen


KIT FEE: $14.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $54.00

Diane Whiting

Double Diamond Deluxe Necklace

Double up on a modified Right Angle Weave with gorgeous Swarovski crystals. Flashes of light edge seed bead diamonds in this elegant but easy lariat you can wear multiple ways.


Supplies to Bring*: Task lighting, magnifiers and thread cutters recommended.


KIT FEE: $70.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $110.00

Adele Kimpell

Feather & Fan Bracelet

Sponsored by Toho Beads, the Fan and Feather Bracelet resembles the knitting classic of the Eyelet and Lace knit family. Named due to the resemblance of the stitches to the fanned feathers of a peacock. You will enjoy stitching this bracelet.


Supplies to Bring*: Beading Mat, scissors, personal task lamp, if desired.


KIT FEE: $40.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $80.00

Cara Bennett (Veberod Gem Gallery)

Stamping for Beginners

Stamping is a great way to personalize your work with a minimal amount of tools, but like all other skills, it is harder than it looks! Come learn all the tricks to stamp a phrase onto a metal sheet, which can then be used as an embellishment to your other work. (Please note, we will not be finishing an entire piece of jewelry, this class focuses on stamping only and you will finish the work on your own time.)


Supplies to Bring*: Magnification. (Any tools needed for class will also be available for purchase.)


KIT FEE: $10.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Class Fee: $50.00

Irina Miech (Eclectica Beads)

Bracelet Components

Explore basic metal clay techniques as you create curved fine-silver bracelet components. Add a touch of color and embellish them with jewels. Students will make 2-3 pieces in class. Learn the basics of metal clay including imprinting, how to add a curve to pieces, setting stones, drilling connector holes, and finishing techniques.


KIT FEE: $73.00

Room 207

All Levels



SOLD OUT!

Sara (Ckoop)

Enameling 101

Learn the basics of torch enameling with Sara Lukkonen, the owner-artist of C-Koop Beads. Using a Hot Head Torch™, learn safely to add colorful enamel powders to copper. Make as many beads, pendants and headpins as class time allows.


Supplies to Bring*: Students must provide their own safety glasses and MAPP gas. (Yellow canister, can be purchased at hardware or home supply store (Home Depot). PLEASE wear cotton clothing or use a welder’s apron.


KIT FEE: $100.00

Room 206

Beginner



Class Fee: $140.00



AFTERNOON SESSION

Diane Fitzgerald

Spikey Bracelet

With a right-angle weave base, learn to create a spikey bracelet that undulates with the movement of your arm. The kit features vintage thorns made with unusual striped canes.


Supplies to Bring*: Size 10 beading needle (2), Scissors, Work surface, Pencil or pen.


KIT FEE: $48.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $88.00

Diane Whiting

Rue Magique Bracelet

Pathways of Swarovski Crystal beads and pearls give this elegant bracelet magical sparkle! Learn Cubic Right Angle Weave with Diane’s popular new tool and learn about the invisible attachment of the new Beadslide™ clasp.


Supplies to Bring*: Task lighting, magnifiers and thread cutters recommended.


KIT FEE: $65.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $105.00

Erin Gerlach

Stone to Pendant

Topper additions to take a stone, shell, or crystal and transform into a pendant. This is a great place to be creative. Anyone wanting to learn more about the uses of epoxy clays and incorporating them in your work, class will use Aves Apoxie Sculpt. Each student will leave with their own stones made to pendants and a head loaded with new ideas.


Supplies to Bring*: A small bag of trinkets/finding/crystals to incorporate into your own piece, 2 stones or larger crystals, or shells (1" is a good size or larger as you like. Instructor will have some stuff available for added creativity.


KIT FEE: $0.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Total price: $40.00

Irina Miech (Eclectica Beads)

Metal Clay 101

Students will create three to five fine-silver pendants and charms while experimenting with shapes and textures, then add a little sparkle with colorful gems.


KIT FEE: $73.00

Room 207

All Levels



Total price: $113.00

Cindy Boissonneault

Copper Flame Painted Cuff

In this workshop, you will learn how to use a flame to “paint” on copper. You will also learn how to size and create a copper cuff, and rivet your work of art onto the cuff.


Supplies to Bring*: Safety Glasses


KIT FEE: $35.00

Room 206

Intermediate



Total price: $75.00

Tai Salisbury (Veberod Gem Gallery)

Beginning Wirework

Learn to use linking to make bracelets, necklaces, earrings, pendants and more- no previous experience necessary! The advantage of taking this class (if you’ve never worked with wire, that is!) is getting a feel of how to form wire and how to use the tools to your best advantage. And make cool things. Let’s not overlook that.


Supplies to Bring*: Beads that fit on wire, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flush cutters, magnification. (Any tools needed for class will also be available for purchase.)


KIT FEE: $20.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Total price: $60.00


Class Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel a class please email so.vang@goodybeads.com before February 22nd, 2019. There will be a $5 processing fee assessed for each class cancelled. There are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations allowed after February 23rd, 2019.

Be sure to check out classes on Sunday, March 3!

MORNING SESSION

Natalia Barker-Morrison

Tree of Life Pendant

Create a beautiful tree of life pendant. You’ll have different bead and wire options to be able to customize your pendant.


Supplies to Bring*: Pliers – round nose, chain nose, and nylon jaw. Wire cutters, steel bench block and nylon hammer


KIT FEE: $20.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Total price: $60.00

Cindy Boissonneault

Embossed Copper Cuff

In this workshop, you will learn how to emboss a design onto metal and rivet it to a cuff that you have formed to create your own unique copper cuff.


Supplies to Bring*: Safety Glasses


KIT FEE: $20.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Total price: $60.00

Cheryl Erickson (Artistic Bead)

Squares with Diamonds Double Raw Cuff

Use the New CzechMates Diamonds to create this wonderful double Right Angle Weave cuff that creates a very squared pattern. This is an intermediate project, students should be comfortable with beadweaving and Right Angle Weave.


Supplies to Bring*: Bead mat, scissors, task lamp if desired, glasses if needed!


KIT FEE: $35.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Total price: $75.00

Jillian Steger (Serenity Pond Creations)

Stunning Sterling Chainmail Earrings

Simple jump rings intersect to create chainmail diamonds. Finished with semi-precious dangles, these earrings are sure to impress.


Supplies to Bring*:Task lighting and magnifiers if desired. Instructor will have a selection of stones to choose from but students may bring there own 4mm beads if they wish. (14 needed for project.)


KIT FEE: $45.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Total price: $85.00

Erin Gerlach

Freedom of the Open Bezel

Learn how to work with existing open bezels and make your own open bezel using free shape & a little design. This is a great hands on class for anyone wanting to learn more about the uses of epoxy clays and incorporating them in your work, class will use Aves Apoxie Sculpt. Each student will leave with their own custom open bezel and learn how to work with purchased open bezels.


Supplies to Bring*: A small bag of trinkets/finding/crystals to incorporate into your own piece, bring an existing open bezel if you like -- there will be time for both. Instructor will have some stuff available for added creativity.


KIT FEE: $0.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Total price: $40.00

Irina Miech (Eclectica Beads)

Branch Out!

Create beautiful organic textures and molds using natural elements such as branches and twigs to make one-of-a-kind charms, pendants, and other jewelry components, Then add a touch of color and sparkle by setting a stone to enhance your creation. Students will make 3-5 pieces in class. Learn mold making, how to shape pieces using the molds, and metal clay finishing techniques. Students will also explore drilling connector holes and stone setting techniques.


Supplies to Bring*:


KIT FEE: $76.00

Room 207

All Levels



Total price: $116.00

Cara Bennett (Veberod Gem Gallery)

Fusing Fine Silver

Fusing is a process of connecting metal using heat but no solder. While it is not exactly *easy* to do, the process is simple and requires very little in the way of time or tools. It is the perfect way to start adding your own metalwork into your beaded creations. We will focus on fusing rings of various sizes that will be useful in earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more. Finished pieces will be ready for you to incorporate into your own work.


Supplies to Bring*: Chain Nose Pliers, Flat Nose Pliers (or 2 Chain Nose), Flush Cutters, Magnificatio. (Any tools needed for class will also be available for purchase.)


KIT FEE: $40.00

Room 206

Beginner



Total price: $80.00

AFTERNOON SESSION

Natalia Barker-Morrison

Diamond Weave Earrings

Create a beautiful pair of earrings using wire weaving techniques.


Supplies to Bring*: Pliers – round nose, chain nose, and nylon jaw and wire cutters


KIT FEE: $20.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Total price: $60.00

Cheryl Erickson (Artistic Bead)

Seurat Bracelet

Make this fun, fast and easy bracelet using a several colors of peanut beads. It has a beautiful casual and heavily textured look. This pattern is very versatile, once the technique is learned you can make earrings and a pendant to match.


Supplies to Bring*: Bead mat, scissors, task lamp if desired, glasses if needed!


KIT FEE: $35.00

Cafeteria

All Levels



Total price: $75.00

Katherine Deschain

Stretch Chainmaille Bracelet

By the end of the class, students will know how to create the popular European 4-in-1 weave using nothing but a pair of pliers, aluminum jump rings and rubber o-rings. The combination of traditional techniques and modern supplies creates a bracelet that is both comfortable and easy to wear. Two color options available.


Supplies to Bring*: Two pairs of pliers, without teeth. Flat, chain, or chisel nose recommended.


KIT FEE: $20.00

Cafeteria

Beginner



Total price: $60.00

Adele Kimpell

Sophia Medallion Necklace

Sponsored by Toho Beads, the Sophia Medallion is reminiscent of webbed filigree medallions and costume jewelry brooches. The base is worked in flat circular netting with size 6° Demi Round beads, embellished with multiple layers of size 8° Demi Round beads and 4mm glass pearls. A warped square bail, embellished with pearls, is stitched with size 8° Demi Round beads and compliments the medallion. You can stitch a beaded rope for the carrier or slide it onto chain, silk cord or an Omega necklace


Supplies to Bring*: Beading Mat, scissors, personal task lamp, if desired.


KIT FEE: $40.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $80.00

Irina Miech (Eclectica Beads)

Gingko Leaf Pendant

Explore organic wirework as you make a leaf silhouette. Embellish it with beads to create a beautiful nature-inspired pendant.


Supplies to Bring*: Chain nose pliers, Flat nose pliers, Round nose pliers, Wire cutter, Chasing hammer, Bench block, Medium bail making pliers. Optional: Jump bail making pliers


KIT FEE: $15.00

Room 207

All Levels



Total price: $55.00

Tai Salisbury (Veberod Gem Gallery)

Handmade Findings

Custom findings can add the personal touch your jewelry needs to stand out from the crowd. Learn how to make head pins, earwires, and clasps to finish your beading projects and more.


Supplies to Bring*: flush cutters, Chain Nose Pliers, Flat Nose Pliers, Round Nose Pliers, Magnification. (Any tools needed for class will also be available for purchase.)


KIT FEE: $25.00

Room 206

Beginner



Total price: $65.00

SIX-HOUR DAY SESSION

Diane Whiting

High Society

Cream of the Crop! Top of the Heap! High Society. Diane’s best-selling necklace has elegant lines and unmistakable Swarovski sparkle are the main elements of this very wearable necklace! Wear this classic piece with or without the removable pendant drop.


Supplies to Bring*: Task lighting, magnifiers and thread cutters recommended.


KIT FEE: $70.00

Cafeteria

Intermediate



Class Fee: $150.00


Class Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel a class please email so.vang@goodybeads.com before February 22nd, 2019. There will be a $5 processing fee assessed for each class cancelled. There are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations allowed after February 23rd, 2019.


Candie Cooper is a jewelry designer with a passion for combining unique materials and color combinations, inspired by extensive travel and her years living in China. Candie is the author of Necklace-ology (Lark Books 2012), Metalworking 101 for Beaders (Lark Books 2009), Felted Jewelry (Lark Books 2007), and Designer Needle Felting (Lark Books 2007). Candie has appeared on Beads, Baubles and Jewels and hosts daily Facebook live shows focusing on living a creative lifestyle. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education and Fine Arts from Purdue University.






Cocktails with Candie

Saturday, March 2
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Woody’s Grille, 399 City West Pkwy, Eden Prairie, MN

Those who register and attend Cocktails with Candie will receive one cocktail, appetizers, a custom Swag Bag, the opportunity to mingle with Candie and other bead enthusiasts, as well as the chance to learn new techniques by watching demonstrations done by jewelry educators.
Cost is $50 Per Person.



Color in Winter

Saturday, March 2
11:00am – 12:00pm
Gymnasium Stage, Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center

In this class, you’ll explore using pencils, paints and embellishments to create a one-of-a-kind pendant. Candie will show you different layering techniques to add a little magic to your winter.
Cost is $35 Per Person.



Professional Packaging with Sizzix

Saturday, March 2
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Gymnasium Stage, Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center

Candie will demonstrate how to use the Sizzix Big Shot to create professional looking packaging and jewelry cards to take your business to the next level.
Cost is $20 Per Person.



Knot-a-Bead

Sunday, March 3
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Gymnasium Stage, Hopkins Eisenhower Community Center

Learn how to use the Beadalon Knot-a-Bead Tool to create knotted necklaces and bracelets. Candie will walk you through tips and tricks of using this handy tool. You will make a necklace using Quartz pieces from Dakota Stones and finishing it off with chain.
Cost is $35 Per Person.


Vendor Application

Twin Cities Bead Bazaar
Spring Show: March 2 - 3, 2019
Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Hwy 7, Hopkins
Show Hours 10:00-5:00 both days

download Spring 2019 vendor application

NOTE: All 10x12 Ends and 10x10 corner spaces for the Spring show have been reserved.



Sales Tax Documentation

Must fill out vendor application and sales tax documentation forms and submit to shows@twincitiesbeadbazaar.com





address

1001 MN-7, Hopkins, MN 55305
1 952-564-6618
2 blocks west of Hwy 169 on Hwy 7 - Turn at the light on 12th Ave

get directions

Here Comes the Art Truck!


We're excited to have Matt, founder of the Minnesota Art Truck, to be back with us! The MN Art Truck will be parked in front of the Community Center displaying and selling handmade, one-of-a-kind crafts, jewelry, mixed-media and more by local Midwest Artists.

Follow MN Art Truck at mnarttruck.com and on Facebook.




Door Prize Sponsors


Sponsored door prizes will be given out hourly at the show! You’ll have the chance to win one of these breathtaking door prizes by coming to the show, taking a class, making a purchase or watching a demo.

We thank these nationally known brands who contributed to this year’s door prizes, Make and Takes, Demos and more!

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