March 2019 Class and Event Schedule

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Check out some important dates and be sure to mark them in your schedule:

Guest Teacher Edwin Batres will be here at Simply Beadiful on the following dates:  March 30th, May 4th, and June 8th.

Diffuser Necklace and Essential Oil Class
Saturday, March 2, 2019 11-1p.m.
Sue will be here to discuss the benefits and uses of DoTerra Essential Oils and to show you how to create a clay diffuser pendant that you will embellish and turn into a leather necklace.  Samples of essential oils will be available and anyone interested may place a separate order with Sue for oils.  Register here online.

Beginner Kumihimo Class – Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:30a.m.
Learn the basics to creating a kumihimo bracelet.  We will discuss tools needed, stringing techniques, braiding, and finishing techniques in this 2.5hr class. Register here online early, and pick up your bobbins, cord, and beads prior to class so you can string them and come to class and get right to work on your piece.

Chinawear Trunk Show – March 7-30, 2019
First time these wonderful pendant pieces have been offered as a trunk show anywhere.  I met the artist Karen at the Fantastic Umbrella Factory in Rhode Island and was so excited when she agreed to doing a trunk show.  This first show has limited pieces so be sure to stop in early.  What fabulous focals they make for your latest jewelry.

Hand Painted Wood Components Trunk Show
– March 16 – April 16, 2019
A brand new trunk show for SB with some of the prettiest hand painted wood components that I’ve ever seen.  These pieces are perfect for earrings, pendants, and more and some even come in matching sets.


Finishing Weekend – March 15-16, 2019  Free to attend
Do you have a stash of jewelry projects that need to be completed?  This is the perfect weekend for that.  Great lighting, plenty of table space, and fun bead friends makes for one great Finishing Weekend.  Register online if you are attending all weekend.  If you’d like to come one or two days call me at 413-782-0288.  Registration now open for those attending all weekend.

Textured Wrap RingTexture Wrap Ring Class – Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:30-12:30
Class is full – if you wish to be placed on the waiting list, please call 413-782-0288 or email me at
Learn how to create a beautiful textured fine silver ring that will wrap 3-5 times around your finger depending on size.  Please bring a regular household hammer to class with you and a bench block if you have one.  All other tools will be provided and I do have some extra bench blocks for those of you that do not have one.  Register online here.  Class size limited to 8 students.

Saturday, March 30th, Edwin Batres will be teaching the Lady Lola Bracelet class at Simply Beadiful. Class fee and kit (clasp not included) is $115.00. Online registration is open now, however, feel free to call 413-782-0288 to sign up and pay over the phone. Deadline to register for this class and pay will be 3/23/19.



April 2019 Class and Event Schedule

April 2019 Class and Event Schedule

April features 9 all new jewelry making classes along with the always fun Spring Bead Bash Weekend and the return of the ever so popular Bead Artistry kit trunk show.

Meandering Path Bracelet and Earring Class – All Skill Levels Welcome – Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11-1p.m.
Great project to get you into some fun Spring bead colors.  No previous bead weaving knowledge necessary for this class.  Select your own combo of accent colors.  Class and materials $45.  (Fireline and beading needles sold separately.)  Register online here.


Bead Artistry Trunk Show – April 6-27, 2019

This is the most popular trunk show for SB of all time.  We just can’t seem to get enough of these great bead weaving kits.  When I ran into Stephanie in Tucson this year, she told me there would be some great new additions to her line.  Looking forward to it for sure.


Spring Bead Bash Weekend – April 12-14, 2019

Six all new classes will be featured this weekend.  Wire coiling (super fun for all), a brightly colored Flower pendant and earring set, a brand new kumihimo design, and a classic bead weaving and pearls mix, a spin on a Russian Spiral bracelet, and a beaded bead project on leather.  Check out the projects and register online here.

Orbital Pearls Bracelet Friday, April 12th 6-8p.m.

Beaded Bead Necklace Saturday, April 13th 10-12

Coiled Wire Fun Saturday, April 13th 1-3p.m.







Flower Set Saturday, April 13th 3:30-5:30p.m.

Edged Kumihimo Necklace Class Sunday, April 14th 10-12:30p.m.

Spiraled Bracelet Class Sunday, April 14th 1-3p.m.







Be sure to check out our brand new beginner classes listed below:

Flat Herringbone Beginner Bracelet Class – Thursday, April 18, 2019 11-1p.m.
Learn the mechanics of the traditional herringbone pattern with the added flash of a sparkly bead every so often.  No experience necessary.  Class and materials $45  Fireline and beading needle sold separately.  Register online here.


Quick Clinic – Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:00a.m.
Combine leather, sparkly glass crystals, accent beads, and leather in this wrap wire bracelet all for just $20.  No experience necessary.  Select from a wide range of bead colors to create your own unique piece.  Register online here.

Lunch Bunch Beaders

Lunch Bunch Beaders – All invited!

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

11:00 – 2:00p.m.

Come together with other like-minded beading enthusiasts for an afternoon of beading and lunch.  Bring in your current projects, your UFO projects, or begin a new one.  Lunch plans will be made here during the group.  Will it be take out?  Will it be “bring your own”?  It’s all up to the group!  Fun, food, and beading!  I can’t think of a better way to spend your afternoon.

Looking to join, just call me at 413-782-0288 or email me at, or just show up!