Class Schedule

Class prices vary by complexity of the project and length of the class. Materials are additional. We kindly ask that you only use supplies from our shop in our classroom. Group discounts available. Class Size is Limited. Please call 1-727-424-4662 to reserve your spot today.
Location: 7901 46th Ave N St. Petersburg, FL


Upcoming Events

Saturday 16 February, 2019
*Special Event -- Clasp Trunk Show

NOTE DATE CHANGE:  Mark your calendars! If you are local or visiting the area, Sparkle Spot Beads will be hosting an AWESOME Trunk Show on February 15 from 1-7:30pm and Saturday 16 from 10-3pm, 2019! We will be featuring high-quality, unique clasps and fasteners from Israel, Germany, and the US as well as handmade dried flower pendants and Swarovski crystals and crystal pearls.  Alison will also be doing pearl knotting demos on both Friday and Saturday.  

If you have any questions, please let me know!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Saturday 16 February, 2019
"Beader's Choice" Class

"Beader's Choice" Class -- 2 1/2 hour class beginning at 1:00pm.  Maryann will be here to teach ANY of her classes.  If there is a class of hers that you missed or one that is scheduled that you can't make, she'll will teach it to you!  Stop by the shop for a flyer of the classes she has available!  It would be appreciated if you would let us know in advance which class you might be interested in. 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor:  Maryann
Class Fee:  $25 + Materials

We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated), beading needles and/or Fireline beading thread.

As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email (sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662 



Saturday 16 February, 2019
NEW -- Beaded Sunflower Brooch

NEW -- "Beaded Sunflower Brooch" (or Pendant!) --  2 1/2 hour class beginning at 10:00am. This beautiful brooch measures approximately 3 inches across and is perfect for a jacket or coat or even on a handbag or hat.  A Pin/Bail converter can be easily added and you've got an amazing necklace!

Class Fee -- $25 + Materials. 
Instructor -- Maryann
Level:  Beginning to Intermediate

We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated), beading needles and/or Fireline beading thread.

As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email (sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662 



Friday 22 February, 2019
NEW -- "Intro to Bead Looms"

NEW -- "Intro to Bead Looms" -  2 1/2 hour class beginning at 10:30am.  Have you ever wanted to try a beading loom?  This is the workshop for you.  Create either a bracelet or a letter swatch that can be used to create a napkin holder, pendant or part of a bracelet.  We will be working on one of the NEW looms that ends with only two threads!  Not like the old ones with which you had 20 or more ending threads that needed to be tied off!  Use our shop looms for your project and decide for yourself. 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor:  Maryann
Class Fee:  $25 + Materials

We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated), beading needles and/or Fireline beading thread.


As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662 



Friday 22 February, 2019
"Beader's Choice"

"Beader's Choice" Class -- 2 1/2 hour class beginning at 1:30pm.  Maryann will be here to teach ANY of her classes during that afternoon spot.  If there is a class of hers that you missed or one that is scheduled that you can't make, she'll will teach it to you!  Stop by the shop for a flyer of the classes she has available!  It would be appreciated if you would let us know in advance which class you might be interested in. 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor:  Maryann
Class Fee:  $25 + Materials

We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated), beading needles and/or Fireline beading thread.

As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email (sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662 




Saturday 23 February, 2019
Intro to Jewelry Making

If you've ever wanted to learn how to make your own jewelry, this is the place to start.  This is a 2 1/2 hour class beginning at 10:00am.  Participants will complete either a necklace or bracelet and a pair of earrings. 

Class fee is $25 + Materials.  
Instructor: Maryann

No prior experience needed..


We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated) and wire-working tools.

As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email (sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662  

Intro to Jewlery Making is a fun introduction and Overview of General Beading Practices such as:
 

General Terminology --   Tumbled, faceted, briolletted, peyoted and the rest of it.
Overview and Use of Tools --   Hand me the thingamujiggy! What doya callit?
Findings --   Where did I put those metal things that look like little rings?
Types of Beads --   Heishe, Bugles, Seeds, what are "Semi"-Precious beads?
Methods of fastening --   When it's good to "crimp" your style. Keeping your stuff together.



Saturday 23 February, 2019
"Beader's Choice" Class

"Beader's Choice" Class -- 2 1/2 hour class beginning at 1:00pm.  Maryann will be here to teach ANY of her classes during that afternoon spot.  If there is a class of hers that you missed or one that is scheduled that you can't make, she'll will teach it to you!  Stop by the shop for a flyer of the classes she has available!  It would be appreciated if you would let us know in advance which class you might be interested in. 

Level:  Beginner to Intermediate
Instructor:  Maryann
Class Fee:  $25 + Materials

We ask that you kindly purchase the necessary materials for this project from the shop the day of the class. You MAY bring with you a table light (preferably battery operated), beading needles and/or Fireline beading thread.

As you know, our space is extremely limited, so you MUST reserve a spot in advance either by email (sparklespotbeads@gmail.com) or by phone. 727-424-4662