Workshops

IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING OUR WORKSHOPS:-

Workshops are normally run at my home based studio in Royal Wootton Bassett, however due to the covid virus, workshops are currently run remotely via zoom platform.  Spaces are only reserved once full payment has been received. Please email [email protected], text or call Rachel 07828 552610 to reserve your space and arrange payment. payments are not refundable, although with at least 48 hours notice payment can be utilised toward another workshop.


ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Hi folks, I am pleased to launch the start of many online workshops that I will run remotely through the zoom platform.

Please feel free to send on any requests you have and I will aim to tailor courses to suit you all wherever possible. Please do not hesitate to contact me if theres anything you wish to ask or enqire about.  Best wishes Rachel 

Heres how it works:-

-KIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS posted to you door.

-1-1 VIDEO LEARNING through zoom platform with Rachel Smith. and a recording of our sessions will be sent to you, following ouE workshop, so you can refer back.  

-PRE WORKSHOP CHAT; Initial 10 minute zoom call to get you set up on zoom and preliminary chat.

-SPREAD OVER SEPARATE SESSIONS; Book in number of sessions in 30 minutes blocks, at times to suit you and learn at your own pace.  Theres no major overwhelm with learning by doing it this way. 

-OVERSEAS BOOKING; I welcome bookings from overseas, but we just have to take into account time for the kit to arrive at your door.  There maybe an additional postage charge for overseas customers. 

-GROUP BOOKINGS/DISCOUNT; If you would like to do the workshop with friends, this is possible with small or a large group.  If you all book individually and just one of you book the date - just let me know the details, so I can set it all up for you. I will offer a 20% discount per person for group bookings and will reimburse the discount back to you after payment. 

-WHAT TO DO NEXT:- Once you have added the workshop to your basket and paid for your booking, click on the calender at the top of this page to book. 

1. Your first prelim chat with me

2. Your first half an hour workshop with me. 



NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A SINGLE STRAND GLASS BEADED NECKLACE AND A STRETCH BRACELET

An online workshop and kit for beginners.  Heres whats included:-

A kit with 3 in 1 pliers, a bead mat, tigertail beading thread, crimp beads, clasps, beadalon elastic, choice of glass or crystal beads for your project.

A pdf digital tutorial that you can refer back to.

2 half hour workshop sessions on zoom to take you through the making process.

  • training sessions on zoom
  • choice of beads
  • tools included
  • BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEAD EMBROIDERED MOUSE BROOCH. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders. Create a Mouse brooch using bead weaving techniques and bead embroidery techniques, using a specialist needle and thread with seed beads, beads and crystals.  I will take you through each stage of the process  which begins by handstitching around a printed picture on a beading foundation. 

-KIT:- Heres whats included. All seed beads and beads required for project, beading foundation with mouse outline, ultra suede backing, needle and thread, pre made tail, brooch back, full instructions (written and photographed)

3 x  half hour workshop sessions on zoom to take you through the making process.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A SWAROVSKI┬« CRYSTAL RIVOLI PENDANT. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders. Create this beautiful beadwork pendant, using a technique called bead weaving.  This is a type of jewellery making using needle and specialist beaders thread.  The beads used are a combination of small seed beads and crystals. 

-CHOICE OF KIT; Purple or Blue, Crystal/white or Gunmetal/black kit.(subject to availability) with printed instructions.  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEADWORK HEART PENDANT. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders.Create this beautiful beadwork pendant, using a technique called bead weaving.  This is a type of jewellery making using needle and specialist beaders thread.  The beads used are a combination of small seed beads and twin hole beads called superduos.

-CHOICE OF KIT; Red, mixed gold, cobalt blue, bronze and soft yellow(subject to availability) with printed instructions.  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A MINI BEADWORK HEART PENDANT. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders.Create this beautiful beadwork pendant, using a technique called bead weaving.  This is a type of jewellery making using needle and specialist beaders thread.  The beads used are a combination of small seed beads and twin hole beads called superduos.

-CHOICE OF KIT; Red, mixed gold, cobalt blue, bronze and soft yellow(subject to availability) with printed instructions.  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEADED ADJUSTABLE MACRAME BRACELET. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders.In this workshop you will learn how to make an adjustable unisex bracelet.  Techniques include how to make a gemstone bracelet using square knot macrame. 

-CHOICE OF KIT; Most bead colours available with Red, Blue, light blue, purple or light green thread.   All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEAD EMBROIDERED PEACOCK BROOCH. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders. Create a Peacock brooch using bead weaving techniques and bead embroidery techniques, using a specialist needle and thread with seed beads and freshwater pearls.  I will take you through each stage of the process  which begins by handstitching around a printed picture on a beading foundation. 

-CHOICE OF KIT; Purple or blue/green kit.with printed instructions.  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEE BEAD EMBROIDERED BROOCH. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders. Create a bee brooch using bead weaving techniques and bead embroidery techniques, using a specialist needle and thread with seed beads.  I will take you through each stage of the process  which begins by handstitching around a printed picture on a beading foundation. 

- KIT PROVIDED;  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.

NEW ONLINE REMOTE LEARNING WORKSHOP TO MAKE A BEAD EMBROIDERED DRAGONFLY BROOCH. 

About the Project: Suitable for total beginners or experienced beaders. Create a Dragonfly brooch using bead weaving techniques and bead embroidery techniques, using a specialist needle and thread with seed beads and crystals.  I will take you through each stage of the process  which begins by handstitching around a printed picture on a beading foundation. 

-CHOICE OF KIT; Red/Aqua or orange/green kit.with printed instructions.  All materials included and posted out to you prior to the course.