Creativ Festival Workshops

CCimicata-Retro Floral Brooch To Statement Necklace(300dpi)

Are you attending the Creativ Festival in Toronto this month?  John Bead is sponsoring three fantastic workshops.  The Dates are October 15,16 and 17, 2015.

Retro Brooch to Statement Necklace – Beginner to Intermediate Class with Carmi Cimicata

Capture the look and feel of the 1950’s with this statement necklace featuring a removable beaded floral brooch.  In this class you will discover the joys of beading with a needle and thread on a perforated disk to create classic and contemporary brooches.  As a focal design, the brooch adds a touch of glamour to the necklace, which features unique polyester pipe cords, leather tassels and clusters of vintage inspired Lucite beads from the Tropical Punch product line by John Bead.  The matching earrings are cleverly coordinated to match.  

3 Hour Workshop – Thu 1:00 to 4:00 FDaSilva-Blossoming Cuff(300dip)

Blossoming Cuff – Intermediate Class with Fernando DaSilva

Learn how to glamourize soft leather and Lucite components to create a trendy and hip cuff bracelet in this multimedia workshop. You’ll assemble a flower using Lucite petals and crystallize with flat back crystals. Add detail with hand stitching using wax cotton cord. String, glue, rivet and leather stitch your way to a beautiful and unique cuff with eye-catching sparkle.

3 Hour Workshop – Fri 1:00 to 4:00

FDaSilva-Flowers to Billie(300dpi)Flowers to Billi Necklace – Beginner Class With Fernando DaSilva

Fernando’s sunny disposition promises to add glam and a splash of colour to the long winter season with this necklace inspired by Billie Holiday. In this back to basics workshop, you’ll work with fantastic Lucite components from the Tropical Punch collection by Dazzle-it™ while perfecting stringing techniques. Learn to assemble exotic flowers using the new Flower Maker findings combined with a high tech polyester pipe.

3 Hour Workshop – Sat 1:00 to 4:00

 

Learn Soutache In A Class With Fernando DaSilva

Do you know about Toronto’s Creativ Festival?  The Creativ Festival (formerly Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival) since 1988 has been offering an unbeatable combination of tantalizing shopping and dynamic instruction. Designed to intrigue, involve, excite, stimulate and celebrate the art of creating your own personal style.

There are 5 days of intimate conference classes which feature exceptional hands-on learning filled with ideas, inspiration and instruction by some of the industry’s best!  John Bead’s Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva is teaching three classes.

Here is a closer look at the Mandarin Soutache Sensation class you can take.

Classes sell out quickly.  Registration has begun by phone this week and online this weekend.  You can look at the digital conference brochure by clicking on this link.

John Bead and Fernando DaSilva at Fall Creativ Festival

Do you know about Toronto’s Creativ Festival?

The Creativ Festival (formerly Creative Sewing and Needlework Festival) since 1988 has been offering an unbeatable combination of tantalizing shopping and dynamic instruction. Designed to intrigue, involve, excite, stimulate and celebrate the art of creating your own personal style.

There are 5 days of intimate conference classes which feature exceptional hands-on learning filled with ideas, inspiration and instruction by some of the industry’s best!  John Bead’s Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva is teaching three classes.

Here is a closer look at the Mandarin Soutache Sensation class you can take.

Classes sell out quickly.  Registration has begun by phone this week and online this weekend.  You can look at the digital conference brochure by clicking on this link.