Monday, November 21, 2011

November Class Schedule (2011) & Pudgy News

Pudgy Beads just released a Free video. We will be presenting a series of free classes on youtube and on our website and facebook page. Our first video "Waterfall Earrings" are absolutely beautiful and simple to make. If you would like to purchase materials or a kit for this project please contact the store or you can order through our website at
"WaterFall Earring Project" 

Pudgy Beads Annual Black Friday Sale
30% off
On the entire store. Discount does not include Sterling Silver, Gold-filled, Chain or Clasps. Must spend a minimum of $30.00 to receive the 30% discount. Store opens as usual at 11am.
Can't make it on Friday, use your coupon for 25% off ( with $25.00 purchase) during the following week. (Nov 26 - Dec. 3)


RING TRIO - Wire crazy, You learned the hoops, let's move on to rings!!! Quick, easy and a simple way to kick off your creativity, this ring trio can be as simple or as intricate as you like. We will be manipulating wire to form the rings and adding the beads of your choice. Bring your creative ideas for this class to create great inexpensive gifts this holiday season. Class Fee $35.00, Materials not included. Dates: 11/26, 12:30pm – 4:pm

BASIC BEADING WORKSHOP I/Bracelet This is our basic beginner’s stringing workshop.  In this class, you will learn how to choose and attach clasps. You will learn about the different stringing materials and tools required to design with. You will leave with a finished bracelet. Class Fee: $15.00, Materials not included. (Kits Priced from $7.00- $25.00) Sunday 11/27/11, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

BASIC BEADING WORKSHOP 2/EARRINGS   So you’ve learned the basics of making necklaces and bracelets, and now you’d love earrings to go with all your new creations. In this class, you’ll learn all you need to know about constructing earrings, including making perfect loops.  An earring class wouldn’t be complete without making chandelier earrings.  You will finish at least three pairs. Class Fee $25.00, Materials not included. (KIT PRICES FROM $15 - $30.00). Dates: 12/4/11, 1:00pm – 3pm 

SOLDERING WORKSHOP I/Bracelet Learning to solder can open up a whole new world of jewelry making to you. Though the process is fairly simple it does take practice. In this class you will be learn to solder Sterling or Copper square rings then fabricate them into a bracelet. We will spend some time on safety aspects and learning how to handle and adjust the flame. Class Fee: $60.00, Materials not included. Dates:Saturday 12/10,12:30pm – 4:00pm 

STAMPING & FORGING - In this class you will learn how to stamp metal shapes with words and texture. We will cover cutting your own shapes from metal sheet and using heat, patina or Alcohol inks to color your creations. We will show you how to use a dapping block to add curves to your forms and how to create perfect holes in your project. We will also show you how to create cold connections without an expensive rivet machine or tool. This is definitely a fun and informative class. Class Fee $45.00 Saturday 12/11,1pm-3pm.