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Classes at Dancing Bear Indian Trader


Our classes are scheduled on Brown Paper Tickets.

Click here to see all of the classes.

Some of our classes have minimum student registrations
Students will receive a refund if class minimum is not met or class is cancelled.

Students will be notified 24 hours before class if cancelled.

Students will not be given a refund/credit for no show if class is scheduled.


Bead Loom Techniques
Class fee $25.00

Learn how to set up and start a bead loom project with Richard. Bead looming is a lot of fun, and can be used for multiple applications like: belts, bracelets, guitar straps, etc. Bead Loom & supplies are not included, available for purchase at store.. Minimum 2 student registrations required.

Beaded Rosette Techniques
Class fee $25.00

Learn how to make a beaded rosette. This technique can be applied to many different projects. Bead supplies are not included; students are required to purchase supplies for class at the store. Minimum 2 student registrations required.

 
Lazy Stitch Techniques
Class fee $25.00

Learn how to make a small lazy stitch beaded leather pouch, perfect for making into a little medicine bag. This technique can be applied to many different projects. Bead supplies are not included, available for purchase at store. Picture is a sample of lazy stitch, actual project will vary.

2 student registrations required.

Dreamcatcher Making
Class fee $25
Students will learn how to make a traditional dream catcher.
Crystal is an expert at making these wonderful dream catchers.

Materials are not included in class fees.
Minimum 5 student registrations required.


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Chain Maille Jewelry
Class fee $25

Robin teaches this class. This class is for the jewelry designer that wants to get into this facinating technique that is several hundreds of years old. Each student will learn about constuction basics of chain maille. Students are required to have two pliers that are either smooth or nylon. We have annodized aluminum & silicone
jump rings for purchase in our store.
Materials are not included in class fee.

2 student minimum per session


Rhino Chain sample


European Pattern sample

Byzantine sample

Captured Bangle Sample
Beading Basics
Class fee $25


This class is for the beginner beader who wants to build a jewelry skill set.
In this class, the beader will learn how to finish off a bracelet, learn about findings, tools, beads and design.

Materials are not included in class fee.

Wire Wrapping Class
Class fee $25

Robin teaches this class. This class is for the jewelry designer that wants to learn how to make jewelry with wire. Materials are not included in class fees. No minimum class size.

If one student signs up, the class will be 2 hours. If there are 3+ students, the class will be 3 hours.

Sparkle Factor Bracelet
Free Class on Sundays!

We will be offering a free class on how to make the "Sparkle Factor" bracelet a fun and easy way to get some bling in your life. The base cost of the kit is $14.00. Please RSVP by calling the shop at 760-747-2323 if you want to come.

Classes will start every hour until 3pm.

Beaded Heart Necklace
Class fee $25.00

Purchase of kit required. Cute and fun for Valentine's or any time you feel sweet. Materials are not included in class fees. Kit price is $12 -includes pattern, beads, Fireline & needle, chain & findings

2 student registrations required.

Kumihimo Braiding
Class fee $25.00

Kumihimo is a great way to make a nice necklace cord for a pendant! Make bracelets with beads, the possibilities are endless! Materials are not included in class fees.

2 minimum student registrations required.

Beaded Pear Necklace
Class fee $25.00

Purchase of kit required in store. This pendant is beautiful as is or on a necklace. Materials are not included in class fees. Kit price is $15 -includes pattern, beads, Fireline & needle.

2 minimum student registrations required.

Rosary Making
Class fee $25.00

Learn how to make a beautiful rosary with the 1 step looper. Looper tool not required, a store looper can be borrowed for the class. The loopers are $35 each. The required finding kit will be $10, plus cost of beads chosen for rosary.

2 minimum student registrations required.

Beaded Crochet Necklace
Class fee $15.00

Learn how to make this simple and beautiful crocheted necklace. Materials not included in class fee.

2 student minimum.

Crochet Bracelet Class
Class fee $50

Learn how to make a rope bracelet bangle out of 6/0 beads! Takes two sessions, two separate days. It's a great class for a beginner at crochet. Supplies for this class are: size 7 crochet hook, 6/0 Beads and cord from our store.
Materials are not included in class fee.

3 student minimum per session


Chan Luu Style Bracelet Class fee $25

Svea teaches this class. It's a great bracelet that is very popular right now. A lot of movie stars wear them. But the difference is that they are paying the huge markup and you aren't! Materials are not included in class fee. 2 student registrations required.


 

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