Madison Bead Company

Tues 9/29 @ 6:00-7:30pm

Fri 10/9 @ 6:00-7:30pm 
Thurs 10/15 @ 6:00-7:30pm  FULL
Fri 10/23 @ 6:00-7:30pm
Fri 10/30 @ 6:00-7:30pm
Fri 11/6  @ 6:00-7:30pm
Weds 11/11  @ 6:00-7:30pm
Fri 12/4  @ 6:00-7:30pm
Thurs 12/10  @ 6:00-7:30pm
Fri 12/18  @ 6:00-7:30pm
Tues 12/29 @ 6:00-7:30pm

more dates to follow!

Tennis Bracelet by Pam
Sunday 11/8 @ 12-2pm

Use right angle weave with seed beads to create
a base for a luscious layer of Swarovski Crystals.
​This beautiful bracelet is the perfect thing to dress up any outfit.

$25 without materials

Byzantine with Color Bracelet  by Althea
Thurs 10/1  |  Tues 1/26 @ 6:30pm
Weekday classes available ​by appointment

This beginner chainmaille bracelet features bead stations surrounded by byzantine links. Use jump rings to create this casual chainmaille bracelet. A great place to start for beginners, but a fun new project for experienced “maillers” as well.

$25 without materials

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Bead Knotting by Pam
Sun 10/18  |  Sun 12/13 @ 12-2pm

Knotting between beads is a beautiful traditional way to string beads, especially pearls. Learn the tricks of the trade and master the art of getting that tiny knot just in the right place.

$25 without materials

Cold Connections by Meredith
Tues 10/6 | Thurs 12/17 | Tues 2/23
​@ 6:30pm

Connect metal using no flames or hot soldering irons! Learn the secrets to beginner level
​metalwork: hole punching, riveting, and letter stamping (evenly!)

$25 without materials

Viking Knit Bracelet by Meredith
Tues 9/8  |  Tues 1/5 @ 6:30pm 

Impress your friends with this fascinating ancient wire looping technique that predates modern knitting by centuries! Use wire to “knit” together a fantastic lightweight lacy bracelet that is sure to get lots of attention. It’s easier than it looks!

$25 without materials

Tila Brick Road by Meredith
Thurs 9/24 | Tues 11/24 | Thurs 2/18
​@ 6:30pm

Stitch together two-holed Tila beads to pave yourself a beautiful Tila brick road bracelet. You will love the look and feel of this easy bead weaving technique. Don’t be scared-- this project is great for beginner bead weavers.

$25 without materials

Basic Jewelry Making by Cathy 
8/25,  9/17, 10/14, 11/17, 12/15, 1/14, 2/9  @ 6:00-8:30pm
Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

The first class you should take!   Learn how to make stretchy bracelets, bracelets and necklaces on beading wire with clasps, and earrings on headpins!  Come early to get help picking out supplies.

$35 without materials

Peyote Stitch Cabachon Bezeling by Cathy
​Sat 10/3 | Sat 1/30 @ 1-4pm

Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

This 3 hour long workshop will teach everything you need to know about weaving beads around a cabachon or flat-backed pendant.  Knowledge of peyote stitch is very helpful, but not required. 

$45 without materials

Herringbone Cord Leather Wrap

by Meredith

Tues 10/13  |  Weds 12/9 @ 6:30pm

Prerequisite:  knowledge of the leather wrap bracelet technique.
Add a little “somethin” to your leather wrap bracelets!  Learn how to wrap leather with chinese knotting cord. 

$25 without materials

FREE Friday Night Open Beading 
8/28, 9/25, 10/2, 11/13, 12/11, 1/29, 2/26 @  4-7pm

One Friday a month we open up our table for customers to come and use our tools and our brains!  There will be an instructor on-duty to answer all of your questions and help you with your projects.  Bring a friend, have fun, and get creative!


Pendant Wrapping by Liz
Thurs 9/10 | Thurs 11/19 | 12/20 @ 6:30pm

Are you a rock hound?  Learn how to turn undrilled stones into a beautifully wire wrapped pendant.  
​You can make something beautiful out of a simple landscaping rock!  

$25 without materials

Forging Findings by Meredith
Tues 9/22  |  Thurs 11/12  |  Thurs 12/7
​@  6:30pm

Ready to take your wire work to the next level? Tired of searching endlessly for just the right clasps, chain and connectors? Cut, shape, hammer, file, wrap and polish wire to create your own findings.

$30 includes materials

Tile and Superduo Bracelet by Cathy
Sat 9/26 @ 1pm | Sat 11/21 @ 1pm |  
​Weds 1/27 @ 6:30pm

Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

Weave this eye-catching bracelet using tile beads, superduos, and seed beads.  Make it classy with metallics, or funky with a fun mix of bold colors.  A fast, easy weave you’ll want to do over and over again!

$25 without materials

4-in-1 Half Persian Chainmaille Bracelet  by Althea
Tues 11/10  |  Thurs 2/11 @ 6:30pm

Weekday classes available ​by appointment

This advanced beginner/ intermediate class is a great weave for the guys as well as gals.  Requirement:  some chain maille experience is necessary.  Sterling Silver kits are available to order.

$25 without materials


Have a little one that is interested in beads?  Encourage their creativity with one of our many options for kids classes. Sign up by appointment or have your own private party for up to 10 kids!  Girl Scout Troops, birthday parties, etc!

Availability of our instructor is usually limited to weeknights and weekend days.  Contact us to get more info and start scheduling!

Wireworking Basics by Cathy
Weds 9/2  |   Tues 11/3  |   Weds 1/6 @ 6:30pm

Weekday and weekend classes available 
​by appointment

Wrap, coil, weave, link, embellish, and build with wire!  Learn the terminology, the science, the creativity and the magic of working with wire.

$35 includes materials

Beaded Clusters by Cathy
#1 Weds 10/21 @ 6:30pm    |  #2  Weds 2/17 @ 6:30pm

Weekday and weekend classes avaiable
​by appointment

Create fun and funky pendants using this wire wrapping technique.  Freeform use of beads, chain, and wire are a great way to get those creative juices flowing!  Choose from #1 (Pendant) or #2 (Necklace) or both!

$35 without materials

Looming Beads Sundance Style
by Meredith

Weds 9/30 |  Weds 11/4  | Tues 12/1
​Tues 1/12 | Tues 2/16  @ 6:30pm

Learn how to use a small beading loom to make the bracelets that look just like the really expensive ones from that catalog.  A great beginning bead weaving project-- easy to do but looks very impressive!

$25 without materials

Metalwork Pendant by Liz
Weds 9/16 | Weds 12/2 | Thurs 1/28
​@ 6:30pm

In this beginner level class, you will learn basic piercing and cutting techniques to create custom elements from metal. Leave class with hands-on sawing experience and your own custom pendant.

$45 includes materials

Woven Bead Cap​  by Cathy 

10/27 @ 6:30p |  12/12 @ 1p  |  2/4 @ 6:30p
Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

Stitch a topper for a bead to jazz it up!  Use fire polished rounds, delicas and seed beads to create a fancy decoration and turn an ordinary bead into something extraordinary.  Quick and easy!  

$35 without materials

Leather Wrap Bracelet by Meredith 
Tues 8/18 | Tues 9/15 | Tues 10/20 | Weds 11/25 | Weds 12/30  |  Weds 2/10
​@ 6:30pm

You know which ones I’m talking about. Featured in Sundance; made famous by Chan Luu; and now seen on wrists across the countryside. Learn how to stitch beads between two pieces of leather, and how to begin and end your thread seamlessly!

$25 without materials

Class availability is reflected on the google calendar. 

Please check your desired date before registering for class.

Kumihimo Braiding with Cords by Sandy
Thurs 9/3  |  Weds 2/24 @ 6:30pm

Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

Learn how to braid silky cords on the kumi wheel to create a textural tube. Once you get started, you will love this zen-inducing technique!  

$25 without materials

Paper Clay Bead Making​     by Cathy 

Weds 9/23  |  Thurs 11/5  |  Weds 2/3
​@ 6:30pm
Weekday and weekend classes available ​by appointment

Learn how to shape paper clay into one-of-a-kind works of art that you can wear!  Use sculpting tools you can find around the house and rubber stamps, and use twinkling watercolors for an iridescent finish.  

$45 includes materials

Color and Design by Cathy 
Weds 10/7  |  Tues 1/19 @ 6:30pm
Weekday and weekend classes available by appointment

It’s something everybody encounters:  picking out your beads and figuring out your design is the hardest part of making jewelry.  Come learn about design theory and how to make a design idea board.


Multi-Strand Necklace by Cathy

Thurs 10/29  |  Tues 12/8 @ 6:30pm
Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

Learn all of the tricks and tips for making a multiple strand necklace or bracelet.  Use cones or caps to hide your ends and make a cohesive, beautiful piece.

$35 without materials

Wrapped Loop Bracelet by Liz
Thurs 10/8  |  Tues 2/2 @ 6:30pm

Get loads of practice with wrapped loops and make this lovely, playful bracelet.  This technique is so useful, you’ll find yourself using it for many other things as well.

$25 without materials

Junk Drawer Necklace​     by Liz

Thurs 10/22  |  Weds 1/13 ​@ 6:30pm

Learn how to turn found objects into seriously cool jewelry.  You’ll discuss techniques on how to transform things into pendants, get lots of hands-on practice, and leave with a great necklace!

$25 without materials

GROUPON USERS:  Class information

Wine and Jewelry Making! 
Enjoy a glass of wine with friends and learn some basic beading techniques! 
You will learn how to string a bracelet and attach a clasp, and make a pair of earrings to match!  Materials are not included, you will be emailed a materials list after you sign up for your class. 

​Estimated cost of materials is $7-15

Kumihimo Braiding with Beads by Sandy
Weds 12/16 @ 6:30pm

Weekday and weekend classes available
​by appointment

Learn how to braid cords with beads on the kumi wheel to create a rope of beads.
​Take your kumihimo to the next level!  

$25 without materials

You may register for classes in person, or over the phone with a credit card.

Payment is required at the time of registration.

Class fees are refundable up to 24 hours before the class.

Class size is limited to 6 participants unless otherwise noted.

Please arrive on time for class with your materials with you unless they are provided.