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Special Spellbound Festive Beading 4 launch workshop now booking- see the workshop page for more details

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Full booking information and terms and conditions are toward the bottom of this page.

If you have any workshop queries please email info@spellboundbead.co.uk
or call 01543 417650 during normal office hours.

Workshop Timetable 2019

Beginners Workshops Now Booking

Saturday 27th July 9.30am to midday £25
Saturday 31st August 9.30am to midday £25
Saturday 5th October 9.30am to midday £25

Workshops for International Beading Week - July 27 to August 4th

If you attend any workshop in IBW you will get a £5 voucher to spend in our shop on the day of the workshop.  

Saturday 27th July - Beginners 9.30am to midday £25
Saturday 3rd August - Spiral Rope 9.30 to midday £25

Taster Workshops

These workshops are short and sweet - 30 minute to 45 minutes each, and just three students in each class.  They cost £5 each including materials, you keep what you have made and you will get a £5 voucher to spend in the shop on the day of the workshop.  Bargain!

The workshop schedule is the same on both days - choose from Thursday August 1st and Friday August 2nd

10am - Beaded Tassel Bag Charm
11.30am - Make two pairs of beaded earrings
2.15pm - Floating necklace
3pm - Beaded bracelet 

Other workshops now booking:-

Sunday 11th August - Beady Fun day - 10am to 4pm £60

Sunday 1st September - Peyote and Brick Stitch Primer - 10am to 1pm £30

Saturday 7th September - Spellbound Festive Beading Four special launch workshop - make a Nutcracker decoration - 10am to 4pm £75 includes a signed copy of the new book!

Sunday 15th September - Christmas Decorations - 10am to 4pm £60

Sunday 8th December - Stocking Fillers - 10am to 12.30pm £25

Sunday 8th December - Bead a Bauble, Swags and Tails design 2pm to 4.30pm £25

The cost of each workshop includes all of the materials you will need. For more information or to book a place, give us a call on 01543 417650 or pop into the shop. 


Festive Beading Four Special Launch Workshop - Make a Nutcracker Decoration

Full day workshop £75

On Saturday September 7th there is a very special workshop here at Spellbound for the launch of our new book, Spellbound Festive Beading Four.

The room will be decorated with all the lovely designs from the new book, there will be tea, cake and mince pies a plenty and we will be making this stunning Nutcracker decoration - one of the projects from the new book.


The workshop includes everything you need to make one of these fabulous decorations, and everyone will also get a signed copy of the new book hot off the presses.  To get the most out of the day you will need experience of Peyote stitch and Brick stitch. There is a primer workshop available on September 1st if you need a refresher or an introduction to these stitches.

        Two and a half hour workshop         £25 

If you have never really tried to use all those bits and pieces of metal called findings, or you have tried but are not quite sure you’ve got it all right, this is the workshop for you.  Learn how to make a round loop in wire so you can do links and earrings; calottes to finish off thread ends; and French crimps to make floating necklaces and finish off tigertail. 

All of the materials that you will need for this class are included in the price. 

In the Beginners workshop you will make a necklace, a bracelet and a pair of earrings to take away with you.


                  Bead a Bauble - Swags & Tails      

    Two and a half hour workshop    £25  

     In this workshop Vicky will take you step-by-step through making one of our most popular beaded bauble kits, the Swags and Tails design. 

    Learn how to make a beaded bauble with expert guidance and also learn a bit about adapting a design to fit different bauble sizes too.

    A choice of colourways will be available on the day, or you can choose your colourway when you book. 

    Expect to come away completely hooked on the joys of making these fabulous designs!


Perseus Bauble workshop    Two and a half hour workshop    £25

Learn to bead a beautiful bauble cover. The Perseus design is a simple repeated pattern that makes it ideal for beginners. Available in a range of colourways, to suit every home decor.

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Beady Fun Day    

Come and spend a fun day with us learning how to make jewellery with needle and thread, a bit of looping and linking and some knotting too.  This day is perfect for new beaders or a great follow on step from our Beginners workshops.  On the day you will make a pretty Daisy chain necklace using seed beads, learn how to make simple macrame knots to create pretty bracelets and a wire tassel pendant.  In the afternoon we will move on to a more involved projects and make a pretty beaded necklace.

Peyote Stitch and Brick Stitch Primer

In this three hour workshop you will learn the basics of two of the most used beading stitches - Peyote Stitch and Brick Stitch.  Learn all you need to get started with these super useful stitches in this workshop.

Spiral Rope   

Spiral rope is a super technique that once learnt, you will return to, over and over again.  To start the workshop Vicky will teach you the basic stitch to make a simple spiral rope bracelet.  Developing the basic technique by increasing and decreasing will give an exciting textured effect to your second bracelet project– you will leave as a beadwork addict.





Christmas Decorations

Full day workshop exploring the joys of creating Christmas decorations with beads - there will be a candy cane, a star and a snowflake and, if we have time, we will make a simple beaded bauble too. 

Stocking Fillers     Two and a half hour workshop    £25

Learn how to make several quick and easy designs for giving that won't break the bank and will give a lovely personal touch to your Christmas presents.  In this workshop you will make a beaded star decoration, a flower brooch and a pair of earrings and maybe we'll have time to fit in something else too!