We are excited to be running more workshops again in 2024.  All workshops are on a Sunday and are held in our shop in Lichfield. 

These classes are open for booking now:-.

June 2nd - Beginners with Ellen - 10am to 12.30pm £30

June 23rd - Christmas in June with Vicky - 10am to 4pm £80

July 21st - Beginners with Ellen - 10am to 12.30pm £30

July 28th - Beautiful Beaded Characters with Vicky - 10am to 4pm £60

September 15th - Beginners with Ellen - 10am to 12.30pm £30

October 27th - Beginners with Ellen - 10am to 12.30pm £30

November 10th - Calendar Necklaces with Vicky 10am to 4pm £60

December 1st - Make a Beaded Bauble with Vicky, Pavilion design - 10am to 3.30pm £50

For more information on these classes keep reading!

To help us plan our future workshop programme please email service@spellboundbead.co.uk, or call us and let us know the type of thing you are interested in.  The more we understand what you would like, the better our workshop programme will be.

Beginners with Ellen - 10am to 12.30pm plus an extra half hour for shopping at the end of your class should you wish to stock up your stash.
£30 includes all materials for your class.  
In this class Ellen will demystify the wonderful world of making jewellery and show you just how easy it is to start making your own unique pieces.  In the class you will:-
Learn to make a simple Necklace, Bracelet and a pair of earrings.
Learn techniques for a professional looking finish, when stringing beads using tigertail or needle and thread.
Learn to turn a basic wire loop to make simple earrings.
Choose from Pink and purple, Silver and black, teal and turquoise; topaz and amber or red and gold bead packs - please let us know at the time of booking which colour bead pack you would like for the class. 


Tassels and Tassel Top Beads with Vicky, two separate but complementary classes on the gorgeous art of tassel making.  

Book both tassel workshops together for the special price of £60 saving £5.
The morning class covers all the basic theories and techniques for creating a beaded tassel using a pre-made tassel top bead.  In the afternoon Vicky will then look at creating your own hand crafted beaded bead for a tassel top and some more decorative techniques to embellish your tassel strands.
Tassel Morning - 9.30am to Midday - Basic Tassel Making £30. 
 In this class you will:-
Learn how to make a beaded stranded tassel using seed and bugle beads and a feature top bead
Learn how to choose colours for your tassel strands to complement a decorative tassel top bead
Choose from a selection of bead colour combinations to make your finished tassel.
Expect to take away one completed tassel that you have created in this class.


Tassel Afternoon - 1pm to 4pm - Make a Beaded Bead for a Tassel £35
In this class you will:-
Learn how to make a decorative beaded bead 
Learn techniques to further embellish tassel strands
Choose from a selection of bead colour combinations
You will complete at least one beaded bead in this class and learn all the techniques you need to create embellished tassel strands
Book both tassel workshops together for just £60 and enjoy a whole day of tassel making


Beaded Bowls - 10am to 3.30pm - £50
In this class you will Join Vicky to make a beaded bowl in size 8 seed beads. Learn how to place increases to make a smooth sided bowl perfect for holding small items. Knowledge of Peyote stitch would be advantageous but is not essential. You should finish the bowl in the workshop, but full instructions will be provided to finish your bowl at home, plus all the beads you will need to make a second bowl.

Choice of colours available: olive/copper, purple/pink, teal/turquoise, white/grey/black


Beautiful Beaded Characters Day - 10am to 4pm - £60

On this workshop Vicky will be teaching the techniques involved in making a cute beaded character. Choose from: Priscilla the Flamingo, a Dolly Bird, Bella Bunny, or a Delightful Duckling.  Vicky will cover the basic techniques to build the head and bodies in the workshop, and will make sure that you know what you need to be able to finish the character off at home.

Knowledge of Square Stitch would be helpful but is not essential to the workshop.


Christmas in June - 10am to 4pm - £80

This fabulous full day workshop is all about beaded stars.  With a mix of demonstrations and hands on beading you will explore at least three different ways of making star decorations from beads in the first part of the day.  You will then go on to spend more time working on the star design of your choice and, if you don't complete it on the day you will go away with all you need to bring your project together later at home.

This class is also being held the day after our 'Christmas in June' programme on Create & Craft TV so participants in this workshop will also be the first to see in real life the brand new kits that will have been premiered on the previous days show.


Calendar Necklace - 10am to 4pm - £60

Join Vicky to make the Calendar necklace of your choice from the twelve designs available.  Pick your birth month or just your favourite design!

We will cover all of the techniques needed to make your necklace including creating the beautiful sinuous rope, bezelling the rivoli and creating the stunning accents that makes each of these necklaces unique.

There will probably be some finishing needed after the workshop, but you will be told everything you need to know to be able to finish this necklace at home.


Pavilion Bauble- 10am to 3.30pm - £50

This class is all about learning simple techniques that build to make a fabulous beaded bauble.  This is a perfect class for someone who is new to the wonderful world of beaded baubles, and also for beaders with more experience to enjoy a fabulous day of creating a new piece of beaded loveliness! 

You should be able to finish this bauble in the workshop, but we will cover everything you need to know to finish the bauble at home. Colour choices: Gold/Purple/Teal, Red/Green/Gold, Purple/Teal/Gold, or Green/Red/Gold


Swags & Tails Bauble Workshop - 10am to 3.30pm - £50
Join Vicky to make one of our oldest and most popular bauble designs. Available in a range of colours to suit everyone’s Christmas décor this bauble is perfect for those new beaders who want to dip their toes in to the world of Spellbound Festive Beading.  You should complete the project in the workshop, but if not we will cover everything you will need to do to finish the bauble at home. There will be a 30 minute lunch break and 30 minutes to indulge in some bead shopping at the end of the day.

 We will add more dates early next year.  If there is something you would like to learn with us please let us know.  

Important Booking Info

All workshop prices include the materials you will use in your class, and illustrated worksheets of the techniques and designs you have learned to take home with you.

Light refreshments (tea/coffee/squash) and biscuits will be provided during the workshop.  If you have any allergies please let us know at time of booking.
There will be a maximum of eight people in a workshop.  Children from 9 to 15 must be accompanied by a participating adult.

We regret due to us being in an old building full of steps we are not fully accessible.  The workshops are held on the ground floor but there is a steep step between the workshop area and the bathroom.
To book a place please call us on 01543 417650.  Workshop fees are payable in full to secure a place and this is non-refundable.
If you are part of a group and would like to book a day or half day just for you we can put on a workshop for groups of 8 people.  

We are sorry we are unable to offer children’s birthday parties.