WireKnitZ® Classes at Art Accents

 

To preregister, please contact Art Accents at (248) 542-6683.
For class questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call (248) 544-1911. 

Scroll down to see class descriptions and details.

This Saturday, October 19 – Orbital Cuff

  

Create this chic Orbital Cuff that is organically manipulated with crimped wire embellishments; no two are alike.  Students will learn manipulation techniques unique to designing with WireKnitZ® while working with the tools that make this such a fun project.  There will be an assortment of pearls available for purchase, but welcome you to bring your own.  The Orbital Cuff requires dexterity.
Instructor:
Norma Melton

Skill Level:
Requires some dexterity

Date/Time:
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Please arrive by 10:15 to select your materials.
3-hour class begins promptly at 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Art Accents Saturday Hours: 10:00 – 4:00

Where:
Art Accents, 28168 Woodward Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48067
(North of Catalpa – 11 1/2 Mile)  Ph. (248) 542-6683
Note: Art Accents is a  picture frame shop carrying the entire WireKnitZ® collection.

Workshop Fee:
$25.00 plus material costs of approximately $20.00 – 25.00

  • Please arrive by 10:15 to allow a few minutes to select your WireKnitZ® color(s) and crimping wire.
  • Please bring the following tools: chain nose pliers, round nose pliers and wire cutters, or you can use ours.
  • All specialty tools provided.
  • Crystals, pearls and beads available for purchase, or feel free to bring your own that will accommodate a 20 gauge wire.
  • WireKnitZ® must be purchased at Art Accents.
  • Class size is limited to 6.

Materials & Tools needed to complete the Orbital Cuff:
1 – 9-inch length 3000 Series WireKnitZ®
10-feet 20 gauge wire (bare uncoated preferred)
2 – 14mm Pearls
6 – 4 or 6mm Pearls with large holes to accommodate 20 g. wire
Tube Wringer**
Awl
Wrist Mandrel**
Tape Measure
Scissors
Wire Cutters
Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
**All specialty tools provided.  Please feel free to use our scissors and wire cutters.  Tube Wringer, Wrist Mandrel, 20 g. bare wire and silver filled wire available for purchase.   

For more information about WireKnitZ®, please visit www.wireknitz.com.

For questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call 248.544.1911.

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 Saturday, October 26 – Solar Flare Necklace

The elegant Solar Flare Necklace is created by stretching, twisting, and manipulating the copper wire tubular mesh. You will learn techniques to keep your design in place and various methods of creating closures. There will be an assortment of pearls and seed beads available for purchase, but welcome you to bring your own embellishments to guarantee your finished piece is made with your preferred colors.

Instructor:
Norma Melton

Skill Level:
Dexterity and some beading experience helpful.

Date:
Saturday, October 26, 2013

Time:
Please arrive by 10:15 to select your materials.
4 1/2-hour class starts promptly at 10:30 to 3:00 PM

Art Accents Saturday Hours: 10:00 – 4:00
 
Where:
Art Accents, 28168 Woodward Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48067
(North of Catalpa – 11 1/2 Mile)   Ph. 248.542.6683
Note: Art Accents is a  picture frame shop carrying the entire WireKnitZ® collection.

Workshop Fee:
The class fee is $45.00 plus the cost of WireKnitZ $33.60.  An assortment of 14 mm and 4 mm Swarovski Pearls and coordinating seed beads will be available for purchase.  The pearl and bead cost is approximately $28.00 but welcome you to bring your own.
WireKnitZ® must be purchased at Art Accents.

Class size is limited to 4 so early registration is recommended.

Materials & Tools needed to complete the Solar Flare triple strand necklace:
3 meters 1000 Series WireKnitZ®
18 – 12 or 14 mm pearls
9 – 3 or 4 mm pearls
coordinating 8/0 or 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads
4 lb. Fireline
1- fine sewing needle
1- beading needle
Scissors
Wire Cutters
Please feel free to use our Fireline, scissors and wire cutters.  Fireline is also available for purchase.

For more information about WireKnitZ®, please visit www.wireknitz.com.

For questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call 248.544.1911.

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Saturday, November 9 & December 7 – Convertibles Bracelet

The Convertible Bracelet makes a great gift for guys or gals and is fast and easy to make.  The magnetic clasp is a snap to put on and available in antique or shiny finishes with or without a little crystal bling.  Make one for a terrific bracelet; two for a chunky choker, three for a longer necklace or several for a belt, it’s all up to you! This design is appropriate for ALL skill levels.

Instructor:
Norma Melton

Skill Level:
ALL

Date:
Saturday, November 9 & December 7, 2013

Time:
Please arrive by 10:45 to select your materials.
2-hour class starts promptly at 11:00 to 1:00 PM

Art Accents Saturday Hours: 10:00 – 4:00
 
Where:  Art Accents, 28168 Woodward Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48067
(North of Catalpa – 11 1/2 Mile)   Ph. 248.542.6683
Note: Art Accents is a  picture frame shop carrying the entire WireKnitZ® collection.

Workshop Fee:  Class fee is $25.00 plus materials, approximately $22.50 to $35.00, depending upon the knit style and clasp you select.  If you wish to embellish your bracelet, there are a variety of slides available at Art Accents, or you are welcome to bring your own beads.  If you do not have your own beads, we will have an assortment of Swarovski crystals and beads for purchase.
WireKnitZ® must be purchased at Art Accents.

Class size is limited to 8.

Materials & Tools needed to complete the Convertible Bracelet:
3000 or 5000 Series WireKnitZ®
Fireline
Loctite Gel Control
1- sewing needle
1- beading needle
Scissors
Wire Cutters
Please feel free to use our Fireline, Loctite, sewing needle, scissors and wire cutters.  Fireline and Loctite are also available for purchase.

For more information about WireKnitZ®, please visit www.wireknitz.com.

For questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call 248.544.1911.

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Saturday, November 16 – Viking Cuff

Wield a chasing hammer and take your aggressions out on wire to make this Viking Cuff with Stainless Steel WireKnitZ®!

Instructor:
Norma Melton

Skill Level:
Must have strength and confidence in wielding a hammer!

Date:
Saturday, November 16, 2013

Time:
Please arrive by 10:45 to set up your work area.
4-hour class starts promptly at 11:00 to 3:00 PM

Art Accents Saturday Hours: 10:00 – 4:00
 
Where:  Art Accents, 28168 Woodward Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48067
(North of Catalpa – 11 1/2 Mile)   Ph. 248.542.6683
Note: Art Accents is a  picture frame shop carrying the entire WireKnitZ® collection.

Workshop Fee: $75.00 includes WireKnitZ® and 18 g. wire **see below**.
WireKnitZ® must be purchased at Art Accents.

Class size is limited to 4.

Materials & Tools needed to complete the Viking Cuff:
32-inches #4004 Stainless Steel WireKnitZ®
18 gauge wire
220 grit sandpaper
Flush cut wire cutters
Chain nose pliers
Chasing hammer
Steel bench block or anvil
Wrist mandrel**
Scissors
**WireKnitZ®, 18 g. wire, wrist mandrel and scissors will be provided.  Please bring 220 grit sandpaper, chasing hammer, steel block or anvil and flush cut wire cutters.

For more information about WireKnitZ®, please visit www.wireknitz.com.

For questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call 248.544.1911.

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 To preregister, please contact Art Accents at (248) 542-6683.
For class questions, please email Norma at norma@wireknitz.com or call (248) 544-1911.

Thank you and hope to see you soon!

Best wishes for a beautiful fall season…
The WireKnitZ® GalZ

 

 

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