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Bead Classes

Spring 2018 Workshops

The fresh colors of spring are beginning to appear, soon we’ll be adding summer clothes to our wardrobes. What better way to get ready for the warmer weather than with our latest offering of inspiring beading classes? Choose from a terrific line-up of exceptional new workshops celebrating this wonderful time of year. From bracelets in vivid hues to earrings that dance on a breeze, the Spring Workshops at Dancing Beads are a creative way to spend a fun afternoon or evening.

All the classes offered in this session are ideal for beginners as well as beaders with more experience. From bead weaving to wire working and basic jewelry construction the Spring Workshop Session has something for every skill level.

We’re pleased to present the best selection of beading classes in southern Oregon. Our workshop session is filled with techniques for all skill levels. We anticipate many of the projects offered in this workshop session will fill quickly. After viewing the schedule please don’t wait too long to register for the workshops of your choice.

We’re looking forward to spending time with you in the classroom!


Our Instructors

  • Terry Hankins brings originals bead weaving and wire working designs for this session.
  • Jenny Harris teaches chainmaille and is one of our new instructors.
  • Lynita Zajack enjoys bringing the latest bead weaving stitches for us to learn.
  • Melinda Fuhrer turns traditional stitches into on trend designs and is one of our new instructors.
  • Paige Wolff hasn’t met a bead shape she can’t wrangle into something unique and special.
  • Carol Garfield rounds out the team offering basic to advanced classes.


About Our Schedule

To view any of the images larger, click on the picture. A printed schedule is available at Dancing Beads or you can download a PDF of the Spring 2018 Workshop Flyer. Stop by to pick one up, and view the class samples.

You can register by calling the shop at 541.690.1376. If you’d prefer to register now, select the workshop of your choice, sign up and pay using PayPal. Some workshops have more than one session. Please be certain to advise us of the your date preference. You will receive a confirmation from us when you’ve been added to the roster.

We’ve taken the guesswork out of selecting the beads and items you’ll need for your workshop. Every class on our current schedule includes a kit. The kit fee is built into the price of your workshop. Kits in many color ways will be ready and available at the time of your workshop.


Our Class Policies

  • You may register for class(es) in person, by phone, via email, or online.
  • Please provide us with a reliable daytime contact number as we will be confirming all class registrants 24-48 hours prior to class.
  • Your payment is the only way we’ll reserve your space. We cannot guarantee availability if you’ve not paid for your seat prior to class time.
  • Workshops are designed for students 14 years and older. Some exceptions may apply. Please inquire about specific class.
  • Please be prompt. Classes begin at their published time.
  • Be considerate of others. Please turn off your cell phone.
  • You’re welcome to bring beverages in sealed containers.
  • If we must cancel a store credit will be issued.
  • Classes are non-refundable. You may cancel or transfer a class with 48 hour notice prior to the start of the class. A store credit will be issued. Cancellations and transfers made with less than required notice will forfeit the entire fee. You may send someone in your place.


Class Rating System

To help you decide which workshop(s) will be best suited for you, we’ve created a rating system. Click on the picture of the class you’re interested in viewing. You’ll find one of the following levels displayed under the image:

One Bead

New Beader. These classes are designed for you. The techniques are easy to learn, and you’ll finish your project in class.

Two Beads

Adventurous Beader. You’ve taken classes, or you know some techniques and are ready to expand your skills. These classes will get you there.

Three Beads

Serious Beader. There aren’t many techniques you haven’t tried. You’re looking for something to challenge you creatively. These classes are for you.