Alison and Sylvia hope you will enjoy our Bead work programme for 2018

Classes are held in Torquay, Devon

Do contact us for further information at

Cynthia Rutledge new class added for Monday 3rd September



Tuesday Bead Group meetings

10.30am to 3.30pm Fee £7.50 each day

 April 24 Rose Windows Bracelet


Requirements - Superduos, miniduos, 4mm round beads, size 15 seed beads

May 22, June 26

Wednesday Bead Group meetings

10.30am to 1pm Fee £4.50 each day

April 25   Rose Windows Bracelet

May 23, June 27

Details as on Tuesday meetings

10.30am to 1pm Fee £4.50 each day

 We have a project at each of these meetings which you are welcome to join in or continue with your own work.

These are not taught sessions but there is always someone available to help as required.

They are suitable for beginners or experienced beading group members. Do get in touch if you would like further information.


 Heather Kingsley Heath   OCULI BRACELET  

Tuesday April 17    10am to 4pm    Fee £45   


OCULI is a richly textured set of bezelled dome beads with intersecting panels. These two elements are linked together, to create an ornate statement bracelet or bangle, inspired by the decorative Oculus domes of ancient Byzantine architecture.

 Students can choose to make a bangle or a more closely fitting bracelet.

In class we will also look at ways to use the motifs to make a pendant.

Skill level: Intermediate. Must be confident with thread tension.

Techniques: Albion stitch, surface decoration 

Requirement list will be sent and Heather has kits available in four colours

see more of Heather's work at 


Cynthia Rutledge         FALLING FOR YOU        Necklace

Monday September 3          10am to 4pm         Fee £65        Deposit £35


Three organic leaf shapes are joined at the beginning ends of the

leaves to form the central component of this design.

Using a fun technique of color grading really makes this design shine

A beautifully bezeled cushion cut CZ adds the elegance to this

design and just the right touch.

A variation of RAW is used to create a fabulous strap ending in two

lovely buttons and a button connector.

Workshop: This is a one-day workshop

Skill level: Intermediate to advanced

Necklace length: 18 inches


Variation of Raw

Flat peyote stitch with increasing and decreasing

Flat circular peyote stitch with increasing

Blending color techniques


  Cynthia Rutledge        FLOWER OF THE SEA    Bracelet

 Tuesday  September 4           10am to 4pm      Fee £65      Deposit £35


Flower of the Sea