Alison and Sylvia hope you will enjoy our Bead work programme for 2019

Classes are held in Torquay, Devon

Do contact us for further information at



Tuesday Bead Group meetings

The new venue for the bead group classes is at All Saints Church Hall, Cary

Avenue, Babbacombe, TQ1 3QT.

There is free parking all around Cary Park, except for St Annes Road where

there is only an hours parking.

If you normally come by bus the best route is to get off at the stop by

Tesco's and walk around by the shops in Reddenhill Road. The Church Hall is at

the end of the green at the back of the church.

10.30am to 3.30pm Fee £7.50 each day, or half day £4.50

December 18  At the Christmas meeting we had a very pleasant and cheerful

day to celebrate the start of the Christmas Festivities.

Alison made a Christmas hanging for the tree. It can also be made as a

brooch, or a bookmark. Beads used were Delica size 11, with size 15 seed

beads for the decorations to hang on to.


The finished tree is about 7cm tall excluding cord

January 22 We will be looking at the Day Lily by Melissa Grakowsky Shippee


Beads needed are Size 15, 11, 8 seed beads. Size 11 Delica beads

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 if required.

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

 Jack the Gingerbread Man

Alison Wray-McCann      2018 New Christmas Project


Wednesday 5th December  Everyone enjoyed their day starting Jack.

The Gingerbread Man is attractively decorated for Christmas in several

colours of Delica beads, with Swarovski Crystals which add to the glitz.

A few of the participants are now considering making Mrs Jack.

Jack will be available soon as a Kit.

You can also see Alison's many Christmas projects on our kit pages.


August 7th Wednesday

Jean Power  'Estrella' Pendant or Brooch design

 10am to 4pm  Fee £54   Deposit £27

This advanced class is to make a striking and unique pendant/ brooch which

combines geometric beadwork with crystals for a real wow factor!

The pendant is strung on an optional beaded chain designed to let the pendant

stand out in all its glory

Students must be comfortable with Peyote and Ladder Stitch plus using small



This is a new design by Jean which has some intriguing elements.

Other colours can be seen on Jean's website


 We hope you will enjoy all or some of these projects.

Do get in touch if you have any queries either by email or on the website.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sylvia and Alison or

If you would like to make a booking for any of the courses please email or telephone - 01803 328902

A NON REFUNDABLE, non transferable deposit, of 50% per day for each course booked, unless stated otherwise, is required to confirm a place. Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer. Email for details.

The balance of the fee will be due two months prior to the course date. After this date no refund can be given unless the course is full and a replacement student is found, then a full refund will be given less a £10 administration fee.

Should a course be full we will start a waiting list and inform you should a place become available.

It is always worth contacting us if you wish to come on a course near the date as there are sometimes cancellations

A requirement list will be sent at least one month prior to course date.

We reserve the right to cancel a course should there be insufficient numbers or if the tutor has to cancel due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances. A full refund will be given.

However we cannot be responsible for any other expenses incurred. Please consider taking out your own insurance.