If you’ve not signed up for the retreat yet, now is the time! We’ve received the first round of projects from the members who will be teaching at the retreat, and they are wonderful! Our annual Teach It Forward retreat is a member benefit, so if you’re not a member this would be a GREAT time to join SFJAG!
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Modified Celtic Knot by DeeDee Skiegen
Students will learn to make this fun and versatile take off on a Celtic Knot pattern. It is a great project for any skill level. Once they have completed the pendant and earrings we will explore embellishments- adding beads, textures, color, oxidations and more.
The kit cost $5.00, includes: Copper wire to make earrings and pendants, beads for adornment, dowels for shaping.
Students should bring, work surface,flat and round nose pliers, magnifiers (if needed), task light
Instructor will have extra tools, wire and miscellaneous supplies
Ring Project by Kim Solokow
Design by Diane Fitzgerald. Taught with permission from the artist.
The Fascinator by Lici Cadavid
Book of Memories by Mariela Corte
Kit price is $25
Wrapped Coin by Viki Colburn
Polymer Clay Inlay by Lynn Yuhr
Color mixing and pattern design are used to create veneers that are then inlayed into the new wooden components by Banyan Bay Studios. Simple canes will be effectively used to create lovely patterned veneers that are securely inlayed into the wood. The wood and polymer combination provide a great focal pendant.
Kit fee: $12 and includes the clay and one pendant, more pendants will be available for purchase