Sunday, January 29, 2016,  from 11 am to 5 pm.

A really fun necklace project called Fibre-Filled will get your year off to a great Beady start!  Using a Bead Soup of mixed beads we will create a partly structured, partly freeform necklace that (optionally) incorporates ribbon or fibre, and adds larger accent beads to create your own personalized look.

This class is suitable for both beginners and more experienced beaders. It will be held at Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney, BC.


Sunday, March 5, 2016, from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hand-knotted Pearl Necklace!  Learn how to make your own custom designed pearl necklace with real freshwater pearls, hand-knotted in the professional way.


Weekend Retreat  -  TO BE SCHEDULED in 2017, on Salt Spring Island, BC.

$625 including two fantastic jewelry projects (details to be announced soon), special techniques tutorial, 2 nights B&B accommodation, 6 meals (mostly home cooked), and all beading supplies.

Classes will be held at Leslie's beautiful home on Salt Spring Island BC.


More details to come, including dates and project descriptions.






Sweet little Earrings - a pair of peyote tubes  in cylindrical Delica Beads, finished with a pearl or two.







A Shibori Ribbon Bracelet embellished with pearls, crystals, and beads, backed with Ultrasuede.






A Herringbone (aka Ndebele) necklace including semi-precious accent sections.






A bracelet made with the new shaped seed beads called Super Duos.  A necklace length option was available.








A spiral necklace in size 11 seed beads, embellished with a mix of additional beads, such as pearls, drops, semi-precious chips, large seed beads, and more.