Saturday, August 28, 2010

Fall/Autumn classes for fun. Beginners are welcome!

Classes and Special Events which I will be hosting at 
Purple Petals Boutique and Studio

59-23 Grand Avenue

Maspeth, NY 11378
(718) 326 -0423

Art to Wear Assemblage Charm Bracelet Workshop. Beginners are welcome FEE: $25. includes supplies and snack.
Join Amber on September 4th for a day full of learning how to make as assortment of handmade art charms and embellishing
techniques which will be used to create your own unique piece of charm jewelry. You are welcome to bring in your own beads
and findings if you have something special that you would like to include.
Please bring these if you already have them,- Jewelry pliers, wire cutters, metal shears, metal files, hand drill with a 1/16th &
1/8th drill bit that can drill through metal, or bring a Japanese metal punch. A hammer and metal chasing block or miniature
anvil, an eyelet setter, miniature eyelets, alcohol inks, sand paper and a dust mask. Tools will be available for sharing.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. This class is limited to 15
Date: Sat. Sept 4th 10am-3:30pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn
***The final results will vary from the image above. Each student will be making their own unique art charms in this workshop.***

Create Your Own Attractive, Black & White Beads. Beginners are welcome FEE: $25.* includes supplies and tools
Have you ever wanted to make your own beads? Come join Amber on October 2nd for an afternoon of fun, in making your
very own special designer Black & White graphic beads made of polymer clay.
All of the black and white polymer clay will be conditioned and ready to apply to a bead core which you will learn to craft.
No need to bring tools or supplies, everything you'll need will be supplied. You will leave class with a focal pendant and
complimentary beads or a matching set of beads for earrings or enough focal beads to start a necklace or bracelet.
This class is so easy that children ages 7 and up are welcome to join in as well.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot.
This class is limited to the first 15 who sign up.
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $18. Groups of 3 or more pay only $15. each)
Date: Sat. Oct. 2nd 12:00pm-2:30pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn



Quick & Beautiful Twinkling Butterfly Charm. MITI Beginners are welcome FEE: $10.* includes supplies and tools
You are invited to join Amber as she shares how to make a beautiful yet quick and easy to assemble handmade art charm.
All of the supplies and tools you'll need will be provided for you. The charm will take less than 30 minutes to complete.
Feel free to come and go between 3:30 & 5:30. The Make It Take It ends at 5:30
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Limited to the first 20 guests.
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $9. Groups of 3 or more people pay $8. each.)
Date: Sat. Oct. 2nd 3:30pm-5:30pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn




Your Own Miniature Characters with Polymer Clay. Beginners are welcome FEE: $25.* + $5. supply kit
A class for Kids & Adults ages 7+
Join Amber on October 16th for this special class so you can learn how to assemble and sculpt a simple cartoon like animal or
character which you can wear on a necklace or make into a cell phone charm, etc. You will be able to give your creation a
special look by dressing it up a bit with accessories which you will also learn to design & make yourself with polymer clay.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 7 students
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $22. Groups of 3 or more pay $18. each)
Date: Sat. Oct. 16th 11am-1:30pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn


STYLISH SWEETS Miniatures Polymer Clay. Beginners are welcome FEE: $35.* includes tools & supplies
Join Amber on October 16th for this delightful class! Participants will be creating amazing miniature faux gourmet chocolates,
mouth watering lollipops, decadent cookies and lovely candies which can then be made into wearable jewelry or used for
doll house displays or doll playtime parties. All of the tools and supplies will be provided for you.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 8 students
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $30. Groups of 3 or more each pay $28.)
Date: Sat. Oct. 16th 2:00pm-5:00pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn


Ornate Fabric Portrait Charms (Must already know how to sew by hand) FEE: $25* + $5. supply kit
Come join Amber on Saturday November 6th for a special lesson on how to design ornate handmade fabric charms.
If you would like to create your own custom made designs in class, contact Amber two weeks in advance to arrange to have
your personal photos or graphics prepared and printed on fabric for class. ($5. additional fee for this service) Images and
pictures on fabric will be offered as part of the class kit. You will need to bring good quality thread and small sewing needles
as well as 1 beading/sewing needle which will be used to sew on beads and other fine embellishments.
This class requires that you already know how to hand stitch as well as how to thread a needle and tie an end knot.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 6 students
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $20. Groups of 3 or more each pay $18.)
Ages 8- Adult
Date: Sat. Nov. 6th 11:00am-1:30pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn


Ornate Floral Polymer Clay Picture Frame Charms. Beginners are welcome FEE: $25* + $5. supply kit
Join Amber on Saturday November 6th for a special class so you can learn how to create a beautifully decorated miniature
picture frame charm, bead, brooch or pendant studded with Swarovski rhinestones..
This technique may also be used for creating miniatures for dollhouse collections and miniature models as well.
If you would like to create with your own custom pictures in class, contact Amber two weeks in advance to arrange to have
your personal photos or graphics prepared and printed on the polymer clay for class. ($5 additional fee for this service)
Images and pictures on clay will be offered as part of the class kit.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 6 students
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $20. Groups of 3 or more each pay $18.)
Date: Sat. Nov. 6th 2:00pm-5:00pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn


    Winter Snow Folks Polymer Clay Beginners are welcome FEE: $25* + $5. supply kit
Come on over to Purple Petals on Saturday November 13th and learn how to create adorable miniature snow folks out of
polymer clay.You will be able to turn your creations into the perfect holiday gifts or keepsakes to enjoy.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 8 students.
Ages 7 - Adult
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $20. Groups of 3 or more each pay $18.)
Date: Sat. Nov. 13th 11:30am-2:00pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn






Nature theme Beads Polymer Clay Ages 7 - Adult Beginners are welcome FEE: $25* + $5. supply kit
Come join Amber on Saturday November 13th for a lesson on how to create a bead with elements found in nature using polymer clay.
Learn how to create a miniature nature scene and apply each detail to your bead.
Walk ins are welcome, however, it is helpful if you call ahead to secure your spot. Class is limited to 6 students.
*(Please bring a friend and you each pay $20. Groups of 3 or more each pay $18.)
Date: Sat. Nov. 13th 2:30pm-5:00pm
Instructor: Amber Dawn

2 comments:

Katsui Jewelry said...

Very fun! I would love to live nearer. We have so few really creative places to take classes and I live in a major metro area...ugh! I would love to learn some of your polymer clay but I am not sure how my big fingers would do!!!

Suz
Katsui

Colleen said...

hi miss Amber!!! I am coming to class tomorrow! Cant wait to see what we come up with! I am very excited!!!! See you there!!! Love Colleen