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Buttoned Up

  • B191229
  • Instructor: Maria Richmond
  • Class Type: Metal
  • Date: Mon. June 3
  • Time: 9:00am-noon (3 hours)
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Maximum Class Size: 14
  • Class Fee : $114.00
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Additional Information
Love the look of Czech glass and vintage buttons, but aren’t sure how to use them? Maria will teach you her method to create a beautiful wire-woven bezel around an amazing button completed with a bail that will accommodate a chain, cord or ribbon.
Students will Learn:
Learn how to use figure-8 weave to create a bezel for a button; embellishment and finishing techniques to make a unique pendant.
Project completion:
Project will be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Bench block, small hammer.
Chainnose, flush side-cutting, nylon-jaw wire straightener, roundnose.
Materials in Kit:
Czech glass button; 18-, 26-gauge copper wire; 24-gauge head pins; accessory beads if desired; liver of sulfur; wooden mandrels; polishing pads.
One seat per person per class.
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