National Instructor: Julia Pretl Garden Boxes Tentative Date

  • 26 Sep 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall Masonville, 105 Masonville Road, Mt. Laurel NJ 08054
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Please note - date and location are tentative 

Julia Pretl - Garden Boxes

Julia S. Pretl is the globally recognized author of Little Bead Boxes (Creative Publishing 2006.) Her work has been featured in Beadwork magazine, Beadwork for the Soul (Interweave 2005), 500 Beaded Objects (Lark 2004), the Baltimore Sun, and in several galleries and exhibits. Also the author of Bead Knitted Bags (Creative Publishing 2006) and Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork (Creative Publishing 2010), Julia is a past SJBS Annual Fundraiser supporter. Julia draws inspiration from her training in graphic design and technical illustration. She lives in Baltimore City MD with her husband and two daughters. More info:

Working with cylinder beads and simple variations on peyote stitch, with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow word maps and color patterns, Julia leads students through her original techniques for creating these new seven-sided Garden Boxes!Students will learn the basic parts of a beaded box, tips and techniques for beading a self-supporting structure, how to use peyote stitch variations to create the geometric components of a seven-sided box, and ways to add embellished dimension to the lid. 

Note:  Students will choose one (1) of three (3) Garden Boxes to work on in the class, and will receive patterns for all three:Sunflower design; Starflower design; Lotus design. Students will be grouped according to the Garden Box design they choose to make in the class. 

Level: Intermediate - comfortable with peyote stitch and size 11 Delica beads

Kits: N/A

Fee: Member Early bird rate (paid registration by midnight March 13th) - $75.

Member Rate (paid registration March 14th - April 17th) - $85.

Non-member Rate (paid registration through April 17th) - $95.

Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight April 17th, whichever occurs first. 

If you would like to register at the Earlybird or Member Rate, you must first complete the membership process online.    

NOTE: NO food permitted at this location

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