Workshop Calendar

Craft Summer Miami University - Oxford, Ohio

March 7-8

Based on the techniques described in Kat's, and my new book, Wire & Fire, this workshop will explore the blending of wire-weaving with soldering and other metal skills. 

Seven Layer Bracelet Workshop

June 27-28

Learn several unique and versatile wire techniques while creating this bracelet. First, we will use a jig to practice shaping uniformly looped wire strips, then learn how to successfully weave these strips together to create a sturdy cuff. Next students will learn skills for constructing a heavy-duty bar-and-hook clasp. Lastly, we will learn how to securely add beads to the lacy surface of the woven cuff to complete the bracelet.

When: June 27-28, 2020. Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-2pm
Workshop Fee: $200 Includes all supplies and materials (copper)
Upgrade to silver will be available in class.
Class limit 6.

With questions or to sign up please emai me at: kaska@designsbykaska.com

Medley of Metals Retreat

July 17-19, 2020

Join Kat, Kaska, and Mary for three days (July 17, 18, 19, 2020) of mixed metal fun at the studio of Mary Karg. Layered Stones w Prongs with Mary, Layered Band Woven Bracelet with Kaska and beautiful Tendril Earrings with Kat.

use coupon code MEDLEY2020 FOR $30 discount

classes can also be taken indivually

Bead Fest Philadelphia

August 12-16, 2020

Details coming soon!

Young Harris, Georgia | William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

August 30-September 4, 2020

Join Kat and me at the William Holland School for a 5-day retreat style workshop in a beautiful residential arts center.   

All level class. Students will be divided into two groups, the beginners group and intermediate/advanced group. Kat and I will take turns working with each group. In the last couple of days we will all come together as students are working on projects of their choosing. In this class students will have the opportunity, if they choose, to learn basic soldering techniques.

Loose Bead Society of Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Bead & Button Show

September 19-21, 2020

Details coming soon!

Young Harris, Georgia | William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

October 11-16, 2020

Join me at the William Holland School for a 5-day retreat style workshop in a beautiful residential arts center.  This course will concentrate on wire weaving. Students do not need any weaving or other wire experience.  We will explore several weaving techniques: looping, netting, basket weave, stitching, etc. We will be working with copper, fine silver and sterling silver. Depending on individual progress, you can expect to complete four to seven projects.

 

Young Harris, Georgia | William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

October 18-23, 2020

Join Kat and me at the William Holland School for a 5-day retreat style workshop in a beautiful residential arts center.   

In this workshop we will focus on intermediate to advanced wire weaving techniques as well as basic soldering and other metal skills.  Students will explore advanced techniques such as layering of woven elements and multiple stone designs as well as combining wire weaving, cold metal (shaping, texturing) and hot metal techniques.   You can expect to complete three to six projects. This workshop is co-instructed with Kat Firor-Colque

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