• INFORMATION: Tucson 2012 
Tucson 2012
Community
of Innovation
TierraCast® & friends present
free demonstrations to
educate and inspire
Celebrating both the spirit of community and innovation, our 2012 Tucson show will
present workshops and demos from some of
the industry's most talented people.
TierraCast Showing at:
To Bead True Blue
Doubletree Reid Park
Palo Verde Room
Jan 29-Feb 3 • 10am to 6pm
Daily Workshops (see schedule)
Schedule of Events

"Radiance"
by Linda
Hartung

Designer for Alacart Jewelry &
CREATE YOUR STYLE
with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
Ambassador

Sunday, January 29th — 11am-Noon
Pamela Hawkins

Guest Instructor

Pamela Hawkins

Designer, teacher and editor of "Bead Design Studio" magazine for All American Crafts publishing.

Pamela Hawkins Workshop

Presenting:

Bead Embroidery

This is an interactive hands on demo showing how to use TierraCast® components in bead embroidery.

Sunday, January 29th — 1-2pm
Irina Miech

Guest Instructor

Irina Miech

Irina is an author of numerous how-to books and teaches classes weekly in jewelry design and creation in her store, "Eclectica" in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Irina Miech Workshop

Presenting:

Wirework

Irina will be demonstrating unique ways to incorporate TierraCast® into your wire projects.

Sunday, January 29th — 4-5pm
Denise Peck

Guest Instructor

Denise Peck

Author, teacher and designer, Denise Peck is the editor of Step by Step Wire Jewelry and senior editor of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist for Interweave Press.

Denise Peck Workshop

Presenting:

Leather & Chain

"Sugar Skull Cowgirl Necklace" Design with leather, chain and TierraCast® charms.

Monday, January 30th — 11am-noon
Beth Kraft

Guest Instructor

Beth Kraft

Beth is an author, teacher, designer and owner of "Nordic Gypsy Beads & Jewelry" in Rochester, MN.

Beth Kraft Workshop

Presenting:

Brick Stitch Rings

"Tuesday's Earrings" Seed bead weave around TierraCast® rings to create these adorable, funky earrings.

Monday, January 30th — 1-2pm
Val Hirata

Guest Instructor

Val Hirata

Freelance designer, teacher, CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador and owner of the bead store "Creations by You" in Honolulu, HI.

 Val Hirata Workshop

Presenting:

Creative Bead Caps

Val will demonstrate creative and unique ways to use TierraCast® bead caps in flower blooms.

Monday, January 30th — 4-5pm
Kristal Wick

Guest Instructor

Kristal Wick

CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador, designer, teacher and inventor of Sassie Silkies. Kristal's creations are represented in galleries spanning the globe.

Kristal Wick Workshop

Presenting:

Glue Techniques

"Once Upon a Time" Learn proper gluing methods to embellish TierraCast® fairy tale charms with Swarovski® crystals to create sparkling bedtime jewelry.

Tuesday, January 31st — 11am-noon
Jamie Hogsett

Guest Instructor

Jamie Hogsett

Jamie is a jewelry designer, freelance editor, CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador and Soft Flex® company's education coordinator.

Jamie Hogsett Workshop

Presenting:

Colored Wire

"Wire and Beaded Bangle" Jamie will feature this Colored Wire & TierraCast® project from her latest book co-authored with Sara Oehler, "Show Your Colors".

Tuesday, January 31st — 1pm-2pm
Beki Haley

Guest Instructor

Beki Haley

Bead lover, designer and teacher, Beki is owner of "Out on a Whim Beads" in Cotati, CA.

\\Beki Haley Workshop

Presenting:

Embellishing Clay

Beki will share techniques for setting Swarovski® elements and TierraCast® components into embellishing clay.

Tuesday, January 31st — 4pm-5pm
Susan Kazarian

Guest Instructor

Susan Kazarian

Designer, teacher, owner of "The Beading Frenzy" in San Mateo, CA and member of the design Team of Swarovski® North America.

Susan Kazarian Workshop

Presenting:

Right Angle Weave

Use TierraCast® faceted spacers and Swarovski® crystal to create this deceptively simple yet lavish design.

Wednesday, February 1st — 11am-noon
Susan Rabbitt

Guest Instructor

Susan Rabbitt

Designer and manufacturer of her own line of kits, Susan is also owner of "Lady Bug Beads" in St. Louis, MO.

Susan Rabbitt Workshop

Presenting:

Euro Design

"Euro Leather Ladder Bead" Learn to create this simple, modern bracelet using TierraCast® Eurostyle beads and leather.

Wednesday, February 1st — 1-2pm
Bonnie Ogilvie-Apra

Guest Instructor

Bonnie Ogilvie-Apra

Third generation sales representative of "Ogilvie Inc.", Bonnie applies her industry knowledge to educate and inspire beaders in multiple media's.

Bonnie Ogilvie-Apra Workshop

Presenting:

Guilders Paste

Hands on workshop showing how to apply guilders paste to TierraCast® products along with other tips and techniques.

Wednesday, February 1st — 4-5pm
Jodi Bombardier

Guest Instructor

Jodi Bombardier

Author, designer, teacher and owner of the web store "Jewels by Jules", Jodi creates wire wrapped jewelry and her own line of jewelry kits.

Jodi Bombardier Workshop

Presenting:

Wire Wrapping

Wire & Ribbon techniques incorporating TierraCast® products.

Thursday, February 2nd — 11am-noon
Katie Hacker

Guest Instructor

Katie Hacker

Artist, author, teacher, columnist, CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador and host of the public television series "Beads, Baubles & Jewels".

Katie Hacker Workshop

Presenting:

Leather Knotting

"Cosmic Knotted Bracelet" Come make and take this elegant bracelet combining TierraCast®, Swarovski® and leather with an adjustable leather closure.

Thursday, February 2nd — noon
Lisa Pavelka

Guest Instructor

Lisa Pavelka

Lisa is an award winning author, designer, teacher, polymer artist and a Create Your Style with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador.

Lisa Pavelka Workshop

Presenting:

Layered Collage

Learn how a teeny tiny canvas is more than enough space to tell a story using UV resin & TierraCast® frames.

Thursday, February 2nd — 1-2pm
Karen Lewis, Klew

Guest Instructor

Karen Lewis "Klew"

Klew is a bead maker, polymer artist, teacher and owner of two bead stores, "The Spirited Bead & Klew's Gallery" in Ridgecrest and Tehachapi, CA.

Karen Lewis, Klew Workshop

Presenting:

Large Hole Findings

Learn to create beautiful yet simple designs with your artisan beads and TierraCast® innovative findings.

Thursday, February 2nd — 4-5pm
Cathy Jakicic

Guest Instructor

Cathy Jakicic

Author, teacher, jewelry maker and editor of BeadStyle magazine for Kalmbach Press.

Cathy Jakicic Workshop

Presenting:

BeadAligners™

Easily turn your Pandora style beads into earrings using TierraCast® BeadAligner's™.

Friday, February 3rd — 11am-noon
Laura Timmons

Guest Instructor

Laura Timmons

Laura Timmons is a
CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador, teacher and designer who incorporates both her love of people and her love for the industry in her work.

Laura Timmons Workshop

Presenting:

Wire Crochet

This is a hands on demo where Laura will show you how to make a stunning design with Swarovski® and TierraCast® using a simple and fun wire crochet technique.

Friday, February 3rd — 1-2pm
Stephanie Dixon

Guest Instructor

Stephanie Dixon

Canadian Stephanie Dixon, aka The Dixon Chick, is a CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador, well known designer and teacher using a broad range of techniques.

Stephanie Dixon Workshop

Presenting:

Crystal Clay

"Victorian Noir Bracelet" Learn to make this romantic bracelet by setting Swarovski® Chatons in Crystal Clay using TierraCast® Rivoli holders

Friday, February 3rd — 4-5pm
Linda Hartung

Guest Instructor

Linda Hartung

Linda is a Create Your Style with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador, teacher, designer and producer of WireLace® & Alacarte Clasps™.

Linda Hartung Workshop

Presenting:

WireLace® Techniques

Use WireLace® to embellish metal, create tassels, sew-ons and see why it is the perfect complement for TierraCast® finishes.

 

Also at To Bead True Blue

View TierraCast® parts in action:.

Ongoing in the John Bead booth
Fernando DaSilva

Guest Instructor

Fernando DaSilva

Fernando DaSilva is a published author, jewelry designer, instructor and CREATE YOUR STYLE with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Ambassador.

Fernando DaSilva Workshop

Presenting:

Design Techniques

Demo in John Bead Booth - Create jewelry that will make people feel glamorous and modern, even if they are just wearing jeans and a t-shirt.

Thursday and Friday in the Beadalon® booth
Wyatt White

Guest Instructor

Wyatt White

Designer "jewelry technician" and teacher for over 30 years, Wyatt is currently product manager and education director for Beadalon®.

Presenting:

Wire Wizardry

Demo in Beadalon Booth - All things wire and TierraCast®