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Bead Embroidery, Freeform Style

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Combining needle, thread, fabric and beads creates stunning pieces of wearable art! This class is for you if: You enjoy combining mediums and experimenting with different techniques You enjoy hand sewing and want to incorporate beads. You want to learn more about materials to use for bead embroidery Students will Learn: How to stitch around...

Friday Sep 27th, 2pm - 5pm

Petal Pendant

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Daggers and drops create these lovely flowers from the book Great Designs for Shaped Beads. Some familiarity with seed bead stitching is recommended.  This class is for you if:  You've done a little off-loom bead weaving and want to learn something more challenging  You like all things flowers  You like using daggers and drop...

Saturday Sep 7th, 2pm - 5pm

Skyscraper Segway Tour

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, pioneering architects created innovative new structures that placed Chicago at the forefront of American design. Segways are a terrific, fun way to tour Chicago's landmarks! We'll glide along Chicago's original foundations & learn about the steel giants that tower above, then ride out to the lake and enjoy...

Sunday Aug 25th, 10:30am - 1:30pm

Adult Wheel Throwing

at Terra Incognito Studios - Oak Park 246 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, Illinois 60302

Our classes combine students of varying skill levels. We find that this helps both the less skilled students, who learn from the more advanced students (as well as the teacher), and helps the more advanced students to articulate what, how and why they do what they do. Beginners, will receive an introduction to basic throwing techniques: centering...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$350

8 sessions

Knotting

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Knotting is all about spacing and finishing, making snug knots and choosing the right materials for the design. You'll learn all about it in this class, with written instructions and helpful tips to take home. This class is for you if:  You have never worked with knotting cord or an awl  You want to learn about design techniques for...

Saturday Sep 14th, 2pm - 5pm

Rosary Workshop

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

A personalized rosary is a special gift. Learn the skills and supplies you’ll need for a rosary made with chain and bead links, or using basic stringing materials. This class is for you if:  You've never had a jewelry making class  You're experienced with beading wire and bead links, but want some direction for designing a rosary ...

Sunday Sep 15th, 1:30pm - 4pm

How to Buy or Sell a House/Condo

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn hot to assess your home's or condo's value and judge it's condition. Find out about short sales, foreclosures, general financing options and "creative financing". Have your questions answered. In addition, learn how you get your house ready to sell; make it market ready! Learn how to pick the right agent/broker and more. Looking to also become...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6pm - 8pm

Be Your Own Perfumer: Create a Signature Scent

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

This 2 hour course takes place at Chicago's only perfumery. Create a fragrance unique to you. In this course you will be informed mentally and sensually. A brief overview of perfuming technique and vocabulary is followed by interactive sampling of fragrance families such as citrus, floral, fruity, and spicy. Each student is encouraged to note aromas...

Wednesday Sep 18th, 6pm - 8pm

Unarmed Security Training Certification

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Security is an ever growing field. Anyone interested in entering the Security Field must complete a certified 20-hour training program as the first step toward obtaing their Permanent Employment Registration Card (PERC) which is required by the State of Illinois for all persons employed as a registered employee of a private detective, private alarm...

Saturday Sep 28th, 8am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$59

2 sessions

How to Buy Foreclosure

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Do you want to earn more income? Are you looking to buy or are interested in investment property? Get in before it's too late! Learn to invest wisely for your specific plan.  We will cover buying foreclosures, short sales, multi-units and general financing options for all types of investing from beginners to small investors. How to flip and...

Tuesday Oct 1st, 6pm - 8:30pm

Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Do you want to gain confidence, lose inhibitions, have fun & learn acting? Then this beginning acting class is for you. Experiment with improvisation, speech & personality exercises designed to bring out your special strengths & talents. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on positive attitudes, and acquire performance and presentation...

Tuesday Oct 1st, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$79

3 sessions

Fashion Modeling, Getting Started

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn model do's and don't. Learn what it takes to start in fashion modeling for runway, print, commercial, catalog, designers and TV. This one day seminar is a great way way to get your questions answered.

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 6:45pm - 8:30pm

Geometric Beadwork Exploration

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Students must be experienced with flat, even count peyote stitch, but they do not have to take any of the previous Geometric Beadwork classes before taking another. Class Topics: TRIANGLES | Feb 23 or Aug 17:  This class will focus on making triangles using circular peyote with herringbone increases. Students will also learn how to connect...

Saturday Sep 28th, 2pm - 5pm

Kumihimo Japanese Braiding: Full Workshop

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Kumihimo is a great travel project. Everything gets prepared in advance so you have a neat package that doesn't require extra tools and doesn't take a lot of space. Students will Learn: How to place their cords on the kumihimo disk How to add weights for proper tension The basic pattern for moving the cords and adding beads to create a beaded...

Friday Sep 20th, 2:30pm - 5pm

Spiral Rope

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

The basic spiral rope is classic.  It works well on its own as a bracelet or necklace, is easy to dress up or down with bead choices and offers numerous variations. This class is for you if: You've done a little seed beading and you're ready to expand You're new to seed beading and ready to get started You want to learn a simple seed bead...

Monday Oct 21st, 3pm - 5pm

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