At Beyond Beading we offer a regular monthly drop-in session,
the occasional longer workshop for wire, bead and metal techniques
and private tuition any time it suits you.
Beading we are going way beyond learning a new skill.
you can learn many of the techniques I teach from books, magazines or Youtube. However, when you join our workshops/drop-ins you also get:
will work with all kinds of gemstone, glass and metal beads accompanied by
wires in various metals and gauges, metal sheet, cord and other materials.
variety of techniques taught includes:
We also venture into other crafts like
My name is Birgit Barrett. I am German and have lived in England for over 30 years. I live with my husband and our cat Spooky in Walthamstow, this year's first London Borough of Culture.
I have made crystal and silver jewellery for many years and used to sell at local craft events.
Following a course in silversmithing I developed an interest in jewellery making techniques using wire and beads to complement the silversmithing.
I am very patient with students and it gives me pleasure to observe students mastering skills and their resulting increased confidence.
I am so happy to be able to share my passion and hope that, if you join my workshops, drop-ins or private tuition, you will enjoy learning as much as I enjoy teaching.
Beyond Beading has won an award from Netmums! I am absolutely thrilled! Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me. I could not have done it without you.