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Friday, February 21, 2014

Creativ Festival Spring 2014

Wow in just one month spring will officially arrive here in Toronto. After a long a snowy winter it will be great to see green grass and the buds on the trees.  One month after the arrival of spring will be the Spring Creativ Festival, April 25 & 26, 2014 at the International Centre.

This morning the information about all of the seminars, how-to demos, make-n-takes and miniworkshops when up live on the show's website. All of which are included with your admission.

Here are the details for the three seminars that Maria will be presenting during the show.

Beadwork: Beyond the Kit 
Kits are great for learning a technique and beading a ready made style. Once you've mastered the project, it can be repeated in so many different ways. Maria shares techniques on how you can transform an existing  pattern into your own unique creation and will inspire you with wonderful examples of designs that go beyond the kit.
Room 105, Friday @ 2:30, Saturday @ 4:30


Beadwork: ABC’s of Beading  
This original presentation, inspired by Maria’s blog series “ABC’s of Creativity” highlights examples of bead types,  variety of stringing materials available and different tools that can be used for beading. Learn to make the best choices on what to use for different techniques and what's best for your project. Plus, get tips on best use of colour along the way.

Room 105, Friday @ 10:30

Beadwork: Closures & Finishing Tips   

Properly finished beadwork is essential to its enjoyment and wearability. Learn about different types of clasps and beaded closures. Get instruction on how to attach  and direction on what's best suited to different types of beadwork. Examples of incredibly finished pieces will be shown to inspire you.

Room 105, Saturday @ 10:30

If you have created something based on one of Maria's kits, please send her pictures and details and it may be included in the presentation Beadwork: Beyond the Kit. 

A full selection of our kits and patterns will be available during the show @ booth #372. We look forward to seeing you there.

Happy Beading!

1 comment:

  1. Hard to believe the Creativ Festival is so close. YIKES! I enjoy this show because I get to share my passion for beading through my photography of beads and beadwork to illustrate each point. PLAN your visit to the show around my seminars. WHO can always learn something and come away inspired.