Vickie  Hodges

Vickie Hodges lives in Winston Salem, NC and has been beading most of her life. She's currently a member of the Kernersville Arts and Craft Guild, The Twin City Artisans, Winston Salem's AFAS (Art For Art's Sake) and the Red Dog Gallery. She currently has pieces of her artwork in The Couture shop in Kernersville and also Winston Salem, and in the Butterfly Effect in Greensboro, NC. She currently teaches wire classes at the Sawtooth Center for Visual Arts in downtown Winston Salem and at Earth Songs in Greensboro, NC and also teaches wire classes as well as beading classes in her home studio. She's a board member of the Greensboro Gem and Mineral club and has been a member for many years. Vickie loves to share her knowledge and is guaranteed to make you laugh in her classes. You can find pieces of her artwork on her Etsy site: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ToriBethDesigns and she is open to custom pieces at her discretion.

Website: etsy.com/shop/ToriBethDesigns

Class List

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Seed Beading II - Two-Hole Beading - Vickie Hodges
For the experienced beader that wants to expand into the two-hole world of beads. You will create earrings, bracelets, necklaces, etc. using these two-hole beads. There is no rush, you can bead at your own pace. We will learn how to attach clasps and what kind of clasps are best for these items. Color palettes as well as other materials will be available for purchase. Lab fee covers printed instructions, mat, tri scoop, thread and needles. Please bring any patterns, beads, etc. you desire for discussion. If you have questions about the course, contact Vickie at toribeth.vh@gmail.com.

Lab Fee: $45.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $100 - $250
Consumables Fee: $0.00
Prerequisites: Knowledge of off-loom beading, MRAW, Peyote, and RAW

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Seed Beading II - 3-D Beading - Vickie Hodges
Something different for the experienced beader. In this class you will create some wonderful pieces while exploring off-loom techniques, beaded beads, beaded critters (octopus, turtle, etc.), boxes, earrings, etc. Lab fee covers printed instructions, beading mat, triangle scoop, thread, and needles. Color palettes as well as other materials will be sold as desired. Please bring any patterns, beads, etc. you desire for discussion. If you have questions about the course, contact Vickie at toribeth.vh@gmail.com.

Lab Fee: $45.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $150-$300
Consumables Fee: $0.00
Prerequisites: Knowledge of off-loom beading, MRAW, Peyote, and RAW

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Wire Weaving I - Vickie Hodges
Learn the basics of wire weaving to prepare you to launch into a new and exciting art. Learn the most popular different weaves starting out with basic weaving and working up to more complex weaves and styles. With the weaves we learn, we will make earrings, pendants, rings, bracelets and more using mainly copper wire and some sterling silver wire as well. Instructor will have wire available for purchase as well as some kits for future projects. Class fee includes printouts of different wire techniques and the first three projects in copper. There will be added charges for Silver. Please bring your favorite tools, although the school will have tools for you to borrow, as well, as the instructor will have tools for purchase.

Lab Fee: $50.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $200 - $450
Consumables Fee: $0.00
Prerequisites: None

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