Liisa Turunen

| Instructor| Liisa threaded her first beading needle back in 1994. Beading as a hobby she went on to become a massage therapist, esthetician, and got her nursing degree in Finland. But in 2006 beads wove her back in. Since then she has spent her time fully submerged in beads! She has been working professionally […]

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Fran Griffith

| Instructor| I’ve been in love with beading since I first discovered it in 2002. I was independently teaching textiles at the time, working part-time in a garden open to the public and part-time Window Dressing with textiles.  One of the ladies who attended my sewing class brought with her a little fabric and beaded […]

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Cynthia Rutledge

| Instructor| Cynthia is a contemporary artist and teacher focusing on beadwork as her medium. She specializes in peyote stitch and off-loom weaving techniques with an emphasis on developing sculptural unsupported shapes in beadwork. Her work has been exhibited in national and international shows and has appeared in Nicolette Stessin’s Beaded Amulet Purses, Carol Taylor’s Creative Bead […]

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