Welcome to the Bead Boutique!

In Business Since 2006!




Stringing, Leather Work and Braiding Classes

Intro to Beading

Introduction to Beading – Earrings and Bracelets

Class Fee: Free / 2 hours

Kit fee $20.00 includes 6mm & 4mm Swarovski crystals, Sterling Silver head pins, eye pins, ear wires and crimps. 49 strand beading wire and pewter toggle.

Instructors Tricia  / Level: Beginner and up

Intro to beading class is your basic foundation for doing several jewelry techniques. A must for the person wanting to get into jewelry making and for the self-taught beader. Students will learn designing, stringing, sizing and how to make a professional folded over crimp on flexible beading wire that will hold. Students will also learn how to take straight metal head pins and eye pins and form perfectly wrapped loops every time. The mysteries of beading wire, metal wire, proper tools and their usage, stringing materials etc. will be discussed and taught.

2018 SHOWS



September 28th, 29th & 30th

Virginia Beach Neptune Festival

Virginia Beach, VA


October 6th

Art on the Avenue

Alexandria, VA10:00am – 6:00pm


October 13th & 14th

Catoctin Colorfest

Thurmont, MD


October 20th & 21st

Quiet Waters in the Park

Annapolis, MD


October 27th & 28th

North American Sea Glass Association Sea Glass Festival

Wildewood, NJ




Pearl on Knotted Leather

Stringing/Knotting with Tricia

Level: All levels

Class is Free

Kit fee $25

2 hours


Wear it as an extra-long necklace, 2 strand necklace, or multi wrap bracelet!

Double Knotted Necklace

Knotting cord with Tricia


Techniques: Learn to knot on cording with cord exposed over the beads, using bead tips/clam shells


Level: All levels


1 ½ hours


Class Fee $25      Kit $18



Amazonite, Pearls & Leather

Stringing and Wire Working with Tricia


Level: All Levels


Techniques: Stringing, Crimping and learn to make your own cord ends!


1 ½ hours


Class is Free


Kit in Sterling Silver $45


NEW - Strung Rosary

Instructor Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit $25


NEW - Illusion Necklace

Instructor Tricia

Level: All levels

2 ½ hours

Class is free

Kit $40


NEW - 3 Strand Bracelet w/ Dividers

Instructor: Tricia

Level: all levels

2 hours

Class is free

Kit $25


A Zig and A Zag

Stringing with Tricia

All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit $25



Leather Wrap Bracelet

Stringing with Angie


Level: All levels


Class $40 plus materials





Introduction to Kumihimo

Class Fee: Free

Kit Fee: $20.00

Technique: Braiding

3 Hours

Level: All Levels

Instructor: Angie


Learn this deceptively easy Japanese cord braiding technique and you will become addicted to making your own jewelry cords.  It is your choice to add beads to your cord, or not.

Knotting Pearls or Gemstones

Level: Beginner - 2.5 Hours

Class Fee: $35 & Materials

Kit Fee: $14 plus beads if needed

Instructor: Tricia


Learn the art of knotting between beads. This class will teach you how to start and finish a knotted necklace using clamshells/bead tips, and silk cord. Two types of necklaces are offered to learn in your kit choices. The traditional white pearl knotted necklace or the “Tin Cup” style made famous when worn by Rene Russo in the movie “Tin Cup” with Kevin Costner.

Caterpillar Bracelet

Class Fee: FREE

1 ½ hours

Kit Fee: $30.00 for 2 bracelets

Level: All Levels

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry




Using leather, seed beads, jump rings and a button for a clasp, students will create a slinky, unique bracelet that looks complicated but which is much easier than it looks. You’ll love it!

Dream Catcher

Instructor Angie

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class Fee $30

Kit fee $10


Beach Dreams Bracelet

Class Fee is Free - Kit Fee: $40 - Stringing with Tricia in sterling silver

Patterned Kumihimo


Kumihimo Round Braid with Angie

Advanced Beginner/Prerequisite Intro to Kumihimo

3 hour class: $40

Kit $10


Tricia's "Go To Necklace" - leather and pearls

Class Fee: FREE

Kit Fee: $32.00

2 hours

Instructor: Tricia or Jerry

Technique: Wire working/Wrapped loop, knotting leather


This necklace goes with everything and I love it! Students will make wrapped loops on all the pearls either learning the basic wrapped loop for the first time or finally  perfecting it! We will then suspend the pearls between knots we’ve made on leather and how to use pinch on cord ends. All sterling silver findings.

Silky Caterpillar





1 1/2 hour class: Free

Kit : $15



3 Stranded Bracelet with Cones

Stringing with Tricia

Level: All levels

2 hours

Class is Free

Kit fee $18 as shown




Half Round Kumihimo Braid

Japanese Braiding with Angie

3 hours

Class fee $35

Materials approximately $9.00 plus charms



#28 Solomons Island Rd. South

Prince Frederick, MD 20678

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