121 Designs by Rachel Stirling

Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD ~ http://www.glenechopark.org

New classes coming soon!


Star's Beads

139A Church St. NW, Vienna, VA ~ http://starsbeads.com

New classes coming soon!


Steckel House

209 W. Northampton St, Bath, PA ~ http://www.steckelhouse.com

Wavy Bracelet ~ Students will create this simple and elegant bracelet featuring pearls or semi-precious stones and a wave of glass seed beads surrounding them. Learn a simple weaving technique and how to finish off the bracelet with a sterling silver clasp. The instructor will provide all tools and materials necessary.
Course Fee: $18
Kit Fee (pay to instructor on day of class): $14
Dates: Friday, June 24 7:00-8:30pm OR Saturday, June 25 10:30am-12:00pm

Antique Button Bracelet ~ Students will design and make a bracelet using antique buttons, shell frames, pearls, beads and a sterling silver toggle clasp, learning basic jewelry skills of stringing and crimping. Select from color palettes of off-white, taupe, silver gray, or sea green to showcase the buttons. The bracelet requires 4 shank buttons approximately 3/4" in diameter. Students may bring buttons (they will not be damaged) or choose vintage ones from our stock. The instructor will provide all tools and materials necessary.
Course Fee: $18
Kit Fee (pay to instructor on day of class): $16
Dates: Saturday, June 25 12:00-1:30pm


Other Classes

I have a variety of classes I have taught over the years and I try to mix them up, but if there is a particular class that you would like to take, let me know for future reference or schedule a private lesson. This is not a full list, but here are some titles and pictures of classes I teach:


Advanced Magical Necklace Antique Button Bracelet Crocheted Circles Earrings with a Twist Flower Chain Maille



Pearl Knotting Magical Floating Necklace Seed Bead Swag Necklace Wavy Bracelet Christmas Tree Earrings



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