Super Duo Earrings

Group Copper (Large)Group Blue Iris (Large) Anne is having a fun class on Saturday May 16  1-3pm

Class fee is $10.00

Kit fee is  $10.00

Maximum Class Size: 8 (additional class dates can easily be added. Please call or come into the shop for reservations. Samples are available for you to see)

Materials: The kit will include beads, beading needles, ear wires or posts, and Fireline beading thread.

Materials to bring: Scissors and Eyeglasses, if needed.

Prerequisite: No experience necessary, just a happy smile.

Students will learn to bead with the new 2-hole beads known as “Super Duos.” They will also learn to make a loop and attach the ear wires. A choice of earring posts or ear wires will be available.  These earring will coordinate with the Super Duo bracelet class held on May 3.





Felted Bag Class

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This class is appropriate for an experience knitter or a beginner that wants to have a one of a kind art piece. Impress your friends, “I made it”  Class is 3 sessions at a cost of $50.00 for all three sessions plus yarn.Must know basic knit stitch.

Class will meet Sat. May 30th at 2:00pm and follow-up classes will be arranged. Come see several samples at the store. Call for reservation in class.

Kumihimo Class Sunday May 17th. 1-4pm

kumihimo bracelet  Kumihimo is a wonderful Japanese braiding technique. It is made with a template loom and Anne can show you how. She has a very small class planned so you will get lots of attention. It is fun to do and great for a beginner. Call us for details and to reserve a place Or stop by to see the samples.  $30.00 includes class fee and beads. Loom and bobbins are available at Imagine! for about  $7.50.

Wire Work plus Beads, Join our Class

FullSizeRender Wire work and beads make up these delicate designs. Beginners are welcome. Dayle is offering this class in which you will learn basic wire work and stringing techniques.  The class meets on Saturday May 9th from 2-4. Cost is 20.00 plus materials ( approximately $7.00-$10.00). Call to reserve your place or stop by to see samples.

You can do it, learn a new technique Sunday May 17th 1-3

Scalloped hat Learn how to make a fancy hat. This one is so cute with its scalloped edge. In this brand new class you will learn how to make a lacey edge and then pick up stitches. You will also perfect the front and back increase. This is a two part class starting May 17th. from 1-3. Class fee is 20.00 for each two-hour session.  Lorena will teach in the laid-back wicker world of my office. Call to reserve a place. Must have basic knitting skills, we’d love to see you.

Anne is back to teach Super Duo jewelry

Instructor:  Anne Jackson 

Class Date:Group Bracelet (Large)

Sunday, May 3, 2015

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Class Fee:  $25.00.

Kit Fee:       $10.00

Class Level:  Beginner

Maximum Class Size:  8 – Limited seating for the class.  Please call for reservations.  Additional class dates can easily be added.

The photograph is a representation of the bracelet that will be made in class.  There will be two color choices as shown above – purple iris or copper iris matte.

This is a great class to learn beading with the new 2-hole beads.  The kit includes all beads, beading thread, needles and clasp.  Instructions for the bracelet are very thorough with lots of graphics to help the student.

Please stop by Imagine to see the sample bracelets or, visit   Bring your smile (and eyeglasses if needed) and come have an afternoon of fun.

Latest News: Behind the Scenes in Bemus

Convention Center in PHiladelphia where we shop,shop,shop.

Convention Center in Philadelphia where we shop for the store.

Cheese knive with gorgeous flare.

Cheese knife with gorgeous flare.

Ever wonder what goes on in Bemus during the off season? Well, for one, its 13 degress this morning. There are snowmobiles and ice fishermen on the lake. Last weekend, a father and his son were para-sailing across the ice. At Imagine! we are sprucing up the place. And we are shopping. Our most fun trip is to the Buyers Market of American Crafts where we explored 800 booths of stunning artisan crafted US and Canadian work.We found great stuff from 21 of our favorite artists and we added 10 new ones. We are off to more markets and will keep you posted. Can’t wait to show you all the goodies in May.

Daphne jewelry is big, bold and very light. Love.

Daphne jewelry is great big, bold and very light.

Ableman Glass

Ableman Glass

Award winning Arden necklace of multi-layered clay.

Award winning Arden jewelry of multi-layered clay.

Learn Beach Glass or Cabachon Wire Wrapping By Appointment

photo (169)photo (35)celtic Learn to wire-wrap beautiful pendants from beach glass or stones. You can learn a simple wrap if you are a beginner or learn to cage them if you are more advancec. Dayle will show you how easy it is. You will wear your pendant home and maybe have time to make another one. Call Dayle for an appointment. 716-753-6779. Class is 10.00 per person per hour ( usually a 2 hour session) plus materials which are available at Imagine!. Bring along some friends and make it a party.Stop by the store to see samples.

Wrapping and Caging Seaglass

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Ever wonder what to do with that beautiful sea or lake glass? Create your own jewelry. Students will learn how to wrap seaglass with craft wire. After working with the wire, students will learn how to cage a piece of seaglass. Polished stones can be used as well. Wear your creation home.

Caged Wire Wrap

Beginners welcome, ages 12 and up.

Instructor: Dayle Loutzenhiser is a retired school teacher and she has been making sea glass jewelry for more than 6 years.

Cost: $35.00 plus the cost of glass& wire (under $10.00 or bring your own glass). Tools and all else provided in class.

Minimum class size: 2 Maximum Class size:6

Register   or Imagine! 4950 Main Street. 716 386 2244

Knitted Necklace

Have you been wanting to knit using beads? Here is a class just for you. Imagine! will be offering a class on creating a beaded necklace. Call Dayle to make an appointment. 716 753 6779. Get some friends to join you and have a girls day out. Basic knitting skills are needed to be successful with this class. Cost of class is $10.00 per hour per person. It will take about 2 hours to master the skill.  Materials are extra. They can be purchased at Imagine! Stop by to see samples. This is easy and fun.