Monday, December 5, 2016

Alaska....here I come........

January will be here be for we know it and that means I will be up teaching at the Alaska Bead Company in Anchorage!  You can check their website for all the details: Alaskabead.com

Here are a few pictures of the classes I will be teaching!







If you don't live up in Alaska...I will be teaching at Fusion Beads in Seattle, Creative Castle in Newbury Park CA., and Bead & Button in Millwaukee in 2017.....just to name a few!

Don't forget my new book is available on the Interweave site: http://www.interweave.com/store/emj-wire-wrap-rivet-stamp-force-beautiful-jewelry-paperback

Or on pre-order through Amazon : www.amazon.com/Exploring-Metal-Jewelry-Rivet-Beautiful/dp/1632504561/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1480997732&sr=1-1&keywords=exploring+metal+jewelry


Thursday, December 1, 2016

My New book is out!!!

What a new book!!  Yes, that's what I said!  It's called  Exploring Metal Jewelry: Wire Wrap, Rivet, Stamp & Forge Your Way to Beautiful Jewelry
You can get it now on the Interweave site!!
 I am so proud of this book...it's a real expression of myself! Lot's of great techniques and projects....even if I do say so myself!   I hope you'll take the time to check it out!

If that's not enough there is a really nice article....Designer Q&A: Meet Jewelry Designer Tracy Stanley that you can check out here: http://www.interweave.com/article/beading/jewelry-designer-meet-tracy-stanley/

Just wanted to let you all know I will be teaching up in Alaska in January at the Alaska Bead Company in Anchorage.  You can check their website for classes and dates!



Friday, May 20, 2016

Bead and Button is just around the corner!

It's that time of year when all thoughts are focused on getting ready for Bead and Button!  Making kits, double checking handouts, prepping for Meet the Teachers...trying to stay focused!  For those of you that are going....I still have room in a few classes.  I'd love to have you join me!



PEEK INTO MY WORLD!
http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/store/class/b160229
A class where you will learn about methods of metal texturing and riveting.  You'll leave this class with your own unique pendant.

If earrings are your thing, I have 2 classes with room:

A full day of fun in:
EXPLORING WIRE WRAPPED EARRINGS
http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/store/class/b160298

And another half day class:
ART OF THE SPIRAL EARRINGS
http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/store/class/b160293

All of these classes are open to students of all skill levels!

Anyone that is going to Bead and Button make sure you come to the Meet the Teachers event!  I'll have some kits available and lots of beautiful finished pieces for you to check out!
Hope to see you there!


Sunday, March 6, 2016

New classes on the way!

Now that most of the work on my next book is done, it's time to start designing new classes!  I'll be posting these very soon.... Stay tuned!  Ella says she can't wait!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Bead and Button update!

For those of you going to the Bead and Button I have 2 classes that are almost sold out....
B160274
Wrap It, Stamp It, and Bling It Bracelet-- 

B160275
Wire Wrapped Earrings -- What Fun! 

 I'd love to have you join us!  Hope to see you there!!

Sunday, January 17, 2016

It's all about the classes.......

The year 2016 is going to be loads of fun....Local classes at Fusion Beads in Seattle, Bead Cruise in May, Bead and Button in June, Creative Castle in August, Beads by Blanche in September....just to mention a few.
Some of my classes are set...others still to be decided.  The following classes are just some of the choices that you may see!

BEAD & BUTTON CLASSES 2016

B160229


B160274  **LIMITED SEATING**
 
B160275  **LIMITED SEATING**
 
 
 
 
OTHER CLASS OFFERINGS YOU WILL FIND AT SHOWS AND STORES THIS YEAR.....
 
Riveted and Embellished Pendant/Earrings
  
 
Rivet, Embellish, Express Pendant
 
Wrap & Bling It Ring
 

Wrap, Stamp, Bling It Necklace and Bracelet
 
A Riveted Pendant
 
Falling Leaves Pendant and Earrings



By The Sea Pendant
 

These are my current offerings.  If I am teaching in your area and you have a request let me know!  I would be happy to pass it on to those that decide.  You can contact me at Tracyastanley@hotmail.com

Here's to hoping 2016 is a happy, peaceful and creative year for all!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

THE BABE SHOW IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

The Bay Area Bead Show is just around the corner!  There is still time to sign up for classes!! 
 This class is Wrap It By The Sea
Friday, November 13th
9 am - 5 pm
 Falling Leaves Pendant
Saturday, November 14th
9 am - 1 pm
 Earrings….you can never have too many!
Sunday, November 15th
9 am - 1 pm

Wrap It, Stamp It, & Bling It Bracelet SOLD OUT!
Email us to be put on the waiting list
Saturday, November 14th
2 pm - 6 pm
Go to the website show and scroll down to my name to sign up for these fun classes!  This will be the only time I will be in the area until next year!
http://www.beadextravaganza.com/classes/by_instructor.htm
For those in the area...stop by my classroom if you are interested in kits or finished pieces...I'll have some fun things for sale!  Hope to see you there!!