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Class @ Waterford Public Library

5February

Crystal Pin Wheel Earrings – Monday, March 7th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM A great class for the motivated beginner! Included in this kit: The skills learned in this class are foundational and can be useful when moving forward into other jewelry making classes. Skill Level: Motivated Beginner – Students should know how to properly open […]

Dragonscale Classes @ Art Glass & Bead Show Madison

22April

Dragonscale Class – Saturday, April  23, 2016 5:30 – 8:30 Description: The amazing Dragonscale weave, where small rings fit exactly inside large rings, is a difficult weave to start but Diane will help you conquer this weave once and for all!   Two sessions available, see links below. Students will Learn: How to work with Diane’s […]

Open Bead Night!

8November

Come join the fun, Monday, December 7th for OPEN BEAD NIGHT at the Waterford Public Library.   Bring your own tools and projects to work on and meet other local beading enthusiasts!  Basic wire work will be demonstrated!  5:30 – 7:30

Classes @ Waterford Public Library

15October

Vertebrae Ring in Argentium Sterling Silver A great class for the motivated beginner! Included in this kit: The skills learned in this class are foundational and can be useful when moving forward into other chain maille classes. Skill Level: Motivated Beginner – Students should know how to properly open and close a jump rings. Previous […]

Classes @ Waterford Public Library

22April

Crystal Infinity Bracelet recently taught at the Art Glass & Bead Show Madison If you have never done chain maille or simply want to make a beautiful bracelet, this is a great class for you! Have you seen my crystal infinity pendant and earrings?  In this class we’ll go a step further! In this class, […]

October 2015 Kit of the Month

22April

October’s Kit of the Month, Vertebrae Bracelet, is available in all Silver Plate or Two-toned and will definitely be a favorite in your collection. Check back each month to see the new kit of the month. Use promotional code octokit15 to save 15% on this month’s kit!

Full Persian Bracelet Class

4August

DECEMBER CHAIN MAILLE CLASS Full Persian Chain Maille Bracelet Class December 1, 2014 • 5:30 – 7:30 Waterford Public Library 101 N River St, Waterford, WI 53185 The skills learned in this class are foundational, and can be useful when moving forward into other chain maille classes. Skill Level: Intermediate – Students must have previous chain maille […]

December’s Kit of the Month

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3December

Use the promo codes that are supplied in December’s e-maille and you will save 25% when you purchase December’s Kit of the Month, our Queen’s Link Chain Maille Bracelet kit in silver plate.   How do I Get the Promo Code for the kit of the month? That’s a great question! Once the Kit of […]

Win this Chain Maille Christmas Pendant!

26November

After you  “like” us on facebook,  Find the Christmas Tree Pendant post and “share” it. You can receive and EXTRA ENTRY just by commenting on the post! Thank you for entering this giveaway, everyone! It helps so much to get the word out and I really appreciate that!! Winner must send me their mailing address. […]

November’s Kit of the Month

5November

Use the promo codes that are supplied in November’s e-maille and you will save 20% when you purchase November’s Kit of the Month, our Revolving Byzantine Bracelet kit in silver plate or argentium sterling.   How do I Get the Promo Code for the kit of the month? That’s a great question! Once the Kit […]

October’s Kit of the Month

24September

Use the promo codes that are supplied in October’s e-maille and you will save 20% when you purchase October’s Kit of the Month, our Triple Play Bracelet kit in silver plate or argentium sterling.   How do I Get the Promo Code for the kit of the month? That’s a great question! Once the Kit […]

September’s Kit of the Month

19September

Use the promo codes that were supplied in this month’s e-maille list and you will save 20% when you purchase September’s Kit of the Month, our Double Infinity Earrings in silver plate or argentium sterling. How do I Get the Promo Code for our kit of the month? That’s a great question! Once the Kit […]

August’s Kit of the Month

7August

Use the promo codes that were supplied in this month’s e-maille list and you will save 25% when you purchase July’s Kit of the Month, our Double Vision Pendant & Earrings in silver plate or argentium sterling. How do I Get the Promo Code for our kit of the month? That’s a great question! Once […]

Two Tone Infinity Knots Chain Maille Bracelet Friday, March 22, 2013 :: 5 – 6:30pm – Madison, Wisconsin

12March

Two Tone Infinity Knots Chain Maille Bracelet Friday, March 22, 2013 :: 5 – 6:30pm  @ The Art Glass & Bead Show, Madison, Wisconsin In this class you will learn to create and connect multiple woven infinity knots to create a stunning bracelet. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non […]

May 6, 2013 • 5:30 – 7:30 Revolving Byzantine Bracelet Chain Maille Class, Waterford, Wisconsin

12March

Revolving Byzantine Bracelet Class @ The Waterford Public Library, Waterford, Wisconsin In this class you will learn how to take the classic byzantine weave and create yourself a beautiful silver bracelet. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non tarnish, silver plate jump rings. The skills learned in this class are […]

April 1, 2013 • 5:30 – 7:30 Captured Byzantine Bracelet Chain Maille Class – Waterford, Wisconsin

12March

Captured Byzantine Bracelet Chain Maille Class @ The Waterford Public Library, Waterford, Wisconsin In this class you will learn how to take the classic byzantine weave and create yourself a beautiful silver & pearl braceelt. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non tarnish, silver plate jump rings and Swarovski glass […]

New Necklace Has a Name!

15February

First of all I’d like to say “Thank You” to all of you who sent me name suggestions via email or on our facebook page, for my new chain maille necklace kit. Since this new necklace uses the classic European 4-in-1 combined with my Vortex weave I have decided to go with the name “European […]

Name this necklace!

7February

How would you like to win a $25 Gift Certificate to Midwest Maille? I have been working on creating some new chain maille kits. I’d like your H E L P naming this necklace I have created If I choose the name YOU suggest, you will win a $25 Midwest Maille gift certificate! If you […]

Another way to save!

2December

December’s kit of the month is my Graduated Byzantine Necklace kit in Silver Plate. You will save 20% off this month’s kit when you use the promo code that was supplied in December’s e-Maille newsletter … OR, you can save 10% off your entire cart when you use the promo code SAVE10 at checkout! Diane

Upcoming classes at Eclectica Beads

6November

The following classes are being taught using my chain maille kits. Inverted round bracelet on Wednesday, November 7th from 6 – 8pm. Cost is $39, supplies included. Vertebrae Bracelet on Wednesday, Dec. 5th from 6 – 8pm. Cost is $45, supplies included. To register: Call 262-641-0910. or visit their website, http:://http://www.eclecticabeads.com

Happy November!

2November

November’s kit of the month is my Butterfly Weave bracelet kit in Silver Plate. You will save 20% off this month’s kit when you use the promo code that was supplied in November’s e-Maille, OR … you can save 10% off your entire cart when you use the promo code BLOGPROMO10 at checkout! Happy November! […]

Two ways to save this month!

9October

October’s kit of the month is my Two Tone Orbital Weave Bracelet kit in Silver Plate. You will save 20% off this month’s kit when you use the promo code that was supplied in October’s e-Maille newsletter … OR, you can save 10% off your entire cart when you use the promo code BlogPost10 at […]

September Kit of the Month

26August

Please visit my Silver Plated Kits Page and pick out your favorite chain maille kit. You can vote simply by emailing MidwestMaille@gmail.com your selection. The kit with the most votes each month will be chosen as the Midwest Maille Kit of the Month, with a special discount code entered at checkout. How do I Get […]

December 3, 2012 • 5:30 – 7:30

Vortex Snowflake Pendant

Snowflake Vortex Pendant Chain Maille Class

17August

Vortex Snowflake Pendant Chain Maille Class In this class you will learn a Japanese 12-in-2 variation I call my Vortex Snowflake. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non tarnish, silver plate jump rings. The skills learned in this class are foundational, and can be useful when moving forward into other […]

November 5, 2012• 5:30 – 6:30

Byzantine Earrings Chain Maille Class

Byzantine Earrings Chain Maille Class

17August

Graduated Byzantine Earrings In this class you will learn how to take the classic byzantine weave and create yourself TWO beautiful pairs of earrings. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non tarnish, silver plate jump rings. The skills learned in this class are foundational, and can be useful when moving […]

October 1, 2012 • 5:30 – 6:30

Orbital Weave Chain Maille Class

Orbital Weave Chain Maille Class

17August

Orbital Weave Bracelet – In Green Bay Packer’s Green & Gold! Calling all Green Bay Packer Fans!!! In this class you will learn how to take the orbital weave, also know as the barrel weave. Students will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished non tarnish, silver plate and colored enamel jump rings. […]

Sept 10, 2012 • 5:30 – 6:30

Rainbow Byzantine Class

17August

Rainbow Byzantine The Byzantine weave is classic, but in this class we are going to jazz it up with all the colors of the rainbow. If you have never done chain maille, or you simply want to make a beautiful bracelet that looks like wrist candy AND will match everything in your wardrobe, this is […]

Crystal Infinity Pendant & Earrings Kits now available

31July

Many of you who have seen me offer my finished pendant and earring have asked me “When are you going to make THAT into a kit?” Well, the wait is over! My Crystal Infinity Pendant & Earrings sets, currently available in Argentium Sterling, in three fabulous colors, Bermuda Blue, Volcano, and Clear Reflections, are now […]

August Kit of the Month

23July

Please visit my Silver Plated Kits Page and pick out your favorite chain maille kit. You can vote simply by emailing MidwestMaille@gmail.com your selection. The kit with the most votes each month will be chosen as the Midwest Maille Kit of the Month, with a special discount code entered at checkout. How do I Get the Promo Code? That’s […]

July’s Kit of the Month …

2July

Our first ever “Midwest Maille Kit of the Month” has been announced via our e-Maille list. You’re not on our e-Maille list? Well, quick, sign up! Our e-Maille list is on the right-hand side of the site, right over there —-> Get yourself signed up and you too will receive a promo code and save […]

Midwest Maille Kit of the Month

22June

I’m so excited to announce the start of my monthly promotion: “Midwest Maille Kit of the Month!”, but I need your help! Instead of offering a promotion on what I want, I’d love to show my appreciation to my customers by having you pick which Silver Plate Chain Maille Kit you would like to see […]

Bead&Button Show 2012

20June

Thank you to everyone for another great year at the Bead&Button Show!  I had a fantastic week of fun, fun, fun!   I really enjoyed visiting with all of you who stopped by my booth to say “hello”.  A special shout out to Yvonne & George for bringing me a stylus 🙂

June 8, 2012 – Jens Pind Bracelet Class at the Bead & Button Show

26May

Friday, June 8, 2012 • 5:00 – 8:00 Bead & Button Show – Milwaukee, Wisconsin Jens Pind Linkage Bracelet The Jens Pind weave is still a mystery to some. Let Diane show you the secret to mastering this intricate looking weave. Jens Pind weave is dense but flexible and feels like liquid silk around your wrist. Students will […]

June 6, 2012 – Rainbow Byzantine Class at the Bead & Button Show

26May

Monday, June 6, 2011 • 4:00pm-7:00pm  Bead & Button Show – Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Byzantine weave is classic, but in this class we are going to jazz it up with all the colors of the rainbow. If you have never done chain maille, or you simply want to make a beautiful bracelet that looks like wrist candy AND […]