Maker Festivals PA will include Bead Fest in its 22nd year as the headlining event of Maker Festivals PA. We are excited to once again be bringing our fiber artists, students, and vendors to join for the 2nd year!  

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Prices below reflect the Early Bird Discount pricing.  No coupon code needed!

Name Time Price Class Preview More Info
Multiple Effects From a Hand Painted Roving9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$150.00Multiple Effects From a Hand Painted Roving
Knit a Stranded Colorwork Cuff9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Knit a Stranded Colorwork Cuff
Sensational Socks - Bottom-Up, Knit as You Go9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Sensational Socks - Bottom-Up, Knit as You Go
German Short Rows9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00German Short Rows
Whimsy Bracelet - Intro to Basic Soldering9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$165.00Whimsy Bracelet - Intro to Basic Soldering
Cascades9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$160.00Cascades
Bezel Setting Without Soldering9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$165.00Bezel Setting Without Soldering
Golden Fold Ring9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$280.00Golden Fold Ring
Put a Ring on It9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Put a Ring on It Bead Bootcamp9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$ Bead Bootcamp
Captive Visions Dreamcatcher12:00 PM - 4:00 PM$150.00Captive Visions Dreamcatcher
Dragon Guardian Necklace12:00 PM - 4:00 PM$160.00Dragon Guardian Necklace
Learn Duplicate Stitch & Design Your Own Motif1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Learn Duplicate Stitch & Design Your Own Motif
Crocheted Lace1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Crocheted Lace
Beginning Spinning on a Drop Spindle1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Beginning Spinning on a Drop Spindle
Whakairo Wonders in Knitting – Blending Māori Inspirations with Japanese Lace Techniques1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Whakairo Wonders in Knitting –  Blending Māori Inspirations with Japanese Lace Techniques
Beginning Brioche1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Beginning Brioche
Abalone Wave2:00 PM - 5:00 PM$165.00Abalone Wave
Serenity Stone2:00 PM - 5:00 PM$155.00Serenity Stone
Silver Illuminations2:00 PM - 5:00 PM$160.00Silver Illuminations
Trio Treasure Bracelet5:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Trio Treasure Bracelet
Enamel Foil6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Enamel Foil
Blooming Gem Pendant6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Blooming Gem Pendant
Baroque Bars Bracelet6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$155.00Baroque Bars Bracelet
Botanical Bronze Pendant6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Botanical Bronze Pendant
Copper Playshop6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$155.00Copper Playshop
Name Time Price Class Preview More Info
Intersections8:00 AM - 11:00 AM$160.00Intersections
Silk Brio Knotted Necklace9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Silk Brio Knotted Necklace
Filigree Earrings9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$160.00Filigree Earrings
Let's Knit Shawls! 5 Basic Shapes9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Let's Knit Shawls! 5 Basic Shapes
Introduction to Double Knitting9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Introduction to Double Knitting
Altering Knit and Crochet Patterns for Size, Gauge, or Style9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Altering Knit and Crochet Patterns for Size, Gauge, or Style
Beginning Intarsia9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Beginning Intarsia
Pattern Band Bracelet9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$160.00Pattern Band Bracelet
Planktonic9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$160.00Planktonic
Intro to Rigid Heddle Weaving9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Intro to Rigid Heddle Weaving
Sea Surf Ring9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$280.00Sea Surf Ring
Shawl Magic - ABCs of Shawl Construction9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Shawl Magic - ABCs of Shawl Construction
Punctuated Maille Bracelet9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$265.00Punctuated Maille Bracelet
Drilling Beach Glass12:30 PM - 3:30 PM$160.00Drilling Beach Glass
Visible Mending1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Visible Mending
All Buttoned Up1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00All Buttoned Up
Button Up!1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$160.00Button Up!
Intermediate Brioche1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Intermediate Brioche
Needle Felt a Dragon Hatchling1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Needle Felt a Dragon Hatchling
Meet Mitered Squares1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Meet Mitered Squares
How to Use Ravelry Like a Pro1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00How to Use Ravelry Like a Pro
I've Never Done This Before! Silver Metal Clay2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$160.00I've Never Done This Before! Silver Metal Clay
River Stones2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$160.00River Stones
Wiggly Bezel Pendant2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$160.00Wiggly Bezel Pendant
Zoe's Kaleidoscope2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$150.00Zoe's Kaleidoscope
Bangin' Bangles2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$160.00Bangin' Bangles
Dragon Bracelet5:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Dragon Bracelet
Cross Over Inlay5:00 PM - 9:00 PM$165.00Cross Over Inlay
Fusion Ring6:00 PM - 9:00 PM$160.00Fusion Ring
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High Step8:00 AM - 3:30 PM$280.00High Step
Stone in Place Sand Casting8:00 AM - 3:30 PM$280.00Stone in Place Sand Casting
Metal Clay Windowed Lentils9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Metal Clay Windowed Lentils
Needle Felt a Knitting Gnome9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Needle Felt a Knitting Gnome
Tapestry Crochet Fundamentals9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Tapestry Crochet Fundamentals
Tāniko Techniques in Knitting - Crafting Colorful Cowls9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Tāniko Techniques in Knitting - Crafting Colorful Cowls
Bold Brilliant Braids: Latvian and Vikkel9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Bold Brilliant Braids: Latvian and Vikkel
Elegant Bugle Lariat9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Elegant Bugle Lariat
Reversible Cables9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Reversible Cables
Passion of the Nile9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$150.00Passion of the Nile
Fancy Wire Ring9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$150.00Fancy Wire Ring
Abalone Wave9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$165.00Abalone Wave
Eye of the Ocean9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$150.00Eye of the Ocean
Absolutely Riveting Bracelet9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Absolutely Riveting Bracelet
Hoop Hoop Hurray9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Hoop Hoop Hurray
Double Knitting in Color9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Double Knitting in Color
Intro to Tapestry Weaving9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Intro to Tapestry Weaving
Needle Felt a Baby Penguin1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Needle Felt a Baby Penguin
Circular Shawl Secrets - Unlocking Circular Designs1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Circular Shawl Secrets - Unlocking Circular Designs
Mosaic Knitting1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Mosaic Knitting
When Knitting Goes Wrong: Fixing Mistakes1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00When Knitting Goes Wrong: Fixing Mistakes
Make Your Own Plarn & What to Use It For1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Make Your Own Plarn & What to Use It For
Metal Clay Spool Beads1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Metal Clay Spool Beads
Abyss2:00 PM - 5:00 PM$155.00Abyss
Teardrop Pendant2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$150.00Teardrop Pendant
Colorful Metal Clay2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$165.00Colorful Metal Clay
Elegant Evening2:00 PM - 6:00 PM$150.00Elegant Evening
Fusion Bracelet5:00 PM - 8:00 PM$155.00Fusion Bracelet
Rock Star Pendant5:00 PM - 8:00 PM$160.00Rock Star Pendant
Moonscape5:00 PM - 8:00 PM$160.00Moonscape
Name Time Price Class Preview More Info
Fusion Shield8:00 AM - 12:00 PM$150.00Fusion Shield
Make Your Project Shine: Knitting With Beads9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Make Your Project Shine: Knitting With Beads
Introduction to Chainmaille9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Introduction to Chainmaille
LeLinda9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00LeLinda
Arrondi Earrings9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$160.00Arrondi Earrings
Duplicate Stitching9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Duplicate Stitching
Introduction to Metal Clay9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$160.00Introduction to Metal Clay
Amigurumi Made Easy9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Amigurumi Made Easy
Intro to Entrelac9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Intro to Entrelac
Punch & Paint - Painting with Yarn9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Punch & Paint - Painting with Yarn
Double Pattern Double Knitting9:00 AM - 12:00 PM$155.00Double Pattern Double Knitting
Shell Belle9:00 AM - 1:00 PM$160.00Shell Belle
Bejeweled Wire-Wrapped Bracelet9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Bejeweled Wire-Wrapped Bracelet
Gold Set Sand Cast Rings9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$280.00Gold Set Sand Cast Rings
Fragile Captures9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Fragile Captures
Stone Cold Love9:00 AM - 4:30 PM$275.00Stone Cold Love
Simple Scenery1:00 PM - 5:00 PM$150.00Simple Scenery
Copper Chaos Necklace1:00 PM - 5:00 PM$150.00Copper Chaos Necklace
Lace Chart Lore - Reading and Mastering1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Lace Chart Lore - Reading and Mastering
Customizing Mitered Squares1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Customizing Mitered Squares
Basic Cables1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Basic Cables
Fixer Upper: Making Problem Knits Wearable1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Fixer Upper: Making Problem Knits Wearable
Knitting Horizontal Cables in the Round1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Knitting Horizontal Cables in the Round
Riding the Wave1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Riding the Wave
Simply Fancy Ring1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$160.00Simply Fancy Ring
Knitting with Beads1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Knitting with Beads
Swing Set Earrings1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$160.00Swing Set Earrings
Say It in Crochet or Knitting - Learning to Make Your Own Graphgans/Charts1:30 PM - 4:30 PM$155.00Say It in Crochet or Knitting - Learning to Make Your Own Graphgans/Charts