Classes are available for those who like to learn together. Please note that classes listed are for Ladybead And Rook, LLC. located at 29 Howard St., Wilton as well as for Sussy Rose Shields Studio located at 33/35 Howard St., Wilton. More information about League of New Hampshire Craftsman Sussy Rose Shields can be found at Also, please note changes to the class policy regarding payment for classes at Ladybead And Rook. Our current class schedule and class policy is below:

Introduction to Bead Stringing and Earrings (Beginner)
Sunday, April 8, 12:30-3:30Bracelet & Earrings$25 - Materials Extra
The basics on creating fabulous jewelry for yourself and for gift giving. Teacher: Claire
All Wired Up (Beginner)
Sunday, April 15, 12:30-3:30Assorted Findings & components$25 - Materials Extra
The basics on creating wire links, clasps, Ear Wires etc. This is a fun class with lots of room for creativity. Teacher: Claire
Beginner Stringing with Color Theory (Beginner)
Saturday, April 21, 12:30-3:30Necklace 7 Earrings$25 - Materials Extra
Learn basic stringing wit flexible beading wire and basic earring making.Also discussed will be color theory so it will be easier for you to put together your favorite colors. Teacher: Donna
Embellished Ladder Stitch Spiral (Beginner)
Sunday, April 22, 12:30-3:30Bracelet$25 - Materials Extra
This project only demands steady tension- good for the beginner. Teacher: Claire
Wagon Wheel Beads (Beginner)
Saturday, April 28, 12:30-3:30Beaded Beads/Discs$25 - Materials Extra
Make this cute beaded bead that can be used in so many different ways as components or just as beads. Teacher: Donna
Bead Embroidery (Advanced Beginner)
Sunday, April 29, 12:30-3:30Pendant$25 - Materials Extra
This is an introductory class in the fundamentals of bead embroidery.Working knowledge of Peyote stitch is a prerequisite for this class. Teacher: Claire
Introduction to Bead Stringing and Earrings (Beginner)
Sunday, May 6, 12:30-3:30Bracelet & Earrings$25 - Materials Extra
The basics on creating fabulous jewelry for yourself and for gift giving. Teacher: Claire
Modified Spiral Bracelet (Intermediate)
Saturday, May 19, 12:30-3:30Bracelet$25 - Materials Extra
Learn Donna's variation on the popular basic spiral stitch. Must know the basic spiral to take this class. Teacher: Donna
Beaded Beads (Beginner)
Saturday, June 2, 12:30-3:30Beaded Beads$25 - Materials Extra
Learn tubular netting while making this pretty bead that can be used as a focal. Smaller beads make great earrings too. Teacher: Donna

Class Policy
  • Class fees are required to be paid in full at time of registration in order to maintain your place in class and in fairness to other students on a waiting list. Students who have paid for a class will replace those signed up but not paid. Classes without payment by the Wednesday prior to class date will be cancelled and class will be removed from the class listing. The Website Classes page takes precedent over any written class list that may become outdated. Please call should you have any inquiries.
  • All supplies can and must be purchased prior to class. If you can't come in the day before, please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to class start to gather your materials and choose your beads. Supply lists for all classes are available when you register.
  • Tools, bead boards, and mats are available for community use.

Don't see a date that fits into your schedule? No problem, just call to see if we can arrange for a private class at no extra charge.

Cancellation Policy

In order to compensate for our teacher's professional time and travel fees, class fees cannot be refunded. We will happily transfer you into an alternate class date or time as long as you give us 48 hours notice. In the rare event that we would need to cancel for low attendance, inclement weather or some other unforeseen reason, then, naturally, a refund will be granted unless of course, you would just rather move into another class.