Friday, November 20, 2015

Knotty Soldered Bracelet

3 techniques, one boho chic bracelet all in one day!  Learn how to solder a beautiful charm, knotting technique and wire wrap all in one day!  Lots of techniques to use on their own or all at once for future jewelry projects.  Contact me if you would like to host me at your event.

Painted Canvas Bags

Learn how to paint the way I paint, no experience required!  Not only will you leave with a beautiful utilitarian piece you'll also feel a lot more confident in your painting skills!  4-5 hour course.  Contact me for large and small events.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mixed Media Painting

4-6 hour class
painting 101
I love to paint and would love to show you how.   We might not make a masterpiece (yet) but I'll be sure to help you with the basics.  Like any medium all you need is some guidance and practice.  

Enchanted Cage Doll

5-6 hour class
all levels
Learn how to make this enchanted cage doll!  Minimal supplies are required.  Robin will show you some clever ways to make this beautiful doll no experience required.  A  template will be available for those not comfortable painting faces.  Finished doll is approximately 13-16 inches tall

Monday, July 21, 2014


Make an original cage doll in this day long class using paper clay, solder, wire and paint.  These dolls were published in Art Doll Quarterly.  All levels welcome.


Art as tribute to a loved one, learn several techniques to make a personal momento.  We'll solder, distress our glass and make a unique tassel in this day long class.  All levels welcome.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dolly Tassel Necklace

 Level: All
Time:  5-6 hours
Dolls and Tassels....Robin's favorite thing to teach!  In this class Robin shows you how to assemble this adorable tassel that can be worn or just admire as an art piece.  She will share her knowledge on tassel construction, soldering and jewelry design.

Solder and Resin Vixen Pendant

Level:  All
Time:  5-6 hours

Learn metal smith techniques without the FIRE and resin application without the wait!  So much is covered in this class!   Learn how to: texture hot solder with pretty patterns and designs, techniques to set bezels with out a torch,  set eyelets and drill dice,  hand made bezels, UV resin techniques that cure quickly and innovative wire wrapping.

So Kitschy it's Chic! Faux mercury bottle

 Leval: All
time:  5-6 hours
In this class Robin teaches lots of techniques to create your own one of a kind bottle!  Learn how to score and cut a bottle,  apply a silver faux mercury patina,  fill the bottle with your own little scene finishing the piece with soldering techniques!  You will LOVE it!

Friday, January 3, 2014

Eclectic bracelet wraps

3-4 hour class
all levels
Wrap it 1-7 times around your wrist or as a necklace, these are SO much fun to make!  Robin shows a basic crochet chain stitch to make this amazing bracelet/necklace!  No crochet experience necessary.  Kits available for purchase in class (optional).

Whimsical Soldered Box

Whimsical Soldered Box
5 hour class
all levels
In this class Robin teaches how to cut glass, tips to assemble the box and solder, how to colorize black and white photo copies, box feet and "basket" handle.  Kits are available in class with everything needed to make this adorable box. 

Boho Bangles

4 hour class
Learn how to make 4-5 bangles in this fun eclectic class.  Robin goes over several techniques:  fiber and wire wrapping, rhinestone chain wrapping, clasps and how to attach unusual findings like buttons and cabachons.  No experience necessary.  Kit's available at class (optional).


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Charlotte in a Bottle

Learn my tips and techniques to solder an antique frozen charlotte inside this little vial complete with accessories! All levels welcome.  3-4 hour class

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Bohemian Chic Bracelet

 Learn how to make this incredible bracelet with new techniques for soldering.  Robin will show you  how to solder a crown charm onto a base, add decorative soldered elements to that and then attach to the center piece.  Also in this class she explores a simple but effective way to emboss metal with a press instead of hazardous chemicals as well her signature wire wrapping and fun transfer technique to plastic charms.  See her BLOG for the next class on this or schedule a fun girls day out of your own by contacting

Eclectic Soldered starfish bracelet

Learn my tips and techniques to solder a 3-d real starfish into this amazing focal complete with funky wire wrapping.  All levels welcome.  See my  blog for teaching schedule or email for a private workshop with your friends!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

NEW Int/Advanced soldering class!

Learn how to make this amazing pendant!  BRAND new technique and project based class.  You'll need the regular soldering equipment plus a cheap soldering iron with 1/8 chisel tip.  Must have had at least one soldering class.  Material list will be mailed upon payment

Friday, March 30, 2012

Soldered Heart Locket

  • 6 hour class
  • soldering experience helpful but not necessary
Learn how to make this gorgeous locket that actually opens!  Turn it into a necklace or pin back.  Learn innovative soldering techniques.....decorative and functional!

Wire Wraping 101

 All day classes
5-6 hour classes technique and/or project
all levels
Any kind of wire wrapping....I can teach it.  These are just a few samples of rings, earrings and chain links for bracelets or necklaces. 

Romantic beaded bead necklace

4-5 hour project and technique class
all levels welcome

Learn how to make a beautiful beaded bead as a focal for this romantic necklace reminiscent of a by gone era.  Once you have made your focal we will focus on simple wire wrapping techniques for the chain as well as learn how to wrap a filigree onto a vintage button.