Beadoholique helps jewelry makers master their craft with a variety of classes instructed by experienced and talented bead artists. The basic-stringing class gives pupils a full overview on how to start making jewelry, including instruction about the materials, tools, and techniques needed to turn lonely, isolated beads into sparkle-laden creations. Accessory architects will learn how to wire-wrap earrings and pendants and how to end necklaces and bracelets with crimps. Students must come to class accompanied by 24-gauge head pins, ear hooks, a clasp, beads of their choice, and (if desired) a pendant. By the end of class, each student will have a complete necklace or bracelet with which to adorn their neck, wrist, or favorite parking meter.
A sheet of colored glass contains boundless potential?if you know how to manipulate it. With a little fire and an artistic eye, this simple sheet can transform into anything from a colorful sushi plate to a three-dimensional dragon sculpture.
Affinity Glassworks gives aspiring artists the ability to create their own works of glass art in workshops that teach the basic techniques of fusing and slumping. For more advanced projects, the company's on-site experts will gladly work on commission. And if you want to keep developing your own skills as a glass artist, the online shop stocks kilns, molds, and sheet glass.
The Book Attic's experienced archivists guide bibliophiles through stockpiles of stories, helping customers select beloved favorites from both secondhand and new stock. Used folios furnish endless whiffs of library aroma in both paperback ($2.99–$8.49) and hardback ($7.50–$15). While this deal is only good for used books, The Book Attic also offers stacks of new books, including classic literature and selections from school reading lists, all boasting spines as crisp as a frozen stalk of celery. Though The Book Attic's selection varies, professional book readers can order new word wrappers within three days without any shipping charges.
Beau Kisses kindly greets customers with a selection of sundry jewelry and home décor items. Visitors to the boutique can revel in novel prettifying devices, such as the Lady Primrose body brush with dusting silk ($30), a downy-soft delivery mechanism for a tincture of crushed marigold flowers, silk, and chamomile that leaves skin ready to steep in a cup of bedtime tea. For an olfactory flourish in the home and vehicle, the Tyler Candle Co. Glam Suite gift set ($22) completes romantic dinner-table preparations with a 3.4-ounce fragrant candle, which collaborates with a room spray, 4-ounce detergent, and Autoglam car freshener to please all manner of nostril. Force sullen earlobes to sparkle with a pair of 14-karat gold-plated pink agate earrings ($60) by Austin-based designer Kendra Scott, or step into an elegant pair of Yellowbox Pansy bronze sandals ($72) for a trot along the beach or stroll atop Martian sand dunes.
Quilt ‘N Sew Studio’s bolts of vibrant fabrics and rows of quilting accouterments beg artisans and neophytes for a shot at playing a starring role in their homespun wares. Blanket builders can follow the Berry Picking Party quilting pattern ($25.95) to soft-cobble a plush strawberry-themed quilt for a guest room or daiquiri den, or celebrate pilfered holidays with a Merry Grinchmas full quilt kit ($80.50), which includes the pattern, fabric, and binding. Needle bearers in need of textiles can stock their supply closet with fabrics from brands such as Full Circle ($6.33–$9.50/yd.) or Flannel Elements ($11/yd.), whose plaid patterns and soft, woven cotton make for cozy sheets and winter-weather tuxedos.
Welcome to The Texas Guitar Company, Katy's premiere guitar shop. We have a full line of guitars and basses for every type player. Whether your a beginner or a pro there is something here for you. We carry Fender guitars including the American standards and Squier. In our acoustic department we stock Takamine and Cort.