Designing With The Stars 2021

Virtual Jewelry Making Party

Nov 14, 4-5:30 PM ET

In this fun virtual Zoom format, you will make three beautiful jewelry projects with guidance from three all-star designers. Each project will take about 20 minutes with prize drawings throughout the event! Tickets are $50 per person and include a package mailed to you prior to the party, consisting of:

  • Materials to make 3 designer jewelry pieces
  • Beads of Courage DREAM Activity Kit
  • Beads of Courage Carry a Bead Kit
  • A special “raffle bead” for prizes during the party
  • Additional surprises!


  • Limited to 50 spaces
  • Order Deadline – November 1


Thank you to these wonderful companies for supporting Beads of Courage with their generous sponsorship of our Designing with the Stars events:


Our expert instructors love to make jewelry, teach jewelry, and wear jewelry. They’re big supporters of Beads of Courage and bring lots of good energy to our fundraising events. They’ve taught at our in-person bracelet parties at Beads of Courage headquarters and they’re skilled at teaching online, too. Get ready for a fun time for a great cause!

Brenda Schweder is an author, educator, inventor, and maker. She wrote Steel Wire Jewelry and has shared her techniques since it was published (Lark Beading & Jewelry 2011). A master thrifter, she’s also a pro at turning found objects into jewelry to treasure. Brenda lives in Arizona and hosts frequent Live events on Instagram and Facebook.

Sponsor: Now That’s a Hammer! HammerStakes,

Tory Vezina is a DIY jewelry enthusiast who enjoys sharing her passion through teaching and demonstrations. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their three fur babies, Ziggy, Grey and Stella. Tory has worked in the bead business for over a decade. She loves the beading community and the fact that she gets to play with beads (almost) every day.

Sponsor: The Bead Life

Laura Scott is a talented and creative jewelry maker as well as a gifted business administrator and entrepreneur. Laura Scott and her mom, Patti Bullard, began making jewelry together in 2006 and  created the Wubbers line of wireworking tools in 2007. She lives in Texas and loves puzzles and football with her boys.


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