Beads of Courage

Polymer Clay Sea Lion Bead

Saturday, November 16, 2019 1pm – 2:30pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:30am – 1pm

Classroom: Floor 2
Class Fee: $17 (donation based)
*Click to view cancellation/transfer policy

Participants will be shown how to create sea lion beads from polymer clay. Each student will create 8 beads, keeping two beads and donating the remainder to Beads of Courage to be packaged with a personally signed note of encouragement. These beads are then distributed to the participating Beads of Courage children’s hospitals nationwide to encourage a child coping with cancer or other serious illness. Each participant will also receive a Beads of Courage Carry a Bead kit with our gratitude.

Skill level: all levels/all ages encouraged

Special Instructions/things to bring: Enthusiasm and creativity, this class is perfect for younger artists!


Polymer Clay Dolphin Bead

Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:30pm – 5pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:30pm – 3pm

Classroom: Floor 2
Class Fee: $17 (donation based)
*Click to view cancellation/transfer policy

Participants will be shown how to create dolphin beads from polymer clay. Each student will create 8 beads, keeping two beads and donating
the remainder to Beads of Courage to be packaged with a personally signed note encouragement. These beads are then distributed to Beads of Courage participating children’s hospitals nationwide to encourage a child coping with cancer or another serious illness. Each participant will also receive a Beads of Courage Carry a Bead kit with our gratitude.

Skill level: All levels/All ages encouraged

Special Instructions/things to bring: Enthusiasm and creativity, this class is perfect for younger artists!


Lillian has been an artist all her life.  She studied for a fine arts career in college and has dabbled in almost every medium out there.  She started making Christmas ornaments out of polymer clay about 30 years ago and has honed her skills over the years in between a very busy career.  She accepted the position as Bead Learning Center Coordinator at Beads of Courage in 2018 and has developed all the polymer clay beads used in the Member’s Choice bead program.