Friday, 3 August 2018

Santa workshop now available to book

Sunday 7th October AND Sunday 28th October 2018

Marlene O'Reilly's 2-day workshop to learn how to make this festive trio - Santa, Elf, and Santa's Sack is now available to book.
You can bring your own materials and pay just £40.00 for the 2 days, or have the materials all packed up and labelled for an extra £29.50. (Seat not included!!)
Additional materials packs will also be available if you know you just want to make more than 1!

Book online at or ring 01254 236049 to book by phone and pay by card.

Friday, 13 July 2018

More places available at A Beading Experience at Oswaldwistle Mills

Due to various updates and cancellations I have been able to release another 3 full day beading places for our event on Monday 30th July at Oswaldtwistle Mills.
There are 4 places still available on the Sunday 29th July.

Book your place now or ring 01254 236049.

Sunday, 8 July 2018

The Jacobeadery Pen Case Workshop now booking

This workshop is now available to book online.
Date: Saturday 11th August 2018
Time:10.00am - 5.00pm
Place: The Beading Room, Clayton-le-Moors
Price including tuition, instructions, all materials and refreshments (not lunch): £45.00

There are 4 colour options to choose from.

Book your place now on the Book A Workshop page or ring 01254 236049.

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

New Jacobeadery Workshop coming soon

COMING SOON - Watch this space for more info

Manda Kent-Burns from The Jacobeadery will be coming to Halfpenney's on Saturday 11th August for a full day workshop to get you started with Bead Embroidery and show you how to make this delightful pen holder.

All materials will be provided and there will be different colours to choose from, so pencil the date in your diary now.

Booking will be available at The (Virtual) Beading Room as soon as the final pricing has been agreed.

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Delightful Lily Lariat Pattern now available

Our latest pattern, from an an original design by Marlene O'Reilly is now available to download.
With several components to make, you will use brick stitch, tubular peyote stitch and Cubic Right Angle Weave (CRAW). Some experience is recommended but full instructions are provided. If you have never done CRAW before, then extra instructions are provided for this stitch so you can practice with larger, coloured beads.
You can get your copy of the Delightful Lily Lariat from the Necklace page at The (Virtual) Beading Room. You can get there from our main site, or go direct to .

Monday, 7 May 2018

International Beading Week

We are supporting International Beading Week (26th July - 5th August) this year with a 2-day event at Oswaldtwistle Mills.
You can just come to have a look or come and bead with us. It's all free, but if you want to guarantee your place for either one or even both days then please book on-line or you can email

Regal Rivoli Necklace Workshop now open to book

You can now book for Marlene O'Reilly's workshop on 26th August on the Book A Workshop page of our (Virtual) Beading Room .

It's is a stunning necklace using a variety of beads and stitches.

Swarovski Rivolis are provided and the galvanised gold beads are Miyuki Duracoat - only the best is good enough!

Book your place for just £35.00 including instructions, materials, tuition for the full day, and refreshments (not lunch though). If you want to buy extra materials, then these will be available for just £15.00 - when ordered in advance.