Winter Classes 2024

Traditional Beadwork

Join in with the growing number of people who are finding beading to be a relaxing, centering experience. Learn one or more of the various methods of beadwork: Applique; floral or geometric, Lazy Stitch, Loom or Peyote
One day workshop, choose any date, or all:

Saturday, January 20, 2024
Saturday, February 3, 2024
Saturday, March 2, 2024
Saturday, April 6, 2024
Time: 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Each session: Cost $90.00 plus materials

Fish Scale Art

This is an art form that originated in Northern Canada amongst the Cree & Dene People.
The scales are fragile therefore few pieces are found in collections and museums.
With the use of modern materials, an acrylic finish makes it durable. Create your very owed framed work of art.
Saturday, February 10, 2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$75.00 Materials Included

Talking Stick

In the medicine wheel teachings, we honor the four directions and the elements of earth, wind, fire & water. These will be incorporated into these sticks: when used with intent it will assist in neutralizing negative emotions and help you to speak from the heart. Create your own talking stick and learn how to use it in ceremony & meetings.
Saturday, February 17, 2024, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
$100.00 Materials Included.

Dream Catcher Making

Learn how to make your own dream catcher for yourself or a special gift.
Saturday, February 24, 2024, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost $45.00 per session, all materials included

Advance Beading

A beadwork session, bring your project that you need to finish, or tips on how to start. This tutorial is geared towards YOU- on what you want to learn, any type of beadwork is available for tutorial.
Saturday March 16, 2024, 10:30am - 4:00pm Cost $90.00 plus materials if needed

Moose and Caribou Hair Tufting

This is an art form that originated in the NWT. The hair is sorted and dyed then sewn on hide or velvet to create floral pictures. It can also be applied to moccasins and garments.

Saturday, March 23, 2024, 3:00 pm - 6:00pm

Sunday, March 24, 2024, 10:30am - 4:00pm

Cost: $150.00 Materials Included Instructor Kim Brothers

Ceremonial Drums

Create your own ceremonial drum that will assist you in tuning into your inner voice and the vibration of Mother Earth. Drumming raises your inner awareness, brings healing, and helps to build community.
Friday, March 8, 2024, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 10, 2024, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
$300.00 Materials Included.

Porcupine Quillwork

Learn the ancient art of applying porcupine quills on garments, bags, footwear etc. This is an art form that has become almost obsolete. Become a part of reviving it. Two-day workshop.

Saturday, April 13, 2024, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Cleaning, sorting, and dying quills.

Sunday April 14, 2024, 10:30am. – 4:00 pm Basic techniques of sewing quills on hide

Cost $160.00 Materials included Instructor: Yvonne Jobin

Moccasin Making

Make yourself or your loved one a pair of moccasins. Decorate with beadwork if you already have the skill and finish in a variety of styles.
Weekend workshop
Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 21, 2024, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Must have basic hand sewing skills.
Cost $125.00 plus materials (price varies depending on hide used)

Medicine Wheel Teaching

By learning about the wheel, we gain a deeper respect for Mother Earth and all that exists. Through understanding the travel around the wheel, we bring life-giving changes into our lives and into the world. This workshop gives insight into the ancient teachings and protocols around ceremony of our First Nations people. From birth to Elder, learning to balance mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional being and connecting to your spirit guides/power animal is all part of the journey. Feast/ lunch included.

Saturday, May 4, 2024, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost $125.00

Registration/Payment: We have recently updated our class registration requirement. The class fee must be paid in full at time of registration. Visa, MC, Debit or Cash accepted.

Class Cancellation policy:
A full refund is given if a course is cancelled by Moonstone Creation. An administrative fee of $25 will be charged for each withdrawal request; however, the administrative fee will be waived for a transfer to another course. Refunds will not be issued for any transfers. Refunds will not be issued for any withdrawals processed within 5 business days (Monday-Friday) of course start. Refunds are not issued once classes have begun or for non-attendance. Some exceptions may apply.

Location: Moonstone Creation Native Gallery & Gift shop
1219 – 10 Ave SE Calgary, AB. T2G 0W6

Email: or call (403) 261-2650
Please register at least one week prior to the class start date
Instructor: Yvonne Jobin or Kim Brothers