The Bead Cottage's Crew of Instructors


Jane Deyo

Jane Deyo is our master bead embroidery guru.  She also teaches on- and off-loom weaving, pearl knotting, patina, chain, and anything else that trips her trigger.  Jane is very knowledgeable in every aspect of beading and jewelry making and is a wonderful asset to our teaching and store staff.

Leslie Zoby

Leslie is one of the store owners and her forte is wire working.  Leslie is a master wire-worker and loves teaching.  Her knowledge and expertise make her one of the top wire workers in the area. 


Bonnie Conklin

Bonnie is our master bead weaver.  She has years of experience with peyote stitch and teaches most of our bead weaving classes.  If you have a question about peyote, Bonnie is the one to answer it!

Elinor Harris

Elinor is a master at bead weaving and wire techniques.  Her knowledge and skill at manipulating wire makes her the best in the area.