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    • 04 Oct 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Bead Education: Peyote with a twist -
    Not Crochet
    with Georgette and Nicki


     Learn a new technique for using even count peyote stitch to make cylindrical ropes that look similar to bead-crocheted ropes. 
    Unlike tubular peyote stitch, the beads form narrow coils or rings around the tube.



    Supply List:
    2 colors of  11/0 seed beads
    Thread 
    Needles et al



    • 05 Oct 2018
    • 07 Oct 2018
    • Kirkridge Retreat, Bangor, PA
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    SJBS Annual Bead Retreat

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    Join us for a weekend of fun and beading at the bucolic Kirkridge Retreat Center in Bangor PA with Nancy Cain -


     Nancy has been teaching bead classes for over 20 years and for the last 14 years on the international/national circuit teaching in Japan twice, Australia, Germany and England as well as on several bead cruises from Alaska to the Baltic Sea. She was the 2015 Bead&Button Show Master Class instructor - teaching Engineering Vessels. In her workshop sessions, she shares her passion for structural peyote stitch by delving into the process of designing and structure. With an engineering perspective to beading, she shares the processes so students can enhance their knowledge beyond the specific project.

    The projects:

    Friday night: Saint Lucia. The Kit is $115.00.

        


    Saturday: Fusion. The kit is $145.00



    Sunday: Couture Cuff. Kit is  $165.00 

            

    Class size is limited and open to SJBS Members ONLY* 

    Early-bird registration: $410 paid-in-full by April 15th.

    Payment after April 15th : $465.

    Reserve your spot today with a $100 deposit.

    Cost covers shared room, board, meals, instructor, project instructions, and supply lists for all three projects; cost of kits is not included in registration payment.

    *See Membership / Directions for member benefits and how to join SJBS

    *** CANCELLATION POLICY ***

    In addition to our general cancellation policy:  Last date to cancel for refund is JULY 15, 2018.  See Workshop Cancellation Policy.pdf for more information.          

     
      

    Contact  beadretreat@southjerseybeadsociety.org for any questions concerning handicapped rooms, roommate's or restrictions on meals.

     

     

    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Bead Education: Earring for the Holiday Party Exchange

    Trunk Show
    • 10 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel
    • 10
    Register

    Instructor:  Cindy Holsclaw, designer and instructor from San Diego CA, has a passion for beaded geometric structures. Cindy was named 2015 Designer of the Year by Beadwork Magazine, taught at Bead & Button, Bead Fest, BABE! shows, and numerous bead societies and stores around the country. For more about Cindy, follow this link:  http://www.beadorigami.com/about.html

    Project: Coiled Tendrils Necklace


    Description: In this class you will learn to weave coiled cubic right-angle weave (CRAW) into a twisty, organic necklace. The Coiled Tendrils Necklace features a collection of coiled CRAW ropes and components that surround a central bezeled rivoli, all woven from seed beads and traditional bead types such as round glass, bicone crystal, pearls, and fire polish beads. This technique can also be used to make repeatable components and additional structural beaded forms.

    Kits/Supplies: Special class price of $74 per Coiled Tendrils Necklace kit. Available in three (3) colorways: green and purple; gold and pink; bronze and blue. Click here to see colors: http://www.beadorigami.com/gallery/coiled_tendrils.html 

    A Supply List will be emailed upon registration confirmation. 

    Trunk Show: Cindy will offer registrants a "bonus pattern special" with Trunk show purchase!

    Level:  Must be proficient with CRAW and size 15 seed beads.

    Class size: Max 18

    Fee: Member Early Bird rate (paid registration by midnight Oct. 5th) - $75.

    Member Rate (paid registration Oct. 6th - Nov. 2nd) - $85. 

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through Nov. 2nd) - $95.

    Please Note: 

    • The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight Nov. 2nd, whichever occurs first. Thank you. 
    • The cancellation policy has changed, please review it here    


    • 11 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel
    • 11
    Register

    Instructor:  Cindy Holsclaw, designer and instructor from San Diego CA, has a passion for beaded geometric structures. Cindy was named 2015 Designer of the Year by Beadwork Magazine, taught at Bead & Button, Bead Fest, BABE! shows, and numerous bead societies and stores around the country. For more about Cindy, follow this link:  http://www.beadorigami.com/about.html

    Project: Highland Garden Necklace

    Description: In this class you will learn to weave a collection of delicate beaded beads and combine them with a matching pendant for a soft floral necklace.This project features six dainty beaded beads woven with seed beads and O beads using the geometry of a dodecahedron. The matching pendant follows the same geometric shape, and is woven from lentil beads, half tila beads, and additional seed beads. Round Swarovski crystal pearls complete the necklace.

    Kits/Supplies: Special class price $89 per Highland Garden kit. Available in four (4) colorways: iridescent green; pastels; dark green; blackberry. Click here to see colors: http://www.beadorigami.com/gallery/highland_garden.html 

    Trunk Show: Cindy will offer registrants a "bonus pattern special" with Trunk show purchase!

    Level:  Proficient with Right Angle Weave (RAW) and size 15 seed beads.

    Class size: Max 18

    Fee: Member Early Bird rate (paid registration by midnight Oct. 5th) - $75.

    Member Rate (paid registration Oct. 6th - Nov. 2nd) - $85. 

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through Nov. 2nd) - $95.

    Please Note: 

    • The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight Nov. 2nd, whichever occurs first. Thank you.   
    • Cancellation policy has changed, click here to review it

    A Supply List will be emailed upon registration confirmation. 


    • 06 Dec 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • VFW post 7410 - 31 Walnut Ave, Bellmawr, NJ
    • 50
    Holiday Party 

    Open Only to Current Paid Members
    You must register to attend:
    logon on to website to register
    for help, contact the webmaster 




    We are planning a fun filled evening for our members including:

    • Earring and Pendant exchange (Don’t forget to attend our November meeting to make some earrings for the exchange)
    •  Our Beauty and the Beast seed bead exchange (bring a wrapped tube of seed beads that you like (the beauties) and one you don’t like (the beasts) in exchange for someone else’s beauties and beasts)
    •  Food, drinks, BYOB – cash bar available   
    • 50/50 Raffle
    Members must RSVP by registering for the event.
    Must be a paid member to register


    • 03 Jan 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Bead Education: Using the Bead Soup Beads

    How to plan and design a project
    • 07 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Bead Education: Transitions
    Going seamlessly from one stitch to another
    • 09 Feb 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 68 Elbo Lane
    • 15
    Join Beth Bowman to explore bead embroidery techniques - projects TBD
    • 07 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Trunk Show and project
    • 04 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Bead Education: Isabella Lam's Cinch Stitch 

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt Laurel
    • 18

    Beadweaving projects TBD

    Your chance to learn from the London based, award winning jewelry designer  Jean Power. View her current projects at https://www.jeanpower.com/patterns/




    • 02 May 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054


    Annual Events:

     Fundraiser: Chinese Auction

    Election of Board Members:

    Co-Prez

    Treasurer

    Member at Large



    • 18 May 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 68 Elbo Lane
    • 15

    Leslie Pope, or you may know her better as “Twisted Sistah”, has a passion for beads and fibers that she loves to share with others. As a fashion design major at Drexel University, she managed to work beads into most of her creations, including her senior design collection of beaded knitwear which won her the J.W. Smith Most Saleable Daywear Award.

    Leslie became Twisted Sistah when she opened her traveling/web-based bead business in 2002 and hasn’t looked back since. Her business is devoted to beads and fibers, and offers a wide range of seed beads, threads and supplies that support the creation of beaded wearable art. As Twisted Sistah, Leslie has exhibited and taught various classes up and down the East Coast.

    Her love for her craft is contagious, as her ever-growing list of happy customers will attest. Her website is https://twistedsistahbeads.com/


    • 06 Jun 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Mt. Laurel Fire Hall, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
    Sandwiches and Shopping

    Our Annual White Elephant Sale

    Bring all your goodies to sell. Plus Open Beading. And eating! Please bring salads or desserts to share.

    Dues are due
    SJBS's membership year is September to June
    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. Do not miss out on the exciting programs planned for next year. Renew now!

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