2024 Membership Meeting January

  • 04 Jan 2024
  • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Katz JCC 1301 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 and Zoom

Meeting Agenda

January Meeting Agenda

  • Opening Remarks
  • SJBS Updates
  • Bead Education: Pondo Stitch taught by Susan Burgard via Zoom - see below for details
  • Show and Tell
  • Door Prize
  • Wrap Up

Pondo, also known as African Circle Stitch, is a modern modification of an ancient technique used by the Mpondo people of Africa. 

It is a sturdy stitch even though it is somewhat lacy and light.

Susan is a SJBS member and NY/NJ native who moved to Fort Myers FL in 2021. She had been making jewelry since 2004, bead weaving since 2011 and Bead Embroidery since 2017.


Size 8 or size 11 seed beads in two (2) contrasting colors

Size 10 or 12 beading needle and thread of choice

Note: Instructions will be found in the members’ only Bead Education and Other Projects area.

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