Anniversary Weekend May 7-9

8th Anniv Clip Art

Anniversary Weekend May 7-9th

Thanks to all you wonderful customers, I am now celebrating my 8th year in business and we are going to have some extra fun this weekend.  If you haven’t heard, there is a Sale planned for all three day, as well as a small face lift to SB that will hopefully be done in time for Thursday.  A free super duo bracelet pattern will be given out on Saturday (please inquire), and be sure to see what else is in store!

KeithOconnor515CKeith O’Connor will be here all day Saturday from 10-4 showcasing his beautiful raku and ceramic handmade beads.  Keith O’Connor is from NH and a potter/bead maker.  He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  He will only be here for the day so be sure to come in a scoop up some of his beautiful beads for your next creations.



Hopscotch Beadwork Magazine Kit Class

Zipped Hopscotch

Beadwork Magazine Bracelet Kit Class – Advanced Beginner Project

Thursday, May 14, 2015 5:45p.m.

This fabulous 3-dimensional bracelet will be one of the projects featured in the June issue of Beadwork magazine.  Only the class kits will include clasp, needle, and thread.

Rae Burns created this project and I absolutely love the way it comes together.  It’s fun to wear and would be great stacked in three’s.  Be sure to pick up your copy of the magazine!

Kit and Class Fee $25


Fiesta Retro Cuff Kit by Carol Garfield

Fiesta Cuff

Fiesta Retro Cuff by Carol Garfield – Advanced Beginner Kit

Saturday, May 16, 2015 Kit Debut

Our May kit debut comes to us from across the US once again.  This amazing Fiesta Retro Cuff has been created by Carol Garfield and is very relaxing to make.

Combine fiesta pearls and tiny seed beads to create this fluid and wide cuff bracelet.  Previous work with seed beads needed to complete this project.

Kit and Instructions $35

The Tube Peacock Bracelet

Peacock Tube Bracelet

The Tube Peacock Bracelet – (All skill levels)

Saturday, May 21, 2015 5:45p.m. (only 2 more spaces left for this class)

I must admit, sometimes there is a project that just sings to me and brings me much joy to make, and this pattern from Rae Burns is one of those special pieces.  In this class, you will learn how to create this beauty of a bracelet (clasp is your choice) with mere thread and needle and some great new beads.

Class Fee $25

Approximate Materials Fee $22

Seven Strand Kumihimo Bracelet Class

Seven Strand Kumi Bracelet Kit

Seven Strand Kumihimo Bracelet Class – Advanced Beginner

Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30a.m.

Time to learn an new Kumihimo braiding technique.   The Seven Strand bracelet is a seven warp pattern (not eight which is what we usually do) and is done with a mix of beads.  This new braid is quite interesting to see and I can’t wait to show you this version.  Please bring your kumi disk, needle (collapsible eye), and bobbins to class.

Class and Kit Fee $35*  Three colors to choose from.

*Kit includes beads and cord only – clasp and ends will be extra.