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    • 03 Sep 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom
    Welcome to the 2020/2021 Beading Year

    September meeting agenda:

    • Introduction of new board members and plans for the year
    • Show and tell - what did you create this summer? 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    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 this year. Renew now!




    • 26 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
    • 0

     Julia Pretl's classes have been canceled due to

    • public concerns about indoor gatherings with the convergence of COVID-19 and seasonal flu
    • Julia's not being comfortable with online teaching


    Julia Pretl - Garden Boxes

    Julia S. Pretl is the globally recognized author of Little Bead Boxes (Creative Publishing 2006.) Her work has been featured in Beadwork magazine, Beadwork for the Soul (Interweave 2005), 500 Beaded Objects (Lark 2004), the Baltimore Sun, and in several galleries and exhibits. Also the author of Bead Knitted Bags (Creative Publishing 2006) and Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork (Creative Publishing 2010), Julia is a past SJBS Annual Fundraiser supporter. Julia draws inspiration from her training in graphic design and technical illustration. She lives in Baltimore City MD with her husband and two daughters. More info: https://www.beadcave.com/julia/

    Working with cylinder beads and simple variations on peyote stitch, with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow word maps and color patterns, Julia leads students through her original techniques for creating these new seven-sided Garden Boxes!Students will learn the basic parts of a beaded box, tips and techniques for beading a self-supporting structure, how to use peyote stitch variations to create the geometric components of a seven-sided box, and ways to add embellished dimension to the lid. 

    Note:  Students will choose one (1) of three (3) Garden Boxes to work on in the class, and will receive patterns for all three:Sunflower design; Starflower design; Lotus design. Students will be grouped according to the Garden Box design they choose to make in the class. 

    Level: Intermediate - comfortable with peyote stitch and size 11 Delica beads

    Kits: N/A

    Fee: Member Early bird rate (paid registration by midnight March 13th) - $75.

    Member Rate (paid registration March 14th - April 17th) - $85.

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through April 17th) - $95.

    Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight April 17th, whichever occurs first. 

    If you would like to register at the Earlybird or Member Rate, you must first complete the membership process online.    

    NOTE: NO food permitted at this location


    • 27 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
    • 3

    Julia Pretl's classes have been canceled due to

    • public concerns about indoor gatherings with the convergence of COVID-19 and seasonal flu
    • Julia's not being comfortable with online teaching

    Julia Pretl -  Cyclops Vessel



    Julia S. Pretl is the globally recognized author of Little Bead Boxes (Creative Publishing 2006.) Her work has been featured in Beadwork magazine, Beadwork for the Soul (Interweave 2005), 500 Beaded Objects (Lark 2004), the Baltimore Sun, and in several galleries and exhibits. Also the author of Bead Knitted Bags (Creative Publishing 2006) and Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork (Creative Publishing 2010), Julia is a past SJBS Annual Fundraiser supporter. Julia draws inspiration from her training in graphic design and technical illustration. She lives in Baltimore City MD with her husband and two daughters. More info: https://www.beadcave.com/julia/

    Description: Working with size 11 round seed beads and simple variations on peyote stitch, with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow word maps and color patterns, Julia leads students through her original techniques for creating her new Cyclops Vessel, inspired by a class with the legendary bead artist Joyce Scott. Students will learn the basic parts of a beaded vessel, tips and techniques for beading a self-supporting structure, a new vocabulary, how to create the beaded legs using peyote stitch variations, and how to add patterned flare to the rim. 

    Level: Intermediate - comfortable with peyote stitch and size 11 round seed beads

    Kits: N/A

    Trunk Show: Julia will offer class registrants a 50% discount on her patterns (excluding class tutorials)!

    Class Size Limit: Twenty (20)

    Fee: Member Early bird rate (paid registration by midnight March 13th) - $75.

    Member Rate (paid registration March 14th - April 17th) - $85.

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through April 17th) - $95.

    Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight April 17th, whichever occurs first. 

    If you would like to register at the Earlybird or Member Rate, you must first complete the membership process online.

    Thank you.   


    No food permitted at this location


    • 01 Oct 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom


    SJBS Monthly Meeting

    Agenda:

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. 






    • 01 Oct 2020
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom
    Register

    Raffle Prizes Donated by Kathy King

    Rose Crown Necklace, designed and constructed by the artist 

    And Autographed Book, Bead Quilled Jewelry: New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch  

           

                    








    About the Artist: 

    Kathy King is an award-winning jewelry artist, beading instructor and author of Bead Quilled Jewelry: New Beadwork Designs with Square Stitch.

    She uses needle and thread to hand weave tiny glass beads to form wearable beaded sculptures. She developed the innovative "Bead Quilling"

    technique by which the holes of the beads and thread are exposed, allowing the thread color to become an integral part of the object's design.

    Kathy's work is strongly influenced by her engineering background to weave sturdy but flexible structures. Her color and shape inspiration is influenced by historical architecture and cultural patterns worldwide.She is currently creating new 3D bead quilled pieces.

    See more of her work:  https://www.kathykingjewelry.com/

    About the Necklace:

    More than 1,500 glass beads are hand sewn using Kathy King's signature Bead Quilling technique to create this one-of-a-kind necklace. Materials include Miyuki Delica beads, glass pearls, and nylon thread. An easy-to-use toggle clasp completes the piece, which is 18 inches in length. 

     Raffle tickets are $5, 5 for $20. Buy your tickets at SJBS events.

      To buy tickets online, simply 'register' for this event. 


    All proceeds to benefit the South Jersey Bead Society.  No substitution of prize will be made and no cash will be given in lieu of the prize.

    RL# 1095 NJLGCCC #29-5-39869.






    • 09 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 11 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 6

    SJBS Annual Bead Retreat in 2020 is cancelled due to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

    The Annual Bead Retreat in 2022 will feature Cynthia Rutledge


    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • 105 E. High Street Pottstown, PA 19464


    Studio 36 Bead Shop & Artisans Gallery

     10/17/20 is tentative date for researching this event


     Studio 36 is full-service boutique bead shop in downtown Pottstown offering beautiful Czech glass beads, hand-painted lucite flowers, Delicas, seed beads, tools & gadgets, wire, silk & gorgeous fibers, lampwork beads, artisan components, kits, and so much more! Check it out at www.studio36beadshop.com

    Project TBD


    You must call the shop to reserve a spot:  (610) 310-5568


    RSVP to   610-310-5568 members only please 

    • 05 Nov 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom

    Topic TBD

     

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. 


    • 14 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD or Zoom
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Kimberly Stathis Spirit Orb Necklace

    SJBS is delighted to welcome back Kimberly Stathis, a nationally recognized creative beadwork designer and instructor who travels extensively teaching her designs. Her creative expression is inspired by the many colors, textures and shapes of the beads themselves. Teaching for thirteen years, Kim's designs have been featured at the Bead & Button show, and published in Bead & Button magazine and Showcase 500 Jewelry Book. 

    Please note that this may be a Zoom class, contingent on Public Health guidelines at the time 

    Spirit orbs are balls of energy and light that are sometimes thought to represent the energy fields of a spiritual being. Kim's necklace Sprit Orb has a reflective light emitting orb-shaped pendant, which is hollow with a center support of connected bezeled Chaton crystals. The beadwork of the Orb is richly textured and very structural in nature. Pearls and bicone crystals add a touch of elegance to the overall design

    Students will use Peyote and modified Chenille Stitch to create a striking and unique pendant and rope, completed with a loop and beaded button closure. This project is for advanced beader with are comfortable with peyote stitch, chenille stitch and small beads

    Kits: $130 in Three (3) Kit Colors: 

    • Silver (silver shade Chatons, lavender and sea green accent beads, mauve Swarovski pearls)
    • Green (tanzanite glacier blue Chatons, gold and teal accent beads, iridescent green Swarovski pearls)
    • Mauve (violet glacier blue Chatons; mauve, lavender and gold seed beads; white Swarovski pearls)

    Paid registrants will receive a Supply List

    Trunk Show: Kim will also offer students a discount on Trunk Show items!

    Class Size Limit: Twenty (20)

    Fee: Member Early Bird rate (paid registration by midnight Oct. 2) - $75*

    Member Rate (paid registration Oct. 3 - Nov. 6) - $85*

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through Nov. 6) - $95*

    * To qualify for the SJBS Member rate, registrants must first renew or join SJBS by Sept. 2020. There are no refunds for SJBS member rates after registering for classes as a non-member.

    Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight Nov. 6, whichever occurs first.    



     

    • 15 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD or Zoom
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Kimberly Stathis Lentin Rose Necklace


    SJBS is delighted to welcome back Kimberly Stathis, a nationally recognized creative beadwork designer and instructor who travels extensively teaching her designs. Her creative expression is inspired by the many colors, textures and shapes of the beads themselves. Teaching for thirteen years, Kim's designs have been featured at the Bead & Button show, and published in Bead & Button magazine and Showcase 500 Jewelry Book. .

    Please note: this may be a Zoom class, contingent on Public Health guidelines at the time 

    This project has sophisticated elegance with a romantic flair. Kim's Lentin Rose necklace brings to mind a treasure found from a bygone era. The pendant is an elongated beadwork oval with a dimensional border. The center of the pendant has a flat beadwork foundation with a center made up of an embellished bezeled oval crystal stone. Pearl and crystal embellishments finish the top and bottom of the pendant. A flat beadwork necklace strap is attached to the pendant using large pearls and a seed bead loop.

    Students will use Peyote and Right Angle Weave stitches to create this graceful necklace, completed with a loop and handmade button closure. Project level is "advanced." Students need to be comfortable with peyote stitch (increases, decreases, even and odd count), right angle weave (RAW) stitch and small beads

    Kits: $140 and available in Four (4) Colors: 

    • Matte Green/Iris Platinum Green
    •  Matte Mauve/Iris Platinum
    •  Spectral Gold; Matte Turquoise/Matte Dark 24K Gold 
    • Coral/Matte Light 24K Gold 

    Supply list will be send with registration confirmation 

    Trunk Show: Kim will also offer students a discount on Trunk Show items!

    Class Size Limit: Twenty (20)

    Fee: Member Early Bird rate (paid registration by midnight Oct. 2) - $75*

    Member Rate (paid registration Oct. 3 - Nov. 6) - $85*

    Non-member Rate (paid registration through Nov. 6) - $95*

    * To qualify for the SJBS Member rate, registrants must first renew or join SJBS by Sept. 2020. There are no refunds for SJBS member rates after registering for classes as a non-member.

    Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight Nov. 6, whichever occurs first.    



     

    • 03 Dec 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD Zoom

    Topic TBD

     

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. 


    • 07 Jan 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD

     Come celebrate the New Year building a new beadweaving skill, working on a UFO, or socializing with your beading buddies!


    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    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 this year. Renew now!


    • 04 Feb 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom or TBD

    Bead Education TBD 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. 

    • 13 Feb 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD
    • 20


    Local Spot Light with SJBS Program Chair

    Johanna Zitto






    • 04 Mar 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD or Zoom

    Bead Education TBD 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership

    • 04 Mar 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD or Zoom

    Bead Education TBD 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership. 

    • 13 Mar 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • tbd

    Save the date for a potential Bead Rendezvous with one of our member bead shops

    • 17 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
    • 20

    National Instructor


    Details TDB





    • 18 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
    • 20

    National Instructor

    Details TDB





    • 06 May 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD


    Annual Events:

    Election of Board Members:

    Co-Prez - Treasurer - 

    Member at Large

    Bead Education TBD 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership







    • 15 May 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
    • 20


    Local Spot Light with

    SJBS Bead Retreat  Program Chair

    Georgia Sullivan





    Remember: No food at the Fire Hall


    • 03 Jun 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • TBD


    Bead Education TBD 

    Zoom meeting notice will be send to current members. 

    SJBS's membership year is September to June

    All dues payments after June 1st are applied to the next year's membership


    • 12 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • tbd

    Save the date for a potential Bead Rendezvous with one of our member bead shops

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