Monthly Archives: April 2017

Meeting Minutes: March 28, 2017

Meeting started at 7pm with 13 members in attendance (1 NEW member, Kathy, who works at IBM with Kim B!)
We got right down to business!

Dues
Some members have dues to turn in if you are going to stay in the group, Lisa has been contacting the people that are on her list.

Edna Perkins Project
Edna Perkins Projects are due at the April meeting, if you have been working on anything please bring them to the meeting. If you can not make it to the meeting you can drop it off at one of the UFO nights (see the end of this report for places and times)

Casting For Recovery
Casting for Recovery Projects are due at the May meeting. Email Chris J. for the patterns if you haven’t had a chance to get it yet, we still need some fish made for this group, Thanks to everyone who has participated so far.

Bead Affair
The Bead Affair is this weekend. If anyone is available to stop by on Friday to help set up for a little while, we would appreciate it. We also need people to help man the group table on the weekend, when you are available and for how long, is up to you. Please try and volunteer.
– Laurie is asking for any of your jewelry that she can put in the display. If you have worked on Christmas ornaments, any of the Amy Katz projects, Beading in the Ozarks attendees , or anything you would like to show off. Any of the group projects we have done in the past year; Bead boards, Puffy flowers and those that are working on the shells that Kim B. is going to teach. Some of the lesser experienced beader projects would be nice to show also.
Cindy won the Creation Exchange this month!

Egg Challenge
The Egg challenge is complete. Voting was at the meeting and the winners are:
Congratulations
Kim (1ST), Chris (2ND) and Lisa(3RD)
Come to the Bead Affair to check out the winning pieces!

Next Challenge
Chris discussed the next challenge and Sheri mentioned Bead Embroidery Hearts. Joni seconded it and the made it unanimous, yes. The heart can be any design, any size and look. It does not have to be traditional looking. Have fun with it. The project is due at next February’s meeting. If anyone would like help on how to do bead embroidery, just ask and we can set you up with a member who can help.

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                                                                  April Project Examples

April Project List
Long Magatamas
6/0 Round seed beads
8/0 Round seed beads
11/0 Round seed beads
11/0 Delica cylinder Beads
15/0 Round seed beads
Any color combination you want, they do not have to match

***To the member that picked up Mona’s Fish Out Of Water and Art Deco projects that were left on the show-and-tell table. Mona thanks you and would like to know who picked them up and where can she meet you to retrieve them.

Meetings
UFO nights 4.6.17 – 6pm at IBM, 4.13.17 – 6pm at Papio Beads