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Thursday, December 29, 2011

January 2012 class schedule

David and I would like to thank you for your support and patronage during this past year. We hope you enjoyed Christmas and Hanukkah, be safe and have a HAPPY NEW YEAR. Come see us soon, new items are always coming in.
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Bead delighted and buy locally,
Joanne & Dave
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Open Bead ‘N’ Chat is FREE TUESDAY nights 6:00 – 8:00, and the first Saturday of the month from 11:00 – 5:00. Come and join the fun. Bring whatever bead projects you are working on, beginners are most welcome. If you have questions, we all help each other. We love to see your finished creations, so bring those, too.

All of the classes in this schedule taught by me are open to all levels of experience from beginner to advanced, unless otherwise noted.

Please pay in full in advance to reserve your seat in the class; credit cards, cash and checks are all fine. You are not registered until you have paid in full. There are no refunds on class fees unless we cancel the class!
25% DISCOUNT on beading supplies at the end of classes taught by local teachers.
SUGGESTION: Come early so you can start your shopping before class.

January 3, Tuesday
6:00 - 8:00

January 4, Wednesday & 6, Friday
BEGINNING BEADING 6:00 – 9:00 & 6:00 – 8:30 $30 2 nights
What a great place to start! You will complete a necklace and a pair of earrings and leave with lots of knowledge on tools, stringing materials, findings, seed beads, and basic wirework. This class is a bargain! Please ask for the supply list when you register, and purchase your materials before class begins.

January 8, Sunday
Come the first time as our guest. The bead society usually meets the 2nd Sunday of the month at Horseshoe Pond Place, from 12 – 3:00 in the old Page Belting Mill, 26 Commercial St., Concord, NH. I will be teaching finishing techniques and what findings to use at one of three learning stations this month. Join the yahoo discussion group for more information at

January 10, Tuesday
6:00 - 8:00

January 13, Friday
3:30 - 5:30 $20 Beginner
A fun loopy bracelet, it's a simple seed beading class for children 8 years and up. Please ask for supply list.

January 15, Sunday
12:30 - 1:30 $10 Beginner
This class is simple stringing, you will complete a necklace for everyday wear or to go out on the town. You will learn simply to add a clasp to your beads and a little about design. Please ask for a supply list.

January 17, Tuesday
6:00 - 8:00

January 18, Wednesday
6:00 - 8:00 $25 Beginner and up
This project is made out of seed beads, and makes a wonderful spiraling bracelet or necklace. Please ask for a supply list.

January 20, Friday
1:00 - 3:00 $25 Beginner and up
Learn to knot between pearls to keep the luster at its best. Please ask for a supply list.

January 24, Tuesday
6:00 - 8:00

January 25, Wednesday
6:00 - 8:00 $25 Beginner and up
We’ll be making beaded snowflakes with needle and thread, which can be used on earrings, as pendants, ornaments in the window, on bookmarks... Please ask for a supply list.

January 27, Friday
6:00 - 8:00 $25 Beginner and up
Let’s learn this wonderful, supple stitch on cubes to make it easier. This is a very strong stitch and one of my favorites. Please ask for a supply list.

January 31, Tuesday
6:00 - 8:00