ABS Meeting Sept 23, 2019-Beautiful Bead and Crystal Spider


This is an easy to make and fun project with endless possibilities! With this design, you can make an endless supply of different spiders using a huge variety of beads and in a wide variety of sizes.

The results can be used as a pendant or pin or part of a spooky house decor.  It can even be used as a Christmas tree ornament! Come to the meeting to learn about the connection between spiders and Christmas.

Items to bring to the meeting to complete the project:        Several kits of these materials will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • Body:
    • 1 – 10 mm or larger bead or crystal
    • 1 – 8 mm or smaller bead or crystal
    • Optional: 1 – 6 mm rondelle or smaller bead or crystal
  • Legs (any of the following)
    • Size 8 seed beads (Size 11 can be used if they fit through your wire)
    • Bugle beads
    • crystals 
  • 20 or 22 gauge wire  NOTE: Make sure your wire fits through your selected beads!
  • Optional: 
    • 1 – 3 inch headpin
    • Small jump rings

Location:  Austin Bead Gallery  8440 Burnet Rd, Suite 100A, 78757.    Click here to see a map. 

Presented by Marsha Cekaj and Laura Powell

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Feel free to visit a monthly meeting before actually joining to see what we’re all about