——————————————————————————————ABS Meeting: Oct 25, 2021 – Project: Beaded Name Tag Base

—We’re meeting in person!  Because Austin went to Stage 4, we will be meeting in person! For the meeting, You will need to be Masked and Fully Vaccinated.  For the safety of ALL !At Austin Bead Gallery.  From 6-6:30pm, we will also have Zoom up for Socializing and Chatting Our Instructor: ABS Member Laura Zeiner   Our October …

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A Challenge ! any pendant ! May 24, 2021

— Another President’s Challenge !!    and it is a PENDANT  – handmade by you – any material – resin, beaded, polymer clay, embroidery, whatever!   Entries are due for the MAY meeting.   How to participate in the Challenge–        — email photo(s) of your pendant(s) to   austinbeadsociety@gmail.com     Please submit your photo(s) on …

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ABS Meeting: April 26, 2021 Beaded Wire Wrapped Headband

6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM and in-person!  Socializing & Chatting  6:30-8pm      Via ZOOM and in-person!  Beaded Wire Wrapped Headband 8-8:30pm      Via ZOOM and in-person!   !! Member Show and Tell !!   Instructor: Michele Chesak   So exciting ! For those who want an in-person meeting, we’re meeting at Austin Bead Gallery on April 26!!-     of course, …

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ABS Meeting: March 22, 2021 Elections, Contests, President’s Challenge

6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM!  Socializing & Chatting  6:30-8pm Via ZOOM!  Elections, Contests, President’s Corner final results 8-8:30pm      Via ZOOM!   !! Member Show and Tell !!   Here’s what we’ve got going on for the March monthly meeting —–   #1– Elections All positions are up for election or appointment: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, a Member-at-Large …

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ABS Meeting: Nov 23, 2020 – Annual Earring Exchange and Beaded Face Mask Earrings Project

6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM! Meet and Greet-Socializing  6:30-7:15pm Via ZOOM! Annual Earring Exchange 7:15pm-8:30pm  Via ZOOM! Project Instructor: Judy Farrington The Nov 23 meeting will be a double header!               2 activities at one meeting !   First will be the annual earring exchange! —please give yourself time before Nov 18 …

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ABS Meeting: Oct 26, 2020 – Sequins and Beads- How Belly Dance Costumes Are Embellished –

6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM! Meet and Greet-Socializing  6:30-8:30pm  Via ZOOM! Instructor: Lori Bier Our October project is “Sequins and Beads- How Belly Dance Costumes Are Embellished”    Take a close-up look at the sparkles and shine on belly dance costumes and learn what materials and techniques are used to make them glitter. We’ll see a few …

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ABS Meeting: Sept 28, 2020 – Tree of Life: Wire Wrap Palm Tree Pendant

6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM! Meet and Greet-Socializing  6:30-8:30pm  Via ZOOM! Instructor:  Laura Powell Our September project is “Tree of Life: Wire Wrap Palm Tree Pendant” This is a popular jewelry accessory. There are many different versions of the tree of life pendant, and once you learn the basic steps, you can easily add your own unique …

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ABS Meeting: July 27, 2020 – Brick Stitch Shoulder Duster Earrings

6:30-8:30 pm   via Zoom !     Instructor: Nora Pero These earrings seem to be really on-trend right now.  They’re all over Pinterest!  We’ll be doing ladder stitch, brick stitch and fringe. And learning how to design some on our own. Here are 2 examples for inspiration only: Nora has a little bit of homework to …

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ABS Meeting: March 23, 2020 – !! CANCELLED !! Annual Elections, Food, and Members’ Crafts Sale

        The March meeting has been cancelled.  Next meeting will be April 27.  We are joining in the efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Call them snacks, munchies, refreshments, appetizers, finger food, or hors d’oeuvres, they’ll be there at the March 23 meeting.              …

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Class – Feb 29, 2020 – 12-4pm – “Sparkling Serenity” earrings – Bead Embroidery

    Class taught by Nora Pero When: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020  noon-4pm Where: Villages of Turtle Rock, Click on address to see map      12800 Turtle Rock Road , Austin, Texas 78729 These earrings sparkle like crazy! You are sure to be the center of attention when you wear these!  They were a definite …

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ABS Meeting Jan 27, 2020 -Drilling Stones Into Beads

    6:30-8:30pm       Project taught by Laura Zeiner Spend a delightful (and noisy) evening learning to drill holes into stones with a rotary tool. River or beach stones make great beads, buttons, pendants, and even clasps.  In the coming months, the Austin Bead Gallery will be teaching more drilling, engraving, and jewelry classes …

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ABS Meeting: July 26, 2021 – Beading Social !

An evening of beading and noshing with ABS beading buddies  —→6:00-6:30pm Via ZOOM and in-person!  Socializing & Chatting→6:30-8pm      Via ZOOM and in-person!  Munching, Beading & Talking→8-8:30pm      Via ZOOM and in-person!   !! Member Show and Tell !!  Ever wish we had a meeting where we just beaded and chatted (and maybe ate ! …

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