Category: ABS Meeting ABS Meeting Feb 24, 2020 Beaded Dragonfly

ABS Meeting Feb 24, 2020 Beaded Dragonfly

February 24, 2020

     Project taught by Carolyn Roach of Mars Beads

This sparkly wired dragonfly is a fun project and requires an easy to medium skill level. It is colorful and would make a beautiful necklace or sun catcher for your window.

We will have kits available for $10 for the materials only or if you want to bring your own materials, they are listed below.

Items to bring to the meeting to complete the project:  

---Please bring the following tools, if you can:  Nylon Jaw Pliers; Bail Making Pliers; Wire Cutter; Chain Nose pliers    There will be a couple of each tool to share if you don't have it.

if not buying a kit, also bring:

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4  Pear shaped beads 15mm X 10mm

                          1     10 X 5mm rondelle crystal

                          1   8mm rondelle

                          2     6mm bicones       

                          1     4mm bicone

20 gauge wire 2 feet and 26 gauge wire 2 feet

Tools:     Nylon Jaw Pliers; Bail Making Pliers; Wire Cutter; Chain Nose pliers

3/8 and ½ inch dowels

Carolyn is the owner/operator of Mars Beads which is located at 400 W Hwy 290 in Dripping Springs. She is a self-taught beader (with a lot of help from her bead friends).

The store specializes in gemstones, African trade beads, and all sorts of metal findings. There is a free class once a month as well as 3rd Friday's which allows anyone to come ask questions and get help on their unfinished  and new projects.  

Carolyn says:  "Stop by anytime - We would be happy to see you!"

Note:  ABS Members can sell beaded wares at any monthly meeting!

ABS Meeting Feb 24, 2020 Beaded Dragonfly

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