February 24, 2020
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:
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!