ABS Meeting: Oct 29, 2018 Cage Wrapped Crystal Project

6:30-8:30pm Here’s a useful technique – how to turn a stone or crystal without holes into something you can wear !   Instructor:  Sally deGraffenried Supplies needed to complete project: Crystal Point (at least 1” long) Tools:   Flat nose Pliers, Round nose Pliers, Nylon jaw pliers, Wire cutters (flush cutters) Pen or mandrel 22ga dead soft… Continue Reading ABS Meeting: Oct 29, 2018 Cage Wrapped Crystal Project

ABS Meeting: Sept 24, 2018 – Alcohol Inks on Charms

6:30-8:30pm         Instructors: Michele Chesak and Laura Powell  This is a fun and easy project to create colorful metal charms to add to your jewelry creations. What will be supplied at the meeting:      

ABS Meeting: Aug 27, 2018- Circular Concentric Brick Stitch-“Enchanted Pendant”

6:30-8:30pm Instructor: Laura Zeiner Description: Summer is winding down (Haha! Just kidding. This is Texas!), and we are dreaming of cooler nights under a full autumn moon. Let’s create a stunning and surprisingly simple necklace using the versatile and easy-to-learn brick stitch (technically: Circular Concentric Brick Stitch). You can make them in any colors you… Continue Reading ABS Meeting: Aug 27, 2018- Circular Concentric Brick Stitch-“Enchanted Pendant”

Class-The Dark Side Bead Embroidery – Sat, July 21, 10-4pm

The Dark Side Bead Embroidery Class- Sat, July 21, 10-4pm at the Villages at Turtle Rock            This class is perfect for beginners to the wonderful and addicting world of bead embroidery. Nora Pero is the instructor and she will guide you through the process of bead embroidery in this easy… Continue Reading Class-The Dark Side Bead Embroidery – Sat, July 21, 10-4pm

ABS Meeting: July 23, 2018 – Making a Beaded Bead

6:30-8:30pm                                                                   Add another dimension to your beaded projects by creating beaded beads.   Mary Stribling will be teaching us how to make the beaded… Continue Reading ABS Meeting: July 23, 2018 – Making a Beaded Bead

President’s Corner

Thank you, Laura Zeiner, for a fun project at our August meeting.  The brick stitch pendant is very pretty and I had fun watching the colors of the mood beads change as I stitched new rows.  What’s the mood when the beads turn brown?!?  We have two more projects (our September 24 and October 29… Continue Reading President’s Corner

Dark Side Workshop

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE ! PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THIS WEBSITE FOR UPDATES.   May 5, 2018 Dark Side Workshop Bead Embroidery Class By Nora Pero When: May 5, 2018 10:00am – 4:00am Where: Villages of Turtle  Rock, 12800 Turtle Rock Road , Austin, Texas 78729 This class is… Continue Reading Dark Side Workshop

ABS Meeting: April 23, 2018 Byzantine Weave Bracelet

ABS MEETING: APRIL 23, 2018 @ 6:30pm At: Journey Imperfect Faith Community, 7500 Woodrow Ave., Austin, Texas Come make a bracelet out of the chain maille Byzantine weave. Kits will be available for $2.00

ABS Meeting: June 25, 2018 Carrier Beads

ABS Meeting: June 25, 2018    6:30-8:30pm Project: Fun with Carrier Beads by Karen Long Carrier Beads are currently all the rage!  Karen will teach us how to cover the beads and offer some ideas for fun and beautiful projects. We’ll be beading a peyote strip, zipping it together, and connecting it to the carrier… Continue Reading ABS Meeting: June 25, 2018 Carrier Beads

ABS Meeting May 21, 2018: Bead Soup Challenge

ABS Meeting: May 21,  6:30-8:30pm We are meeting on the 3rd Monday in May (May 21), due to Memorial Day falling on the 4th Monday. Come show us your creativity and join us in our Bead Soup Challenge! Select beads from a collection of beads and create something new and exciting. TO BRING TO MEETING: … Continue Reading ABS Meeting May 21, 2018: Bead Soup Challenge