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

President’s Corner

For the President’s Corner this month, I want to say that we had a fantastic time with Laura and Rhonda, ABS members, at our June meeting.  They taught us all a wonderful evening of UV resin techniques.  1-with a paper background; 2-with sand ! and 3-with dried flowers.  They were fantastic teachers.  There were 3… 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

Bead Embroidered Cabochon Workshop – 2017

January 21, 2017, 9 am- 5 pm, La Quinta Lakeline $45, ($20 non-refundable deposit) class fee includes kit In this beginner level class Nora will teach you how to bead embroider a bezel around a cabochon. Learning this skill is the first step in making those beautiful bead embroidered necklaces, bracelets, and earrings that everybody… Continue Reading Bead Embroidered Cabochon Workshop – 2017

About SafePlace

SafePlace provides a valuable service to our community through their program to provide a destination for women and children escaping domestic violence. Many of them leave their homes with little more than the clothes on their backs. Needless to say, the holidays can be especially bleak for these families. To add a little cheer, ABS… Continue Reading About SafePlace

Announcing Jill Wiseman Workshop

Jill Wiseman Workshop February 20th, 2015. 9 am to 5 pm. We are pleased to announce a full day beading workshop with Jill Wiseman. Jill is a nationally known beading teacher. She also is well known for her youtube videos and Is personally responsible for infecting hundreds of people with a beading addiction. Jill also… Continue Reading Announcing Jill Wiseman Workshop

Call for Entries!!!!!

The Austin Bead Society will be having an exhibit at Austin Bergstrom International Airport from August through November (exact dates still to be determined). Just imagine- your work could be seen by visitors to Austin during Austin City Limits and the Formula 1 Racing that will take place during the exhibit! We are soliciting Members… Continue Reading Call for Entries!!!!!

September President’s Corner

Wow!  We are almost through another beadiful year and I’m so excited for what’s yet to come.    First, let me take a moment to thank Nora Pero, our Vice President and August presenter.  We tried something new designed to give you a forum to ask questions and just to demonstrate tips and techniques.  I… Continue Reading September President’s Corner

A Fond Farewell!

I’d like to take a moment to say farewell to one of our Local Bead Stores (LBS), Nomadic Notions, located on West Anderson Lane.  A couple weeks ago, we found out that not only did owners Robert and Gemma Corbin sell the store after 25 years, but that the new owners would not be maintaining… Continue Reading A Fond Farewell!

June 2014 President’s Corner

Holy Moses, the summer has kicked in with a vengeance.  I’m sitting in my office and it’s 78 degrees (yup, inside my office in the air conditioning).  What’s a girl to do?   Any who, thought of beads and beading will keep me cool (I hope)! I don’t know about you guys, but I loved our… Continue Reading June 2014 President’s Corner