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Don't be intimated, be inspired.  Give yourself permission to fail.        The very best designers messed up alot.

Boise Bead Society is dedicated to providing support and encouragement to all jewelry designers, creators and bead enthusiasts.  Annual membership dues are $20.00 a year.  Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at 6:30 P.M.
BBS members design and work with a variety of jewelry making mediums.  We have joined together to provide a means of community support, education and resources for each other and for our community.
From beginning beaders and jewelry designers to nationally acclaimed bead and wirework experts, to metalsmiths, metal and polymer clay artists and glass bead makers....all are welcome.
                                  
BBS 2011 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

JANUARY
   
FEBRUARY 
   
MARCH


APRIL
Beth Suhr
Woven Starburst Pendant
MAY
Beth Dawson
Leather Ladder Bracelet
JUNE
 
 
JULY
 
 
AUGUST
 
 
SEPTEMBER
 
 
OCTOBER
 
 
NOVEMBER
 
 
DECEMBER
Christmas Potluck
Location TBA

Meetings are held at Joanns Fabrics on Wilwaukee (across from Home Depot),  at 6:30 PM on the second Thursday of every month.


Supplies needed for May 12th project:
            

  • One 15 to 30mm button with a shank for the clasp
  •  4 or 6 mm large hole beads or gemstone beads (4mm approx 50 for 7 inch length - for 6mm approx 30 for 7 inch length) double or triple those numbers for double or triple wrap bracelet
  • 1 or 2 cards silk cord with attached needle in a color that blends with leather 
  • Twisted wire needle  
  •  Diagonal wire cutters   
  •  GS Hypo cement glue 
  • Leather 24 inches  (for single wrap), 40 inches (for double wrap) or 52 inches (for triple wrap bracelet)

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For information regarding membership, please contact
President - , Linda Calder  658-7282, 
Vice President - Mary Ireland 323-2230
Treasurer - Marlene P.
or Eileen Barker, Bead Street 336-9707