Meetings

Meetings are the first Wednesday of each month from September to June (no meetings in July and August)

All meetings start at 7pm and are held in the Bankers Room at the Centennial Library, Church Street, St.Catharines.

Join us for a fun and informative evening. Bring your current project to show and share.  read more

 


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Copyright 2007-2014  The Niagara Bead Society, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

The Peaceful Pastimes Quilt & Fibre Art Show - April 12, 2012

Some of our members represented the Niagara Bead Society at the show in Welland.  It was a successful show where magnificent quilts were displayed.  At our booth, we had the opportunity to promote the benefits of membership which generated a lot of interest from visitors. 

2009/2010 Past Events

September:  Meet and Greet, members reconnect and show off all their  summer projects.

October: Double St. Petersburg Chain with Brenda Toth

November - Wire work with Darrell Grant:  headpins, earwires, and basic wire wrapping techniques

December: Annual Christmas Party with Earrings Charity Project

January:  Bead Swap - bring your extra beads in to sell or exchange with other members and work on projects you may have set aside over the Holidays.  Reconnect with other members and have fun.

2008/2009 Season Past Events

September - St. Petersburg Chain (by Rose Turner, Crystal Mountain Beads and Julianne Momirov)
October - Christmas Ornament (by Barb)
November - Guest Artist, Sue Bonifacio.
December - Christmas Party and Earrings Charity Project
January - Photographing your Jewellery by Gary Toth
February - Bead Embroidery (by Kirsten)
March - Braided Wire Bracelet (by Gail)
April - Button Project by Brenda Toth
May - Precious Metal Clay (by Adriana)
June - Studio Tour & Dessert Party

Polymer Clay Focal Frame Worshop (by guest artist Helen Breil) - for members only, details TBA.

2007/2008 Season Past Events

The final meeting of the season was very enjoyable as members delighted in the whimsical stories that accompanied the vast and varied 'collections' that members brought forth. 

In May, Connie Paul gave members wonderful instruction in how to construct their own jewellery clasps from wire.  

On April 2nd, Margaret Scott from Shades of Clay (Mississauga) was our guest speaker, presenting - "An Introduction to Polymer Clay".  A special thanks to Margaret for her wonderful presentation and for the great gifts.  It was very much appreciated.

Margaret has provided the link to a blog that our members may find helpful:  http://blog.simple-inspirations.com/

In February, Niagara Bead Society members were treated to an exclusive tour of Connie Paul's lampworking bead studio.