Next meeting is Sunday, October 19, 2014

2-5 p.m.

Century 21 Results Realty

2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 111

Cumming, GA 30041


For the month of October, 

Please help support local brick and mortar bead shops by posting in your Facebook group. In an effort to support local brick and mortar bead shops Bead & Button Magazine and CJS Sales: Crafts, Jewelry, Supplies (Vintage Warehouse) have created the opportunity for your favorite local bead shop to win a $5,000 shopping spree at CJS Sales! Please help us support local bead shops by making your members aware that from October 1st to October 31st of 2014 they can nominate their favorite local bead shop at the following link and the local bead shop with the most nominations will win the $5,000 bead shopping spree! Thank you for you help and support, Carl Schimel.

NGBS Member bead stores (in alphabetical order):  Bead Bayou, BEADiful, Beadjoux

 October's meeting project:  Cris's Cross Necklace

Designed by Cristie Prince


               Necklace beaded by Cristie P

Materials List 

Swarovski Pearls:
1 8mm Swarovski Pearls
5 6mm Swarovski Pearls
50 4mm Swar. Pearls (for cross and chain)
10 3mm Swarovski Pearls
4 3mm Bicone Crystals
11° Seed Beads – Color A (for cross)
11° Seed Beads - Color B (for chain)
15° Seed Beads – Color A 
(for chain and cross)
Twin or SuperDuos Beads (for chain)
4 lb (“B”) Fireline 


Beading needle # 12
Work Surface



The wonderful group of beaders who assembled these beautiful bracelets that will be donated to area shelters. Kids in the shelters will be able to choose bracelets to give their Moms for Mother's Day.                                                                      



NGBS would like to extend a gracious and humble "Thank You" to the very generous donations of supplies for this community project to the following companies:   

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  • BEADiful
  • Brina Beads
  • Cherry Tree Beads
  • Fusion Beads
  • On The Rocks
  • Only Beads
  • Preciosa
  • Swarovski