Next meeting is Sunday, November 16, 2014, 2-5 p.m.

Century 21 Results Realty

2920 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Suite 111

Cumming, GA 30041

NGBS has a new look.  A new logo, designed by Sheila Kirby, was selected at the October meeting. 
Click here to see it!

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

 November's meeting projects:  Christmas Ornaments designed by Sue Snell

Pearls, Pearls and More Pearls and Regency Ornaments

Members will receive both patterns


  Pearls, Pearls, and More Pearls                    
               For Newer Beaders                            
                                                               Ornaments beaded by Sue S

Materials for Pearls, Pearls and More 
Pearls Ornament

66   3mm Glass Pearls
11   4mm Glass Pearls
11   6mm Glass Pearls
11   8mm Glass Pearls
11º Seed Beads
Nymo, SoNo, KO or One G
  Thread or 4 lb. Fireline


Beading Needle #11 or #12
Work Surface


                  Regency Ornament
      For More Experienced Beaders

Materials for Regency Ornament

140 4mm Glass Pearls or Round Beads
5      8mm Glass Pearls or Round Beads
15    Drops, drilled top to bottom, sized
        either 5mm x 7mm or 4mm x 6mm
11º Seed Beads
4 lb. or 6 lb. Fireline


Beading Needle #11 or #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