Toronto Lampworkers Get Together

The Toronto Lampworkers group meets about once every two months for dinner, show and tell, and a chance to get together with other lampworkers. This past meeting was on Monday night, and we hosted the meeting at beadfx. One really interesting project that the ISGB is doing is a Release-A-Bead Project. The idea is to release a bead into the wild to share the joy of beads and beadmaking to the world. For more information check out the Release A Bead Website If you are interested in joining up with the Toronto Lampworkers, you can join through the Toronto Lampworkers …

Summer Blooms @ BeadFX

With summer finally here the gardens are in full bloom. While the irises are just finishing up on our boulevard garden, the peonies are beginning to blossom and the pinks are spreading like a soft carpet down the edges of the driveway. In the park, the hills are covered in fragrant white daisies and soft pink wild roses and a plump waterlily bud sits waiting to open on the largest of the ponds. To honour the arrival of summer, BeadFX has two floral classes lined up – the Spiral Rope Lariat with Cindy Vroom and the Bohemian Woods Bracelet with …