Open Bead Night/Q & A Workshop

Do you have questions about a beading project? Are you looking for inspiration or creative input? Or would you just like some company while you bead? Share your passion with other like-minded folks. Why not drop by an Open Beading Night at BeadFX! A member of the BeadFX team will be in the classroom from about 6pm to 8pm most Wednesdays to answer questions and give advice. Come and work on your project in a convivial atmosphere. As an added bonus, you will be the first to see – and purchase – the new weekly products! Registering in advance to …

Give what you’ve got!

Okay perhaps not everything, but it would be nice if you could consider giving a little to underprivileged youth. BeadFX is gathering jewellery donations on the behalf of the Corsage Project, a non-profit initiative to help high school students, who cannot afford to go to their own school proms. “In 2000, the Corsage Project was created in partnership with the Children’s Aid Foundation to help young women attend their prom by providing them with a new dress, accessories and a mini makeover – all free of charge. In 2010, the program expanded to provide formal wear to young gentlemen” (information …

More Bead Quilt Squares

I wanted to show you some more bead quilt squares that I receive from members of the awesome BeadFX Opening Bead Night gang. Creating the squares is a project we took on as a team in support of Bead&Button’s Beac It Forward project which raises money for breast cancer. Each of the squares below were made using peyote stitch. Dawn Cottingham further embellished two squares with bead quilling. This is a technique I had only associated with paper. It looks fantastic. Dawn has a book on a bead quilling. I’ll report back in the comments with its info. Claudette Bunting …