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Beer & Beadz – May 2019

This months B&B was themed “Pressed Beads”. We were challenged to show & tell and trade our pressed beads. This theme was demonstrated by Melanie and Trudy with the completion of Trudy’s newly manufactured molds. Trudy recently took lessons with Melanie on how to make molds from Mold Mix 6 and today was the final […]

Beer & Beadz – April 2019

April’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Susan Otto-bain at the infamous Tiki-hut. The theme for this event was “Viva Las Vegas”! Several Pyros had just come back from the annual ISGB Gathering & Glass Craft Bead Expo in Las Vegas. Susan displayed her purchased beads and those she received in the bead swap. Absolutely […]

January Beer & Beadz recap

Andrea was our host for this month’s Beer & Beadz Several of us made the journey to the Molten studio including Melanie from Chilliwack. If you haven’t been to the Molten studio in awhile you won’t believe the changes.  Andrea has opened things up a bit more and reorganized tables, counters, work stations and more.  […]

Beer & Beadz – December 2018

Members from all over attended the December B&B aka: the Pacific Pyros Christmas party. Rosa & her husband came in from Vancouver Island and Carol came in from Portland, Oregon. In total we had 18 in attendance. This years theme was Moroccan. We feasted on lamb meatballs cooked in a tagine, hummus & pita bread, […]

Beer & Beadz of Courage!

October’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Cathy Beaumont and Melanie Rowe at Terminal City Glass Co-Op and was a Beads of Courage event. TCGC provided torches, glass, mandrels and tools and several of us made fun, colorful beads that filled the kiln.

Beer & Beadz – September 2018

September’s B&B was held out in Chilliwack at Alicia’s home and studio.  Although there was a small attendance, everyone had a blast and as usual, there were lots of laughs and sharing of ideas and tips. The theme was “Hearts” which Alicia demonstrated in her studio. The burger BBQ was scrumptious and Walt and Tammy […]

Beer & Beadz – August 2018

August’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Joanne & Dave Carter. I was away on vacation so Trudy stepped up and took pictures and provided a recap of the event. In her words … We ate, drank, laughed and some played giant Jenga.  Dave and Joanne were (as always) gracious hosts and Dave had a […]

Beer & Beadz – May 2018

May’s Beer & Beadz was hosted by Melanie Graham.  Her theme was flowers. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon and shortly after 2pm she had a housefull!  Eleven members crowded into Melanie’s studio to watch her make beautiful earring pairs using dichro dots and then her new floral mandala bead. I love to watch Melanie […]