May Program 2013

      Make these adorable earrings using our upcoming Retreat Instructor Melanie
                    Potter's pattern.  These bright beauties can be finished just in time as a Mother's Day gift or just as a treat for you. 
                    Come to Early Bird Beading starting at 5 pm at our regular meeting on Friday May 10th.  Your programs committee,
                    Carol, Pat, Susie and Joan will be teaching you this project.  The supply list is below.  Please print and bring a copy
                    of the pattern. You might also enjoy looking at the wonderful patterns available at the School of Beadwork.
                    Size 11 seed beads
                                 Color A, 1 gram
                                 Color B, 2 grams
                    Swarovski Bicone Crystals, 4mm
                                  Crystal 1, 12 each
                                  Crystal 2, 8 each
                    Swarovski 7 x 4mm briolettes,  article 6007
                                  Crystal 3, 2 each
                                  French ear wire - 1 pair
                                  2mm rolo chain,
                                     2 links per earring
                                      (can substitute 1 open and 1 closed jump ring for the rolo chain)
                    A copy of the pattern may be printed from the link:
                    Also available is a very handy method of tying on new thread: