Fueling The Passion

September 2010 Newsletter

Beads of Courage
Beads of Courage WINS THEIR GRANT!!
Congratulations to Beads of Courage on their winning a $25,000 grant! They deserve this so much. And thanks to YOU who took the time to vote everyday and help get the word out! BOC will begin a pre-sale of the commemorative space beads this month. which by the way, is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month!  Check the website for more details! Beads of Courage

Glass StudioNew Los Angeles Glass Studio opens next week!
Cathi Milligan (long time ISGB/SCFSmember) will be opening the doors to her new glass studio, named (appropriately) The Glass Studio. The official Grand Opening is September 11th. She will be featuring several artist’s work and will have “make and take” projects going through the day. The evening festivities begin at 6pm.
Best wishes Cathi! For more info, check out her blog HERE

HeadpinsThese are not your Grandmother’s headpins!
Another one of our long time members, StaceyLynn Russom, has just released a new tutorial on how to make her awesome head pins. Perfect to hold those long, heavy beads!  ClickHERE for more info and to purchase this great tutorial!

SCFS September 18th Meeting!
Our next meeting is scheduled for September 18th and will be held at CBS in the City of Orange. We hope to see lots of you OC peeps and hopefully, more of you San Diego belles and boys!

CBSDon McKinney will demo techniques using dicroic glass. Our bead exchange theme is “Murrinis”.  Be sure to wrap your bead up and include your name so the recipient knows who to thank and praise!

We will be supplying sandwich making goodies. Please bring a side, snack or dessert to share.


Pacific Art Glass will be hosting their 6th annual Glass Fest & Open House on October 2nd & 3rd. This is a weekend full of glass and fun! Lots of hot glass demos, contests, raffles and more. Click HERE for more info.

Beads of CourageThe SCFS will be hosting another Beads of Courage Challenge on October 9th at Pacific Art Glass. We doubled the amount of participants last challenge. Let’s triple it this time! More info at meeting and next newsletter, but mark your calendars now so you don’t forget! Be sure to thank John Williams, owner of Pacific Art Glass, for hosting these events!

The Los Angeles Bead Society Fall Bead Bazaar will be held on October 24th. ClickHERE for more info.

The SCFS Holiday meeting plans are underway and looking festive! Be sure to mark your calendars for December 4th! Check out the SCFS website for updates on local classes and events.

We hope to see you at CBS on the 18th!

Judy Carlson
So Cal Flame Surfers

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