Fueling The Passion

SoCalFlameSurfers Newsletter, November, 2014

So Cal Flame Surfers Meeting – Holiday Bash

December 6, 2014,   10am – 1:00pm
Location: Pacific Art Glass
125 West 157th Street,
Gardena, CA 90248

Come Celebrate The Season of Giving With the So Cal Flame Surfers at our Holiday Bash!  We have amazing donations from our generous Sponsors. Just wait till you see the luscious offerings they sent us, and the great gift we got for you this year!  If you are Not a SCFS 2014 Member, the entry fee for this meeting will be $10.

Bead Exchange Theme:  
Animals. Wide open to interpretation and all skill levels.

Demo By Susan Walter:  Colorful Push Pins,  & How to use Your New Tool Gift from SCFS!

Potluck:  Holiday Comfort Food

Volunteers Desperately Needed To Help at This Meeting. Please email or FaceBook message me to arrange how you can help us make this a great Holiday Bash. ninasnotions@gmail.com  Volunteers Needed for the Board. We elect new Board Members at this meeting. We need a Vendor Liaison, Hospitality Chair, Membership Assistant, Mini Workshop Coordinator.  Contact me to make Your Club even better! ninasnotions@gmail.com

Join Us For The Fun Of It!
Don’t forget to bring $20 to Join the So Cal Flame Surfers for 2015, and become a card carrying member!  We take a check written out to So Cal Flame Surfers, or cash. Membership means you can attend our Mini Workshops, and get the four yearly meetings at the best price.

Show and Tell:
What was your favorite class of all time? What did you learn from that class that changed your understanding of glass or your working style? Did you get inspired to go in a new direction? Show your Favorite Beads that illustrate this experience. Or, just bring your favorite work, share a discovery, or bring your failed attempts and  Just Ask Us How To…

Beads Of Courage:
Make some child friendly beads to donate to BOC for this holiday season! And then also put aside a baggie, slap your name on it, and bring your 5, or more, “extra beads” for BOC, to receive a special Door Prize Ticket.  BOC Beads Can’t Have: Sharp Edges, Broken Parts, or Cracks, No Metals on the surface of the bead (like silver glass), Bead Release, or Delicate Parts that can break easily.

Our first meeting of the year is on March 7, 2015   10am – 1pm.
Bead Exchange Theme for March 7th:  Flowers, or Spring Holiday Themed Beads.

Special Events:

ISGB:The Gathering in Albuquerque, NM, July 15-19, 2015 (Soon it’s reservation time!)

Pacific Art Glass: Spirit of ’96 Party: December 13th, 6-10pm.

Sawdust Art Festival:  Laguna Beach, CA:  11/22 – 12/13/14.


Pacific Art Glass: Sign up at pacificartglass.com

Loren Stump, Murrini class: January 7 – 9, 2015.      Sculptural class: January  11 – 13, 2015.

Leland Srygley, Boro Basics 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, & 12/6.   Beyond Boro Basics, 1/3, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31/15.

Coatings By Sandberg – CBS: Sign up at cbs-dichroic.com

Doug Baldwin, Photography and Photoshop Workshop,  2/19 & 2/20, and also on 2/21  & 2/22.

Josh Mazet, Dichroic Coated Sculptural Pieces, 2/19 & 2/20, and also on 2/21  & 2/22.

Stephen Woodruff,  Paperweights and Glass Blowing, 12/20, 2/21  &  2/22.


Can’t Wait To Show You the Great Donations we got from our Sponsors,

Nina Dusedau,
President, So Cal Flame Surfers



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