Fueling The Passion

Spring So Cal Flame Surfers Meeting

SPRING So Cal Flame Surfers Meeting

March 8th, 2014      10am – 1pm
Pacific Art Glass
125 West 157th Street, Gardena, CA
Potluck: Salad, Fruit, and/or Cookies


Hey, Glassy Eyed So Cal Flame Surfers!

Our Board is beginning this year with a leap into new and uncharted territory, introducing Mini Workshop Days, a new kind of Exchange, and Flame Surfer Tips. The new motto for the So Cal Flame Surfers is Fueling The Passion. To that end, The Board invites you to join us, participate in our endeavors to enrich our work, deepen our friendships, and promote the art of lampworked beads.

Join The So Cal Flame Surfers. Become a Member, if you haven’t already.  The annual fee is only $20.

2014  Member Privileges: Mini Workshop Day,  Door Prize Ticket for every meeting
Pay with cash or check. Don’t forget to bring your So Cal Flame Surfers 2014 Membership Card.

Mini Workshop Days:
Sign Up Sheets For So Cal Flame Surfers 2014 Members Only (8 per class).  
Classes will be taught by a SCFS Member, and cost between $50-$60 for a 4 hour torching workshop. Come prepared with check or cash. More info at the meeting and in future newsletters.

Demo This Meeting:
Using Cubic Zirconia as Inclusions.

Door Prize Ticket
For So Cal Flame Surfers 2014 Members.

ISGB Member:
Door Prize Ticket.

Beads Of Courage Donation:
Door Prize Ticket for 5+ Beads: Clean, No Sharp Edges, No Metals.

Show and Tell:
Bring Beads to show, Or ask questions if needed.

Bead Exchange:
End Of Day Bead. Techniques: Twist or Rake. Inclusion: Copper or Silver.  (An “End of Day Bead” is made up of all the bits and pieces leftover from torching that day.)

New Exchange:
“Your Original”: Murrini (10 slices).  It’s fun to share. If you want to, you can include a printed recipe list to share with our members.  You can choose to make a second copy of the recipe to be included in our Flame Surfer Tips!

Flame Surfer Tips:
We want to create a page of Tips on our webpage, socalflamesurfers.org.  Bring some printed out Tips you want to share, and put your name on them.

Loren Stump
at Pacific Art Glass, Jennifer Geldard, JC Herrell, & Aja Vaz, at The Mandrel,  Stephen Woodruff at Coatings By Sandberg.


March 8,  June 14,  September 13,  and  December 6.

Save The Date, June 14th, 2014.
Potluck: Cool for Summer Salads and/or Fruit Medley.  Bead Exchange:  Summer At The Beach. Techniques: Masking as well as poke and twist. Inclusion: Murrini!

Check out our website, socalflamesurfers.org and join us on FaceBook. Let’s keep the conversation going!

Cant Wait To See You on March 8th 🙂
Nina Dusedau, President, So Cal Flame Surfers

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