Bead Society of Cape Cod

New Location as of April, 2016! The Bead Society of Cape Cod meets the third Thursday of every month at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. Come for the social hour at 6:15pm, formal meetings begin at 7pm sharp. $6 per meeting for non-members, $40 purchases a year's membership. For more information, please contact us at or write us at P.O.Box 104, South Dennis MA, 02660.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Sandwich Glass Museum has an exhibit on Contemporary Lampworked Beads from seven New England bead artists.

The exhibit runs July 1st through September 31, 2008. Sandwich Glass Museum.

The museum is open daily 9:30am to 5:00 pm and admission is $5.

The Museum is located at the corner of Route 130 and Tupper Road at 129 Main Street.

For more information, contact them by phone (508)888-0251 or visit their website.

The June meeting--Russian Spiral- was a huge success with 27 members attending to learn the weave. Thanks to Brenda Oliver for all of her work in preparing the instructions and teaching.
Many of the members brought in a favorite piece of jewelry that they had made. Really wonderful pieces were brought in from past classes and beyond so we all walked away inspired by the members work. Let's do it again next month. Bring as much as you want.
Next month is Kumihimo/braiding taught by Jan Falcone. Jan will teach you how to make a bracelet using size six beads that looks very much like bead crochet.
The Bead Society will furnish the Braiding board to the first 30 people that RSVP to this notice. I will also be ordering clasps for those that want them at $3.95 a clasp. You must tell me if you want silver or gold and your order must be to me by July 1. These clasps are not your ordinary clasp since they have to be glued on to the cord.
Size 6 beads - approximately 320 for the bracelet.
Thread--silk floss available at
6 strand embroidery thread. Separate into three strands for each of the 8 lengths
C-Lon Bead Cord available at Moon Dance Designs is offering the Bead Society free shipping on any order of at least $30 and the order must include C-Lon Cord, C-Lon Micro Cord, and/or the new Tex 400.
Don't forget to check your local bead stores to see what they may offer for Kumihimo braiding.
Homework: This class requires that you do some work at home to prepare for the class.
You must string 8 - 30" cords with 60 beads each and then tie them all together with an overhand knot. Knot is at the very end of the cords. We cannot take the time in class to string the 8 cords so please come prepared with the above cords ready to go.