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September '11 Newsletter

Posted by The Bead Place on September 3, 2011 at 2:30 PM

 September News from The Bead Place


First things First! The Bead Place will be Closed Monday, September 5th in observation of Labor Day. We will reopen on Tuesday at 10am. Everyone have a safe and restful holiday.

FREE Workshops the last Saturday of Every Month from 12-3p Our Free Workshops are going over very well. Mark it on your calendar so you won’t forget to come and join in all the fun. Stop in to see a sample of this month’s project, or check out the list of upcoming (and past) workshops at under News Feed, or on the calendar page.

New Stuff!

New Miche “middle size” Bag

New colors of size 6 seed beads

Beginning Knitted Lace Class by Theresa Bridgeman

Kazuri Bead Bangle Bracelet Class by Terry Dudley

Hairpin Lace Looms for the Fiber Boa (selling fast, taking orders now)

Casuale Yarn – wool and cotton blend (soft and yummy)

Mito Yarn – wool and acrylic (bulky and beautiful, the look of handspun)

Malizia – wool, acrylic and lame (a hint of sparkle in this bulky yarn makes all the difference)

Unicorne Beads in Fabulous colors

Lisa Kan new flowers and leaves

Wow’ers (Hand-dyed, hand-woven flower pins by Bridgette Saunders)

Paillettes (incredible kid mohair/silk blend with sequins)

Seda Lux (silk/lurex blend – very luxurious I-cord construction)

Also “Kind-of” New  Halloween Beads are HERE!  And…to get you in the “spirit” we will be offering 20% off all Halloween Beads for 1 week only - September 12th – 18th. Get ‘em now and SAVE!!!!

The Sale for September! We are excited to offer 25% off ALL SEED BEADS this month (and yes this includes Delicas). We were thrilled and honored by Kate McKinnon’s recent visit to one of our Peyote Nights.  Kate said she had a great time with the group and has graciously offered to return to do a Free Demo Night on Friday, September 30th during Peyote Night.  She is in the process of publishing another book and is looking for some testers and a little feedback…please check the Facebook page, as we’ll post more information as it becomes available.

Coming Soon! More Novelty Yarn by Trendsetter, More Pewter beads and findings, Mountain Colors BFL Roving, Semi Precious strands, Knitting with beads class, Silk/Cashmere Yarn by Mountain Colors, Frabjous Fibers notions

Reminders: If you want to be “in” on all the scoop, join Facebook, and become a fan of The Bead Place. 

Join the Yarn Club for a 10% discount on yarn and needles EVERY purchase!!

Don’t forget to buy local and from independent retailers whenever possible. To find out more about this important movement, please click ( You can make a difference!

Yay Local Artists! Buy Handmade!

The Bead Place 5200 North Illinois, Ste. 102 Fairview Heights, IL 62208 618/222-0772 for news, videos, and a current list of upcoming classes.


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