Meeting Time:

The Madison Bead Society meets the 4th Tuesday of each month (except in December and January) from 6:30 to 8:30 - unless otherwise noted.  Officers meet at 6:00 on meeting nights; all members are welcome to attend.

Meeting Place:

We try to alternate between the east and west side of Madison.  Some meetings are held at local libraries and some at local bead stores.

Guest (First-time attendee):

First meeting: no charge

Subsequent meetings: $5.00 each

Program notes:

Meetings may consist of sharing projects and problems, or just sit and bead, or include a more formal program (instructions for a beading project or a presentation). Some meetings may require advance reservations and/or an instruction fee.  Supplies needed for a meeting's project will be listed with the event details.

Upcoming Programs:

November 26, 2019

Location: Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Road

Program: Bugle Bead Earrings

Instructor: Pat Reichert

Supplies: 6mm bugle beads (size 2) in 2 colors; size 11 see beads; size 8 seed beads; two 2" head pins (22-26 gauge); 1 pair ear wires; 6 lb Fireline; needle (size 11); tools: chainnose pliers; roundnose pliers; wire cutters; bead mat

October 22, 2019

Location: Meant to Bead, 201 E. Main Street, Sun Prairie

Program:  Back to Basics

Instructor: Shannon Jambard

Shannon will go over beading basics such as different threads, wire gauges, needles, and, of course, beads.