July Membership Meeting - July 16


We will have another fabulous demo table presentation.  Our membership meeting will be at the New Berlin Public Library, 15105 Library Lane, New Berlin, WI 53151, starting at 6:45pm.

Demos include:

Peyote with a twist (not crochet)
Hubble Stitch
Triangle Stitch
Riveting on Odd Components
Albion Stitch

July Table Talk will be: Bring your recent Bead and Button project.  It doesn't have to be finished!

August Membership Meeting - August 20

Membership meeting will be held at:  Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin 10019 W Greenfield Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53214.  (Be sure to follow the parking restriction guidelines!)

Kristi from Tandy Leather will give us a presentation on the leather industry and it's applications for the jewelry maker.

Table Talk will be:

September Membership Meeting - September 17

Meeting will be held at the New Berlin City Library, 15105 Library Ln, New Berlin, WI 53151, starting at 6:45pm

We will have a presentation on shrink plastic in jewelry making--it's history and applications.  Plus a few surprises!

Table Talk will be:

Upcoming Events

Rummage Sale July 14, 2018

Back by popular demand–the 2018 LBS Rummage Sale!

Date:  July 14 from 10:00 to 3:00pm
Place:  Best Western Hotel, 1005 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005. Harwood Rooms I, II and III.

Go to this Events Page for complete details about the Rummage Sale including registration forms.

Christmas in July Bead-In July 21, 2018

Take a “Snowflower” ornament class from Susi Hart (LBS member), jump-start your holiday beading projects, work on UFO’s or start a new project and join in the fun at our summer Bead In.

Go to this Events page for complete information.

2018 Challenge

 Enter your creation in the exciting challenge for this year based on ”colorful”  songs.  Twelve colors have been chosen and each of the colors is represented in a song title.  The songs are from different eras and genres, so everyone should be able to choose a song they know.  First, second and third prizes will be awarded in beginner, intermediate and advanced categories.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to display your talent and possibly win a prize too!  See Upcoming Events or, download the complete list of documents here.

What's New on our Site

Check out the following:

Challenge Rules/Forms in Upcoming Events

June Membership Meeting in Member Insights/Last Meeting

June Table Talk pix in Member Insights/Table Talk

Rummage Sale Signup in Upcoming Events

Christmas in July Bead-In Signup in Upcoming Events

Road Trip/Photo Gallery on The Gem Shop in Cedarburg

New page named "Useful Information" in Resources





June 25, 2018
  • LBS Board Meeting

    June 25, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Brookfield Public Library 1900 N Calhoun Rd Brookfield, WI 53005

    LBS Members are invited to attend today’s Board Meeting.  Please e-mail  president@loosebeadsociety.org to let us know you’ll be attending.

    See more details

July 12, 2018
  • Special Events Committee Mtg

    July 12, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Panera Bread, 15040 W Greenfield Ave, Brookfield, WI 53005, USA

    See more details

July 14, 2018
  • Loose Bead Rummage Sale

    July 14, 2018  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Best Western Premier Milwaukee-Brookfield Hotel & Suites, 1005 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005, USA

    See LBS website for details.

    See more details

July 16, 2018
  • LBS Program

    July 16, 2018  6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
    New Berlin City Library, 15105 Library Ln, New Berlin, WI 53151

    Also, submit your 2018 Challenge piece at the July Meeting. See our website/Upcoming Events/A Tinge of Tunes for complete information.

    See more details

July 21, 2018
  • Summer Bead-In at New Berlin Library

    July 21, 2018  9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    New Berlin Public Library, 15105 W Library Ln, New Berlin, WI 53151, USA

    In Community Room. See LBS Website for details and sign-up.

    See more details


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