Next Meeting

December 18, 2017 - 6:45pm  static

Program: Annual Holiday Get-Together: games, treats, prizes galore
Location: New Berlin Public Library, Community Room

No Table Talk

January's Lightbox Challenge - a Beaded Snowflake

Pick-up your star form and inspiration sheet at the December meeting. Bring your completed masterpiece to the January meeting to be photographed and shared during 'Table Talk'.

More snowflake related ideas can be found on the Loose Bead Society Pinterest page. Details below.


Loose Bead Society is now on Pinterest

Check it out, add to it, follow along. There's a lot of browse and you can be involved. Here's how:

If you have an account simply follow "Loose Bead Society".
If you don't have an account sign in using: Password: lbsmember and search for 'loose bead society'
Questions to 

Knot Just Beads Shopping Event January 21st 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Knot Just Beads will be open to LBS members only during the event. (Bring your 2018 membership card or sign-up at the event.) A special 'make-n-take' designed just for members will be available for $15. Other deals are planned. You definitely want to attend.

A New Demo-table Meeting Planned

Remember how much fun the April and July Demo-Table meetings were? Remember how much you were inspired to try something new? Another Demo-Table meeting is being planned for early 2018.

Have a skill you want to share? Please let Deb Dunn know. She's looking for suggestions and help.

Retreat 2018, March 2 - 4 - Harbourwalk Hotel, Racine

Everything you need to know about this annual event can be found here.

Bead and Button June 3 - 10, 2018

"Festival" Challenge 2017

Voting took place at the October 16th business meeting. Awards went to three entrees in two of the three categories. The Beginner category had only two entries. A Student Choice Award was given by our new scholarship recipient - Chelsea Adele Nanfelt. You can find photos and names of winners here.

Community Events 2017

Photos from previous events can be found here.

Our Community Outreach Coordinator is working on our next VA project.  If you'd like to get on the mailing list to be updated on future classes, please email  If you have any ideas for future projects, include them with your e-mail.

Brookfield Public Library Jewelry Making Event a Success

Photos from previous events can be found here.

Our class at Brookfield Public Library was a great success.

If you would like to volunteer for the next BPL class, contact Community Service Coordinator, Pat Harvey and you'll be put on the updates list. 

Kalmbach Magazines Online

Did you know that Kalmbach, our corporate sponsor, has a free member access section of their website to their Bead and Button Magazine. By subscribing, you get even more content.

Facet is the new online home of Bead&Button magazine, and will also serve customers of the former Art Jewelry and Bead Style magzines

December 4, 2017
  • LBS Board Meeting

    December 4, 2017  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Brookfield Public Library 1900 N Calhoun Rd Brookfield, WI 53005

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December 18, 2017
  • LBS Program

    December 18, 2017  6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
    New Berlin City Library, 15105 Library Ln, New Berlin, WI 53151

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The Loose Bead Society of Greater Milwaukee began in 1999 as a fellowship of kindred spirits with the purpose of sharing and promoting the creation of beautiful beadwork Learn more 

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