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Saturday, November 9, 2013


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      This is a gentle reminder that the early registration to save you $10 on the fee for my classes is this Wednesday, November 13, at 5:00 pm.  I am so excited that the Innovative Beads Expo finally has a venue at the Meadowlands Exposition Center that is easily accessible by bus for New York City beaders.

Here is more info on the classes:

  Adele Rogers Recklies

Beginning Wire Crochet
Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10:30 am-1:30 pm

Learn to crochet with wire by making this fun
flower and the charming birds nest earrings.
Students will learn which sizes of wire are
best for crochet, tricks for working with wire,
the chain stitch, single crochet, how to add beads to
your work, and how to crochet flat shapes and in the
round. Crochet experience helpful but not necessary.

Class Fee: $60. Pre-register and save $10
Kit fee: $30
Kit includes: practice wire, 28 gauge colored wire,
24 gauge colored wire, seed beads, Swarovski pearls,
long Magatama  beads, ear wires, 2 crochet hooks

Students to bring: scissors, bead mat, diagonal wire
cutters, nylon-jaw pliers, chain-nose or round-nose
pliers (optional), task light (optional).

Adele Rogers Recklies
Turkish Delight Bracelet
Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 2:00 pm-4:45 pm

Using a bead crochet stitch that I learned in Turkey,
this sparkly bracelet is for the beader who wants to go
beyond the standard tubular bead crochet and work
with loops of beads. Students will learn how to string
beads in a pattern and crochet the Turkish Loops stitch
in the round. Once the bead crochet is done, students will
make a button and loop closure and embellish the loop with
peyote stitch or needle-woven flowers and leaves. Bead
crochet experience is helpful.

Class Fee: $60. Pre-register and save $10.
Kit fee: $35
Kit Includes: over 150 4mm, Czech, fire-polished beads,
11° Japanese seed beads, assorted beads for closure loop,
2 bead caps, 1 button, 1 spool braided nylon cord, Fireline,
steel crochet hook, and beading needles.

Students to bring: scissors, bead mat, task light (optional),
magnifiers (optional) if you have trouble working with small

Adele Rogers Recklies
Fancy Pants
November 17, 2013 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Start from the very beginning and learn to crochet
beads with a chain stitch to make this sparkly necklace
that combines pretty nylon cord with a variety of larger
beads. Students will learn how to string beads in a pattern,
crochet the basic slip knot and chain stitch, crochet with
beads, braid 3 strands together, fasten a clasp, and make
dangles. No crochet experience needed.

Class Fee: $60. Pre-register and save $10.
Kit fee: $30
Kit contains: nylon cord, size 6̊ seed beads,
Magatama drops, 6 mm stardust beads, 4 mm
stardust beads, 6 mm beads, 8 mm beads, vintage
Czech beads, bead caps, clasp, jump rings,
crochet hook, and needle.

Students to bring: scissors, bead mat, pliers for opening
 jump rings, task light (optional).

To reach the show by public transportation: take the New Jersey Transit Bus # 20 from Port Authority bus station in NYC going
towards Harmon Meadow to the stop on Plaza Drive right across
from the Expo Center.  Buses leave 1-2 times an hour, depending
on the time, and the trip takes about 17 minutes.  The full fare is
around $4, lower for senior citizens.  
For more information about the show and class registration,
please visit Innovative Beads Expo.  For driving directions to the
expo center or a map of the complex, visit
Meadowlands Exposition Center

Hope to see you there.