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March 2015 issue of Flame

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “stripes” or “sky”.

Post your photos on our Facebook page by 24th April 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the April issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Committee elections

We are asking for nominations for the committee.

The current committee are happy to continue working on your behalf, but they’d like a shuffle around of roles as most have been doing their current roles for several years now, plus we have one or two vacancies.

Please send any nominations (and you can nominate yourself) for committee positions to secretary@gbuk.org; the closing date for nominations is 31st March 2015.

Before you nominate somebody else, please confirm with them that they’re willing to undertake the commitments necessary

Voting will be from 1st to 3rd April

Committee posts:
Chairman
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership secretary
Events coordinator
Webmaster
Journal editor

You need to be a member to nominate and be nominated.

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Feb 2015 issue of Flame – win Flame Off classes!

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “Easter” or “the colour purple”.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th March 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the March issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Jan 2015 issue of Flame – win Flame Off classes!

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “Silver glass” or “Raking”.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th February 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the February issue of the GBUK Flame.

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GBUK bead & jewellery competition 2015

The themes this year are “Animal Prints” and “Art Nouveau“.

Deadline extended to 7th March!

Entries need to be received by email and be in the post by midnight on Saturday 28th February 2015 7th March 2015 – download the entry form here: entry form.doc, entry form.pdf.

You will be sending us the physical entries so we can display them on our stall at Flame Off as well as a good print-quality photo for each.

You need to be a paid-up member on 28th February 2015 to enter any category other than Jewellery.

The categories are…

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Dec 2014 issue of Flame

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of “Fireworks” or “Contrasting Colours”.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th January 2015. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the January issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Nov 2014 issue of Flame

For next month’s issue, make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Frozen’ or ‘Inclusions’ (wire, brass frit, silver mesh, etc. – what do you put in your beads?)

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th December 2014. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the December issue of the GBUK Flame.

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Oct 2014 issue of Flame

Make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Beads for/of children’ or aventurine (goldstone, bluestone, greenstone).

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 24th November 2014. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the November issue of the GBUK Flame.

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