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Flame – January 2017

This quarters flame is all about pink glass. We’ve dug deep to bring you a whole variety of different pinks and a bit of an insight on how pink glass is made.

There is a challenge near the back of the issue if you want to challenge yourself. Don’t forget to send us your photos, either by email or post them on our facebook page and we’ll include your photos in the next issue.

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Flame – June 2016

Flame has returned as a quarterly e-zine, in this issue we are taking a look at silver glass.

The challenge theme for the next issue is a picture inspiration. Don’t forget to send us your photos, either by email or post them on our facebook page.

Articles are also welcomed by email these can be anything glass related, all you need to do is send the text and photos clearly named for the article.

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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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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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August Issue of Flame

August’s challenge is to make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Flowers’ or the technique of ‘shards’.

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

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July Issue of Flame

July’s challenge is to make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the theme of ‘Summer’ or the technique of ‘murrini’.

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

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June issue of Flame

June’s challenge is to make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the colour of ‘Blue’ or the technique of ‘stringer application’.

Post your photos on the Frit-Happens thread and/or the Craft Pimp thread and/or our Facebook page by 15th July 2014. The challenge is open to members and non-members alike. All members’ photos will be included in the July issue of the GBUK Flame.

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