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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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GBUK AGM 2014 at Tuffnell Glass

Venue: Tuffnell Glass, Rudston, Yorkshire, YO25 4UD
Date: 12/13/14 September 2014 (AGM on Sat 13th).

On Friday 12th we will have the torch benches for members to play and/or demo on – we are hoping there will be some of you willing to share your techniques with our other members; Teresa has offered to show us a trick or two too.

On Saturday the AGM will be at middday.

Sunday is a free day on the torches for those who want to stay for the whole weekend. More info below.

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May issue of Flame

The May/June issue of Flame is out!

May’s challenge is to make a bead, set of beads, focal, mixed media, on or off mandrel piece using the colour pink or the technique of ‘reaction lines’.

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

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