Edwin Batres Class – Dragonfly Pendant

Edwin Batres Class – Dragonfly Pendant
Skill Level = Some netting experience is welcome
Saturday, September 29, 2018 11-3p.m.

Simply Beadiful is so excited to welcome Edwin Batres back this September 29th from 11-3. Aside from symbolizing change, dragonflies are beautiful creatures that have captivated Edwin’s attention and admiration since childhood.  This beautiful pendant is his humble attempt at recreating the beauty that a dragonflies possess.

Kits will be provided with different color options for your piece.  Class size is limited.

Call for more details and to register for this class.  413-782-0288
Emails are welcome as well at simplybeadifulonline@yahoo.com
Paypal invoices will be issued for class/kit payment prior to class.

New England Bead Bop

New England Bead Bop – Visit our Facebook Page for Details and Visit SB for your Bead Bags, Passport, and Pins

September 1 – 22, 2018

The Bead Bop originated in New Hampshire and started with just one state- over the years it has expanded to become what it is now with multiple states in participation. Once a year we launch a Bead Bop you can pick up your special bags/pins/passports at your local participating store.

Each store has a special discount offer for Boppers during September 1-22nd. There are also lots of ways to earn prizes! Each shop has a raffle so when you shop you get your name entered to win their basket AND if you visit multiple shops you have a chance to win the Grand Prize, Second Place and Third Place Prize for participating.

Simply Beadiful September 2018 Classes and Events

Simply Beadiful September 2018 Classes and Events

New England Bead Bop – September 1 – 22, 2018
This is SB’s first time participating in the Bead Bop.  A total of 10 bead stores from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut are included this time.  Bead shop your way around New England – Receive discounts and participate in each stores raffle.  Bop bags, passports, and pins are available through SB while supplies last.

PRAW Bracelet Class – Advanced Beginner – Intermediate Skill Level
Wednesday, September 5th 1-3p.m.
Tuesday Night, September 18th 4:30-6p.m.
Learn the basics of what is now my favorite bead weaving stitch.  In this class you will work on creating a beautiful bracelet featuring fire polished beads and seed beads.  Bring your fireline and beading needle with you to class.  Also be sure to bring your magnifying glasses if needed.  Class fee and kit $45.
Register Online Here


A Beaded Gift Trunk Show of Lampwork Glass Beads – Starts September 11, 2018

These beads are so popular that some of them sell out really fast.  There will be new designs and shapes coming.  Be sure to get here early to get the best selection.  This show ends 9/29/18.


*New* Fine Silver Wire Stamped Cuff Class
Thursday, September 13, 2018 6-8p.m.
Learn to create your very own narrow fine silver cuff from a simple piece of wire.  We will hammer, stamp, torch, and bend this unique and special to you piece.  No need to bring any tools, everyone will share the ones that are here.  Be sure to wear closed toe shoes and tie long hair back.  Class size limited to 6.
Class Fee and Materials $45
Register Online Here

Make your own Eye Candy or Loops and Jiggles Bracelet
Thursday, September 20, 2018 1-3p.m.
The choice is yours.  Either style is $45 including materials.  All tools provided.  These are great beginner projects and keep in mind that they make a really special gift too.
Register Online Here


Lunch Bunch – Meets the last Wednesday of every month from 11-2p.m.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 11-2

Bring your current project in to work on or start another.  Lunch is up to everyone that comes to enjoy the time beading and chatting.  It is so much fun to see what everyone is working on and everyone has a great time sharing fun stories.  Will we see you at the next one?

Holiday Carrier Bead Exchange Beads Due Back Into SB Today
– Thursday, September 27, 2018

For those of you that have participated in the carrier bead exchange, beads are due in by this date and I will hope to have them ready for pickup or shipping within 10 days or so.  Thanks for joining in.  Looking forward to seeing them all.

Edwin Batres Dragonfly Pendant Class
– Saturday, September 29, 2018 11-3p.m.
More class info coming very soon.

Edwin’s next class here at SB will be this beautiful dragonfly pendant.  Aside from symbolizing change, dragonflies are beatiful creatures that have captivated his attention and admiration since childhood.  This beautiful pendant is his humble attempt at recreating the beauty that dragonflies posess.

I can hardly wait to learn this one.  How about you?  Registration will open as soon as more details are available.

Lunch Bunch Beaders

Lunch Bunch Beaders – All invited!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

11:00 – 2:00p.m.

Come together with other like-minded beading enthusiasts for an afternoon of beading and lunch.  Bring in your current projects, your UFO projects, or begin a new one.  Lunch plans will be made here during the group.  Will it be take out?  Will it be “bring your own”?  It’s all up to the group!  Fun, food, and beading!  I can’t think of a better way to spend your afternoon.

Looking to join, just call me at 413-782-0288 or email me at simplybeadifulonline@yahoo.com, or just show up!


October 2018 Class and Event Schedule

It’s a fun filled Fall line up of classes and events this October:

We say goodbye to the A Beaded Gift Lampwork Trunk show on October 2
and hello to new classes and a brand new, first time trunk show featuring the amazing raku beads by Xaz Raku that starts on October 18.



The Star Ornament Class is running two more times this month.  Be sure to catch one of the classes – this is the last time they will be offered before the holidays.  Pssst, they make great gifts!!!
Saturday October 6th 10:30-1p.m. and
Tuesday, October 30th from 6-8p.m. 
Class Fee is $25 plus materials.
Register Online Here

The Fall Bead Bash is finally here – Friday, October 19th – Sunday, October 21st

It’s a weekend full of classes.  Take one, two, three or more.  We share lots of laughs and good times each Bash weekend.  Kits will be made for each class in different colors in addition to those being shown below.  If you have a request, please let me know.  Be sure to register early – seating is limited.  Register Online Here Coming Soon

Star Struck Bracelet Class Friday, 10/19 6-8p.m.







Cubed Cuff Bracelet Class Saturday, 10/20 10-12 noon








Card Class with Donna Saturday, October 20th 1-3p.m.







Many Moons Bracelet
Saturday, 10/20 3:30-5:30







Moon Mandala Pendant 
Saturday, 10/21 10-12







Moon Rivoli Earrings Class Sunday, 10/21 1-3p.m.







Peyote with a Twist Basics Class with Edwin Batres
Saturday, October 27, 2018 11-3p.m.

Peytwist or Peyote with a Twist, no matter what you call it, it’s the latest and most popular stitch at the moment.  This class will focus on learning single seam and double seam peyote with a twist.  Edwin will show you how to begin your flat peyote segment and then how to attach it to itself and continue on with your piece.
Class details and registration coming soon.