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03/14 ISGB Chapter Showcase / Creativity challenge (no longer battle of the chapters) - Create a bead inspired by a song title. Open to members and non-members.  Deadline 3/31.  For more information check out: and scroll down to read about the Showcase.  It includes requirements and information on where to submit your photo. 

The January Issues of the ISGB Glass Bead Evolution includes a photo of our 2021 Holiday Tree on p. 47, and photos by SF members JoAnn Bogner and Stephanie White.  JoAnn's piece is a gorgeous “marble” in the “Games” category on p. 43, and Stephanie's is a bead with a volleyball and the complete net! on p. 44.

ALSO, members Marcy Lamberson and Kristy Nijenkamp have amazing glass works in the current issue of The Flow Magazine (Winter 2021)!  It is the special Women In Glass annual issue. 


06/28 The annual Southern Flames Bead exchange is coming!  Members who want to participate will soon be asked to complete a brief form and in early August, you will mail your bead directly to the random member whose information you receive.  Stay tuned!
The March meeting has been moved up to the 13th! 
Gerry White will demo her beautiful Shamballa Bracelet, and members are invited to make one during the meeting!  Please see the Next Meeting page for details!
02/04 Calling all Members to prepare for the annual Southern Flames Postcard!  Please make or find a favorite bead, take a photo on a neutral (medium gray if possible) background, and send it to your Web Mama for inclusion on the 2021 Postcard!   Photos are due by March 13
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