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Nov. 23, 2020



Announcing Monthly Zoom "Creative Explorations with Amy" !!!
Join me LIVE Online! Dates to be Announced

Click here to Sign-Up for Online Class Announcements and Schedule.

I've missed seeing so many of you out there at shows and the stores and guilds. I've had lots of requests for online classes. These events will be more than just beading! I've loved art all my life and exploring and creating with pencil, ink, paint, beads and fabric have all become intertwined. This will give me a chance to share that creativity with you and a chance for you to maybe break out of your box too!

Starting in December, I will be holding a 2 hour free creative class on Zoom! In this first one I will be demonstrating a basic beadweaving technique (the specific one to be announced) and sharing tips and tricks, and more. This will give you a chance to ask questions and get help with any of my projects or one you may be working on. I am not an expert in all techniques and am constantly learning more myself, this will be a fun forum for others to share their knowledge too. I'd welcome time suggestions, I'm thinking 11am - 1pm or 1pm - 3pm, MST on Saturday or Sundays.

I will post a calendar shortly for you to sign-up in advance space is limited so make sure you get your request in. Reservations will close 5 days prior so I can get all the e-mails out with the supplies list needed to learn the free featured technique.

I will soon be offering project specific online classes too where you'll have the choice of a kit, supplies list, and link to the recorded video after the live session. The video will be just the project tutorial, not the online class, so you'll be able to view the steps seamlessly without the starts and stops that happen in a live class.

Virtual Show Special Continues until December 31, 2020

I'll be continuing my Virtual Show Special through the end of the year of FREE Shipping on orders over $75 and the Multiple Book Mix & Match Order Discount of any of my pattern books. Discount and shipping will be adjusted before charging. Thanks for your orders, any little order helps support us independant artists survive until next year when we can hopefully get back on the road!

I've This is a fun afternoon project that will use up your Size 8/0, 11/0 Seed Beads and 4mm Fire Polish Crystals and any dagger beads or dangling bits to make a fun tassel with!

Color Ways: Perriwinkle or Teal

PATTERN ONLY   $12.00  
REFILL KIT - No Pattern   $16.00  
  COMPLETE KIT - Includes Pattern   $24.00  

Work with your stash! Not against it! This enchanting design uses your Czech Twins or Super Duos, 6mm Pearls, 4mm Crystals, Size 15/0, 11/0 and 8/0 Seed Beads, OR order the complete kit in these color ways to just get your bead on!

Color Ways:
Teal, Gold, Purple Cobalt
REFILL KIT $18.00   REFILL KIT $20.00

Stay Home, Stay Healthy ...
Shop Online!
Virtual Show Special - FREE SHIPPING*
*On Orders $75and up. Free Shipping does not apply for
International Orders, sorry, Standard Postal Rates will be applied.

BOOK SPECIAL ::: Mix and Match Any Books From ANY Series for the Multiple Book Discounts:
1 for Regular Price $24.95 ::: 2 for $23 ea ::: 3 for $22 Ea ::: 4+ $20 Ea.
Discount will be applied before charging.

LOTS OF CHANGES ... to say the least, check out the 2020 Show Schedule updates to see where I'm going to be or travelling through. Come see me at the stores and shows and take a class, see the new designs and more! If you see me traveling through your area I do offer one day private group classes for just the kit costs! Minimum 4 people.

Great Find!!!
Thread Cutterz . . . For Fireline & Thread

Some of you may have come across these at sewing shows, and at Bead and Button a few years back, but they've come along with new styles that really work for us beaders! They wer originally fishing line cutters, so they have an incredible blade that holds it's edge for a long time. The blade is completely enclosed so you won't have it taken away by TSA!


The RING comes in multiple colors, Pink, Black and Orange. The FLAT MOUNT comes in Purple and Black, and my favorite the ZIPPER PULL is only in Black.
The Ring makes a great thread keeper or to wear, the Flat Mount is great to put right on your beading board!

RING........................... $12
1 Black Left
FLAT MOUNT.............. $12
Purple or Black
ZIPPER PULL ............. $14

Black Only

Atlantic Puffin
Amulet: 164 Across by 90 Down ::: 4-1/8" w x 3" long
Necklace 24" Long ::: Fringe 2-3/4" Long

These happy little funny faces always make me smile, though the creative process for this one almost had me tearing my hair out, instead I tore it apart many times to get the coloring and shape just right. The end result came out really fun and I love it. His little feet walked all over me!

I had fun with the necklace, creating a fun multi-strand that helps balance the width of the piece when worn.

I may have had a bit too much fun with the fringing, and took that apart 4 times before I found the combination I liked! Enjoy!

COMPLETE KIT  $68.00  



NEW Book ... Beads of a Feather, Vol. 2

It's the long awaited second book. Life has been crazy and gotten in the way of designing.
But hopefully I'm back on track. For all of you who pre-ordered there will be a coupon
in your order to thank you for your patience!

Beads of a Feather, Vol. 2 - $24.95

NEW Design ...
Great Blue Heron

Amulet: 170 Across by 80 Down ::: 4-1/4" w x 2-3/8" long
Necklace 24" Long ::: Fringe 2-7/8" Long

The Great Blue Heron is a beautiful bird with subtle rich colors flowing through its feathers. Patiently waiting along the edge of waterways searching for their next meal.

The necklace and fringe use beautiful varigaed
Czech Table Cut Accent beads and fun Nugget Accent beads along with the seed beads to compliment the amulet.

COMPLETE KIT  $65.00  


August 16 - 21, 2021

10 Spaces Left.
(2 spaces reserved)

Visit the amazing Tetons! An amazing place to get your creativity flowing!

The studio is nestled in the valley at the base of the Tetons surrounded by the Carribou Mountain range. On 5 acres of land, wide open spaces and lots of fresh air to refresh your mind and body.

It's an amazing time of year to also explore both Yellowstone & Teton National Parks! We are perfectly located between either entrance with stunning landscapes to drive through to get to either one.

We have space at the studio for a few more people, but space on location books quickly so contact me if you're interested in what's available.

If the dates don't work for you but you'd still like to come out and bead between July and September contact me!


Travelling Bead Boards

All boards include binder clips to hold on lid. If you have problems with your hands, you can also pick up the self sticking velcro straps and use at least two straps, one for the length and width to hold it shut.

SCORE! Found Just a few more after unpacking the boxes from my move back to the Tetons!
TBB-1 Original
- 36 Spaces
7-1/2" W x 9" L x 1" H -- SOLD OUT
$35 ...

TBB-2 Designer - 32 Spaces
7-1/2" W x 9" L x 1" H
Color: White Oak Base / Ebony Lid
$35 ...

This combination is for seed beaders and stringers using larger crystals, pearls. Great for when I'm designing new bracelets and necklaces.

TBB-3 Mini - 19 Spaces
4-1/4" W x 7-1/2" L x 1" H
My favorite as it will fit most of my designs
and is so easy to bring along.

Color: White Oak Base / Ebony Lid
$25 ...

TBB-4 Mini Designer - 13 Spaces
4-1/4" W x 7-1/2" L x 1" H
Color: White Oak Base / Ebony Lid
$25 ...

NOTE: Not all designs are available in all colors. If you have a choice it will show up in the shopping cart or see descriptions to the left.


Interested in Beading & Art Retreats?

I'll be planning more mini art and beading retreats summer 2016 in the beautiful Skagit Valley in Washington State. To find out more click here or sign up for my beading retreat newsletter.

The mini Art Retreats will be open sessions. Enjoy working inside or outside overlooking Padilla Bay. You can learn anything I have kitted in my studio or pulled from my HUGE bead stash, OR you can bring a beading project you've needed help with! There will be beading, applique quilt designs, and who knows what else available by then for you to explore and create!

Having Fun with Applique
Art Quilt Designs!

I have new ones on the drawing board and samples on the way. Click here to see the quilt designs. If you have a pattern idea e-mail it to me. If you want your fluffy buddy imortalized in fabric, I do custom designs, .75 cents per sq. inch., portrait with placement and color code chart. If it's one I'd like to use as a design for retail and it's okay with you, you will receive the pattern for FREE! Just e-mail me several pictures of your furry friend close up and in action, and his/her name and a little about them. It helps me capture more of their personality.

Join me on Facebook!
I've been posting new pictures of designs and I'll be blogging a little on my travels as I get on the road. Just search my name "Amy Loh Kupser" in Facebook and send me a Friend Request!

Private Teaching...
As I travel cross country, if I'm passing through or fairly close to your town I offer private classes. Minimum students 4 and I need a place to park my RV, and 110v power for free, in front of your house works just fine! I don't charge for my travel or stay, since I was coming through anyway. Contact me in advance to find out if I'll be anywhere by you, or look at my schedule and you can sort of figure out where I'll be and around what dates. Click here to see what classes are available and the prices.

Classes at Shows
Keep checking or sign-up for my e-mail newsletter to be the first to know where I'll be and to get free tickets (not all shows give us tickets though but I'll post when I have them and for which ones)! Plus new classes to be added at the trunk shows and crafting shows.


2 0 2 1   C A L E N D A R   O F   E V E N T S
?January 28 - 30?
Rusty Barn Sew Quilt & Craft Show
Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix, AZ
February 25 - 28 - TEACHING 3 ONLINE CLASSES!!!
Sew & Stitchery Expo
Puyallup, WA
March 26 - 27 - Tri-Cities Quilt Guild Show
Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA

August 15 - 20, 2021
Only 10 Spaces Left
(2 booked)

Visit the amazing Tetons! An amazing place to get your creativity flowing! The studio is nestled in the valley at the base of the Tetons surrounded by the Carribou Mountain range!

We have amazing sunsets and views from the deck. Tulah is waiting to give you puppy love and bring your blood pressure down. Watch the amazing hot air balloons cross the valley with your morning cup of coffee.

Great breakfasts from quiches to fritattas and fresh fruit and different muffins, coffee and tea, healthy lunches of salads and fresh sandwiches and other munchies on hand.

Featuring different artists each year plus exclusive designs I create just for the retreats. Enjoy beading inside or out on the deck and get your bead on!

If the dates don't work for you but you'd still like to come out and bead between mid June and September contact me! We have two AirBNB rooms and my Chic Trailer for one available, PLUS access to the Studio!

Check back for updates and new Trunk Show & Classes that will be added throughout the year!

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