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Email Newsletter 08/04/2014

In This Issue

Check out these great books arriving this fall!

Here are exciting, new books you can pre-order for your store today.

In this newsletter you will find:

  • Creative Beading is back!

  • Your new catalog is on its way

  • Bead&Button editorial opportunity

  • Our author, Candice Sexton

  • Visit Your Local Bead Shop month

  • Discounted book and free project

  • Rewards program projects

  • Visit Your Local Bead Shop contests

  • Improve your store's cash flow

New Volume!

The perfect project book for every beader!

Creative Beading, Vol. 9 collects almost every project from the October 2012 through August 2013 issues of Bead&Button magazine, all in one gorgeous, hardcover volume. Jewelry makers at every level will find something to love among the 75 gorgeous projects.

67849 ~ $29.99

Click here to preview and order this book

New Catalog

The 2014 Jewelry Catalog Supplement is Coming Your Way!

Keep your eyes open for a bright green envelope in your mailbox. This contains your catalog supplement, so you can read and learn more about our upcoming books listed above.

Click here to view the catalog online now

Editorial Opportunity

Do you know anyone who would enjoy working for a beading magazine? 

Bead&Button is seeking an experienced beader with strong editorial skills to join our team as an Associate Editor. To learn more, please visit the Careers page of the Kalmbach website. If you know someone who might be interested, please forward this information!

Get To Know Our Author

Candice Sexton

Candice Sexton loves the relaxing, meditative, and creative qualities of bead crochet, and she also enjoys beadweaving and wireworking.

In this video, Candice Sexton talks about how she teaches stitchers bead crochet by helping them get started with the DVD, and then progresses them through the beautiful projects in Bead Crochet Basics.


Newsletter Offer!

Don't miss this opportunity for a discounted book and a FREE classroom project!

As a newsletter subscriber, for the month of August you get the benefit of purchasing Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders 2 at a discounted price!

PLUS, you will receive this spiral cabochon wrap project for FREE to teach as a class!

Contact your sales rep today to get this amazing offer! (1-800-558-1544)

Rewards Program Customers

Last month you had been given the opportunity to receive 2 free projects for the following books in the following categories:

  • Stitching - Bead Crochet Basics

  • Stitching -Textured Bead Embroidery

  • Emerging Opportunities -Micro Macramé Basics & Beyond

  • Wire -Timeless Wire Weaving

If you are in any of these categories and would like to receive the projects for the book in your category, please contact jlrinehart@kalmbach.com today and we will make sure you get those right away so you can teach them as a class!


Contest Opportunities for Visit Your Local Bead Shop month!

  • In celebration of Visit Your Local Bead Shop month this October, Bead&Button magazine and CJS Sales are once again teaming up to offer a $5000 shopping spree (plus up to $500 to cover transportation) at CJS Sales in New York City to one lucky brick & mortar bead shop! All shops in the continental US are eligible to win and anyone can nominate a shop to receive this prize. For your chance to win, make sure to tell your customers to nominate your store at BeadAndButton.com/favoritebeadshop during the month of October 2014.

  • In celebration of Visit Your Local Bead Shop month this October, Bead Style magazine is hosting a design contest for all bead shop employees and customers! The designs must be original, previously unpublished, and made primarily with materials that were purchased at a local bead shop. Each entry must be attributed to a local shop in order to qualify for the contest. Simply visit beadstylemag.com/beadshopcontest during the month of October to learn more and to upload photos of your jewelry designs for voting.

CLICK HERE for more contest info and details.

Did you know ...

Creative Beading, Vol. 8 is going out of print. So if you want copies in your store so your customers can complete their collection, order them today before they are gone!

Business News You Can Use

Stop wishing, start fixing

These 3 tweaks to your hobby shop are well within your control; implement them and improve your store's cash flow today.

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Meet the Staff

Your representative appreciates your business and looks forward to hearing from you. Please feel free to e-mail her directly. You'll be surprised at how fast she will respond!

Phone: 800-558-1544

Fax: 262-798-6592

Website: www.Retailers.Kalmbach.com

Nanette Fox


Ext. 595

Terri Meunier


Ext. 513

Kristen Beach


Ext. 385


Kalmbach Publishing Co.