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Soda Lime Times Jan 2016 Sensational Surfaces --$6.95—
Beads with texture or interesting designs on the surface with plenty of ideas to keep you busy for a while. Articles: Sensational Surfaces, by Diane Woodall; Journeys, by Darryle Jadaa; Different Methods for Dipping Mandrels, by Diane Woodall | Features: Inspirational Collages, by many artists; Featured Artist – Anne-Lise Meier, by Leah Nelson; Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Dot by Dot, by Anne-Lise Meier; Rustic Opal Off-Mandrel Pierced Shield Pendant, by Lori Lochner; Seafoam Shards Focal Bead, by Diane Woodall; Bumpy Hedgehog, By Heather Seller. 59 Pages

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February 2016 Metal Magic! Soda Lime Times -- $6.95
We use metal in our glass beads to bring a whole new universe to our standard bead. Silvered ivory stringers or foil encased on the bead delivers a WOW factor like nothing else can. Palladium, gold, brass and silver produces amazing (usually) gorgeous results. Applied as mesh, foil, leaf, wire, or frit, metals can add a completely new dimension. Our Featured Artist is Leah Nietz, by Leah Nelson | Articles include: Metal Magic!, by Diane Woodall; How to Sell Your Work on Facebook, by Darryle Jadaa; How is Gold Leaf Made?, by Diane Woodall; Using Gold Leaf, by Karen Leonardo; and Making Beads Using Brass Frit, by Cynthia Tilker | Inspirational Collages, by various artists | Tutorials: Energy Vessel, by Leah Nietz; Show-Stopping Starburst Heart, by Trudi Doherty; Silver Foil Recipes, by Chelsea Pavloff and Angie Roberts; and Zoom Zoom!, by Heather Seller. 65 Pages
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March 2016 Soda Lime Times – Murrini Madness -- $6.95
Made or bought, Murrini is magic for beadmakers. In this issue: Articles: Murrini Madness, by Diane Woodall; Tips, Tricks and Techniques, by Darryle Jadaa; The Journey of a Modern Day Apprentice, by Ri Crye | Features: Featured Artist, Renee Wiggins, by Leah Nelson; Inspirational Collages, by many artists; Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: How to Make Starburst Murrini, by Renee Wiggins; Cosmic Collision Star Murrini Bead, by Kathryn Guler; Sweetheart Murrini, by Jolene Wolfe; Snack Time with Wally Beads of Courage tutorial, by Heather Sellers. 57 Pages.
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April 2016 Soda Lime Times - Birds of a Feather - $6.95-
This issue is for the birds, with bird beads in a myriad of shapes, sizes and forms. “Exploring and Playing to Create,” by Leah Nelson, highlights Gay Massender our featured artists of the month. Among other things, her wire bird’s nest that holds an adorable bird on a wire, sitting on top of a fine lady’s head makes a humorous broach. The “Inspiration Gallery” is full of birds from chickens to owls to a bird sitting on a cat, and many more. | Articles: “Sara Sally’s Grand Birds,” by Leah Nelson, and “Our Significant Others and How They Support Us,” by Darryl Jadaa make for interesting reading. | Feature: The Grubby Mitts report, by Diane Woodall, for places to find bird bead related stuff. | Tutorials: Bird’s Nest Broach, by Gay Massender; The Night Watchman (owl tutorial), by Kim Fields; Nesting Chicken, by Diane Woodall; and, the Wakadoo, by Heather Sellers (suitable perhaps for Beads of Courage). 60 Pages.
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May 2016 Soda Lime Times – It’s Magic - $6.95
Melting glass is just magic. This issue is filled with wonderful magical things. Featured Artist – Jennifer Gordon, by Leah Nelson, works solely in boro (a first for Soda Lime Times), but the Gnomes can be made with soft glass too. | Articles: Fairies, Gnomes, and Imps (Fairy Gardens) by Leah Nelson; Grow Your Business, by Darryle Jadaa | Inspirational Gallery, by many artists | Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Gregarious Gnome, by Jennifer Gordon; Dragalope, by Laurie Ament; Whimsical Fairy House, by Mary Bush, Woodland Fairy Beads of Courage tutorial, by Heather Sellers. 52 Pages
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June 2016 Soda Lime Times - Sensational Summer - $6.95
Summer is a great excuse to pull out your brightest glass colors and make beads that wow! The beach, blooming flowers, big green trees, picnics, magic all around; all say “summer.” This month’s articles are: Sensational Summer, by Diane Woodall; Featured Artist, Angelika Kaufmann, by Leah Nelson; Round Robin – a Beadmaker’s Journey to Inspiration, by Angela Meier; Finding Organization, by Paquerette Charlas; Choosing the Right Eye Protection, by Darryle Jadaa | Special Features include: Inspiration Gallery, multiple artists, by Diane Woodall; Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials include: Ink Watercolor – Painting on Glass, by Angelika Kaufmann; Saltwater Therapy – Hollow Seashell, by Terry Hale; Flower Power Jawbreakers, by Diane Woodall; Summer Fling Beads of Courage Tutorial, by Heather Sellers. 66 Pages.

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July 2016 Soda Lime Times July 2016 Soda Lime Times – Fabulous Fish -- $6.95
Glass fish are beautiful. For proof just look at the July 2016 SLT issue. It’s all about FISH. Deb Crowley, well known for her fish, shares here technique for using dichroic to make her fish really jump (sorry). Articles: Fabulous Fish, by Diane Woodall; Featured Artist – Deb Crowley, by Leah Nelson; Fish Recipes, Claudia Trimbur-Pagel’s book, by Darryle Jadaa; Shoal – a Linda Newnham Creation, by Diane Woodall | Inspiration Gallery (7 pages of fish from many artists) | Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Wearable Dichroic Fish Bead, by Deb Crowley; Gone Fishing – Inspiration from the Pond, by Corina Tettinger; Puffer Fish Ceiling Fan Pull, by Diane Woodall; Goldie – Goldfish Bead (Beads of Courage), by Heather Sellers. 61 pages
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August 2016 Soda Lime Times
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August 2016 Soda Lime Times – Lampwork Jewelry $6.95
Jewelry made from lampwork beads is the focus of this month’s Soda Lime Times. Featured artist this month is Irina Sergeeva who makes stunning jewelry mixing lampwork with metal. Articles: The Melting Point Studio, by Darryle Jadaa; and, Stardust Necklace, a collection by Ronnie Lambrou and Jeri Warhaftig, by Diane Woodall | Two inspirational galleries this month, one at the front of the magazine and one in the middle (too many good contributions by our readers to just have one) | Tutorials: Delicate Like the Morning, by Irina Sergeeva; Thinking Outside the Mold Cone /Drop /Dangle /Button, by Patricia Larsen; Three-Hole Flower Component, by Stephanie Sersich; Striation Bead Wavy Necklace, by Hilary Tillin; How to Make a Ball-End Headpin, by Kimberly Roberts; and Glam Pink (Beads of Courage tutorial), by Heather Sellers. 66 Pages.
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September 2016 Soda Lime Times – Beyond Beads -- $6.95
Glass is magical. It may be formed into just about anything. This issue goes beyond beads to something new. Featured Artist: Amanda Muddimer, by Leah Nelson, from the UK, shows her talent at amazing cabochons | Articles: Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, A Legacy in Glass, their work is truly unbelievable and must be seen, by Darryle Jadaa; Waste Not, Want Not, Introducing the “Bead Blob,” By Leza Harary | Features: Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Simple Fun Cabochons Ringtoppers / Poppers, by Amanda Muddimer; Silvered Ivory Scroll Marble, by Jason Powers; Glass Cone Pincushion, by Amy Ouellette; Embellished Copper Frames, by Kimberly Sturrup-Roberts; Dive Into Glass, Forced Encasement Paperweight Tutorial, by Heather Sellers; Sparkly Boro Icicle, with an Easy Pre-Made Loop, by Diane Woodall. 77 Pages.
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October 2016 Soda Lime Times
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October 2016 Soda Lime Times – Shape Up - $6.95
All about beads that are NOT round, the donut bead takes a back seat in this issue. Featured Artist: Patricia Larsen, The Shape of Things to Come, by Diane Woodall, is the rule that proves the exception with almost every shape she can imagine, but round. | Articles: Thanks for the Memories, Tales of Favorite Teachers and Studios, by Darryle Jadaa. | Features: The Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall. |Tutorials: All Stacked Up, by Patricia Larsen; The Swirly Shells, by Anneli Gustavsson; Autumn Floral Fantasy, Using Non-Round Cabochon Plates, by Judit Szöke; Fly Away with Me, Heart Toggle, by Kimberly Sturrup-Roberts; and, Speedy Rainbow Hearts, by Heather Sellers. 57 pages.

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November 2016 Soda Lime Times
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Nov 2016 Soda Lime Times – Landscape Beads - $6.95
Inspired by tall mountains, valleys full of blooming flowers, the stark beauty of the desert, or a calm serene ocean at night, landscape beads become their own little world in your hands. Featured Artist, Pati Walton, is one of the best known landscape bead artists in the world. Articles: Landscape Beads – From Panorama to a Finished Bead, by Diane Woodall, Pricing Your Work – Strategies for Selling Your Work in a Competitive Market, by Darryle Jadas | Special Feature Landscape Tutorials for past issues of the Soda Lime Times | Tutorials: Layered Landscape, by Pati Walton; Blooming Bonsai Tree, by Cindy Matthews; Night Beach, by Nina Eagle, and Peek-a-Boo Alien, by Shannon Vickers. 54 Pages

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December 2016 Soda Lime Times
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Dec 2016 Soda Lime Times – Successful Encasing - $6.95
Nothing is more beautiful than an encased lampwork bead. This issue is filled with that beauty. Featured Artist: Michelle Waldren, by Diane Woodall; Encasing – Asking the Experts, by Darryle Jadaa | Encasing tutorials from past issues | Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Ribbon Twistie Focal Bead, by Michelle Waldren; Glowing Bead, by Régis Teixere; Multi-color Ethereal Bead, by Jennie Lamb; Striated Encased Purple Heart, by Diane Woodall; Wig-Wag Baubles, by Shannon Vickers. 61 Pages.

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January 2017 Soda Lime Times
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January 2017 Soda Lime Times – Wonder of White - $6.95
A winter color, white, is an essential color for bead makers. It is a background color for sure, but this issue explores many of the other uses of white. Featured Artist: Manuela Wutschke, Art + Humor = True Happiness, by Diane Woodall | Articles: The Ergonomics of lampworking, by Darryle Jadaa; My First Craft Show – Lessons Learned, by Donna Felkner | Features: For Your Inspiration, collages; The Grubby Mitts Report, by Diane Woodall; Previously in Soda Lime Times | Tutorials: Winter Brings out the Magic, by Manuela Wutschke; Snow White Discs, by Debbie Sanders; Frill Flower Murrini, by Sandra Schenck; and Great Horn-Rimmed Owl, by Heather Sellers. 63 pages.
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February 2017 Soda Lime Times
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February 2017 Soda Lime Times – Tiny Treasures - $6.95
Working small in lampwork can be just as challenging as working big; maybe sometimes even more so. But small doesn’t mean dull or boring; just look at the gallery to see what I mean. Featured Artist: Abigail Castagnaro, Boro on a Tiny Scale (Just look at what she puts in a tiny bottle), by Diane Woodall | Article: (Amazing) Creativity Beyond the Glass, by Astrid Riedel | Tutorial: Birth of a Chameleon, by Abigail Castagnaro; Itty-Bitty Bunny & Yummy Red Radish, by Nancy Smith; Cabochon Earrings, Tiny & Fabulous, by Corina Tettinger; Charming Seashells, Tiny Auger Headpins, by Diane Woodall; Birdies, Two to a Mandrel, by Diane Woodall. 62 Pages
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March 2017 Soda Lime Times
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March 2017 Soda Lime Times – Flowers - $6.95
Flowers truly do make people happy, which explains why floral beads never go out of style. Six pages of flower beads in our Inspiration section showcase dozens of beautiful flower beads from all over the world. Featured Artist: Kristen Frantzen Orr, Artist at Heart, by Diane Woodall | Articles: Saying Farewell to Diana East (1954-2017), by Sally Carver; How to Make Frit (104COE), this is basically a tutorial, by Desi Cachia | Features: Tut Talk, Review of “My Dream Bead” by Jacqueline Parkes, by Darryle Jadaa; Spotlight, Flower Murrini, by Diane Woodall | Tutorials: Winter Garden Bead, How to Make a Flower Bead Using Striped Flower Cane, by Kristen Frantzen Orr; Blooming in Glass, Off-Mandrel Floral Pendant, by Elena Hernburg; Romantic Bouquets, Multi-Layer Plunged Floral Bead, by Kathy Greer; Waiting for Spring, a Glass and Mixed Media Bangle, by Kimberly Sturrup Roberts. 75 Pages
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