Upcoming Holiday Party announcement

Party date: December 13, 2015
Time: 3 PM eastern
Sign up deadline: November 13, 2015

Description: This party will be held over the telephone. This is our annual Christmas party that everyone is welcome to attend, including guide dogs.
Come enjoy the season, It will be a lot of fun.

If you would like to sign up and attend, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/party.html

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Upcoming Class: pony bead spider

Craft category: beading
Class type: phone
Class date: October 20, 2015
Time: both a 2 P.M. and an 8 PM eastern time class are available
Sign up deadline: October17, 2015

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you how to make this black spider in time for Halloween. You can use the chenille stem to pose his legs.
Kits will be available: one each of the Halloween ornaments (ghost, Jack-O-Lantern, spider) is $12 for 3 kits plus $3 shipping.
Additional comments: Be sure you order your kits early enough to have for the first class on October 6.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/spider8.html

Upcoming Class: Knitted Knockers

Craft category: needle knitting
Class type: email
Class date: beginning October 11, 2015
Sign up deadline: October 1, 2015

Description: This class will be taught via an email list. It will teach you how to knit this prosthesis for cancer survivors to use after surgery in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. We will be learning how to knit in the round using the Magic Loop Method.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/knock.html

Upcoming Class: Pony Bead Jack-O-Lantern

Craft category: beading
Class type: phone
Class date: October 13, 2015
Time: both a 2 and an 8 PM eastern time class are available.
Sign up deadline: October 10, 2015

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you to make this Jack-O-Lantern to hang around where ever you want to put him!

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/bjack.html

Krafters Korner event on Games Galore and more

Hello all,

Joyce and I are planning to give a presentation about our division on a voice chat website for the blind and visually impaired. All of you are invited to come in and listen and participate if you would like to do so.
In order to participate you will need to register with the games galore and more website, download a chat client and have a microphone. Information about when and where as well as how to join the chat site and participate in the event is described below.
Joyce and I hope to see some of you there.

You are invited to join Cathy and Joyce on Saturday, October 17th, at 2:00 PM eastern in the All about Learning room for an afternoon of crafting.

Are you blind or visually impaired and a lover of craft making? Would you like to share your love of crafting with other like-minded people? Would you be interested in learning a new craft taught by and geared specifically for blind folks? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then join us on Games Galore and More to learn what the NFB Crafter’s Division has to offer you. We will give you details about the classes we offer, our email list, and much more. We will even provide a free sample class on how to crochet during the program.
Hope to see you there.

If you are not a member of Games Galore and More, you may join at no charge. If you joined NFB Live over the past year, you are registered at Games Galore and more. The management has restructured the site and as part of this restructuring, they have changed the site’s name and branding as of September 1, 2015.

To register with Games Galore and More, go to:

http://www.gamesgaloreandmore.com/join.htm

Read the site policy and guidelines, and select the “I accept” link, and you will be taken to the GGM sign-up page.

Fill out the form, ensuring that all fields with asterisks are complete, and when you submit the form, you will receive an email with your username and password within 24 hours of signing up to GGM. If you do not receive an email welcoming you to the site, or if you have problems signing up, write:

support@gamesgaloreandmore.com

And the GGM technical support team will assist you.

Once you have received your welcome email, you can enter the chat rooms at the link indicated in your welcome email. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a microphone headset to interact with individuals in the chat rooms. The GGM community is a voice chat community.

The first time you login, if you are not a member of any Talking Communities chat site, you will need to download and install the chat client by entering on the link: “First Time users click here to download the Windows plugin.” You must run the TC chat client, and it will install to your computer. When the installation is finished, you can enter any chat room and participate.

If you are a Mac or iPhone user, you can still participate. Go to the GGM “Frequently Asked Questions” page at:

http://www.gamesgaloreandmore.com/faq.htm

There you will find a section on accessing the GGM site with a Mac and iDevice. Please note, that while it is possible to access all Talking Communities with Apple products, there are some issues, and the GGM support team does state that using a Windows based machine will provide you with a better user experience.

Upcoming Class: Pony Bead Ghost

Craft category: beading
Class type: phone
Class date: October 6, 2015
Time: both a 2 and an 8 PM eastern class will be available.
Sign up deadline: September 30, 2015

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you how to string pony beads and make this ghost that will have white and glow in the dark beads. You can hang it in your window or off a backpack.
Kits will be available on each of these Halloween ornaments: ghost, Jack-O-Lantern, and spider. Price is $12 for 3 kits plus $3 shipping. Contact the instructor for kits.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/ghost.html

Upcoming Class: safety pin beading, Mini Jack-O-Lanterns

Craft category: safety pin beading
Class type: phone
Class dates: October 8 and 15, 2015
Time: 8:30 PM eastern
Sign up deadline: October 1,, 2015

Description: This class will be taught over the telephone. It will teach you how to make this adorable pumpkin using safety pins and beads. You will learn how to assemble the beads and how to wire it together to form this pumpkin. Kits are available and include enough supplies to make two Jack-O-Lanterns.
The kits are available from Len for $12. Contact him at lfs40@optonline.net

Please note that this class is still available for sign up, although the dates are incorrect on the sign up page.
If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/minijack.html

Upcoming Class: Knitted Knockers Crocheted Version

Craft category: crochet
Class type: email
Class date: begins October 5, 2015
Sign up deadline: September 15, 2015

Description: This class will be taught via an email list. It will teach you how to crochet this prosthesis for cancer survivors to use after surgery in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. We will be learning how to crochet in the round using the Magic circle Method. This is the crocheted version of Knitted Knockers from http://www.knittedknockers.org the knitted version is being taught by Dixie.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/cknock.html

krafters Korner event on Games Galore and more

Hello all,

Joyce and I are planning to give a presentation about our division on a voice chat website for the blind and visually impaired. All of you are invited to come in and listen and participate if you would like to do so.
In order to participate you will need to register with the games galore and more website, download a chat client and have a microphone. Information about when and where as well as how to join the chat site and participate in the event is described below.
This is the ad that will be sent out to advertise our event.
Joyce and I hope to see some of you there.

You are invited to join Cathy and Joyce on Saturday, October 17th, at 2:00 PM eastern in the All about Learning room for an afternoon of crafting.

Are you blind or visually impaired and a lover of craft making? Would you like to share your love of crafting with other like-minded people? Would you be interested in learning a new craft taught by and geared specifically for blind folks? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then join us on Games Galore and More to learn what the NFB Crafter’s Division has to offer you. We will give you details about the classes we offer, our email list, and much more. We will even provide a free sample class on how to crochet during the program.
Hope to see you there.

If you are not a member of Games Galore and More, you may join at no charge. If you joined NFB Live over the past year, you are registered at Games Galore and more. The management has restructured the site and as part of this restructuring, they have changed the site’s name and branding as of September 1, 2015.

To register with Games Galore and More, go to:

http://www.gamesgaloreandmore.com/join.htm

Read the site policy and guidelines, and select the “I accept” link, and you will be taken to the GGM sign-up page.

Fill out the form, ensuring that all fields with asterisks are complete, and when you submit the form, you will receive an email with your username and password within 24 hours of signing up to GGM. If you do not receive an email welcoming you to the site, or if you have problems signing up, write:

support@gamesgaloreandmore.com

And the GGM technical support team will assist you.

Once you have received your welcome email, you can enter the chat rooms at the link indicated in your welcome email. You will need a microphone and speakers, or a microphone headset to interact with individuals in the chat rooms. The GGM community is a voice chat community.

The first time you login, if you are not a member of any Talking Communities chat site, you will need to download and install the chat client by entering on the link: “First Time users click here to download the Windows plugin.” You must run the TC chat client, and it will install to your computer. When the installation is finished, you can enter any chat room and participate.

If you are a Mac or iPhone user, you can still participate. Go to the GGM “Frequently Asked Questions” page at:

http://www.gamesgaloreandmore.com/faq.htm

There you will find a section on accessing the GGM site with a Mac and iDevice. Please note, that while it is possible to access all Talking Communities with Apple products, there are some issues, and the GGM support team does state that using a Windows based machine will provide you with a better user experience.

Upcoming Class: Cancer Awareness Dish Cloth

Craft category: needle knitting
Class type: email
Class date: beginning October 3, 2015
Sign up deadline: September 20, 2015

Description: This class will be taught via an email list. It will teach you how to make a knitted dishcloth with a textured or lace fabric.

If you would like to sign up to take this class, or for more information: go to:
http://www.krafterskorner.org/class/aware.html