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Questions or get on the wait list to be notified as soon as the date is set? E-mail or call 360.271.1410 PST.

July 21 - 28, 2018

Only 24 spaces available ........ Click Here to Reserve Your Space!

We will be sailing to and from Seattle. There are so many fabulous places to see and explore if you've never been to this part of the country. Just voted #1 for places to visit by the Lonely Planet Guide! Plan on coming in two days early to take advantage of the pre-cruise excursion!

Pre-cruise Excursion Ideas: which one it is will be by group vote. Option One: A trip to Shipwreck beads then downtown to the Chihuli Glass Garden then dinner at an iconic Seattle restaurant. Option Two: Explore Chihuli Glass Garden, Pike Place Market and the Waterfront.

We will have THREE FULL DAYS of beading while at sea, PLUS plenty of open session beading when you're done with the shore excursions. We seemed to always have someone in the Hudson Room beading unless it was reserved for another group. Remember, these are very relaxed open session type classes. Start whichever project peaks your interest, switch between them. Come and go as you want. Take advantage of all the other great shipboard activities. You are not "trapped" in class! This is supposed to be fun! Bead as much as you can take and then take a break!

Cruising the scenic Tracy Arm. You won'tbelieve the color of the water!

Take a ride up the scenic Tram in Juneau, or go for a hike up the trail to the top for incredible views of the fjords and ride the Tram back down!

Wander the scenic town of Ketchikan. Situated in the Tongass Narrows,
the houses and buildings cling to the hills and over the water.
This cheerful town calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World!

The library is located right next door to our beading room has great seating and fabulous views to sit and bead, plus really cushy chairs, you just have to get there early to get a prime spot! There is one main project, and two others you will great combinations of projects from designers all over the country to choose from. Projects will be updated after Bead and Button in Milwaukee! Got to see what's new and wonderful first!

Maximum of 24 beaders, I've found this is a great size, lots of personal hands on time and not getting lost in the crowd! Classes are based on a point system. You'll have 3 Points to go towards your projects. A point equals a project that would take approximately a full day and a little to finish. So for example, you can choose something as simple as a pair of earrings for a quarter point (.25), a bracelet for half a point (.5) or a necklace that can range from one full point or more for a more advanced and complex piece. an range from one full point or more for a more advanced and complex piece.

Click here to see current class choices. New designs are being created and added all the time. And if you don't see anything there, come along as an Artisan Companion and enjoy the perks of the group discount for the cabins and bring along your UFOs that you've been wanting to get to work on. I know you have them . . . I do! A mini trunk show will be held during full sea days with kits offered from the class choices and a guest designer.

ms Eurodam ::: Alaska July 21 - 28, 2018 ::: Cabin Categories:
All prices are based on double occupancy. If you don't have a room mate and are flexible we can help you double up in a cabin. if you do not have a travel companion we will do our best to find you a room mate, but if not the single supplement would apply. The beds can be made into two singles instead of a queen.

PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE as we get closer to the sailing date.For best pricing place your Deposit of $350 (to Holland America) this will hold your cabin at that price. If you need to cancel later, you have until April of 2018 to cancel with no penalties or fees!

Questions or want to join us? E-mail or call 360.271.1410 PST or click here to Reserve Your Space ... $350 Deposit


L Inside Cabin
$1420 pp
$2620 Single Occ.

F Ocean View
$1750 pp
$3275 Single Occ.

VD Balcony
$2222 pp

Signature Suite
Call for pricing.

The Beaders Package is an additional $450, this is for 3 full day classes, includes all your bead kits with complete instructions.
You will need to bring your basic tools (snips, cutters, crimpers, extra needles, round nose plyers) reading glasses and/or magnifiers.
A travel light that uses an AC cord or rechargeable internal battery, NOT BATTERY ONLY! They DO NOT last. I have a great travel light available on the class choices page. If you don't have any basic tools, a starter kit for $25 will be available.

Click here to see current class choices

Artist Companion is $150 gives you access to the group cruise rate, goodie bag, any pre/post cruise events,
and group events during the cruise.
Ability to purchase individual kits or bring your UFOs!

Questions? E-mail or call 360.271.1410 PST.

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Mount Vernon, WA