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If you've been traveling around this site and wondering who else you might want to visit in this virtual world, here are some groups we can suggest.

Oak Park Arts District Bead In Hand is a member of the Oak Park Arts District Business Association and participates in their Third Friday Gallery Walks and special events held throughout the year. Visit our Oak Park Arts District page for all of the details. If you're thinking of coming this way you'll find information about other member businesses you might want to visit while you're here.
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Click HERE to download a PDF of the Arts District directory and map.

Visit Oak Park Bead In Hand welcomes visitors from around the world. If you need information about where to stay or what else to see in the area, the Visitor's Center is a wealth of information. The historic setting of the Oak Park Area, just ten miles due west of downtown Chicago, offers the perfect place to combine business meetings with family leisure activities. Visit Oak Park offers many services to make your plans a reality. Click here to find out all there is to do during your visit to Oak Park!
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North Suburban NeedleArts Guild We feel a strong connection to any organization that celebrates the use of needle and thread. This is a very active organization with regular speakers, workshops and special events.
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Salt Creek Quilter's Guild Ditto above. Bead In Hand was invited to participate as a vendor at their 2016 Quilt Show and had a great time. Everything gets better when you add beads, don't you think?
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Wire Work with Melody MacDuffee Seemingly out of the blue, Melody asked if she could teach here in 2017 and happily we said yes! She's a great teacher PLUS she brings her trunk show of African Krobo beads that supports her non-profit Soul of Somanya.
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Stitchandsew.net A stitching and sewing website / blog with especially helpful information for beginners.
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