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Is it done?

There are not nearly as many beads on this piece as I had first imagined that it needed. Actually, I started out with the idea of beads in the circles and then arcing outward. 85 more words


Back to beads--hooray!

One triangle piece is done with the stitching, but there may have been a better way. I used #3 perle cotton and a running stitch and it looks the way I expected it to, so there’s that. 156 more words


There is something wrong with me!

Self-control is becoming a foreign concept in my life. I’ve been trying NOT to buy fabric, with the goal of using only what I have created or altered. 81 more words

Surface Design


Yes, obsessed with beads! Can’t resist! Here is what I found today…

But the red beads were on sale for Valentine’s day! I really like these floral shell beads, too. 7 more words

Just For Fun

Felted Christmas ornaments

Judy Coates Perez was a guest teacher a couple of years ago at our guild. She is best known for paint and ink techniques and she is a wonderful artist. 172 more words

Surface Design

Aaaand...they are done!

Finished this last leaf sample for the new class I’m working on.

Only embroidery and a few beads without any extra fabric. I really like the way this came out. 238 more words


Embellishment choices

I’ve often said that sometimes having too much from which to choose is simply TOO much to make a choice!

OMG! I have so many embroidery thread choices, as well as fabric choices…too much… 332 more words