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Craft not chaos

The lovely people over at Folksy are running an alternative take on the Black Friday/Cyber Monday phenomenon called ‘Craft not Chaos’, with lots of gorgeous shops offering discounts today or over the weekend. 102 more words


How not to succeed in beading......

All this talk of tape measures reminded me that I haven’t actually made one of my Baroque Tape measures since I released the pattern. So rather than finishing some more materials packs so other people could make them, I had a go myself. 667 more words


Yet more materials packs 

Do you know I have now put together 28 different colourways, many of which can be seen here.….?  Anyway, another set are available now, including some using a new, transparent tape measure. 420 more words


Feathered Friend in Print

I am so delighted that one of my beaded bird designs has been featured in the latest issue 98 of The Embroiderers’ Guild Stitch magazine. 10 more words


Plains Beaded Pipe Bag by Minnesota Historical Society

A Plains beaded pipe bag circa the late 19th century. Narrow bands of beadwork decorate the top and side edges. A wider band of geometric pattern beadwork is sewn to the bottom of either side of the pouch, and uses pink, black, orange, red, yellow, green and blue glass seed beads. 78 more words

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Problem Solved

Some time ago I described a painful beading incident which occurred when I was working on the Belle Greene shawl.  I’m now working another beaded pattern,  the Diamonds in the Ruff collar (from… 273 more words


Rainbow Artists

We have some beautiful handmade artists on our Rainbow Artists Team. Hand crafted and one of a kind beautiful jewelry , pottery , crochet items , beadedwork, chokers, fall home decor, bread baskets from birch bark and much more. 151 more words