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Kachina update

This is going to be more detailed than first planned. I resisted using anything smaller than 11’s until I got to the blade.  It just needed more detail, so I dug out these tiny bugles…not sure of their size. 23 more words

"Kachina" my new bead project

I am beginning a new bead embroidered piece. He is a 10″ tall Kachina Doll. I will make posts as the work progresses. Feel free to ask questions, if you have any.

When time doesn't matter...

Wow! I think I spent around 50 hours making these unique kitsch earrings. I know, it is a lot! But I guess when you really love what you do then time REALLY doesn’t matter. 17 more words

Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

When we moved aboard well over a year ago we decided not to get a storage unit. I was good with that, but what to do with all of the stuff that didn’t really belong stowed on the boat but might handy to complete something on the to-do list before we departed? 842 more words

Predeparture

Ultra Suede kunst-seemisnahk

Kunagi väiksena kandsin pidevalt erinevaid peavõrusid, kuid mingil hetkel teismelisena see lakkas. Ma ei tea, kas mulle tundus see tol hetkel lapsikuna või oli mõni muu põhjus… Kuid ka täna ei kanna ma peavõrusid. 157 more words

Ehted (jewelry)

The MASK is finished!

I think I really like this one.  I usually work in earth tones, but this  project needed bright, happy beads. What do you think?

Here is my backyard snowshoe hare. 10 more words

ONE TUTORIAL A DAY FOR 31 DAYS – DAY 3 OF MY JOURNEY –FAUX CINNABAR ART BEADS

It’s day 3. I still play safe by showing you the process used to make the faux cinnabar art beads for the China in My Heart Necklace (made for the IBA Perlen Poesie 2015 Contest).  299 more words

Jewelry