I wondered what the snowflake pendant would look like in other colours – here is an olive one! Not sure what to call it though, it is the same pattern as the snowflake ( 15 more words
1 day, 6 hours ago
A friend asked if I could make her a beaded daffodil, so I adapted my 6 point star pattern (see here, and here) to form the flower base and added a herringbone trumpet and stalk. 6 more words
2 weeks, 1 day ago
So I decided the other day that I wanted to make my life much busier than it already is by taking up, or should I say, attempting to learn tambour beading. 593 more words
1 month ago
I simplified the design slightly compared to the original (see here), and have made the khaki/olivine one into a pendant and the bronze/topaz one into a brooch.
This chunky bangle is made with size 8 seed beads and drops, and although it is more substantial than the ones made with size 11 beads it is still light and comfortable to wear.
2 months ago
Happy weekend, everyone! I’m still digging out from all of the snow over the past couple of days, trying to keep warm. I don’t have a Weekend Inspiration for you, but… 122 more words
2 months, 2 weeks ago
This new version has two main improvements – a more secure clasp for the bracelet, and the straps attached at the top of the focal as in the original mark 1 version. 19 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago