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May the 4th be with you......

Ok, so it probably won’t still be May 4th by the time I post this, and to be honest I’m not really a big Star Wars fan.   420 more words

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Orange ruffles

Just a very short post to say that my latest piece ‘Nasturtium Ring’ is currently featured in the Etsy Beadweaving Team’s May Challenge. It’s a continuous brickwork piece, with a teeny size 15 seed bead ring band that merges, then expands with huge numbers of increases (and some help from some 11s near the edge) to form a ruffled disc. 90 more words

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Finding friends

It’s an odd thing really, to group together with your competitors to engage in promotion – but one of the things I find so lovely about the beading world is how incredibly friendly and helpful other beaders are.   504 more words

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Anenenenemones

We’ve all been a bit peaky recently, so favourite films have been deployed.  I was managing to do a bit of beading, but kept getting stuck, so I thought I’d do some quick beaded beads as they are always useful.   422 more words

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Miss Annaphylactic Shock Loves LUX!

Burlesque performer Miss Annaphylactic Shock and her turquoise Lux Mystica pasties!

Here is an article on this wonderful woman but you need to know Swedish…! … 6 more words

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Adapting

I’ve been making another Fortuneteller, but this time with size 10 delicas.  I used my previous one as a template, measuring the various distances as I beaded along and at first it went well.   477 more words

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Kissing Piggies

The boys have a picture book filled with photos of pigs.  Piggies sleeping, piggies leaping, piggies guzzling, piggies nuzzling, and piggies kissing.  So when I finished my new bezel, which surrounds a luna soft cabochon with facing pairs of two hole ‘Piggy’ beads, no other name would do.   524 more words

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