Friday, 13 February 2009

Beading Babe!

I was asked to send in a design to Beads & Beyond magazine, so I did. Not only did they publish it (March 2009 issue), but they gave me the title Beading Babe. So proud....

Sunday, 8 February 2009

The route de Rivoli

Apologies for the lethally bad pun, but I am on a journey to perfect the bezelling of a Swarovski rivoli. Some time back before Christmas I decided it would be a really cool idea to run a workshop for my Santa Fe Pendant (the naming of this pendant is another story; when I can remember what it is you'll be the first to know).

But with 2 weeks to go, reality is biting. It is one thing to know how to do it, quite another to show how to do it. Especially when you're dealing with size 15 seed beads and Delicas. I am lucky enough to be attending a masterclass by The Bead Sage tomorrow, so can pick up hints and tips from an expert. Have a look at these two, there will be more .....