Darling Dahlias Project RePublished My Darling Dahlias project is republished in Beautiful Beadwork jewellery. Netted Delights Project RePublished My Netted Delights project is republished in Beautiful Beadwork Jewellery. Crystal Triangles Project RePublished My Crystal Triangles project is republished in Beautiful Beadwork Jewellery. Moon Rays Project RePublished My Moon Rays project is republished in Beautiful Beadwork Jewellery. Gemetric Triangles Project RePublished My reversible geometric pendant and earrings set is republished in Beautiful Beadwork Jewellery.
Miriam Bangle Project RePublished My
Miriam Bangle project is published in 18 Beaded Ropes to Make eBook January 2016
Beading: Learn It. Love It. Published My 8th book
Beading: Learn It. Love It. is published. September 2015
Exhibited at LOOT (MAD about jewelry) I was one of 55 jewellery artists from around the World selected to take part in this
prestigious art jewellery exhibition in New York. February 2015
Moon Rays Project Published Appearing under the name 'Lavender Moon' this
pendant and earrings set is published in the March 2015 issue of Beads & Beyond Magazine. October 2014
Cross Stitch Bauble Kits Launched Sold through Clouds & Currents
bauble cross-stitch kits designed by me are launched. June 2014
Crystal Heart Pendant Project Published This project, from Small Beads, Big Jewellery, was published in issue 62 of Make & Sell Jewellery under the name 'All Heart'. Captured Dreams Kit Launched A kit for my
Captured Dreams Necklace is begun to be sold exclusively through Beads Gone Wild. May 2014
Geometric Beadwork Volume 2 Published The second book in my self-published series,
Geometric Beadwork Volume 2, is published. April 2014
Affinity Bangles Published in Favorite Bead Stitches 2014 My
Affinity Jewellery is published in Interweave's Favorite Bead Stitches 2014. February 2014
Small Beads Big Jewelry Published My seventh book, containing 10 projects by me and 10 by designers I selected, is published. Twisty Turny Published In Mastering Herringbone Stitch My project, a twisted herringbone rope necklace with integral clasp is published in this book by Melinda Barta.
Delightful Daggers Published My jewellery set (a necklace, bracelet and earrings) is published in the
January 2014 issue of Beads & Beyond. November 2013
Cleopatra's Gems A crystal and Delica bead ring and earring set is published in the November 2013 edition of Beads and Beyond Magazine. Miriam Bangle Project Published in 8 Favorite Beaded Bezel Projects E-book My
Miriam Bangle is published as a project in the 8 Favorite Beaded Bezel Projects E-book. September 2013
All Angles Necklace Re-Published My
All Angles Necklace is re-published in Favorite Bead Stitches special 2013 edition. May 2013
Crystal Triangles Project Published Published under the name 'Bermuda Triangles'
a pendant and earring set using cubic right-angle-weave and bicone crystals is published in the June 2013 issue of Beads & Beyond magazine. February 2013
Geometric 3-1-2 Published In Mastering Peyote This
necklace, formed of 80 beaded beads, was published as a project in Mastering Peyote. January 2013
Bezelled Buttons Project Published My Bezelled Buttons project is published in the
January 2013 issue of Beads & Beyond Magazine. December 2012
Profile And Cover Project In Perlen Poesie A profile of me and my work along with an accompanying project are published in issue 15 of Perlen Poesie. Lotus Necklace Published My
Lotus Necklace is published in December 2012/ January 2013 Beadwork Magazine. November 2012
Geometric Beadwork Book Published My
Geometric Beadwork book is published. September 2012
Cosmic Diamonds Project Published This beaded beads project is published in the October/ November 2012 issue of Beadwork magazine. Darling Dahlias Project Published This project
for an earring and pendant set is published in the October 2012 issue of Beads & Beyond magazine. August 2012
Sea Foam Set Published My Sea Foam set (necklace and bracelet) are published in the August 2012 edition of Beads & Beyond Magazine. Heroine Necklace Project Published This
dramatic necklace, with its reversible pendant which also forms the clasp, featured as a Designer of the Year project in the August/ September 2012 issue of Beadwork magazine. July 2012
Spicy Spirals Published My Spicy Spirals necklace is published in the
July 2012 edition of Beads and Beyond Magazine. June 2012
All Angles Necklace Published This
geometric necklace, with a hidden clasp, was featured as a Designer of the Year project in the June/ July 2012 issue of Beadwork Magazine. May 2012
Nubre exhibition in Cairo This exhibition, which took place at the British Council, Cairo, Egypt was the culmination of a year-long design exchange project between Azza Fahmy (an Egyptian jewellery designer) and the EU Geometric Triangles Project Published My reversible geometric pendant and earrings set is published in the
May 2012 edition of Beads and Beyond Magazine. April 2012
Beaded Bugs Book Published St Petersburg Lariat Published My St Petersburg lariat project is published in the
April 2012 edition of Beads and Beyond Magazine. March 2012
Pointy Pentagons Project Published These
pentagon bangles, with their stripe design and their size variation, were published as Designer of the Year projects in the April/ May 2012 issue of Beadwork Magazine. February 2012
3 Projects Selected for Lark Book's Showcase 500 Beaded Jewelry Book This book,
due to be available August 2012 will feature three of my beadwork projects. January 2012
Affinity Bangles Project Published This set of nestling bangles is published in the February/ March 2012 issue of Beadwork Magazine. Time As One Of Beadwork Magazine's 2012 Designers Of The Year Begins
My Top Ten Beading Books List Published The list of my top ten beading books is published on Lark Books website. Snazzy Stripes Project Published A 'Snazzy Stripes' beaded beads project is published in the January 2012 issue of Beads & Beyond Magazine. Crystal Triangulations Project Published My Crystal Triangulations beaded beads project is published in the
December 2011/ January 2012 issue of Beadwok magazine. November 2011
Earring Projects Published Two earrings projects are published in 'A Bounty of Bead + Wire Earrings' from Lark Books. Geometric Seed Project Published A colourful geometric beaded beads project is published in issue
34 of Making Jewellery magazine. October 2011
Profile Published A profile on me and my work is published in the November 2011 issue of Beads & Beyond magazine. Copper Wheels project published My 'Copper Wheels' beaded beads project is published in Interweave's '
Fabulous Peyote Stitch with Crystal Accents' eMag. September 2011
Netted Delights Published A project of netted earrings using seed beads is published in the October 2011 issue of
Beads & Beyond magazine. June 2011
Summery Seaside Stripes published This
interchangeable brick-stitch set appears in The August 2011 issue of Making Jewellery Magazine. March 2011
Cubed Flowers RePublished Projects based on my
Cubed Flowers Series are published in the " Stitch Workshop- Peyote Stitch" book from Kalmbach. January 2011
Miriam Bangle Published My
Miriam Bangle is published as a project in the February/ March 2011 issue of Beadwork. November 2010
Selected as a 2012 Beadwork Designer Of The Year I will have 1 project available in each of the 6 Beadwork Magazine issues of 2012.
Wrapped Pendant Project Published My
Wrapped Wire-Drop Pendant is published as a project in 100 Bracelets, Necklaces and Earrings by Interweave. September 2010
Article published on Italian website A small article on me and my work is published on an
Italian website. August 2010
Interview published on Bead Barmy Blog An interview with me about my work and inspirations is published on the
Bead Barmy Blog. July 2010
Limited Edition Kits Launched I have begun selling limited edition
kits of some of my projects and technques. October 2009
Third book published My third book, and my first entirely authored by me, "
The Compendium of Beading Techniques" is published. July 2009
Geometric 1-9-1 wins 1st place in necklaces category of 2009 Bead Arts Awards My necklace
Geometric 1-9-1 wins 1st place in the necklaces category of the 2009 Bead Arts Awards. April 2009
Geometric 1-8-1 reaches final of 2009 Bead Dreams My necklace
Geometric 1-8-1 reaches the final of the 2009 Bead Dreams contest. January 2009
Eye Bead Necklace published as a project My
Eye Bead Necklace is published as a project in the Beadworkers Guild journal. November 2008
Profiled on Spanish beading website An interview with me appears
here. October 2008
Wirework Projects Published 3 of my wirework projects appear as projects in
Easy Wire 2008. These are: Wrapped Wire Drop Pendant; Double Loop Earrings; Spiralled Hoop Earrings. September 2008
Profiled on World Artisan Gems An interview with me is published on World Artisan Gems. Geometric 2.8.1 selected as a 'Judge's Favourite' in finals of 2008 FMG Contest 2008 My necklace
Geometric 2.8.1 (Collar For A Rangoli Girl) is selected as a 'Judge's Favourite' in the final of the 2008 Firemountain Gems and Beads Beading Contest. August 2008
Spiky Necklace- project re-published A project based on my
Spiky Necklace is published in the 2008 issue of Jewelry Gifts for the Holidays magazine June 2008
Geometric 3.4.4 wins 1st place in bracelets category of Bead Arts 2008 My bracelet set Geometric 3.4.4 wins 1st place in the bracelet catgeory of the 2008 Bead Art Awards. Geometric 2.8.1 wins 2nd place at 2008 Bead Art Awards My necklace Geometric 2.8.1 (Collar For A Rangoli Girl) wins 2nd place in the necklace category of the 2008 Bead Art Awards. Geometric 2.8.1 reaches finals of 2008 FMG Contest 2008 My necklace Geometric 2.8.1 (Collar For A Rangoli Girl) reaches the final of the 2008 Firemountain Gems and Beads Beading Contest. Geometric 3.4.4 reaches finals of 2008 FMG Contest My bracelet set
Geometric 3.4.4 reaches the finals of the 2008 Firemountains Gems and Beads Beading Contest. May 2008
Work Published In Anthology Some of my beadwork is featured in the book "Celebrating Beadwork"
Geometric 2-8-1 juried into final of Bead Dreams 2008 My piece Geometric 2-8-1 was selected to be in the final of the Bead Dreams 2008 contest run by Bead and Button. Two projects published in 'Beading With Pearls' Two of my wirework projects are published in '
Beading With Pearls' by Lark Books. These are: Pearl swing Earrings Caged Pearl Earrings February 2008
Geometric 3-4-2 wins an honourable mention in 2008 Wearable Expressions My bracelet
Geometric 3-4-2 wins an honourable mention in the jewellery category of the 2008 Wearable Expressions exhibition. January 2008
Four Seasons of Jewelry 2008 Began taking part in the
Four Seasons of Jewelry hosted by the Creative Wirework Forum. November 2007
Begin selling instructions on www.jeanpower.com My first patterns sold on this website on 22nd November 2007.
Pearl and Crystal Burst Brooch- Project published My
Pearl and Crystal Burst Brooch is published as a project in the Fall 2007 issue of Step By Step Wire Jewelry. August 2007
Geometric 3-4-2 wins 1st place in Bead Art Awards- bracelets My bracelet Geometric 3-4-2 wins 1st place in the bracelet category of the 2007 Bead Art Awards. Geometric 3-4-1 wins 2nd place at Bead Art Awards My bracelet Geometric 3-4-1 wins 2nd place in the bracelet category of the 2007 Bead Art Awards. Geometric Beaded Beads win 1st place at Bead Art Awards A set of my Geometric Beaded Beads win 1st place in the Mixed Media category of the 2007
Bead Art Awards. June 2007
Geometric 3-4-1 juried into final of Bead Dreams 2007 My piece
Geometric 3-4-1 was selected to be in the final of the Bead Dreams 2007 contest run by Bead and Button. April 2007
Cubed Flowers- Project published Projects based on my
Cubed Flowers Series are published in the April 2007 issue of Bead and Button Magazine under the title 'Peyote Floral Bracelet'. January 2007
Year of Jewelry Began taking part in the 2007
Year of Jewelry run by the Creative Wire Forum. December 2006
Star Ornament - Project Published My
Star Ornament project is published in the Bead Society of Great Britain newsletter. November 2006
Bead Magazine launched The first issue of
Bead Magazine, of which I was editor, is published. October 2006
'The Big Book Of Weekend Beading' published 'The Big Book Of Weekend Beading' - a book that I co-wrote with Natalie Cotgrove, Julie Smallwood and Umbreen Hafeez - is published. Honeycomb Cubed- project published A project based on the 3d work developed in my
Honeycomb Beadwork series is published in the Oct/Nov 2006 issues of Beadwork Magazine. September 2006
Beading In London website launched My new website Beading In London is launched. The site is designed to be a useful resource for beaders whether you live in or around London or are planning a visit. Designer In The Spotlight I appear as the September 2006 Designer In The Spotlight on
Bead-Patterns.com. August 2006
'Beading For Beginners' book published 'Beading For Beginners', a book I co-wrote with Liz Thornton is published. Published under the title 'So Easy... Beading' in the US.
Spiky Necklace- project published A project based on my Spiky Necklace is published in the Summer 2006 issue of Step By Step Wire magazine Cubed Cubes- project published A project based my
Cubed Cubes series published in the July/August issue of Step by Step Beads magazine.
The project is a series of 'Cubed Cubes' suspended on a handmade jump ring chain. March 2006
Star Bracelet- project published My Star Bracelet, which was developed from an idea in my Fabulous Fringes Class, is published in Jewelry Crafts Magazine. Wire and Bead Centrepiece- project published My
Wire and Bead Centrepiece is added to the Step by Step Wire website. February 2006
Dagger Flowers- project published Projects based on my
Dagger Flowers series of beadwork appear in the April 2006 issue of Bead and Button Magazine under the title 'Playful Petals. January 2006
Honeycomb Beadwork- project published My
Honeycomb Beadwork Necklace features as a project in the February/March 2006 issue of Beadwork Magazine, under the title 'Beading in Circles' November 2005
'Fiji In My Hands' Chosen as Contest Finalist "Fiji In My Hands", one of my bead embroidered and embellished purses, is chosen as a finalist in the Fire Mountain Gems 2005 Beading Contest. 4 Leaf Clover Chain Maille Weave Instructions for my 4 leaf clover- chain maille weave added to
Maille Artisans website. September 2005
Four Seasons of Jewelry Blog Began taking part in the
Four Seasons of Jewelry Project.
Run by the Creative Wire Jewelry Forum, this is a project to keep you being creative and creating by making, posting and writing about a new item each week.
Look out for my weekly posts and see which ones turn into workshops or articles! September 2004
Developing Peyote Bobbles- article An article on my
Peyote Bobbles series of work.
Published in the September 2004 issue of the Beadworkers Guild. August 2004
Winning entry in Focal Bead Challenge My
Herringbone Ribbon Necklace won first place in the Focal Bead Challenge run by GBUK. The challenge was voted for by members of the public who attended the Glass Beadmakers UK bead fair in Stourbridge. June 2004
Began selling patterns and instructions I began selling and publishing free patterns and instructions on bead-patterns.com
All my patterns can also be seen or the free ones downloaded from my patterns page. Weavers Knot- article A short article on using a weavers knot in your beading.
Published in the June 2004 issue of the Beadworkers Guild journal.
Introduction to Beadwork Necklaces book- project published My original
Peyote Bobbles Necklace which is part of a series of work, appears on pages 43-45 of this book published by the Beadworkers Guild under the title 'Flying Saucers'. March 2004
Using Focal Beads- article with Liz Thornton, Anne Dyer and Fran Rose Featuring three of my necklaces and details on how I made them. See the gallery pages for two of the necklaces that featured.
Published in the March 2004 issue of the Beadworkers Guild. Glass Bead Makers UK- article An article about glass bead making in the UK. Focusing on three different makers and their different styles.
Published in the March 2004 issue of the Beadworkers Guild.
Joined Committee of Beadworkers Guild Until September 2004 I was active on the committee of the Beadworkers Guild. As well as being a committee member and doing the website with my partner, I wrote and taught for them.
The Guild's website can be seen here. February 2001
Began beading After purchasing a book on beading amulet purses with a small kit I started beading.