Blog Archive » 2007 » July - September

Sparkly Viking Weave

Taught my Viking Weave class yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Circus School

After last week's burlesque day this Saturday was spent at Circus School!

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Warner Textile Archive

Had a fantastic day out at the Warner Textile Archive in Braintree, Essex.

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Burlesque Weekend

Just got back from a lovely weekend away. On Saturday we visited The Volupte Lounge for Afternoon Tease.

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Cuff Still In Progress

I'm still working away on my cuff bracelet. In between crocheting, viking weave and wirework, I'm managing to squeeze some beading in!

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New Wirework Bracelet

I taught my wirework class today and came home all inspired to get out my wire and beads.

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Gnome All Done

I managed to finish my gnome and he's very happy living on top of the TV with his mushroom and flower.

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Viking Weave

I finished a new Viking Weave necklace today as a sample for my class at the end of the month.

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London Crochet Meetup

Went to the London Crochet Meetup (or here for the blog) for the first time last night- and really enjoyed myself.

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New Look To Cuff

After looking at my new cuff I've decided I'm happy with the colour of beads I'm using, but not the use of the two different colours of gemstones!

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New Cuff Begun

Straight on with my new cuff today. Although it's only a very early work in progress, it's already been through some changes.

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Big Cuff All Done

I finally managed to finish my new embroidered cuff today. I wanted something a bit more glitzy- and I sure got it!

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Red Cuff finished

I began this cuff back in July and although the beading only took a couple of evening, it's taken me this long to turn it into a finished piece.

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Baby Owl All Done

Yay- the family is now complete!

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Crocheted Cherries

How cute is this?

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Yet More Crochet

Bead group today and I finished mummy owl!

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New Favourites

Received my latest sampler today and it contained the most beautiful necklace- how chuffed am I?!

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Eye Bead Necklace Finished

I finally manged to finish my Eye Bead Necklace that I started a while back. I really enjoyed choosing the colours for each 'bead' and am now busy making these as individual beads for another piece.

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More Crochet And Surprise Awards

Got a great email out of the blue last week. I'd entered the Bead Art Awards back in March and then completely forgot about it.

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Lille And Snails

Had a lovely day visiting Lille. We went to the Palais De beaux Arts (or here) which is an amazing building.

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Le Touquet

With 'beach huts' that look like these, how could you not fall in love with Le Touquet?

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Something To Think About And Crocheted Goldfish

I'm having a lovely time in sunny France! Getting to catch up on lots of reading and have also started crocheting away.

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Inspired By...

I manged to finish a new Peyote Stitch bracelet today. It was inspired by a scarf I bought recently and will feature as a project in Issue 8 of Bead Magazine.

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Cultured Day

Endured in bit of culture today. Went to the 'Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan' exhibition at The British Museum. You can see some more items pictured here.

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The Wanderer Returns

She's been on her travels, but Geometric 3-4-1 came back to me today- along with a great ribbon!

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Another Herringbone Beaded Rope

Yay- my herringbone experiment has worked!

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Etsy Addict

Ok- am I the only person completely addicted to Etsy? Surely I can't be?!?!

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Felting

I spent the day with Liz Thornton today and had fun photographing her felt beads project for the next issue of Bead Magazine. I came home eager to get my felt out and make some of my own.

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