New Project Experiments

posted: Wednesday, 14th April 2021

I'm having fun with a colourful new project...

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Laser-Etched Crystals

posted: Tuesday, 13th April 2021

Ooh these stunning crystals just arrived from Old Bicycle Shop beads.

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Colouring-In New Project

posted: Saturday, 10th April 2021

I'm working away on a new project behind the scenes and part of that is designing a Star.

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Lisa Pattern Launches Today

posted: Friday, 9th April 2021

My Lisa pattern launches for sale today and this sparkling series of beadwork focuses on beading components (made using seed beads and stunning square crystals) which can be mixed-and-matched to create necklaces, pendants, earrings and bracelets.

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Testing Preciosa Crystals - Karratu Project

posted: Monday, 5th April 2021

After testing my Lisa project with Preciosa crystals I took the opportunity to test my Karratu one (this is currently a class) with the same crystals and thankfully they worked perfectly.

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Testing Preciosa Crystals - Lisa Project

posted: Sunday, 4th April 2021

I'm going to be launching my 'Lisa Pattern' for sale soon and before I do so I wanted to make sure the project works with Preciosa crystals in case anyone can't get hold of the Swarovski ones it was designed for.

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Lemon Blossom Additions

posted: Saturday, 3rd April 2021

Whenever I design a project I find it almost impossible to resist going down the path of beading lots of extra variations (which may explain why some of my patterns now stretch to over 50 pages!).

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Seaside Colour Scheme

posted: Sunday, 21st March 2021

New project, new colour scheme. The gold is Miyuki #4202 and the blues (from front) are #4475 #4481 #2030

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Complicated Complications

posted: Saturday, 20th March 2021

I've been having fun with a new series of beadwork with bracelets, ropes, beaded beads & earrings all based off the same basic technique... now I just have to figure out if it's too complicated to write up...

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Colourful Class

posted: Thursday, 18th March 2021

I love a colourful end to a beading class!

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