Vintage Swarovski Beadwork

posted on Monday, 19 November 2018

Behind the scenes my life is consumed by proofreading my new book, taking new photos for it and constantly adjusting the layout by millimetres to get it exactly as I want it.

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Rivoli Beadwork First Proof

posted on Friday, 09 November 2018

The first proof copies of my new book are here and the countdown begins until it's launched - not long now!

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Lisa In London

posted on Thursday, 08 November 2018

My lovely friend Lisa Garoon, from City Beads in Chicago, is over in London (mainly to take my Lisa class which is named after her!

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Work On The Book Still Continues

posted on Tuesday, 06 November 2018

We're still working away behind the scenes...

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Lewes Bonfire

posted on Monday, 05 November 2018

Tonight is the big night down in Lewes and we get to see thousands of fireworks, many, many bonfires that light up the sky, tributes to the end of the First World War, suffragettes, effigies being...

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Fireworks In Lewes

posted on Sunday, 04 November 2018

The book and all its changes are done and now I'm just waiting for physical copies for us to proofread to arrive.

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Final Rivoli Photography

posted on Saturday, 03 November 2018

The new Rivoli book has so many photos in it but we saved one of them to last and today I'm busy trying to arrange some of the beadwork from the book to capture a fun photo for the back of the book...

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More Rivoli Beading

posted on Friday, 02 November 2018

Having bezelled literally hundreds of Rivolis this past year for my new book you'd think I'd be ready for something new... but no!

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Kumihimo And Proofing

posted on Thursday, 01 November 2018

A very early start today to head down to StitchnCraft Beads to be a student for a couple of days.

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Rivoli Photos Day 3

posted on Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The past 3 days of photos have been tough.

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