More Heatwave Proofing

posted: Thursday, 19th September 2019

The heatwave is back and once again I have a lot of proofreading to do so the park is the perfect place to do it.

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Mixing Pearls

posted: Monday, 16th September 2019

Ever since they came out I've been in love with the Swarovski pearls but I've mainly stuck to using 3-4 or 5-6mm ones.

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Swarovski #1201 Crown Stones Blog Updated

posted: Thursday, 12th September 2019

Following some recent experiences in classes I have updated my blog post about the gorgeous Swarovski #1201 27mm Crown Stones (sometimes sold as Rivolis).

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Beads On A Train

posted: Wednesday, 11th September 2019

My trip to Cornwall ended all too soon with me literally getting out of the car on the long journey home to teach a class with some lovely beaders in Tadley and now I'm fully back at work and beading & writing away.

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Tintagel Bridge

posted: Thursday, 5th September 2019

Ever since we saw the recent news about the new bridge at Tintagel it has been a hot topic of conversation as we discussed going on it and whether or not I and my fear of heights could cope...

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Fun In Cornwall 2019

posted: Tuesday, 3rd September 2019

We're having a lovely time in Cornwall and between the walks, swims, lunches and fairy-door spotting I'm doing lots of beading including a project from the beautiful new book by Melissa Grakowsky Shippee.

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Christmas 2019 Secret Beadalong

posted: Sunday, 1st September 2019

The Christmas 2019 Secret Beadalong launches today!

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First Pint In Cornwall - Part Two

posted: Saturday, 31st August 2019

I've run away to Cornwall with some friends for a week and of course our first thing is to have our traditional pint looking at the sea.

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Christmas 2019 Colour Choices

posted: Tuesday, 27th August 2019

The Christmas 2019 Secret Beadalong is all beaded but I can't resist beading another variation in bright colours...

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Christmas In The Sun

posted: Sunday, 25th August 2019

We're having a little heatwave here in London and the moment and it's absolutely lovely.

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