Mrs Magooty Bead Retreat Day 2

posted: Saturday, 28th September 2019

Today's class is my Quadrat Box and it's a busy & intense one for sure!

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Mrs Magooty Bead Retreat Day 1

posted: Friday, 27th September 2019

I'm in beautiful Scotland ready to head to the Mrs Magooty bead retreat later today and after a very long lie-in we headed off to the wonderful House for an Art Lover for so much colour, texture, design and layout inspiration (and delicious food).

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Off To Scotland

posted: Thursday, 26th September 2019

I headed off to Glasgow today to see Mrs Magooty and teach 2 new classes at her retreat- I can't wait!

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Metaxa And Adventures

posted: Tuesday, 24th September 2019

I've taken a few hours away from writing beading instructions to drink cocktails, fall in love with Metaxa and listen to Laura Bingham talk and decide I need a crazy expedition in my future...

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More Train Beading

posted: Friday, 20th September 2019

On the train today and it's the perfect time to bead and catch-up on some podcasts.

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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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