Author Archives: samwescott

Isolation Beading: An Update and a Challenge

Hey, friends. I sincerely hope you are all doing well and that those of you who can are staying safe and staying home as much as possible. Everything is weird and stressful and confusing right now, especially in our crafting … Continue reading

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Orchid and Opal YouTube Collab!

Hello, everybody! In case you missed it on my other social media platforms, I wanted to make sure to post about something really exciting that happened last month!   Gina from Orchid and Opal Jewelry and Beads reached out to … Continue reading

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2020 Pattern Review – Cup Blossom Pendant!

Just got a quickie for you all today – February has just completely slipped through my fingers. I wanted to get back to work revisiting and updating my patterns (after this, I think I only have four or five left!). … Continue reading

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The Beading Community on Instagram

Hey, friends! I wanted to pop in here really quickly to ask y’all something. Are you guys on Instagram? Because I am actually very new to Instagram! I didn’t actually have a smartphone until 2018, so most of my twenties … Continue reading

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Beading for Fun!

Hey, guys! I’ve been battling a pretty nasty cold this past week, so I’ll keep this short. But I’ve worked up a few pieces this month that I wanted to share. Since I’ve given myself more time to finish up … Continue reading

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2020 New Years Resolutions

  Happy New Years to my darling beading friends! Every year I pop by list my new Beady Resolutions for the year. If you wanna check out past years, you can select “Yearly Resolutions” in the Categories drop down menu … Continue reading

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December Pattern Review – 2019

Hi, folks! So, you may have noticed that my last pattern review was back in September. Where did October and November go, you may ask? Well, I wish I knew! The end of the year really got away from me. … Continue reading

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“Do You Sell Kits?”

Hello, friends! I recently realized that one of the questions I get asked most frequently after I share a photo of a new piece or pattern somewhere is “Do you sell kits?”. And while the simple answer is “No, I … Continue reading

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Holiday Sale Time!

Happy almost-Turkey-Day to my celebrating friends! My big holiday sale begins today and will run until Dec 3rd! 20% off Patterns! 25% off Jewelry! 30% off Clearance! All orders over $35 ship for free! No coupon code needed – all … Continue reading

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New Design – Princess Cordelia Necklace and Earrings!

Hi, friends! Sorry I’ve been a little absent – life has been hectic! We went to Florida last week for the wedding of a dear friend and I just started panicking about making Christmas gifts. But I did manage to … Continue reading

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