Category Archives: Bead and Product Chatter

2016: Pantone, What are You Doing?

Last year, I fell absolutely in love with the Pantone Color of the Year – Marsala. I mean, come on. Is that not GORGEOUS? I want it in a lipstick and nail polish and possibly all of my clothes. I … Continue reading

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Bead Soup!

I know I have been flooding you guys with new patterns lately. I do, in fact, have another one coming up soon, but it isn’t quite ready yet. In the meantime, I thought I’d whip up a little post about … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Bead Boards

Hello, darlings! Firstly, I must apologize from being absent from my blog for so long. July has been an absolute whirlwind of craziness in my personal life and I have been stuck in the creative doldrums as far as my … Continue reading

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I am a Miyuki Snob

I am a stubborn, unrepentant Miyuki snob (who isn’t being paid for this post – I promise). The kind of beadweaving that I do requires the seed beads that I use to be consistent, not only within a given tube, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday?

So, I am slightly altering the meaning of Throwback Thursday so that it isn’t about posting embarrassing photos of myself on Facebook. (Besides, I have two younger sisters who will do that for me). Instead, I wanted to post a few updates … Continue reading

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In which Sam makes a mistake…

Generally, I use 6lb or 8lb Fireline and I like to be well-stocked in both sizes and both Smoke and Crystal colors. Unfortunately, when I ordered my last role of Fireline, I apparently bought 20lb instead of 8lb. Now, 8lb … Continue reading

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