Category Archives: Beadwork

Today is the Big Day! Holiday Sale – 2017!

Hello, my darlings! Guess what time it is??? It’s Sale Time! “But, Sam”, you might say. “It is definitely not Black Friday yet. Nor Small Business Saturday. And Cyber Monday is next week. Have you gotten your dates confused?” And … Continue reading

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Playing with my Picasso 15/0’s!

Hey, everyone! I’ve been playing with those gorgeous Picasso 15/0’s I was telling you about in my last post and wanted to share what I’ve been working on. First, I worked up a pair of my Dainty Duo Drop earrings … Continue reading

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SuperDuo Star Earrings 2.0 (with Kite Beads) – Rescuing an Old Pattern from Retirement

Hello, my dear friends! Are you having a nice fall? Things are finally cooling down around here and I am LOVING it. So, quick story time. Back when I was a wee babe working at Beads Direct USA when it … Continue reading

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Tips on Nail Care for Beaders!

Hello, everyone! So, I was scrambling for a topic for a new blog post this month (since part of my resolution for this [and every] year is to post twice a month and September is over today – OOPS) and … Continue reading

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New Design -Buta Bracelet with ZoliDuos!

Hello, my dears! Sorry it’s been such a long gap between posts – it has been a busy month for me! One of the things I’ve been working on is my newest beadweaving pattern – The Buta Bracelet! (And earrings… … Continue reading

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New Design! – Vistella Earrings with AVA beads

Hello, my darlings! So, you all remember another lovely sunday afternoon an embarrassingly long time ago when I sat down and spent the day with some of Potomac Bead Company’s AVA beads? Do you also remember how I completely failed … Continue reading

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Secret Bead Along – Summer 2017 Color Selection!

Hey, everyone! You may remember last summer I participated in Jean Power’s Secret Bead Along and made this fantastic necklace. I’ve decided to play along again and picked out my beads based on Jean’s requirements list. She listed the beads needed … Continue reading

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Measuring Jewelry to Sell Online – How to Describe Exactly What You’re Selling

Hey, everybody! So, one of the big frustrations of buying jewelry online is making sure that the piece you’re buying fits properly and is the size you expected. As an Etsy seller who lists handmade jewelry in addition to my … Continue reading

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Toying with Tiles 2.0 – An Old Pattern Revisted

Hi, everybody! So, I’ve been writing patterns for about three or four years now and lately, I have been wanting to revisit an old one. Anybody familiar with my Toying with Tiles pattern? It’s an oldy, but a goody and … Continue reading

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New Design! The Ruched Tila Bracelet!

Hello, my darling beady friends! I have a new pattern to share with you. You may remember my post about my amulet bag recently, and that the little purse I made had a little interlocking-circles motif? Well! I really liked that part, … Continue reading

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