Category Archives: Classes

Watercolor Leaves (and my Incredible Forgetfulness)

Hello, everyone! So, last fall I got to take a fun class at Beaded Bliss from Brenda Meyers (You may remember her from this post about a certain gorgeous painted rose.) The class was on using watercolors to paint leaves on heavy … Continue reading

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New Design – The Backsplash Bracelet and Earrings

Hello, darling beaders! I am so happy to introduce my newest design – the Backsplash Bracelet! So, I was puttering around my bead room and noticed the pile of Tango bead tubes that have been sitting in the “new-shapes-that-have-stumped-me-so-far” pile … Continue reading

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New Design – The Demoiselle Bracelet

Hello, my dears! It’s no secret that I love all these new bead designs. While I understand the frustration of keeping up with all these new beads, it’s pure fun for a designer like me to play around with new … Continue reading

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New Design – Perky Pips Bracelet and Earrings

Hello, everyone! Remember that Pips design that I teased in my last post? Well, it is finally ready! I present to you – my Perky Pips Bracelet and Earring design! Ta-da! I am really excited about this one, you guys. … Continue reading

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New Design – Two Years Cuff with Kheops Puca Beads!

I am so excited about this, you guys! Ok, to start off, I would like to share that today is my two year anniversary with my husband, Ethan. It is in honor of this occasion that I have named my … Continue reading

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Best Dressed Hexes!

When my local bead store (Beaded Bliss in Harrison, OH) got in the new two-hole Hex Pyramid beads I had no idea what to do with them. They were beautiful, and the shop owner had purchased lots of gorgeous colors, … Continue reading

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Sam Goes to Class

So, I have teaching jewelry classes frequently for at least three years now. When I worked in a bead shop, we would have at least two a month ranging on everything from basic earrings to bead weaving and kumihimo.  Now … Continue reading

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Follow the Rulla Brick Road

Next Sunday I will be making the drive up to Kettering, OH to teach my Follow the Rulla Brick Road bracelet at Carole Ohl’s lovely bead shop – The Bead Stash.  Carole’s shop is a wonderful place to spend a … Continue reading

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Bridget’s Modeling Career

I have a pretty good system now for publishing my original patterns. Whenever I come up with a new design, I teach it at Beaded Bliss in Harrison, OH to a group of my dearest bead-lady friends. This last Saturday, … Continue reading

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How I Illustrate my Patterns

I get a lot of questions when I teach classes about my written patterns and how I illustrate the steps, so I thought I would do a quick write up about it here. Quick warning: I am not a professional … Continue reading

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