Category Archives: Original Designs

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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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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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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Quick Update on Sunset Colors!

Hey, guys! I’ve just got a quick post for you today, but don’t worry, there’s something more substantial coming by the end of the month, I promise! So, I got a really warm reception on Facebook when I shared the … 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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Conquering the Amulet of Shame – Art Elements Challenge

Looking for the Bead Soup Blog Party? You guys. You guys. I did it! My amulet bag is finally complete! So, you may recall that waaaaaaay back in 2015, I entered a Stitch in Time amulet bag challenge blog hop … Continue reading

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Bead Soup Blog Party 2017 Reveal – Hoarder’s Edition

Hello, everyone! It is finally reveal day and I am so excited to show you all what I made. Thanks again to Lori Anderson of Pretty Things for hosting and organizing this blog hop. I can’t imagine what a chore that … Continue reading

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New Design – Norelle Bracelet! (Plus, a Quick Book Rec)

Good morning, everyone! So, I just read a really, really great book – Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. There’s a new Netflix series based on it (which is also really good!), but the book was published back in 2004, which … Continue reading

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