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Black Friday Sale!

Guess who forgot to announce on here that I started my Black Friday sale? Twas me. I am a fool. But in my defense, I do work at an online bead retail site that is ALSO having a huge Black … Continue reading

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New Design – Holly Drops! Quick Festive Earrings and Necklace Tutorial

I’m baaaaaaaack! I had a sudden burst of inspiration this week and using a combination of self-imposed deadlines and social shaming (I posted about the design on Instagram and Facebook so that I knew people would hold me accountable), I … Continue reading

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New Design – Basilica Bracelet and Earrings with Cathedral Beads!

Hello, my darling beady friends! I finally have something new for you! That cathedral bead pattern that I previewed in my last post is finally ready! I was not expecting to make you wait almost another two months after I … Continue reading

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Cathedral Bead Conundrum!

Alright, my beady friends. I need your help with a bead identification conundrum! I have a pattern that I’m ready to start writing, but it uses a shape of faceted Czech crystal that I have always called Cathedral beads. The … Continue reading

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New Design – River Reed Beaded Cuff Bracelet

I had a class scheduled back in March that never happened for obvious COVID-19 reasons. The design was finished and I had the samples all made. I still needed to write the pattern, but that usually doesn’t take me too … Continue reading

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Ogalala (Oglala? Ogallala??) Blues

Hello, my wonderful beady friends. Last time I posted, I was giving an update on my Isolation Beading Challenge. I had almost everything done except for revisiting an unknown or unloved beading stitch. I’m so close and I’ve been really … Continue reading

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Isolation Beading Challenge Progress

Hey, everybody! I hope you are all well and holding up. I just wanted to pop in and chat about my progress on the Isolation Beading Challenge that I issued last month. I didn’t think i had made much progress, … 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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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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