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Back to Basics

Hey, everybody! So, after the sudden flash of motivation that helped me finally write my River Reed pattern that I shared in my last post, I’ve been stuck feeling kinda unmotivated to do much beading again. I’ve been spending time … Continue reading

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Adventures in Bead Looming!

Unlike my last post, this one is NOT about my feelings – this post is about BEADS because omg, I learned something new, you guys. I taught myself how to use a Rick’s Beading Loom! So, here’s an embarrassing story … Continue reading

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A Few Farewells, in Which Sam Gets in Her Feelings

I’m a person who is very deeply sunk into the beading community. My day job is working for an online bead store that used to be brick and mortar. I’ve been working there for over 10 years now, since I … Continue reading

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Fringe Binge!

You guys are so going to make fun of me for this, but I have fallen in love with my “unloved” beading technique from the Isolation Beading Challenge. I cannot stop making fringe earrings! So, I’m sure you guys remember … Continue reading

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Isolation Beading Challenge Completed!

Blow the trumpets and fling your confetti, guys! I finished the Isolation Beading Challenge! The last one on my list was actually the first one – finishing off a project. I mean, I made and completed many projects since I … Continue reading

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Flirting with Fringe

Hello, my dear beady friends! Last week I posted about my struggles to learn Ogalala stitch and fulfill one of the last items on the Isolation Beading Challenge. I’ve been having a bit of a hard time finding an “Unknown/Unloved” … 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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