Would you like a sneak peek?

Several months ago while on vacation I devoted time to exploring color and pattern design while beading triangles. I had planned to make a CGB-inspired Kaleidocycle with these, but then stashed them in the UFO drawer while I worked on my “Carnival” Geometric Beaded...

It’s Been Ages, But…

Now that I’ve finished my latest beading project and tutorial I finally have time to replenish my stash of bronze metal clay “Urchins” and “Ammonites” (a special order for these was the impetus). This photo shows the bronze metal clay components in the pre-firing...

The Tutorial and Kits are Ready!

Some of you have been eagerly awaiting this bracelet tutorialand beading kitand here they are!  If you love color and geometric beading, this project is for you! Using twenty-nine brilliant and subdued colors of Delica beads, vivid 6mm Czech Druk beads, and seed...

I’ll Bet…

You were wondering if I’d ever finish this project, right?  With summer obligations, dealing with a sick cat entailing visits to the veterinarian, and daily minutiae, I also wondered how much longer it would take. But here it is…a study in vividly bright...

Okay…

I could have taken the easy and speedy path by using crimp covers to hide the crimp beads used in this bracelet project, but I was not at all pleased with the results. It may be a perfectly fine solution for some projects, but it detracted from the geometric beaded...

I’m Almost There…

Granted, I haven’t had a lot of time to bead lately. With our summer weather being so hot and humid, weeds have taken over and general summer chores seem to be never-ending. But, I’m almost finished with the geometric beaded beads bracelet that I started a while back...

In Progress…

I started working on these geometric beads several months ago and as often happens, they were placed in the UFO bin while I worked on other projects and then went on vacation.  I’ve decided that these multi-colored dimensional triangle, square, and pentagonal beads...

Thank You, FMG!

Aside from intense heat and far more rain than wanted or needed, June has certainly been an excellent month for me!  Not only did I spend two relaxing weeks on the west coast of Ireland, but upon my return home, a package from Fire Mountain Gems and Beads that I had...