The Tutorial and Beading Kits are Ready!

I’ve just finished the tutorial for my “Fleurs et Papillons” Cuff!  While proofreading the tutorial it occurred to me that there are so many possibilities for making the cuff! Although I used Metallic Iris Brown seed beads, it could be embellished with all manner of...

Form and Function…

Flowers in your hair, flowers everywhere…for all you flower children, here’s a sneak peek of a new project I’ve just begun! I’ve just made dozens of polymer clay cut-outs.  In the above photo they remind me of flower motif wall paper that was...

At the moment…

I’m still catching up from being away from my studio for almost two weeks…amazing how much work piles up. There are orders to fill and emails to answer and of course, the cats were so love-starved while we were away and are demanding constant attention!...

I’d rather be in my studio!

Sorry to say I haven’t accomplished very much this week. I managed to spend a few hours working on my latest beading project, the ‘Tibetan Inspired Rope” (it’s coming along splendidly!), but I’ve been down with flu and have little to no...

Ndebele Revisited!

  Almost all the beadwork I’ve done in the past three years has been worked in peyote stitch. It’s been ages since I’ve used Ndebele stitch for bead weaving, but it is so perfect for this project! After making a collection of polymer clay faux...