I will be conducting classes and workshops at Mana Beads in Nevada City, CA for the next several weeks. Check out the schedule after the jump
Embracing My Inner Tortoise
I just finished a pendant that I started six months ago. It’s not that I worked on it for six months, I probably worked on it for three hours. But, for several reasons, I just stopped in the midst of working on it. It got me thinking about why we leave things undone, what makes us pick them up again, and all the emotions we experience just because of that unfinished project. Read more
How to attach a flat, even-count peyote stitch bail to the brick-stitch edging on a bead embroidered piece.
Last weekend we had a really wonderful “Bead Embroidered Cabochon” class. Students learned how to set a stone (or button or anything else that’s nice and flat) using bead embroidery including back stitch, peyote stitch and brick stitch. We also learned Read more