Friday, October 14, 2016

Teaching at Bead&Button 2017!!

I got my acceptance letter to teach next year at the Bead&Button Show, and I'm so excited!  All four of my proposed classes were accepted, and now the process begins!

Here are my offerings for 2017.  More details will come as they trickle in.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Halloween Kits and Patterns

Fun new Patterns and Kits are now available in the Patterns and Kits section at!

These fun Witch Hat Earring Kits are made with vintage 'sputnik' Swarovski Crystal Cones, and the discontinued 14mm size Swarovski Crystal Margaritas, and accented with Hyacinth Orange Rhinestone Rondells!

The 'Gone Batty' pattern in Odd-count Peyote Stitch is a simple pattern that only requires 2 colors of seed beads!

The Crowned Skull Earring Kits feature Magnesite stone 'skull beads topped with Filigree and Rhinestone 'crowns'.  The Swarovski Crystal 'eyes' are even pre-glued for you, making this a truly 'instant gratification' kit.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

New Candy Corn Bracelet Kits

Halloween is just around the corner, and here's a new Candy Corn Bracelet Kit to help you start off the season right!
This kit includes all of the beads and findings to make one bracelet, but you can use the pattern and your own beads to create more!
This kit uses 11/0 seed beads, but includes suggestions for using 11/0 Delicas as well. 
Odd-count Peyote Stitch, this bracelet measures just over an inch wide, and 7-1/2" long.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Applying for the Bead&Button Show Next Year

This week is the deadline to apply to teach at the Bead&Button Show in Milwaukee next year, and I've just finished sending in all of my proposals.  I had 4 proposals this year, and they are as follows:
Beetle Wing Broad Collar

Fantasy Peacock Feather Bracelet

Celestial Starburst Ring

Crystal Scarab Earrings

The selection process takes months, and I hope they choose me again.  
Wish me luck!


Monday, July 25, 2016

New Amoracast Sterling Silver Charms!

I just love these little charms by Amoracast! Adorable Alligator, Angler Fish, Flying Pig, Fox, Octopus, and Kitty Charms in Sterling Silver.  Get 'em while you can!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Peacock Feather Earring Kits Available

Greetings everyone!

My class at Beyond Beadery was a fabulous success!  I had such a nice time, and really enjoyed meeting everyone.  Several students were inspired to create alternate colorways, and I can't wait to see what they come up with!

I promised you that, after my class, I would list any extra kits available, and here they are:

You can find a few in the original Blue/Green and Antiqued Silver here:

The new Purple/Blue and Antiqued Silver here:

And the current 'dye lot' of the Green/Blue and Antiqued Silver here: