Cords and Crystals Kits on ETSY
The Knitting and Stitching Show is coming to Edinburgh for the second year at the end of April. It is a fantastic event, so if you have never been, do come along as there is so much to see and do. As well as the usual sales stalls there are fascinating things to see including the Textile Galleries, Craft […]
SWI summer school 2016 The prefect opportunity to use some fabulous Swarovski crystals to complement simple chain maille techniques and create beautiful jewellery! I just love the Swarovski Raindrop crystal pendant as it comes with the setting attached, available in gold or silver finish – just perfect for coordinating with different jump rings. The class of 12 […]
The Scottish Bead Fair 23rd August Super Duo Bead 11 – 12.15 Macrame Bracelet 12.45 – 14.00 Snowflake 14.30 – 15.45 Bead Crazy 27th September Snowflake 11 – 12.00 Christmas Bauble 12.45 – 14.45
Snowflakes are delightful decorations for the Christmas tree and this is my second colour scheme – gold lined seed beads with Swarovski Crystal Pearls and crystals to add sparkle. Learn how to make the snowflakes at venues listed in the workshop section of my website!
Macrame is one of my favourite techniques and I love when a chance comment from a colleague inspires a whole new range of designs. I’m using bright pastels as it is summer but I’ve already worked out a few other colour schemes. It was tricky incorporating the super duos at first but now I’ve got […]
I’m teaching at the Big Bead Show in Esher, London on Saturday 21st March. This fabulous pendant is a 3 hour masterclass, learning how to make a RAW ring using seed beads and Swarovski crystals, wire Swarovski stones in settings together and make a funky tassel. All put together in three fun filled hours. Follow […]
If you’d like to try something different with Kumihimo why not try out this fabulous brooch featured on the front cover of Bead magazine this month? These gorgeous Solaris crystals are a new shape of Fancy Stone from Swarovski Elements. This is one of the projects from my book, The Knotting and Braiding Bible to be […]