Crystal Clever Floral Sash

Ribbon flowers are so easy to make and this design, which I made to showcase the Swarovski 2018 spring/ summer innovations in London earlier this year shows just what an impact you can create. These exquisite pear shaped fancy stones and little round stones are from the new Crystal Shiny LacquerPRO range – the colour names […]

Win tickets for the Knitting and Stitching Show in Edinburgh

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 […]

Swarovski scarab bead bracelets

I used one of my favourite knotting and braiding techniques – Switchback braid – to create these gorgeous stacking bracelets and I think the pastel colours are the perfect way to show off the new Scarab beads from Swarovski. Get your beads, cords and pattern from I-Beads.

Swarovski Kaputt Pendant necklace

Crystal Scarabaeus Green is one of the new colours just released by Swarovski. I used a current favourite necklace design to hang one of the large Kaputt pendants, designed by Jean Paul Gaultier, which has been embellished with micro Swarovski chatons. It’s a new technique using clear UV setting glue – it just works so well along […]

Swarovski crystal Ultrasuede cuff

Ultra suede just got that bit more exciting with this new embossed version from  www.i-beads.co.uk These deep cuff bracelets are so on trend and surprisingly easy to make (like everything I do!) A papercraft lace border die was used to cut the pattern out of the suede and it was layered using fusible bonding web.