Inspired by the Work Life theme for the new Swarovski 2017 A/W collection, I’m making …Read More
Stopped for lunch while sitting in the sunshine today sketching out ideas for the up …Read More
I used one of my favourite knotting and braiding techniques – Switchback braid – to …Read More
The new moon shaped hot fix Swarovski crystals work fantastically well with textile necklaces – crochet …Read More
Cluster style jewellery is easy to make – you simply add headpin dangles into links on a basic …Read More
This fabulous set of jewellery features in issue 64 of Make and Sell Jewellery Magazine …Read More
Cube shaped crystals make a change from round crystals in a bracelet but you can’t just string a whole lot of cubes as the bracelet won’t curve around. Adding spacers can still restrict the curve so go for round pearls to create the shape. The neon pearls look fabulous with this seasons lemonade and tangerine clothes.
Hugs and Kisses is one of my favourite bead stitches – it’s a variation of right angle weave and so works really well with Swarovski XILION beads. I made this little bracelet to illustrate a q&a in Make and Sell Jewellery magazine June issue. I took images as I was working the design so look out for the instructions on my Facebook page….
A really stunning crystal necklace perfect for a bride, featured in the May edition (36) of Craftseller magazine. The design is created with a combination of wirework and bead stitching. I just love these Swarovski Crystal Navettes as they are pre-set. Available from www.beadsolutions.co.uk. One of the wired sections would make stylish drop earrings.