Tag Archives: design

Good News everyone!

I’m writing a book! It’s an introduction to stringing and wirework for the adventurous beginner, title to be announced, it’ll be published in January 2016 by Kalmbach in the US and Search Press in the UK. I’m not allowed to … Continue reading

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A contest with a difference

Once again I am delighted to be a semifinalist in the incomparable, the wacky, the wonderful, the one and only Ugly Necklace Contest. This year my entry is titled ‘More Is Most Definitely Not Always Better’. The necklace had to … Continue reading

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Vintage Inspiration

Hello again reader, it’s been a long time since I blogged in earnest but it’s about time I started keeping this blog more up to date. With actual news from round about now, rather than just pictures of things I … Continue reading

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I’ve been away. I’m back. I entered a contest.

Real life has been somewhat of a trial recently and this blog has been one of the many things that have fallen by the wayside. However, I am back, I am beading again, and I was determined to finish my … Continue reading

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Well, I didn’t win…

But my entry to the Ugly Necklace Contest came in third, so I’m still quite pleased. Congratulations to the winner, Joan Veres, for a truly inspired and hideous creation that was a worthy pinnacle of the ugly-necklace-maker’s art! Meanwhile I … Continue reading

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Revisiting an old favourite

I would be the first to admit to having a beady butterfly mind. I flit from one idea to another and am usually working on at least half a dozen pieces at once, experimenting as I go. And I am … Continue reading

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