Author Archives: Melanie de Miguel

Hubble Stitch in October Beadwork Magazine

Well I’m back from my hols, and intended to hit the ground running, but instead I came down with a bout of shingles! Not fun at all. So I’ve been a bit of a zombie on the sofa and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Free downoads – Hubble Stitch Grids

Having seen some of the awesome patterns you Hubblers out there have been beading, I thought I’d try to make things a bit easier for you. In my shop are 2 free grids to download – one for Basic Hubble … Continue reading

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Bead Spider Open Day, Sunday September 27th – Hubble Stitch taster sessions.

Sunday September 27th @ The Milestone School, Gloucester – Germaine Fisher of Bead Spider is having an open day for her Cheltenham shop, and she’s kindly invited me along to teach taster sessions in Hubble stitch on the day.  I … Continue reading

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The Alpine Experience

This is one of the views from my room in chalet Calluna, in Les Carroz, France. At 1200m the chalet is above the clouds, and even in the summertime, you can still see snowy peaks on the Alps all around. … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland Beaders Guild

I spent a most wonderful, fun weekend in Northern Ireland with the ladies of the Northern Ireland Beaders Guild, teaching 2 workshops for them – Heqet Pendant and Beatrice Cuff. Their warmth and hospitality was unsurpassed – I was treated … Continue reading

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Hubble Stitch goes global

Let’s Hubble has now been No1 bestseller on Amazon.co.uk in the Beadwork and Jewellery sections for 3 weeks! I’m ecstatic at the response and to know that beadworkers out there are having the chance to Hubble. We had problems at first … Continue reading

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Hubble Stitch is a prize-winner!

2015 is the 15th anniversary for the Beadworkers Guild and they were running a crystal anniversary competition, sponsored by Swarovski (of course) to mark the occasion. They announced the winners on the final day of the Great British Bead Show … Continue reading

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Hubble Stitch is here!

I just arrived back from an intensive 4 days at the Great British Bead Show, which was one of the most exciting for me. Not only was I teaching 3 fun but challenging workshops and catching up with dear old … Continue reading

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LET’S HUBBLE! has arrived!!!!

IT’S ARRIVED!!!!!! I’ve just taken delvery of the first copies of my book, LET’S HUBBLE! Excited doesn’t even come close! I’m so pleased with how it looks, and I want to thank Sue Richardson and her colleagues at SRA Ltd for … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Lake – Great Escapes weekend

For me, a Great Escapes weekend is a bit like Christmas. I really look forward to it and enjoy all the preparation – organising my stash and supplies for everyone, and then it’s arrived, and it’s all over in a … Continue reading

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