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Ideas for Christmas

There’s still time to treat yourself or make a present for that someone special, so I’ve dropped the price of the Nefertiti’s Treasure necklace and Eclectica! patterns. Both are perfect for sparkly Christmas dos or even whilst wearing a pinnie, doing … 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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Hubble Stitch – the brand new beadwork stitch!

So 2015 has arrived and I met my deadline to get the finished text of my book on Hubble Stitch in the hands of my publisher – which is soooooo exciting! Hooray!!!!! It’s been around 2 years since I first … Continue reading

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The Tsarina’s Jewels – Great Escapes weekend

I am really a very lucky girl. Having just got back from a lengthy holiday break, just the two of us, sailing the seven seas (well mostly a bit of the Atlantic), I’ve returned to reality, but also to one of … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial – Techniques: Right Angle Weave (RAW)

Right Angle Weave (abbreviated to RAW) is a superb stitch to get to know and add to your beading artillery. It is so useful for structural pieces as well as being decorative. I love to use RAW when working on … Continue reading

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Workshops at York Beads, New York

I could never have dreamed I’d be teaching in New York, let alone two workshops! I have Perry Bookstein of York Beads to thank for having faith in me and booking two classes: 12th June: Tsarina Reversible Lariat So many … Continue reading

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The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show – Workshop tickets now on sale

Just a quick ‘heads up’ to let you know that the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show has now made its workshop tickets available online. You can browse through the workshops here and book a session. I’ll be teaching the Luisa Pendant … Continue reading

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Video Beading Tutorial: Tips & Tricks – Protect Your Crystal Cabochons

It can be soul-destroying when you’ve put so much hard work into making a treasured piece of jewellery, and you notice it has started to deteriorate. Have you ever noticed how older crystals have lost their sparkle and when you … Continue reading

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Abbey Road Beaders – Byzantine Cross workshop

I spent a brilliant weekend in Nottingham, with the Abbey Road Beaders teaching my Byzantine Cross workshop. I was treated to a lovely warm welcome, super hospitality and generosity – we had such a laugh. One of the many great … Continue reading

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Knitting & Stitching Show – Oct 2013

  Wow, what a busy time it’s been for me recently, with weekend workshops at Great Escapes and Stitchncraft, and then came the Knitting & Stitching Show in Alexandra Palace. The interesting thing about teaching workshops at Ally Pally is … Continue reading

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