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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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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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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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USA and the Bead & Button Show 2014

Phew, what a whirlwind time it’s been; my feet hardly touched the ground! I can’t believe I’m actually back home now, the days just flew by. I had a great time at the B&B, with lots of new students in … 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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