Tag Archives: Great Escapes

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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Byzantine Cross workshop – Great Escapes

What a fantastic weekend I had with the girls at my Byzantine Cross workshop in Barnett Hill with Great Escapes! It was intensive and very challenging, but they came through like real troopers and made some stunning versions of my Cross design. That … Continue reading

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After the Olympia K&S Show

I’ve just had 3 fabulous days teaching my Crystal Finger Candy Rings and Crystal Rosette Pendant at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show. I met lots of lovely ladies who had never picked up beads for bead weaving before, which … Continue reading

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Playing with a New Digital Camera

My husband has a new digital camera and has been testing it out on some of my beadwork. I liked this shot of my Aladdin Beaded Bottle, so I think I’ll use it in my instructions for the Beaded Bottles … Continue reading

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Newest Byzantine Cross

I’ve just finished this latest version of the Byzantine Cross. In this image, I’ve photographed it against the computer screen to show the extent of the filigree going on in the structure. I haven’t super-embellished this one with freshwater pearls … Continue reading

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