Tag - Bead Blog

Ideas for Christmas

Nefertiti's Treasure necklaces 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 [...]

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

Spectrum cuff in Basic Hubble Stitch 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 [...]

The Alpine Experience

The Alpine Experience - Les Carroz. The view from chalet Calluna. 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 [...]

Northern Ireland Beaders Guild

Heqet Pendant workshop with the 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bead Magazine

Cover of Bead Magazine Issue 60 I'd completely forgotten an interview I did with Katie Dean for Bead Magazine, until she emailed me this evening to say that the magazine has hit the shelves. So if [...]

Hubble Stitch – the brand new beadwork stitch!

A gorgeous cabochon that begged to be Hubbled! 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 [...]

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, [...]