Tag - bead design

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spring Knitting & Stitching Show

This morning as I walked down the garden I remarked on how beautiful the Spring sunshine was, and coupled with the fact that there are wonderful green shoots everywhere, I feel a huge relief from [...]