Tag - 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]