Tag - seed beads

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show – Workshop tickets now on sale

Just a quick 'heads up' to let you know that the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show has now made its workshop tickets available online. You can browse through the workshops here and book a session. I'll [...]

Beadschool Video Tutorial – Techniques: African Helix

Video Tutorial with Melanie de Miguel. In this video tutorial I demonstrate African Helix stitch. It's a fabulous structural stitch, that can be used on its own as a necklace rope or bracelet, or, as you [...]

St Olave Necklace – New Colourway

St Olave necklace in Bronze and Peridot Not only does it come in Crystal AB, but I've just finished a new colourway for St Olave necklace kit - Peridot and Light Bronze; I'm not sure if [...]

Swarovski 4627 Rectangle crystals for Leonora

Instagram is OK for an instant fix but I had to finally get round to blogging about the arrival of these stunning Swarovski crystals. Opening the boxes I felt like a child at Christmas time! [...]

Abbey Road Beaders – Byzantine Cross workshop

I spent a brilliant weekend in Nottingham, with the Abbey Road Beaders teaching my Byzantine Cross workshop. I was treated to a lovely warm welcome, super hospitality and generosity - we had such a laugh. [...]

Knitting & Stitching Show – Oct 2013

  Wow, what a busy time it's been for me recently, with weekend workshops at Great Escapes and Stitchncraft, and then came the Knitting & Stitching Show in Alexandra Palace. The interesting thing about teaching workshops [...]