Tag - The Beadworkers Guild

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Bead & Button Show 2013

The phrase "Bead & Button" has been with me ever since I bought copy #2 of the magazine from the Bead Shop in Tower Street, in 1994. I was a serial dabbler in beadwork at [...]

The Great British Bead Show 2013

Arriving home from the Great British Bead Show, 2013, I was greeted with such a mountain of paperwork for the family bizz,  and preparation to do for the Bead & Button Show next month, that [...]

Video – A visit to The Dangerous Beaders

The Dangerous Beaders, was started by three friends, Sandra, Jacqui and Joan, who met in 2002 at a beading workshop held by Pat Trott. They discovered that they all lived within 10 minutes of each [...]

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 [...]

After my annual beady fix at Daventry….

  I returned last night from a great weekend at the 2012 Beading Festival, Daventry with the Beadworkers Guild. As always, it was lovely to sit amongst so many dear old and new friends and bead, [...]

Tassels and Beady Pals

When the Spring Beadworkers Guild journal arrived it was a lovely boost to see my Crystal Rosette Pendant in the centre pages - always a thrill to see one's stuff in print! Also May is the [...]