This afternoon I got a couple of hours to myself because my husband took our son to the Easter festivities downtown. Bless him! I’d been wanting to try out a new bangle design I’ve been thinking about that uses heavy gauge copper wire and my hammer. Here’s the prototype. If I make any more of [...]
Archive for March, 2012
more experiments I’ve been playing with hemp cord and more polymer clay. What’s on your bead table? * Coconut button and blue Czech seed beads from Jo-Ann Fabrics (they were having a sale!), hemp cord from Hobby Lobby.
This morning I spent an hour or so making this pretty floral button bracelet with multiple strands, stone beads and waxed linen cord. Unfortuneatly, I didn’t give myself enough length, and ran short to finish it off the way I wanted to, so I had to MacGuyver it, with less than ideal results (Note to [...]
more experimenting I made more beads over the weekend, including a prototype “wooden” heart from polymer clay, that I strung into a bracelet to see how it would look. I ran out of clasps, so I used a sliding knot technique from a tutorial on the Art Bead Scene Blog by Erin Siegel, which was [...]
bead soup I’m still trying to get through the Bead Soup Blog Party list. Last time I saw everyone’s blogs in 2 days. This year, life has conspired against me with lots of busy work. If you’re looking for my Bead Soup Reveal, please see my last post. bead table wednesday Here’s what’s on my [...]
First, I’d like to thank Lori Anderson for hosting another fun Bead Soup Party! I was so lucky to be paired up with Kathleen Lange Klik, and was challenged by the lovely soup she sent me. So challenged, in fact, I’d like to start off this reveal with a FIBER FAIL. That’s right, you can [...]