Category Archives: Jewelry making

On the Fifth Day of Craftsmas . . .

. . . my true love gave to me: knitted bead wrap bracelets! Okay now before you get all wigged out, let me just tell you that you are going to see pictures of all different ones of these I … Continue reading

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“On the Fourth Day of Craftsmas . . .

my true love gave to me . . . . bead crochet bangles for the party.” Now this is a fun project! I started making these when I accumulated all these little odds and ends of “diva” yarns – ribbons, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Craftsmas

I have not blogged in about six months. What up with that? Well, I just have not been inspired – all my writing has been for work lately – and no one wants to read an uninspired writer. But this … Continue reading

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Crocheted Beaded Bangles

So last Thursday, after finishing my work for the day, I headed off to Target for some necessities. I both love and hate Target. I love it because of how convenient it is, how it gives 5% back to the … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Bead Closet

Last week, while traveling in Texas for work, I managed to get a few days’ visit in with my family and a couple of dear friends. One of them was Lisa, my college pal, beading buddy and all around best … Continue reading

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Long Timey No Bloggey

Sorry folks, I have been working a lot lately – which is good – but that has left me little time and enthusiasm for blogging, which requires, or course, even more writing and more sitting in front of a computer. … Continue reading

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Jewelry Sale Preview

So, as I posted last weekend, my friend Janie Rose and I will be selling our handmade creations at our dear friend Carolyn Pugh’s Skein Lane Studio this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 208 Carmel Avenue in El … Continue reading

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Wrap Bracelets

I’ve been busy! In between business travel and trying to keep my house from becoming an utter pigsty, I’ve been deeply involved in the new “Call the Midwife” series on PBS and “Half the Sky,” a Independent Lens documentary also … Continue reading

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Red Rover Necklace

I have been knitting a lot, yes, but I’ve also been doing some beading. Okay, some wire-wrapping, I guess, ¬†would be the more technically correct thing to say. I’ve made 4 necklaces in the last week (yes, 4, I know, … Continue reading

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Beaded Waterfall Necklace Class

Folks, I am behind and trying hard to catch up. The Saturday of Stitches West I taught the Beaded Waterfall Necklace for the first time. I developed this pattern from my Beaded waterfall Scarf when one of my students held … Continue reading

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