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Category Archives: Projects

Triangle Beads Meet Dog Collar

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I have always been fascinated with triangle beads.  Taho used to make the ones with straight edges and Myuki made the ones with rounded edges.  Now Myuki makes a line with straight edges, my favorites.  I mean a triangle is
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The Final Installment of the Silk Smart Phone Case

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At last, I have finished the Silk Smart Phone Case.  And I am a little sad.  I really enjoyed the process and need to move swiftly on to a new one.  I loved the finishing once it was off the
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Woven Silk Smart Phone Case

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I wanted to share my progress on the Silk Smart Phone Case.  I got distracted making braids and thin silk bands, but not so distracted to ignore it completely. I wish I could tell you in advance how many hand-painted
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Bead Weaving with SoftFlex Wire

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Recently I found a roll of orange SoftFlex wire in my stash. Maybe it’s the hint of autumn in the air, but I was really in the mood for orange. I warped up my loom using the No Warp-Ends Kit
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Finishing Loom Woven Beadwork Jewelry

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It was suggested to me that this is a topic of interest to many bead weavers.  I have to confess, I am writing this from the cockpit of a sailboat boat (husband’s midlife crisis was to fix up a salvage
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I told you so!

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As I was packing beads and way too many kits to haul off to Convergence where we had a booth in July, Elena said:  “These are fiber weavers.  They are not going to buy beads and kits.” “Sure they will,”
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Double shedding device; double fun!

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The fun continues!  I am using two shedding devices to create a textured weaving as I mentioned in a previous post when I started this adventure (click here to read the previous post).  I had seared into my brain how I
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Oh how I love that Sari Silk

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Update: We now sell this silk in our store. Click here to purchase! I have finally, after much delay, produced two final products with the Sari Silk.  I had started one large weaving but because I hadn’t figured out what
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A Little Crystal bling!

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I bought these crystals a while ago. (Update: You can now purchase these crystals in our store here.) More like, I’ve been collecting these crystals because it was more than just one buying moment.  They are not Swarovski Crystals, although I
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