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Tag Archives: Poppyfield Bead Company

The Do-Over, Again

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Greetings Weaving Friends!  How many times have we been asked “How long did it take you to make that?”  I think I will start answering with “Which version?”  It has been 3 weeks and I am still working with my
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Where’s Your Inspiration?

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Greetings Weaving Friends! photo and quote source My friend posted a picture of her grandmother on Facebook. They are Diné (Navajo) and her grandmother is a master weaver. “Margaret Dalton, 91 years old born back in 1923, of Ft. Defiance,
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Lemko Tapestry – Weaving and Forgiveness

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Greetings Weaving Friends!!! Beads are an essential part of my personal healing.  Over the Christmas holiday I created a weaving ritual to work through some trans-generational trauma.  As a Jewish person who has never celebrated Christmas, the holiday can be
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A Mini Tutorial – Hemp and Button Clasp

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If you can tie your shoes, you can make this clasp!   Greetings Weaving Friends!!!  As promised, I am posting the instructions for the macrame finishing of my Magical Mosaic Cuff.  You can do this using a simple square knot.
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Color Work – Magical Mosaic Continued

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  Now that I have got a pattern that I like, I can employ a variety of beads and fibers to create all kinds of variations.  Here I wanted to work with 2 colors of tile beads and no stud/
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When You Know You Are Close…Keep Going

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 GREETINGS WEAVING FRIENDS!!! It has taken me three weeks to go from my last post – the start of this bracelet – to completing the project.  The idea for this bracelet actually began during the summer with my free form
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Over The Hump with Hemp

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  Greetings Weaving Friends!  I have had a difficult time with “re-entry” after my knee surgery.  No matter what I did, I was very tired all the time. I tried resting, pushing myself, smiling a lot and pretending I was
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Free Form Experiment by Julia L. Hecht

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Greetings Beaders and Weavers!   Here is my first experiment “looming” with 2-holed tile beads and beads of different sizes.  I am using 8/0 Delica beads, 11/0 delica beads, 3 mm Fire Polish, 3 mm Druks, and 11/0 round seed
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Happiness in Readiness

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The weaving is complete!  Now “thread management” begins.  Clearly there’s a lot to do.  It is been a busy week for me with my store and with my kids. So, once again, my artistic life has been “squeezed” in when
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Cubist’s Delight

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  Greetings Weaving Friends!  My foray into increases and decreases continues to advance.  I have one strap complete (see photo to the left).  In addition, I have  successfully added the missing piece of the work to the right side of
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