Rut or Obsession

What do all of these pieces have in common?  I suppose I need to give you a bit of a background story first.  Back in 2011 Kerrie Slade purchased 1700 grams of same color seed beads with the intent to…
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What’s New in Beads for 2016

After the whirlwind of new beads that came out last year I was honestly wondering if there would be anything new to strike my fancy this year.  Well the folks at Starman and Toho have truly blown my mind.Demi beads.…
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Challenge Update

It is now 6 months into my personal challenge to NOT purchase any seed beads or two hole beads for weaving.  I have been like most of you and impulse purchased too many to count and needed to no longer…
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Getting Back Into My Groove

I have mentioned that the beads were not talking to me, probably too many times lately.  It has been very disturbing for me because of all the artistic outlets I have this is the one I am most passionate about.…
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A New Joy

I have always loved teaching friends whether it was sewing, cross stitch or even making paper twist dolls.  It was fun to see the A-HA moments they have had.  I had wanted to get into teaching beading but the opportunity…
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A new creative outlet.

I may have told you all this but before I found my love of beading I was a cross-stitcher, quilter, and all around general crafter.  I love most forms of art that involve needle, thread and fabric.  Quilting did give…
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