Friday, July 29, 2011

Vacation tut experiments

The last few days I've been working on brick and peyote stitch. I've been trying to learn the ins and outs. I saw an awesome sculptural piece I'd love to be able to try, but I had to learn the basics. Needless to say it was stressful.

Today, I took time to relax with my wire!!! I wrote a new cross tutorial. It will come out for sale mid August. I made a bangle. A free tut I'll post. Maybe I'll just do one for right here on the blog- no download needed :) I also made this insect looking piece. I'm thinking a bracelet. Maybe a second free tut!

I like bead weaving! The versatility is awesome, but when I really need to chill and release tension- wire, wire, wire!!!!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Brick stitch & peyote stitch learning curve

Ive been working on learning the ins and outs or peyote and brick stitch. I wanted to have flowers and leaves to add toy polyclay faces since I'm running out oh Czech glass & polyclay ones. Not bad.

I've decided to focus on those two bead stitches for the rest of summer :)

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Double everything pendant! Vacation piece #2

This is the double everything pendant ice been working on this week! Finally finished it- 2 polyclay faces, 2 shells, 2-sided! Beach time!

The summer if wire and faces!

Saturday, July 16, 2011


Ahhhh huge sigh if relief! I've been on vacation without my beading supplies for 13 days! That is an eternity for a bead addict! Finally 2 days ago my sweetheart went to the post office to pick up my beads and wire boxes I'd shipped down here to St. Croix USVI. Bless him!- he staved off my mental frustration! Woot, Baby! Lol.

I started this piece a couple of days before I left on vacation. I spent half of yesterday finishing it! Vineyard- the result of 13 days pent up creativity - now unleashed! :)

I have a feeling I'm going be doing a lot of face pieces this vacation.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Flying through the air

It's amazing what earth looks like when you're flying! I wonder if birds think so?