Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Photos of Magazine

The Day Has Come!

Finally, I can share my exciting news with you. I am a published designer! Bead magazine have printed one of my designs (see p50 of 'Bead' magazine) and actually paid me for it! So, I am a proper designer now...guess what job title is going on my passport next time I apply for one!

I will post photographs asap but I wanted to tell you the great news!

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Finished WIP - Piatine Bracelet

This kit was really enjoyable to do. I normally get bored half way through and leave it to do at a later date (i.e. never!) It took me less than a (already very busy) week and I love the finished article. I am going to shorten the closure stitching though, as the bracelet is loose and I fancy it being more of a cuff. (My fault, not the pattern).

I really recommend Bead Merchant for all their things; beads, kits etc.

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Something On The Go

I am currently making a bracelet from Bead Merchant - Piattine. It is absolutely beautiful and fairly easy (intermediate beaders and upwards - beginners might struggle). I am a big fan of Jill Devon's work, although I do think the patterns could do with a rewrite (just my personal opinion of course!) I love going along to her shop, on the first Saturday of every month, and having a good drool over all the beads for sale. I never come away empty-handed!

Wednesday, 1 September 2010


This is the month that I have been waiting for, for a verrryy long time! I can't tell you why yet, but I will once it is all official! I am really excited...

Plus, tomorrow is the day of my first meeting as a Weight Watchers Leader! Nerves is not the word for it! Please think of me at 10am tomorrow.