Students will learn how to combine vintage or Swarovski buttons, solid ring and basic bead weaving to create a refined bracelet. Waves of Grace is a deceptively simple design that is versatile and rewarding. All skill levels are encouraged.
Some knowledge of brick stitch and herringbone and their terms is helpful but not required.
Materials Included in Kit: Vintage or Swarovski rivoli 3015 buttons, metal o-rings, two colors of size 11 seed beads, one color size 15 seed bead and complete instructions.
Students must bring these REQUIRED MATERIALS to class: 6 or 8lb Fireline, size 10 beading sharps, size 11 beading needles, scissors, bead mat, needle puller
I feel as if I am beginning again. However, I have so many things in place from when I really first began this creative journey.
I am beginning again, but I am not starting from scratch.
The trials of the past have given me perseverance I had not idea I possessed.
I am still recovering from a major life change but I am allowing my life to become better and trying very hard to not become bitter... I am finding that I am not having to try so hard at it lately.
I have hope.
I have a new vision.
I have wisdom to stop and pray.
I have Grace.
I have Mercy.
And most of all, I have love.
I have the love of so many sweet supporters and friends and family. People who constantly encourage me and remind me of why I create. Why I love to teach people. Why I get out of bed each morning.
I have a commitment to stop and spend time with God and meditate each day with him on the creative process he has called me to. I had forgotten what peace and joy there is in that little bubble of meditation. That f…
I haven't had the heart to blog in sometime, mostly because I believe in speaking positive affirmations and not magnifying a problem. There is a part of me that has not blogged because of derogatory comments made about sharing your story through blogging. I now realize that it is that very thing that needs to happen. That is, we need to share our stories. They encourage, uplift, and help us identify with one another on a level that is supernatural. I don't know about you but I am all about connections on a supernatural level. So much of this world has left us wanting, with a hole- Plumb calls it a "God-Shaped Hole". I have to agree.
There are many problems in going on in my life at the moment and just to briefly share- My life as I knew it for many years has been torn apart. I am separated and missing one of my boys, my baby boy. I am facing a nasty divorce and the disconnections of my baby boy. Please, if you read anything into this read that HE is bigger and He is…
I am trying my best to get Back in the Saddle Not sure how it working but....I have good news. Two new designs are being released for classes this year.
I will be teaching my first CRAWphabet class at Wild Beads this Saturday, July 16th:
one class from 10:30 and another at 2:00.
Class cost is $50 and included beads but not the finding (or other beading supplies.)
You will learn how to take RAW and create CRAW embellishments
on it using Toho's Takumi large hole seed beads.
"Indie Earrings" will be introduced at the Shreveport Bead Retreat July 29th- 31st. Contact Ida to register.
Blessing to you all and keep me in your thoughts as I "saddle up,"