Friday, 1 April 2011

Mothers Day Gifts

I have been wondering what to make for Mothers Day Gifts, so after searching through the very many patterns and tutorials i have in my stash, i decided to make a beaded bookmark for my mum.

It didn't come out as long as i would have liked, as without the tassel bit on the bottom, it only measures just over 3 1/2 inches. Never mind, I am sure my mum will like it.

Happy Beading

Carol XXX

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Windows Ladder Stitch Ring

Since doing Sarah's Ladder Stitch Ring tutorial, i decided i needed to make some different ones. So here is the 1st one using size 11'0 Seedbeads and Hex beads.

I think it looks quite pretty, and the silver seed beads around the hex beads makes it look like little windows.

Carol XXX

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Wow... I have been awarded the pleasure of being part of the OTTBS Team!

What an honour!

I know that Sarah & Liz work hard on this blog finding challenges for us beaders, and putting up patterns etc. So i would like to say a big thank you for all your hard work the past year! Thank you girls.

I just hope that my input to the OTTBS Blog will be as good.

I have just finished making Sarah Pearl Ladder Ring tutorial on OTTBS, You can see it in the flickr group pool pictures, and OTTBS Blog page. lovely instructions Sarah, clear photos, and whips up in no time.

I am currently working on a project from Diane Fitzgerald's Book 'The Beaded Garden' but i am thinking about adapting the pattern slightly so it is not an exact copy. I will let you know how that goes later.

Happy Beading Everyone

Carol XXX