Friday, May 29, 2009

Thankyou from jaycee

To all of you who have joined my blog - thankyou!
I hope you all enjoy making 'Starflower'

I'm off to bed

hi everyone
If you haven't got the free pattern yet, it's okay, just send me an email and I will send the file to you in the morning. I'm on a different time zone to you all and I'm off to bed.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Free pattern

Please remember to send me an email if you want the free pattern. You are more than welcome to post a comment, but I cannot retrieve your email address to send you the file unless you email me.
Thanks everyone


This pretty and delicate triangle weave bracelet pattern is called 'Starflower' and is available free to all my blog followers.
To get the pattern, please join my blog if you haven't already and send an email to me at and I will email you the pdf file.
The pattern is for Seasoned beginners and it includes detailed diagrams, written instructions, bead counts and bead information.
If you are not familiar with Triangle weave yet, please click on the Triangle weave circle instructions link at the top of my blog page.
This pattern will only be available for free until Friday the 5th of June. After that it will be put up on my website for sale at


Hi everyone
I have a free pattern coming out for all my blog followers very soon!
Look out for it - I will post as soon as it's ready.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Egyptian Turtle Bracelet

If you've never tried 4 drop peyote before, give it a go!
4 drop peyote works up much faster than regular peyote, and the finished beadwork feels soft and slinky and has a lovely drape to it.
This bracelet is an Egyptian design done in size 11/o Delica beads and it depicts swimming turtles and a papyrus scroll.

Art Deco Fish bracelet

This the bracelet for a brick stitch set that I made. Brick stitch is a little more difficult than peyote stitch, but I think it's so versatile because you can make almost any shape with it.

Marie Starr wrote a fantastic tutorial for brick stitch and you can download it from her website.The link is and the tutorial is called 'The ABC's of Brick stitch'

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Hi everyone
I just wanted to let you know that a new pattern website is opening.
The web address is with beautiful high quality patterns from a variety of fabulous designers.
Save the web address to your favourites - the site opens on June 1st.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Join my blog!

Hi everyone
Please sign in and join my blog. By doing this you will not only get to see what new stuff is coming up first, but I will also occasionally offer special discounts on my patterns and free patterns.
All you have to do to join is click the 'FOLLOW' tab on the right side of the page and follow the prompts.
A small icon will show up with your name.


Hi everyone
I have enabled the comments access, so please feel free to comment if you would like to.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Crystal Mosaic Bracelet

I can't even begin to tell you how beautiful these beads are.

This bracelet is done in Triangle weave, and it uses the Triangle weave circle that I have provided free instructions for.

The crystals that I used are 4mm Swarovski bicones in Ruby AB x 2.

This bracelet looks absolutely stunning on.

Midnight Seahorses pendant

This is one of my favourite pendants. The pattern grid is in peyote, but I found it much easier to turn the grid sideways and use brick stitch.
The chain that is attached to the pendant is also brick stitch.
I used size 11 Delica beads.

Eastern Collar

I made this collar a while ago, using the 'Versa Loom'.
I stitched the straight part of the collar first, and then, with the piece still attached to the loom, I added the fringe.
I used size 11 Delica beads, with size 15/o seed beads for the end of each fringe strand.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Free Triangle weave instructions

Many of my crystal jewellery patterns use Triangle weave. If you are not familiar with Triangle weave, but would like to learn, you can download free instructions on how to make a Triangle weave circle at my website here
Simply click on the icon next to the picture and the pdf will open. If it does not, then right click on the icon and select "save target as" and save the file to your pc.

Pattern updates

Just to let you all know - The following patterns are up on my website for sale:
Celtic bracelet, Dawn Roses Cuff and Evenstar - Crystal lace necklace.
Until further notice - if you spend $20.00 or more you get a free pattern of your choice to the value of the price of the highest priced pattern. Spend $40.00 and get two free patterns! This offer does not include Ebooks.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Celtic Bracelet

The pink version of this bracelet is the one I stitched and the pattern is now for sale on my website.
The blue, green and silver version was stitched by Cat to test the instructions for me. She turned the bracelet into a choker, and did a fantastic job!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Evenstar necklace - new pattern available

This beautiful crystal necklace was inspired by Lord of the Rings.
I used netting stitch and triangle weave, with size 15 seed beads and Swarovski crystals.
It uses ALOT of crystals but the end result is stunning.
I'm busy working on a matching bracelet and earrings.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Dawn Roses - a work in progress

I am working on the pattern for this bracelet now, and hope to have it ready for sale in about 2 - 3 weeks time.

The bracelet is a series of "rose circle" consisting of double layers of crystal picots with a scalloped edge. Each "rose" has a pearl in the centre and the picot petals are edged by pearls forming a radiating star shape.

This bracelet is exquisitely beautiful, and lovely to wear especially at night when all the crystals sparkle as they catch the light.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Raspberry creme cuff

I love the feel of pearls and these crystal ones are divine. I used gold and bright gold with rose satin crystals.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Bella Luna

The violet opal beads used in this set glow like moonlight so I called it Bella Luna which means Beautiful moon.
I also used pink, burgundy and gold pearls.
No picture can do this set justice, it's really beautiful!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Garnet wings designs

This is one my favourite brick stitch patterns.
The butterfly pattern is scalloped and has a herringbone chain.

The bracelet is not only scalloped but has cut out sections as well. I used size 11 Delica beads for this design.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


This was the first scalloped brick stitch pattern I made. I used Delica beads in size 11/o - two of the colors have an iris finish and one is silver-lined. The bracelet is stiff and holds it's shape because the pattern was stitched top to bottom.