Saturday, December 31, 2011

Ethereal bracelet - Tila bead pattern

This pretty slender Tila bead bracelet is created
with netting stitch.
I used Tila beads in opaque white AB, 15/o, 11/o,
8/o seed beads, 2mm and 3mm pearls
Recommended for Advanced beginners.
The pattern is available at

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Crystal Hoop earrings

These lovely sparkly earrings are easy and quick to
make - just perfect for last minute gifts or 
a party!
I used 4mm crystals with 11/o and 15/o seed
Pattern is available now at 

Monday, December 12, 2011

Kamaria Bracelet

This gorgeous bracelet is also done in
embellished right angle weave.
I used 4x6mm oval pearls that are
now available at the following stores
The pattern is now available at

Shawana Bracelet

This elegant bracelet is created with
embellished right angle weave and is
easy to do.
I used 11/o, 15/o seed beads, 3.4mm
drop beads, 4mm crystals and
4x6mm oval pearls which are currently
available at and
The pattern is available now at

Monday, November 14, 2011

Moana Pearl Bracelet


This stunning bracelet is done using circular peyote.
The pattern includes detailed step by step diagrams and
 text instructions as well as photos of the finished bracelet.
There is also a layout diagram and brief instructions
 to do the variation.
Materials used: 15/o, 11/o, 8/o seed beads, 3mm druks
 OR 3mm round pearls, 8mm pearls.

Available now at

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Feathers necklace variation by Uli

This stunning baroque style necklace was created
by Uli Jez. Using the variation of the Feathers pattern,
she incorporated bezzeled rivoli's and used two of
the motifs to make a clasp closure.
To see more of Uli's beautiful beadwork, visit
her blog here

Wednesday, October 26, 2011


I have finished the pattern for the
Feathers necklace. I used circular
peyote stitch for the motifs and
Russian spiral stitch for the ropes.
The pattern includes detailed instructions
for the blue and gold necklace and 
layout diagrams and tips for the 
pink, black and gold necklace.
I have also provided instructions to
do both the spiral ropes.
I used 15/o 11/o, 8/o seed beads
with 3 and 4mm gold druks available
Pattern is now available at

Monday, October 17, 2011

Feathers Bracelet

These bracelets are variations of the same pattern.
I used embellished circular peyote with
15/o 11/o, 8/o seed beads and 3mm druks.
The pattern can be found at


Tuesday, October 11, 2011


Some of my patterns are on sale at at 15% off
until October 17th!
The link to Dawanda is on the right hand side of the page or
you can just click
to visit the shop.
Thank you for visiting.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Spanish Lace necklace

I have been playing with my beads again.
I wanted to make a matching necklace to 
go with the Spanish Lace bracelet.
The center of the necklace is a heart 
shaped motif and the chain
has scalloped edges.
I used 11/o seed beads with 3 and 4mm
round pearls.
Pattern is available now at

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Spanish Lace earrings

These lovely earrings match the Spanish 
Lace bracelet. I used 11/o seed beads
with 3 and 4mm round pearls.
Look out for the matching necklace pattern
coming soon!
The earring pattern is now available here

Monday, September 12, 2011

Double Pearl by Cristina

This photo was kindly sent to me by Cristina. 
She used Swarovski pearls and crystals with 11/o 
15/o 24k plated seed beads.
To see more of Cristina's beautiful beadwork
visit her blog

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Amarylla stitched by Sue

This pic was sent to me by Sue Jensen.
I love the colors she used for this bracelet.
If you like peyote and loom patterns visit
to see more of Sue's lovely bead work.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Spanish lace bracelet

This bracelet is done in netting stitch - i used 
beautiful Miyuki duracoat and Toho permanent
galvanized seed beads with 3mm pearls.
The pattern is available here:

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Amarylla pattern is now available

The Amarylla pattern which was published
in the Beadbook magazine is now available
It is made in embellished triangle weave with
oval pearls, 11/o seeds, 3mm pearls, 15/o seeds
and 4mm crystals.
The oval pearls are available at these two
websites and

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Elephants and Giraffes

My favorite animals are elephants
and giraffes - I just love them.
I have been playing with updating
my pattern pictures as you can see.
All of these are available at

Seahorses and Flowers

I have been updating my pattern pictures and
they are listed at the following sites
All of these are loom patterns except for the
the sea horses pattern at the bottom of this
post - that one is done in peyote.

Precious Gold bracelet

These pics were sent by Bethel
who stitched these brick stitch bracelets
using 11/o Delicas. Fantastic beading
Bethel! Thank you!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Ocean pearl necklace

This lovely nautical necklace is also done in embellished right angle weave, similar to the bracelet in my last post, but constructed differently.
This pattern not only has detailed instructions for the ocean pearl necklace, but also has diagrams and instructions to make the Blush pearl necklace. The pattern is available here:

Ocean pearl bracelet

This lovely bracelet is done in embellished right angle weave with 6mm pearls, 3mm pearls, 15/o seed beads and 3mm crystals. I have also shown a color variation in tangerine and chocolate 6mm pearls.
This pattern is available here

Indian Summer

This picture was sent to me by Massiel Pimental - her bracelet turned out gorgeous!
You can see more of Massiels lovely bead work here

Friday, July 15, 2011

Inca Sun bracelet

These lovely bracelets were constructed in netting stitch. The top
one is done with 15/o seed beads in gold with 3mm pearls and druks.
The silver bracelet is done in 15/o silver seed beads with 2 shades
of 3mm pearls and 3mm crystals.
The pattern will be available at in a couple of

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Pearl filigree necklace

This picture was sent to me by Pat Stone.
She added a few more motifs and joined them differently to
the pattern - it's beautiful, don't you think?
Perles and co (France)are stocking the gorgeous oval pearls and
will have some more beautiful colors in store September/
October. They also have many other beautiful beads in store.
In the USA, is also stocking the
olive pearls and Linda has more on order.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Gondola bracelet

These gorgeous bracelets are done in embellished netting stitch.
There are two variations of this bracelet.
One is done with oval pearls and one is done
with fire polished ovals.
The 4 x 6mm oval pearls are available 
This pattern will be available at

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Double Pearl bracelet

This gorgeous 3D bracelet was made with a triangle 
weave base, using 4mm pearls and 11/o seed beads.
I then embellished the base with 15/o seed beads, 3mm
round pearls or Czech druks and 3mm crystals.
The pattern is now available at

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Treasured Trellis B&B June 2011

Hi all
I have received many emails from people saying that they cannot find the 4x6mm oval pearls used in the Treasured Trellis (Pearl filigree) pattern from B&B June 2011.
Shipwreckbeads usually stocks these pearls but because so many people bought the pearls when the pattern was published, they have sold out. They are trying to restock as soon as possible.
In the meantime, i wanted to show you that you can use Czech fire-polished 4x6mm oval beads as a substitute
I am showing two pics below, the first is the bracelet made using the oval pearls and the second is the same bracelet made with the fire-polished oval beads.
As you can see, the fire-polished beads work just as well and there is a much greater range of colors available.