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A color adventure in beads

A color adventure in beads, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

We’re now halfway through August 2020. International Beading Week seems like a distant memory. But the beading fun is still very much ongoing. You see, this month, I’m going on a color adventure in beads… And I’m taking you with me, if you want to follow! (And if you do want to follow, make sure…

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Beaded Stars for Christmas in July

Beaded stars for Christmas in July, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Apart from the fact that ‘Christmas in July’ is a ‘thing’ (I believe I blogged about its origins last year), it’s also the perfect time to start your festive beading projects. So, I like to try and pencil in some festive beading time for July every year. And this year, I’ve started with a collection…

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Prize Draw Results and IBW Classes Open!

Prize draw results, International Beading Week 2020, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, it’s 1st July 2020, and here I am with the long-awaited International Beading Week prize draw results. Plus, the exciting news that you can now enroll on my two classes. And, best of all, if you enroll before 20th July 2020, you’ll be getting 25% off the class price. The price you’re seeing today…

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Start Preparing for International Beading Week 2020

Start preparing for International Beading Week 2020 with Katie Dean

It has been so lovely to hear from several of you who are so keen to start preparing for International Beading Week 2020. I announced my first beading project a few weeks ago, along with a prize draw which you can still enter. (You can find all the details here.) Then, last week, I revealed…

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Beaded Beads for International Beading Week 2020

Superduo beaded beads for International Beading Week 2020

A few days ago, I began announcing my plans for the biggest beading event of 2020. Well, here is news of my second project. Introducing my superduo beaded beads for International Beading Week 2020! This is going to be an online class. So, you get a PDF tutorial, packed with instructions and diagrams to show…

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First Beading Project Revealed for International Beading Week 2020

First Beading Project for International Beading Week 2020: six pointed star beaded box, by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Yes, I know, International Beading Week doesn’t start until 25th July 2020. But where’s the harm in looking forward…? So, with that in mind, I thought I would reveal my first beading project for this year’s celebrations. I say first because there will be more… But all in good time! For now, I just want…

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The Little Red Chair: Inspired by The Graham Norton Show

The little red chair, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I’m guessing you’ve come here because you’re curious about the little red chair? What is it? How did I come to make it? So, let me explain… Firstly, this is only really going to make some sort of sense to you if you know about the Graham Norton Show. If you don’t, then, it’s basically…

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Digital Craft Market

Digital Craft Market hosted by Ian W Wallace Ltd, Beadflowers, Beadwork by Katie Dean

It’s interesting how fear and danger brings out both the best and the worst in people. Not just individuals, but whole corporations too. Well, I’m here to tell you about a company that is rising to the challenge and helping its customers. Why do you want to hear about that? Well, because this company is…

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