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International Beading Week 2021 Countdown: Special Events Announced

International Beading Week 2021, free beading patterns, beadalong, competitions and more from Katie Dean, Beadflowers

It is now just 16 days until International Beading Week 2021 officially begins. How excited are you? Have you claimed any of your free beading patterns yet? And have you enrolled in this very special beadalong? Well, I am here to tell you how you can get involved in all of this and the special…

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Bee Hotel Progress – what is this awesome beading project?

Bee Hotel Progress Report - Katie Dean, Beadflowers, International Beading Week 2021

A couple of weeks ago, I announced that I’m going to be doing something bigger and better than ever for International Beading Week 2021… A beaded bee hotel. (If you missed that announcement, you can check it out here). Now let me start by saying thank you – and congratulations – to everyone who has…

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The Beaded Bee Hotel for International Beading Week 2021

The beaded bee hotel, an exclusive online class with Katie Dean for International Beading Week 2021

Have you ever considered this…? Where would a beaded bee sleep overnight? Well, the answer is: the beaded bee hotel. So, do you have any beaded bees of your own? And if so, do they have a hotel in which they can stay in comfort? If you said ‘no’ to either of those questions, then…

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Beading with Katie

Beading with Katie, the new-look mailing list for enjoying more beading and learning more beading skills

Spring is a time for growth and renewal, right? Well, for me, this month has been a time to make a few improvements…a kind of growth and renewal exercise to benefit you, my loyal customers and followers. I’m reaching the culmination of this process. So, I can now proudly introduce…(drum roll please)…Beading with Katie. What…

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Launching The Rose Club for Beading Enthusiasts

Launching the rose members club, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

  I nearly said ‘addicts’ in that title, but I don’t intend to offend. So, let’s call ourselves ‘enthusiasts’ instead! Anyway, back to the real point of this blog…why am I launching the Rose Club? And what is it? Why am I launching the Rose Club? Well, as I run the business side of ‘Beadflowers’…

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Displaying beaded sweets, candies and more

Displaying beaded sweets and candies, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Have you made many of my beaded sweets and candies? If so, you’re going to be interested in this brilliant idea for displaying beaded sweets and candies. It is simple to make, and will draw a lot of admiration from any guests who see it. What is this idea for displaying beaded sweets? Well, it’s…

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Invitation to join a Beaded Easter Egg Hunt

Invitation to join a beaded Easter egg hunt, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, we’re just under a week away from Easter weekend 2021. And, I think we need another excuse for cheering ourselves up. So, this is my invitation to join a beaded Easter egg hunt. Are you in? Well, you probably want to know what it involves first. So, let me explain… When does it take…

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