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Going, going, gone!…Beading disappearing forever…

Going going gone beading kits and beading supplies

Yes, that’s right…I have decided to close part of this website for good. So, my beading supplies and beading kits are going, going, gone for good. And if you want any of them, you’d better hurry up as many are already permanently sold out! But before you panic, let me explain more… Why am I…

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July 2019 Beading Patterns

It’s the end of July, which, in the beading calendar, can only mean one thing…International Beading Week is here! For me, it also means another look back. So, just in case you missed anything, here are my July 2019 beading patterns. The first of these is actually related to International Beading Week. So that seems…

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May 2019 Beading Patterns

May 2019 Beading Patterns, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

So, another month has passed! Which means time to take a little look back at the new May 2019 beading patterns. As I hinted last month, I have abandoned the beaded bead challenge…at least for the moment. I’m sure I will make some more beaded beads this year, but possibly not one a week! This…

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April 2019 Beading Patterns

April 2019 beading patterns, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

So, what will you find in the April 2019 beading patterns? Some beaded beads – you were expecting those, I’m sure! An Easter project that actually will work for any summer occasion. And a few other little gems that I’m about to share… April 2019 beading patterns for beaded beads Now, I have to confess,…

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Beading Directory: how to find all things bead related

Beading Directory

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve started work on a project that I’ve long dreamed about. You’ve probably heard me mention my other website: the My World of Beads blog. Well, I started that up five years ago, with the intention of creating a resource to help all beaders. I’m still growing and shaping…

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March 2019 Beading Patterns

March 2019 Beading Patterns, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Welcome to my monthly beading pattern round up. This gives you a quick overview of my March 2019 beading patterns. So, it’s the best way to check you haven’t missed out on an awesome project! During this month, I’ve been exploring a couple of themes. So, I have a lovely selection of new patterns based…

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2019 Fashion Trends and Beading Inspiration

2019 fashion trends and beading inspiration, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

People often ask designers where they get their inspiration. Sometimes this is just curiosity, sometimes it is in an attempt to learn. Now, inspiration comes from all sorts of places. So, this month, I went looking for some beading inspiration in 2019 fashion trends. February saw the major catwalk fashion week shows in Paris, London…

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