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Toho Challenge 2020: Tropical Fantasy by Katie Dean

Toho Challenge 2020, Tropical Fantasy by Katie Dean

Well, the Tucson bead show has just started, which can mean only one thing… I can now reveal what I was making back in November 2019. My Toho Challenge 2020 piece, which I entitled ‘Tropical Fantasy’. Why? And what is the challenge? Read on to find out… Toho Challenge 2020 This is the second time…

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Your Festive Beading

Your festive beading traditions, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I would love to invite you to share your favourite Festive beading projects with me. So, let me start by sharing two things that are getting me into the Festive spirit this year. How does your Festive beading reflect meaning? For me, Festive beading is very much about finding a way to express the meaning…

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What Katie Did Next…

I don’t know if I’m the only one who remembers the ‘What Katie Did…’ series of books? Certainly, they were books that I loved as a child. And, not just because the title character shared my name! You might be wondering why I’m talking about books and not beads here. Well, as with all things,…

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Katie Dean Christmas Beadalong 2019

Katie Dean Christmas Beadalong 2019, Christmas Ornaments Beadalong, Katie Dean, Beadflowers, beading in 2019

Yes, that’s right…I’ve been promising you this for a while! Now it’s finally time to officially launch the Katie Dean Christmas Beadalong for 2019. You might already have seen a photo of the project. It’s a beaded box (I had to really, didn’t I?!), as you probably realised. What you may not have realised is,…

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Katie Dean Beading Update 2019

Katie Dean Beading Update 2019

I think my Katie Dean beading update is long overdue! If you follow my blog or belong to my mailing list, you’ll know this has been a year of a few changes. So, time for more news… Non-Beading News Likewise, if you know me, you know about my health issues. (If you don’t, then this…

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Beaded Poppy Appeal 2019

Beaded Poppy Appeal, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Now, here in the UK, we’re just approaching the time of year when the Royal British Legion launches their annual Poppy appeal. This is to raise money that will be used to help members of the armed forces and their families. The appeal is timed to lead up to Remembrance Day – 11th November -…

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Beaded Boxes Ebook – First Announcements!

How to Make Beaded Boxes Ebook: 7 Flower Pot Designs, Ebook by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Yes, that’s right…drumroll please! I can now make my first announcements about my new beaded boxes ebook. This has been a long time in the making, but the wait is now almost over… And, if you’re too excited to even read this blog, you don’t have to! Just use this link and sign up now…

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