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Wrestling with beaded camels

Well, I’m long overdue an update on my beading. And, since I’m currently wrestling with beaded camels, this seemed like an interesting development to share with you all. So, the idea of wrestling with beaded camels is probably evoking some interesting images in your mind. I’m afraid the true picture is probably a lot less…

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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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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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Chocolate Sweet Dreams…Calorie-Free Chocolate!

Sweet dreams, beaded chocolate box. Can I offer you a calorie-free chocolate?! Katie Dean, Beadflowers

My latest big beading project should give you a few chocolate sweet dreams… How would you like a box of calorie-free chocolates? Did I hear you say ‘yes’? Then, you’ve come to the right place… I’ve just completed a huge project that I started over 5 months ago. This has involved three months of serious…

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Win 310g Size 11/0 Delica Beads!

Win 310g 11/0 Delica Beads, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

How would you like to win 310g size 11/0 Delica beads? (Yes, that is about 62,000 beads – worth £133.95!) Well, I’ve just published my beaded playing cards pattern. It’s made with Delica beads (working in even count Peyote, so nice and easy!). So, I thought it would be nice to share the fun by…

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