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Dealing with Self Isolation for Beaders…and non-beaders!

Dealing with self isolation: expert tips for beaders and non beaders, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

I can say with absolute certainty that I’m not the only one sitting here with anxious thoughts flying around my head at 100mph. So, I thought I would try and do something positive with that. Something has occurred to me, and many others with chronic healthy conditions… We’re pretty expert at dealing with self isolation!…

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Enjoy More Beading Time: are you up for it?

Enjoy more beading time

How would you like to be able to enjoy more beading time? I’m about to share a little secret with you… But, before I do that, let me clarify something. In a recent blog, I mentioned that I would be sharing something that has significantly helped my recovery from CFS/ME. The brilliant thing is, this…

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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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Beehive Beaded Box: How to make your own version!

Beehive Beaded Box: How to make your own version, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Now, when I first published the photos of my Beehive beaded box, I had a lot of requests for a pattern. I’m sorry to disappoint you all, but I’m not going to be publishing the pattern for this project. However, I do have good news… So, rather than do nothing, I have come up with…

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Finishing Beading Threads (it’s not what you think…)

Finishing Beading Thread, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

If you’ve landed here because you’re wondering how to go about finishing beading thread on your project, that’s not what I’m going to talk about! Before I get started… …But I can point you in the direction of some help for that. So, if you’re learning the basics, check out this free tutorial. It talks…

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Beaded Nativity Set for Jewellery Maker TV

Beaded Nativity Set, Jewellery Maker TV, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Finally, I can let you all into a big secret I’ve been keeping. I’ve been doing some secret beading, at the request of Jewellery Maker TV… And I’ve made a beaded Nativity set! To be precise, this comprises eight characters and the Crib with Baby Jesus. So, this was a bit of a challenge for…

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The Last Post From Me

The Last Post on CFS/ME: Sofa Heroes

This is going to be the last post from me in this series. And it’s not because I’ve run out of things to say. The fact is, I’ve barely touched the surface when it comes to talking about CFS/ME. In case you’re wondering about the ‘random’ image there, let me explain. It is actually the…

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