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Prize Draw Results and IBW Classes Open!

Prize draw results, International Beading Week 2020, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Well, it’s 1st July 2020, and here I am with the long-awaited International Beading Week prize draw results. Plus, the exciting news that you can now enroll on my two classes. And, best of all, if you enroll before 20th July 2020, you’ll be getting 25% off the class price. The price you’re seeing today…

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Start Preparing for International Beading Week 2020

Start preparing for International Beading Week 2020 with Katie Dean

It has been so lovely to hear from several of you who are so keen to start preparing for International Beading Week 2020. I announced my first beading project a few weeks ago, along with a prize draw which you can still enter. (You can find all the details here.) Then, last week, I revealed…

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Beaded Beads for International Beading Week 2020

Superduo beaded beads for International Beading Week 2020

A few days ago, I began announcing my plans for the biggest beading event of 2020. Well, here is news of my second project. Introducing my superduo beaded beads for International Beading Week 2020! This is going to be an online class. So, you get a PDF tutorial, packed with instructions and diagrams to show…

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First Beading Project Revealed for International Beading Week 2020

First Beading Project for International Beading Week 2020: six pointed star beaded box, by Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Yes, I know, International Beading Week doesn’t start until 25th July 2020. But where’s the harm in looking forward…? So, with that in mind, I thought I would reveal my first beading project for this year’s celebrations. I say first because there will be more… But all in good time! For now, I just want…

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IBW Beading Competition Results 2019

Bead Inspirations Beading Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

With International Beading Week over for another year, I hope you can reflect back and review all the fun. Certainly, I’ve loved seeing the beaded boxes coming to life and enjoying the competition entries. Which brings me neatly to my last task for this year’s week…announcing the IBW beading Competition Results. If you remember, I…

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IBW 2019 is about to start…

IBW 2019 Bead Inspirations contest entry by Dora, Beadflowers, beadwork by Katie Dean

What will you be doing for IBW 2019? (That’s International Beading Week, in case you weren’t sure!). The festivities officially begin tomorrow and last until 4th August. But you’ve probably noticed some events going on already. In fact, if you’ve been following my blog, I’m already seeing some completed boxes from my Beadalong. It’s fabulous…

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Bead Inspirations Beading Competition

Bead Inspirations Beading Competition, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

International Beading Week just wouldn’t be the same without a competition or two! So, I’m announcing my own Bead Inspirations Beading Competition. What’s it all about…? How would you like to win £50…? …of beading goodies that you get to choose? Well I’ve decided to give not just one but TWO lucky people this prize.…

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IBW Beaded Box: will you be making one?

IBW Beaded Box Beadalong Project, Katie Dean, Beadflowers, beading in 2019

Well, a couple of weeks ago, I started announcing plans for International Beading Week 2019. The first announcement I made was that I will be doing a beadalong. And what project will we all be beading? A beaded box! So, I’m thrilled that I can now reveal my IBW Beaded Box…I hope you like it!…

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International Beading Week 2019…My Plans

I’m very thrilled to announce that I have been made one of the first permanent ambassadors for Beading Week. So, I thought I should put in a little extra effort for International Beading Week 2019… Which, naturally, made me feel slightly under pressure… The result: I’ve been procrastinating! But now, at last, I am in…

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