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Number One Beading Problem: do you know what it is?

Number One Beading Problem Solved, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

Last year, I carried out a couple of surveys to find out what people struggle with most when beading. Do you know what the number one beading problem is? Maybe you’re thinking it’s choosing colours. Or, perhaps struggling with a technique? Maybe even something to do with buying beads? Well, if you guessed any of…

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International Beading Week 2018

International Beading Week 2018

July can mean only one thing in the beading world… It’s time to start counting down to International Beading Week 2018! Those of you who have been avid beaders for a while may have celebrated a few beading weeks before. This festival began life in the UK as National Beading Week. It was the brainchild…

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National Beading Week Memories 2017

National Beading Week Memories 2017, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

What are your favourite National Beading Week memories from 2017? I promised all my Beadalong participants that I would share some of the photos that I got to see as the week went on. Then, I want to look back and share some of my favourite memories. Please share yours too in the comments below.…

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Beadalong Days 8 and 9…Surprise!

National Beading Week 2017 Beadalong, Katie Dean, Beadflowers

If you’ve been completing your Beadalong with me over the past week, you’re probably wondering what on earth I’m giving you to do for days 8 and 9. Well, quite simply, go ahead and treat yourself! I’ll get onto that in a second… Beadalong Thank You! I’m really thrilled that so many people have taken…

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2017 NBW Beadalong Day 6

Penultimate day…! Aside from making a lovely project and learning something new, I hope you now realise how it is possible to make a little beading time each day. It doesn’t have to be a big commitment. Just make time and space for you! So, on to today’s beading ‘me-time’. Don’t forget, you can find…

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2017 NBW Beadalong Day 5

It’s lovely to see you again. You should be making real progress now and feeling the satisfaction of seeing your project taking shape. So, on we go! If you need to refer back to any steps, you can find all the previous days by following this link.   Day 5 Well, it’s a big day…

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2017 NBW Beadalong Day 4

Well, you’ve made it halfway! Hasn’t the time flown? Keep enjoying this because it will all be over before you know it! If you need to look back on the previous days’ instructions, you can find everything here.   Day 4 Today we’re going to start making the petals for your flower. So, you will…

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2017 NBW Beadalong Day 3

So, how are you today? I hope you’re raring to go and following along nicely. Don’t forget, if you are getting stuck, just leave me a comment at the end of this blog and I will help you out! If you need the previous days’ instructions, follow this link.   Day 3 Make sure you…

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2017 NBW Beadalong Day 2

Welcome to day 2. I’m going to take you a step further on your beading journey. So, I hope you are ready to do more to your project(s)… Before we start, I want you to remember the Golden Rule…be kind to yourself! If you need to refer to other days, follow this link. Now, let’s…

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