Engineer by day, beadweaver by night (mostly), I like to look for answers to questions.
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Sunday, November 8, 2009


This weekend I wanted to make some beaded snowflakes. I have made beaded flowers and stars before, but never snowflakes. I had to experiment to come up with a pattern with the look I wanted.

I started with a six pointed star in the center:Then I added branched structures to represent ice crystals. My first branches were a little bit floppy, so I added more branching to add to the "iciness" of the snowflake and also to help stablize the whole shape. The end result looks like this:

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


I am so flattered! I have been featured in a blog. The entry features a collection of leaf-themed beadwork in honor of the season.

The other items alongside mine are beautiful examples of beadwork by the Etsy Beadweavers Team. You can search Etsy for "EBW Team" plus any keyword that interests you to find more stunning beadwork from talented artists.

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My item is the amulet bag.