Monthly Archives: October 2013

So Not Your Mother’s Pearls

This lovely ammonite prompted a bead weaving that lived next to my workbench for several weeks. My ammonite possesses deep charcoal and shades of gold swirled together, colors that repeated in the pearls framing the focal. It prompted me to … Continue reading

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In praise of the BIGs

“Some women just gravitate to big pieces.” Ruth, owner of “The Nifty Needle” referred to phenomenon in which a needlepointer consistently chooses large canvas projects. Those who seek more frequent gratification chose to work smaller canvases. It’s the same with … Continue reading

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Musing on a Drusy and Various UFOs

Earlier this week I cut the pellon (supportive material similar to interfacing) away from my beautiful black drusies. As I began to affix the leather, I realized something else was needed. The druse (or druze) effect – tiny quartz crystals … Continue reading

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