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Beware when buying books!

I am very sad to have to issue such a warning, but I am afraid that it has become very necessary due to the actions of shameless fraudsters! It has come to my attention that a number of books available on amazon have used images and text of my work and the work of others. […]

Welcome to the summer flower garden!

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What could be more summery than a pretty braided bracelet of flowers? The flower garden bracelet kit contains the materials needed to make a charming bracelet featuring a row of flower beads, nestled in a bed of toning colours of seed bead. Each flower bead is encircled by a tiny ring of galvanised silver seed […]

Riverside Beads 7 cord disk

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I am really pleased to be able to offer the Riverside Beads 7 cord disk for sale from this website. What is so good about it? First of all, I will tell you a bit about this braid. It is a very simple construction and early examples are widespread, so its origins could lie in […]

Supporting our Creative Community

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This weekend I have been learning a new skill and in the process have been able to give a tiny bit of support to our fellow creatives in Ukraine. There have been many suggestions of how to help those in Ukraine with small businesses by buying digital downloads from Etsy. By searching in Etsy and […]

Braid-along 2 – Week 4

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Here we are now in the final week of the braid-along and I have been amazed and delighted by the wide range of beautiful designs we have seen so far. The participants have really started to dig into their stashes to experiment and as a result everyone can benefit from the results and learn from […]

Braid-along 2 – Week 3

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The braid-along is progressing well, thanks to the enthusiasm and creativity of the participants. The second week has seen more experimenting in terms of the choice of materials and the bead placement and it is great to see how people are sharing ideas and inspiring each other. For the third week we are going to […]

Braid-along 2 Week 2

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At the time of writing this post 46 people have joined in with the braid-along and posted their work. The contributors represent all levels of experience from complete Prumihimo beginners to very experienced braiders. Many have posted more than one bracelet, using the single beading technique. I would like to say a big thank you […]

Braid-along 2 – Preparation

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With just over one week until the start of the braid-along it is time to make sure you are ready for it, by learning and practising the braid structure and by gathering your materials. This braid-along is all about beaded braiding on the Prumihimo disk. This unique disk was designed by me and it is […]

Braid-along 2 – Prumihimo Bracelets

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After the success of the first braid-along in my Facebook group during May I have been working hard to put together a new braid-along for the summer. I am now ready to give a few more details. Start date – Monday 12th July Projects – 4 bracelet projects, one per week Duration – 4 weeks […]

Introduction to Prumihimo Virtual Workshop

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Since June I have been teaching Prumihimo braiding skills in virtual workshops. The fun name I have given to my program of workshops is Zoomihimo by Prumihimo and since June I have had the honour of welcoming over 60 students virtually to my home. The feedback has been brilliant and the high number of returning […]