"I would strongly advise AGAINST pricing "regionally". Don't set your price as $100 in a small town and then increase it to $200 in a larger city - you'll alienate your customers and will lose business. Instead, I think it makes…"
"Hi, Carol! What kind of bezels did you stitch around the cabochons? Did you use peyote stitch? Did the bezel come up far enough over the edges of the cab? I always finish my bezels with a round of size 15 beads to tighten it…"
4. Designer's Findings
5. Shipwreck Beads
I used to use Fire Mountain Gems, but have decided not to use them anymore since I saw a knockoff of one of my original designs as a beading contest entry, used without…"
"I just saw someone working on your design this past week and it is stunning. Then I opened my Beading Daily email this morning and there you were again. I ran a Google search on your name and here you are in Beader's Showcase! This necklace is…"
What is your favorite beading activity? Surely you can separate one:)
Off-loom bead weaving, without a doubt!
Other beading activities you enjoy or want to learn about?
The second runner up is lampworking with Effetre. I also love to fuse glass. And I'd love to learn more advanced beadweaving techniques, maybe take a few classes in sculptural techniques.
I am a 34-year-old work-at-home-mom to a wonderful baby boy, and married to the best husband ever. (Very supportive!) We live in Jay, N.Y. in the heart of the Adirondack mountains. (That's closer to the Canadian border than it is to Albany!)
I am a mostly self-taught beadwork and glass artist whose work has appeared in Beadwork magazine. I am currently working with a marketing consultant and a business counselor to take my business to the next level so I can continue to work to support my family!
hello there :o)
Thank you for your lovely comment about my brightly coloured twisty beads! I was struggeling with a lack of inspiration on the day I made those so just picked up what colours I had closest to me hence the odd combination lol!!
Your beadwork is amazing by the way! The cllars are out of this world.....breathtaking even!