Monday, December 31, 2012

Thursday, November 1, 2012

More...Wizard of Oz Beaded Needle Case Patterns

More on the Wizard of Oz Beaded Needle Case Collection

Too much fun!  Finally, a break from college.  How could I make it through another Fall and Winter without beading? 

I cannot wait to start beading these designs!
Many more to follow!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wizard of Oz Beaded Needle Case Patterns Coming Soon!

It is official.  I am currently working on my next 
beaded needle case collection...The Wizard of Oz.


Sneak Preview: 


Monday, September 17, 2012

Since I am busy updating my blog, I thought I would share Roman with you. 

The rewards of rescuing him are immeasurable.

The German Shepherd Dog Community (TheGSDC) put out a call for action to save his life. I readily accepted. I will always be grateful for their wonderful page on Facebook. Without them, I would have never found Roman. He is the perfect gentleman.

Until We Bead Again in Australian Beading magazine!

I have been so busy in school lately. If all goes well, I will complete my BSN in July 2013. The other day I came home from work and found this in my mailbox!
It inspired me to take a look at some of my work on the Internet. I got another surprise when I revisited my YouTube account.
440,330 video views.  Wow!

I have finally gotten a handle on school.  Although at times, it is still very demanding. This week I am breaking out the beads. Believe it or not, it has been over one year since I have strung a single bead. I have been a very good student, but back to beading is long overdue. 

I am making plans for a new collection of beaded needle cases.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

I finally recovered my Blogger account!!!

It has been so long since I have posted on my blog.  It is great to finally be able to access my blog again!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

German Shepherd goes kayaking.

I took Dakota out on my kayak for the first time today. She is 12 weeks old today. We both quickly realized we are going to need a bigger vessel very soon.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I need to bead!

Dakota at 9 weeks old.

It has been so long since I have done any bead work. I miss it. College keep me so busy. My patterns are still finding there way all over the world. I am still amazed by the power of the internet. Lately, many of my patterns have found there way all the way to Australia. That is amazing!

I guess I will have to isolate myself in the mountains with no internet service so that I can design some new patterns. I look forward to warmer weather and camping with my new puppy. She is such a great dog. I plan to teach her how to ride in my kayak. Hopefully, later today, she and I will go for a practice run. Wish us luck. She will probably weigh more than 80 lbs when full grown. She must learn how to not tip us over!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Still busy in school!

My daughter has created a blog as part of her high school senior project. I am so proud of her. She and I both have been very busy with school. I hope to do some bead work very soon!

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