Category Archives: Beads

A Little Handiwork

I’ve been busy with all of my classes at Front Range Community College this Spring. That’s true of the classes that I’m taking now, the ones I’m preparing to take in the Fall, and the ones I’m listing to teach … Continue reading

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Events & Classes In 2011

Happy New Year to all! Last year was certainly busy–so chock full of Things To Do that I see I haven’t had time to blog since August. I continued taking classes at Front Range Community College, and as part of … Continue reading

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Fringed floral fantasy!

A summer time face pendant with a flowered babushka head wrap and beaded embroidery shows off  luscious fringe in beautiful  shades of berries and teal with long crystal twist  is a great example of the fun can that come from … Continue reading

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Millefiore Canes

I’ve been working with ceramic clays lately in addition to all that I do using polymer clays, and there are also precious metal clays in bronze and silver, and now there is even glass clay, made using frit. I enjoy … Continue reading

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New Necklaces

newnecklace2, originally uploaded by sarajane helm. I’m still busy getting ready for the International Quilt Festival in Houston at the end of October, and I’ve been making lots of new beads, and stringing beads into necklaces too! Here’s one of … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time Of Year!

oh, I do love the time of year when summer is over, winter isnt here yet—and the fall weather starts to make  inroads into the garden. There are wonderful holidays at this time, including Halloween, when I’ll be in Houston … Continue reading

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When the Spirit Doll Moves!

I’ve been having fun playing with face masks, dolls, and beads. All the cotton jersey that I’ve previously dyed has been cut into fat quarters for making into doll bodies and spirit doll kits. I’ve got some premade bodies that … Continue reading

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