Getting to know…Tracey Neidhardt

Tracey Neidhardt has become a familiar face at BeadFX, teaching seedbeading to many eager students. “Since I was able to hold a pencil, I’ve drawn animals, people, flowers, etc. Later I picked up beading” says Tracey. “When I visited a store about 20 years ago, I saw a peyote stitched amulet pouch and said to myself ‘I need to learn how to do this!’   So I took a class. It was amazing! And, I guess I’ve never looked back since then. “Basically, I taught myself to learn other stitches by reading bead books to learn the other weaving techniques, …

Get to Know … Angela Peace

Angela Peace When you take a course – whether bead-related or not – you tend to be drawn to known instructors, right? Of course right! Well, its time to get to know the instructors who teach at BeadFX! In this issue of The Beadful Life we will get to know Angela Peace. Balance and harmony through shape and texture. This is the goal that Angela Peace strives for when she designs a piece of jewellery.  Spiral kumihimo with ceramic pendant Initially, many of us got to know Angela through her teachings of traditional Chinese knots such as the Plafond knot, …