September 2021 Bead Mat Update: The bead goes on!

My September 2021 bead mat update is going to get a little nostalgic, so be prepared to see that the beat goes on! The reality is that I’ve been busy with non-beading/stitching activities, so I really don’t have much new to show you. However, I do have some ideas that I’d like to explore, that relate to past projects. I’m back working on my free form peyote ‘Dancing’ piece, but that’s all the current beading that I have to show this week. But, remember this Butterfly and Ladybug piece from a while back? It still needs a pin back, and …

Mixing it Up Again! So, what else is new?

I’m mixing it all up again, and I’m totally unapologetic about the whole thing! But what else is new, because I know that you expect this of me. I promised you more beading, but got distracted over the long weekend, so didn’t actually do that much. A little reading, a little dreaming, snacking, some napping, and the bare minimum of beading on my butterfly brooch (or will it be a pendant?). I did finish the main part of the beading, glued on the Ultra Suede backing, then worked on the edging. Soon! I forgot to add pin back, under the …