This brisk weather has definitely been enhancing my beading time!! I started a 'Beauteous Bangle' over the weekend.
I think it's funny how wonky these things start out but end up nice and structured (like the blue and brown one in the background!)! I hope to finish tonight.
I celebrated 400 posts last week! I still can't believe it. To commemorate the milestone, I'm giving away a copy of Jane Lock's The Art of Beadweaving. Just head over to that post and leave a comment and your name will be entered for a chance to win. I'm going to draw the name on Friday of this week.
And speaking of giveaways, over on the Bead-It-Forward site, I'm holding a contest for animal themed pattern submissions. The winner will receive at least two tutorials (one from me, of the above Beauteous Bangle tutorial, and one from NEDbeads), some seed beads, a sheet of Lacy's Stiff Stuff, a package of needles, and animal charm and more!
If you are so inclined, please check it out and send in an animal pattern!