Month: October 2014

Butterfly Exhibition Challenge Reveal

It started with an idea for an exhibition challenge- no voting, no winners, no prizes. I wanted us to celebrate creativity and beading as an art form. Participants must use something from the kit in their beadwork and incorporate beadweaving techniques. I threw down the butterfly challenge inspired by their Herculean type strength that allows for their complete transformation…   and put together the kits… Now it’s time for the Big Reveal! Click the pictures for a closer look. Lynn Lytle Katy, Texas Many years ago my mom started beading peyote bracelets after she broke her ankle and could no longer...

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BCP 17 | Bead On with Laura Zeiner

Bead On with Laura Zeiner by Mandi Bugatti | Bead Circle Podcast Laura Zeiner has been beading and teaching beadwork for about twelve years and has a passion for putting a contemporary spin on traditional stitches. Nature is a constant theme in her beading and she loves to incorporate uncommon objects and “old things” into her work. She travels around selling her work at various bead& art shows, sometimes up to 15 in a year. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, John, and Ginger, her spoiled-rotten sheltie. In her “spare time”, she can usually be found...

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