I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas day! I made quite a few things for Christmas this year, but I went away for a few days and didn’t schedule a post in time. Here are some of the bits I made so I can share my ideas with you all! (Expand the post to see […]
Hi all, getting stuff set up in my new home whilst dealing with uni is a bit difficult right now! My new room is fairly big and I’ve been able to sort materials and equipment more efficiently, but my desk isn’t very big… I digress though. I’ve been able to finish my second kit from […]
Next from Tomoko Fuse’s Kusudama Origami book. I did something different this time. Since my last one was so fiddly, I opted to use full-size (15cm) paper this time. I didn’t realise that I wouldn’t need it for this one. This model is called “Nejire Shikaku Mado” (ねじれ四角窓 – Twisted Square Window). A square frame […]
I own a lot of Gutermann seed beads and I needed to figure out a way of using them up so I could make space for Toho beads. At first, I wanted to make a blue morpho butterfly, but I didn’t own any black seed beads, so that’ll be a project for some other time. […]
This design came from the book Beadweaving Brilliance by Kumiko Mizuno. I have talked about this book before; it teachings off-loom beading techniques. I used the book to learn netting and closely followed the design. The beads needed are two colours of seed beads, bugle beads and faceted beads. Make sure that they all colour code.