Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Winter Sparkle!

The new 'Winter Sparkle Special' issue of the UK magazine Bead has hit the shops!  I received a copy today and I have to say it ticks every box; it's wintry, it's sparkly and it's special!




It's packed with all sorts of  themed project ideas from quick party makes to more intricate sparkly wear.  My project Daisy Sliders is on pages 13 - 16 and is a straightforward brick stitch and herringbone project that quickly produces a very pretty and feminine design that can be worn in a number of ways.



I made a necklace and earring set in an icy blue and called it Winter Sky.



And a bracelet or wrist corsage in gold and I called this one Winter Sun.




If you have a go at my project, don't forget to send me a picture and I'll add it to the Readers' Gallery page on  my website.  I can't wait to see what colours you choose for your Daisy Sliders!

7 comments:

  1. These are beautiful. I love the ribbon.

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  2. superbe superior superbeadwork! classy and poetical.

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  3. Oooh...a reader's gallery sounds like a great idea! When I finally get around to making something of yours, I will submit to it.

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  4. Hello,
    I'm french and I would like to know if it's possible to buy only the pattern
    in advance, Thank you for your answer

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  5. Hello Dollypop! The pattern is only available in Bead magazine, but you can also subscribe to an on-line version of the magazine http://www.ashdown.co.uk/comersus/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=41&id=3

    Have a great day!

    Kerrie ♥

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