When I was a kid I would spend hours with lengths of embroidery floss making friendship bracelets. I was always delighted when I learned a new knotting technique and intrigued to see how it would look in different colours. I suppose not much has actually changed since then only now, instead of embroidery thread, I… Continue reading Bead Loom Bracelets and Redbubble Shopping!
It seems an age since I last wrote a blog post. In all honesty I haven’t had much new to show as I ended up making more Leopard print jewellery for my Etsy shop and I don’t want to get too boring by showing the same thing over and over. I always underestimate how long… Continue reading A little catch up……
It seems five minutes since I was blogging about my Christmas decorations and now here we are, nearly half way though January and life has returned back to normal. I think part of the reason that the whole time passed so quickly was because I knew that just after Christmas my leopard print jewellery was… Continue reading Mollie Makes and Leopard Print!
So, being the super savvy Etsy seller that I am (read – I am totally not super savvy or particularly fashion forward!) I looked up what is on trend for Autumn. The answer was, amongst other things, most definitely animal print. I thought it would be fun to try my hand at a leopard print… Continue reading Leopard Print Jewellery
Over the years my crafting styles have changed so much but for now my jewellery making seems to have settled into two neat categories – Beadweaving and Polymer Clay. I have treated these as totally separate techniques but started to wonder a few months ago if I could mix the two techniques to make some… Continue reading Beaded Bezels
Woo hoo, I got published!!! In a magazine!!! A little while ago I made reference to a secret project that had been taking up some of my crafting time, well, this week my magazine subscription of Beads and Jewellery Magazine arrived (October/November, Issue 89) with my article of a bead weaving bracelet tutorial. I’ll rewind… Continue reading Exciting News
At the start of the summer I decided that I wanted to make some simple beaded, polymer clay necklaces. These were supposed to be quick and easy beads to make fun, everyday necklaces. I chose my colours of clay and made into little balls. I decided to hand emboss little patterns onto them which would… Continue reading Hand Embossed Beads