It’s September. Time for Christmas preparations!
ThreadABead recently put out the pattern for this tiny little house with a snow-capped red roof which you might happen upon in the windswept snowy desert near the North Pole…
Es ist September. Höchste Zeit für Weihnachtsvorbereitungen!
Sorry for this Christmas carol malapropism. Bad puns are just my favorite bread and butter.
Anyway, I made this pretty little angel (pattern by Ruth Kiel) using brickstitch, peyote, square stitch and herringbone. You might say it is a technique sampler!
Ich entschuldige mich für die unglimpfe Verballhornung der schönen Weihnachtslieder, aber schlechte Wortwitze sind nun mal eine meiner Lieblingsbeschäftigungen! 😀
Jedenfalls habe ich ein hübsches Englein nach Ruth Kiel in Brickstitch, Peyote, Square Stitch und Herringbone gefädelt – quasi ein Techniken-Sampler. Continue reading
Once upon a time, I stumbled upon this great site full of adorable and gorgeous bead patterns, called Thread A Bead.
I believe I had done an Internet search for beaded Christmas presents or tree decorations – but I can’t be sure what I had been looking for because everything went haywire when I happened upon yonder site and the sheer cornucopia of ideas (and instructions) for Christmas presents! Within (what feels like) seconds, I had bought four of their patterns and was ready to give myself over to absolute beading frenzy.
Let’s take a look at the presents of Christmas past that resulted from said frenzy. Continue reading