HOME! Time to Design & Special "ReRun" Sale!!!
There are numerous kits on my site that are now "Retired" due to fringe beads out of production. But if you've been wishing for a kit or kits that have been retired, nows your chance to get the Complete Kit!
The fringe will be as close as I can get, and you'll get the discount from having a kit weighed out with the extra for "flingage" versus buying in bulk for the delica only kits. Orders over $75 will ship for FREE!
|TO ORDER A RERUN:
||Choose the Pattern and ADD it to your Cart. Repeat for additional kits.
||Type ReRun in the "Comments" Box
||Actual kit price will be charged once I make it up and caculate the correct rate.
I will e-mail the actual cost.
||FREE SHIPPING on orders over $75
Class Registration OPEN
Road to California!
Registration for classes has opened for Road to California!
I'm teaching two classes. Full day on Tuesday, January 17th, Beaded Needle Case choose from four great designs where you will learn how to do peyote stitch and bead the easy way, over the top of your chart which is how all my designs!
Wednesday, January 18th, Evening, a fun class in Bead Embroidery and Fabric Applique, create a great mini-purse, cell phone case or tissue holder. Fabulous fabrics and beads make for a one of a kind design! Classes fill fast, don't wait to check them out! Just click on the class name. See you there!
Click here for my full travel schedule, come see me at the shows!
Beading by the Bay...
Summer Bead Retreat!!!
Friday - Sunday ::: August 19 - 21, 2016
Only 8 spaces available. Enjoy the relaxing view of the Padilla Bay and the temperate climate of the Northwest! $35 a day or $100 for all three days! Includes snacks and beverages. Fridge available for you to bring your lunch.
This will be an "Open Studio" where you choose your projects from any of my designs that you see on the website or from the designs I offer as "Cruise Projects". You can also bring bead UFOs (unfinished objects) that you have needed help with.
Class time from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch Break at 12 Noon. After official class time, you are more than welcome to just hang out and relax or continue beading, but there is no "official" help after hours. But lots of fun!
We are located right next to Bay View State Park, in Washington. They have RV hook ups, Camp sites and a few Cabins, two have their own private bathrooms and can sleep 3. Other accommodations, we are within a few miles. Airbnb.com is a good option, the hotels are booking fast. Check in La Conner, Bay View and Anacortes, Washington.
|Choose Your Day(s) ..... $35 per day.....
||3 Day - Fri/Sat/Sun ..... $100 .....
UPDATE...Travelling Bead Board
Yippee! I did find a new manufacturer! I'll be working on getting them made in July. So in just a little while I'll be able to ship! Thanks for your patience, they're worth the wait!
Click here to place your order, you won't be charged until the end of July when they're ready to ship.
Free shipping if you pre-order. . . . $30
There's still time!
7 Day Bead Creative Cruise
Aug. 31 - Sept. 7, 2016
Holland America ms Volendam
Click here to see current class choices
I'm working on new projects, so don't worry about choosing before the end of July.
Great Anniversary Sale going on now so you get some extra bonus perks. You don't have to be a beader to join the group. Come along as an Artisan Companion! Though only window and inside cabins remain.
Bring your own hand craft projects along and enjoy sharing in the energy of other crafters on board. Be included in all the pre-post and during cruise events. And when we all go and explore ashore you can join up with others from the group! Make new friends and have the comfort of a traveling with a group. There is still space on board, but they're down to Inside and View Cabins.
We'll be tavelling
on the ms Volendam. We're headed further north to Glacier Bay! Plus a new port of call Skagway. NOTE: This is a WEDNESDAY to WEDNESDAY sailing. This saves about $100 per person and usually cheaper air fares during the week. If you're flying in, check arriving in Vancouver, BC, Bellingham, WA or Seattle, WA. There are shuttles from Bellingham and Seattle to Vancouver by bus or train.
This sailing has more port time to take advantage of the tours and scenic adventures! Click here to view the ship and iteneray.
We will have THREE FULL DAYS of beading PLUS plenty of open session beading when you're done with the shore excursions. We seemed to always have someone in the Hudson Room beading unless it was reserved for another group.
Cruising the scenic Tracy Arm. You won't believe the color of the water!
Take a ride up the scenic Tram in Juneau, or go for a hike up the trail to the top for incredible views of the fjords and ride the Tram back down!
Wander the scenic town of Ketchikan. Situated in the Tongass Narrows,
the houses and buildings cling to the hills and over the water. This cheerful town
calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World!
PRE-CRUISE TOUR - Aug. 30th
Victoria, BC & Butchart Gardens
The cars are booked and the ferry tickets reserved and we're ready for a great day of discovery! Experience some of the best of the Northwest.
Start out the morning on a relaxing ferry crossing from the mainland of Canada to the picturesque island of Vancouver on one of the BC Ferries. Choose your start from the informal coffee shop to the all you can eat buffet! Relax over your morning coffee and enjoy the scenery.
Then a short drive to Butchart Gardens and spend the afternoon wandering through these amazing gardens. Rain or shine they are an amazing collection of styles and themes.
Then we'll spend the late afternoon and early evening in downtown Victoria.
Walk through the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel and enjoy a "High Tea" in the Tea Room or visit one of the Museums in Victoria which cover everything from Aboriginal culture to science and nature. Just for fun, visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum and get your picture taken with some of the rich and famous!
Pick from many great restaurants to enjoy dinner overlooking the bay. Then it's back to the mainland and a good nights sleep a liesurely breakfast and then off to board the ship!