6a00e55007f5938834019b0237dff4970b-320wiThe S-word results in empty bread and milk shelves in my neck of the woods – to say we don’t deal well with snow in the South is an understatement. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like watching snowflakes fall …

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Eleanor Pigman, bead-embroiderer extraordinaire, has recently turned her needle to capturing images of sealife. The colors, the textures…exquisite. She says, “My work is changing and becoming more organic in many ways.” What hasn’t changed is the excellence of her …

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This bit of bead embroidery made me gasp a little. Its creator, bead-embroidery goddess Robin Atkins, says,

Getting back to bead embroidery definitely makes me happy, although this piece really isn’t about being happy. It’s my Bead Journal Project

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The Lone Beader has a new beaded-brooch pattern that is suitable for beginners. I’ve you’ve been wanting to try your hand at bead embroidery, here’s the perfect chance. And you’ll have an adorable toy poodle to wear or share when …

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 Sylvia Windhurst of WindyRiver says,

Inspired by a Japanese woodcut print of a moonlit night over water, I decided to embroider a landscape to grace the cover of an ash wood jewelry box. I liked the simple shapes and colors

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 Jenny of Fiber Art Almanac talks us through the principles of designing an effective beaded art quilt, using a work by Nancy Eha as a shining example. Nancy says her quilt, Just Spinning My Wheels, is “obsessively beaded.” I say …

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 I’m in love with this art doll by Dot of Speedie Beadie. The all-over bead embroidery thrills me…and that hair! That hair! Eventually, this sweet girl will be riding a dragonfly. In the meantime, you can enjoy other views (the

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008We all need to figure out how to be friends with Pam Kellogg. She made this stunning valentine door hanger for her friend, the blogger behind Magpie’s Mumblings. Go to the blog post for an image you can

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8419977421_97f0c56112_zFeast your eyes on two gorgeous beaded lace hearts by Zinaida of Hearty Craft. See her post.…

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3Monday31-8Deborah Schlegel of Art Threads shows us how to make this sweet little beaded brooch — great for Valentine’s Day or any day you want to show a little love. See the tute.…

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If you live near or can get to Salem, Massachusetts, on January 27, you can take a live class from The Lone Beader, herself! In the six-hour, intermediate-level course, you’ll create this adorable corgi pin. Class size is limited, …

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Bead&Button updates us on the Bead-It-Forward bead-quilt project, an international beading effort that benefits breast cancer research. Go to the blog post to find out how to participate or how to purchase the donated works.

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How I wish I could do bead embroidery like The Lone Beader! Now I have my chance–and so do you. TLB is offering the pattern and tutorial for this adorable Yorkie pin in her Etsy shop. Go to her

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Eeeep! A beaded cheeseburger by The Lone Beader!! Go to her blog post for an image you can click to enlarge.…

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I am crazy for this dragonfly with dagger-bead wings created by Lorraine of Creative Daily. While I go dig through my stash for dagger beads, you should check out the other views of this gorgeous crazy-quilt block.…

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