Saturday, October 26, 2013

A Beading Retreat

While on retreat this weekend with 35 other beaders on Vashon Island, I am amazed, as always, with the artistic creativity of these women.  Gathering with like-minded artists is energizing, to say the least.  Already my little notebook is full of tips, techniques that I want to try, and a list of projects I want to make. 

I'm teaching (well, really sharing) a short class on mini-purses that I adapted from a magazine (so it is clearly not my own original design, just the decorative patterns that I added), but anticipate that my students will teach me ever so much more than I teach them.

My goal on retreat:  to finish up a couple of incomplete I'll be free and clear to start some new ones!

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