Inspired by a Bee Cuff

Made as part of a collection for the Portland Bead Society annual challenge.

The blue represents the sky the bee flies under. The lines are from the delicate bee wings.

Bead embroidery over a copper metal cuff, using Japanese and Czech glass seed beads, polymer clay cabochon, and crystals.

Can be sized for most wrists.

WonderFil mask making guide

WonderFil Specialty Threads have created a comprehensive guide to making your own facemask. And of course we do carry the Deco Bob thread mentioned. Just saying …

WonderFil Deco Bob 80wt 2 ply cottonized polyester. 2000m spools.
Copper Bead Embroidered Circle Earrings by Rose Rushbrooke. Kit and pattern available. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Copper Bead Embroidered Circle Earrings Kit or pattern

Want to learn the very, very basics of bead embroidery?

Buy the kit which includes a 6 page pattern with photos, diagrams and instructions. Plus ridiculous comments throughout. Then you can giggle while others are scrambling for their supplies.

OR, you can laugh at everyone else while you buy the downloadable pattern, pay no shipping, and use your own stash.

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Covid 19 - White Rose. Bead Embroidered using a variety of glass beads, crystals, pearls, and cabochons. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

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