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Saturday, November 30th, 2013
6:27 pm

Mod 2: Reminder - Please do a lj cut and put your pics behind it
Ignoring will get your posts deleted. You can have one small (under 350x350) teaser picture outside - but nothing greater in size than that outside of LJ Cut.

Mod 2 of 2

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
4:13 pm
Weaving a peyote stitch Butterfly Inachis Io. Beading cartoon
Dear friends! I'm a bit crazy beaded butterfly maker. I've made a lot of butterflies (more than 130 of 77 different species)
And I'd like to show you how to weave my favourite European butterfly - inachis io.
You'll need some fire-line, a beading needle size 11-15 and 17 colours of beads size 11.
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Monday, November 17th, 2014
11:19 am
Six beading cartoons
Dear bead weavers!
I haven't shown you my animated tutorials for ages, so, today I show seven beading cartoons.
Here they are:
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Monday, September 8th, 2014
10:54 am
Openwork rope with rhoms (flowers). Beading Cartoon
This beading animated tutorial shows how to weave an openwork beaded rope with rhombs (flowers).
This rope technique was invented by Maya Y. Anufriyeva.
You'll need beads (3 colours), a beading needle and fire line or fishing line. If you use beads size 11, you'll need beading needle size 11-15 and fishing line with diameter 0,15 mm.
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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
3:45 am
Two new beading cartoons
Hello, everyone!
Let me show you two my new cartooned beading tutorials
Square Stitch and Peyote and Herringbone stitch TriangleCollapse )
Thursday, March 20th, 2014
11:19 am
One Needle Right Angle Weave. Cartooned Tutorial
Hello, friends!
I haven't posted here for ages
After two years pause I start making beading cartoons again. And today I present an animated tutorial about one needle right angle weaving with decreasing and increasing rows. There three ways of weaving in the cartoon.
Here it is: http://katenkin-biser.ru/lessons/raweng.php
I hope it'll be useful for you.
Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
3:35 pm
Mod 2: Reminder - Please do a lj cut and put your pics behind it.
Small little pics up front is okay, but the last 10 or so posts are all TOO big and they are beautiful, so lets get them behind lj cuts.
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
11:13 am
Loomed portrait
Hello, everybody!
I haven't posted for ages, for almost haven't made anything beaded this year. This is because last autumn I became mum for the fourth time and have been quite busy with all my two girls and two boys.
But in winter I at last started a big bead project - a black-and-white portrait of my best friend Mum portrait. Before it I had used only Czech seed beads in portraits, but there are only one shade of grey Czech beads I can find in Moscow. so I had decided to try Tho bads, though they are much more expensive. I managed to buy 10 shades of black, grey and white and started working. As I almost all the time have my sweet son David in my arms, the work woved slowly. Sometimes my husband helped me and played with the boy, sometimes my older children did.
Sometimes I loomed with the baby on my knees.
And at last the work has been finished and I presented it.
Here is the portrait
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
7:58 am
Saturday, April 6th, 2013
9:18 am
"Лесная фея"
Сотворила недавно нечто зелено-желтое.Материалы:Варисцит,амониты,чешская стрекоза,кучка чешских бусин,японский и чешский бисер,кожа,фурнитура.
35.81 КБ
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Monday, February 18th, 2013
5:50 pm
The morning sakura

The small bag for my Nokia.
Chech beads, cotton. Knitting with beads.
Thursday, January 17th, 2013
7:19 pm
What to charge for private lessons?
I was showing some of my beadwork to someone today, and they nearly begged me for lessons and offered to pay for them. I have no idea what to charge. I'll be poking around online for ideas, but if anyone here has an idea, I'd welcome the feedback.

This would just be basic stuff; wire wrapping, knotting, some stitching techniques, so nothing particularly fancy/expensive is required for tools or materials. I have extra tools, and plenty of materials; I'm only trying to figure out what to charge for my time (without factoring in travel or any other expenses).

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
9:24 am
Game: What is the weirdest looking bead you've bought that you've designed a piece around
Get people looking into their stash and pulling pictures up and posting; Simple rules

Post a reply under this thread; share your story and pic (lj cut) if you have one of the weirdest looking bead.

Voting - respond to the different responses of folks sharing their story.

Vote counting: how many different people respond under a response (you can respond under everyone's response but that sorta defeats the purpose... really think about the responses)

Game closes on 1/20

Winner: I will pull something from my stash and post mail the winner (trust me I have my own personal store in my room)

Must be a bead. Picture even better (under a lj cut)

Current Mood: devious
Sunday, January 6th, 2013
5:49 pm
Happy New Years everyone, lets see if we can get this group back up and running
I know a few of you are still around, and I've started doing shows. One of the challenges I face is I've moved into mixed media and not just beads anymore. Paper craft, fabric craft and bead craft... add splash and there you have it.

How many survived through the last 4 years with your beading?

Current Mood: artistic
Sunday, October 7th, 2012
11:37 pm
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
5:33 pm
Halloween Beaded Ball pattern for sale!
I have a brand new pattern for sale - it is a Halloween beaded ball with spiders on it! The pattern is 7 pages long, in PDF format. Here is a pic of the ornament:

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The pattern is $10, and you can order here!
Monday, July 2nd, 2012
3:39 pm
Goddess Bead Video Tutorial
This weekend I've been working on a video demo of how to make my signature lampwork glass goddess beads. Hope you enjoy :) cut for videoCollapse )
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
3:02 pm
Val Cox Oriental Blue
This week I have been experimenting with Val Cox Oriental Blue frit. These are handmade lampwork glass beads, made by me!

cut for picsCollapse )
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
11:27 pm
I'd like two show you my point of view to weaving beaded curly fur. In my cartooned tutorial I present two ways of weaving;
Choose what you like more

The cartoon lasts of about 13 minutes..
My other cartooned tutorials are aviable here: http://katenkin-biser.ru/lessons/indexeng.php
Friday, March 16th, 2012
11:22 am
Animated beading tutorial: Net Weaving
Dear friends! Let me show you my new cartooned beading tutorial. It shows the principle of new weaving. It can't be stopped, I'm sorry, but it is so simple and clear that can be easily understood without pausing.
Here it is:


My other animated beading tutorials are available here: http://katenkin-biser.ru/lessons/indexeng.php
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