Author Archives: Karen Long

Austin Bead Society and Carrier Beads…

Carrier Beads are making a huge impact these days!  I will be leading a workshop at the Austin Bead Society on June 25th on how to work with them.  We” be doing even count peyote in the workshop, and I … Continue reading

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Tapestry Star Pattern is available

The “Tapestry” star grew out of wanting to use certain beads together… I really liked the look of the mandarin orange and royal blue colors, so I made them the focal points.  The beautiful luster of the cream color and … Continue reading

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Warped Squares and New Star Patterns…

After creating two new graphic designs for The Phoenix (see post), I was on a roll!  Making warped squares always starts me dreaming up new patterns for the Stars…  The first one I finished is based on the middle tier … Continue reading

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New graphic patterns for “The Phoenix”

Two new patterns for “The Phoenix” pendant are now available in my Etsy Shop.  Spring Fever and Summer Fun were released today! (Click on the photos below to go directly to the item in the Shop.) If you previously purchased … Continue reading

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Wow! Full classes…

The response to my new classes has been overwhelming… thanks so much for your support! The first class of Mixed-Up Tubular was full  within a week of posting, but I was able to add an overflow class the next day, … Continue reading

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