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Mar and Apr. 2015
Greetings all!Spring is just around the corner, but with all the snow this year, it seems like a very distant corner. It's a good time to bead as you stay warm and dry inside.
Beading Tip Taking kinks out of leather
Marketing Tip Selling to mail order companies
Featured Bead Artist This month we're focusing on Ellen Dooley. I love her use of color. Please note that The Beading Times does not in any way participate in the sale of these hand crafted dazzlers and bears no responsibility for any transactions you may initiate.
Culture Seed beads.
Many years ago, Tammy Powley wrote a series of articles explaining wire wrapping to the beginner. We'll be rerunning them through the next few months.
Design Corner Copper jewelry
When dreaming about this website, I pictured a place for beading enthusiasts to gather, to participate and to share their knowledge. I hope you all take part in shaping this magazine – I want it to truly be a group effort. Your input is welcome here. I’d love to have you nominate a bead maker or submit tips or projects (don’t worry about your writing skills - my staff stands ready to transform your basic instructions into publishable text.). Beyond your participation in the regularly scheduled monthly features, I’d like to see you guide the shape of things to come. What would you like to see? Want to edit a column, write a story or post a question for the staff? This is your place to shine or to bask in the glow. Everyone here at The Beading Times is anxious to create a homey place for you – just let us know what it takes by emailing me.
Wishing you happy Beading Times,
Sandra J. Paluzzi
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