New Pattern

Well that did not go as planned!  The original bead pattern, that I carefully drew on graph paper, is a failure.  I got 3 rows of done, tried it out on the walking stick and decided ” I do not approve. ” So… after taking apart the offending beadwork I restarted sans pattern.  I’m liking this ,only 4 rows in butContinue reading “New Pattern”

New WIP Beaded Walking Stick

While clearing undergrowth last spring I decided this piece of Diamond Willow was perfect for a bead project.  It has been stripped of it’s bark, dried, lightly sanded, and has 3 coats of mineral oil. Now to start the beading. I drew a basic design on graph paper, picked out some of my favorite colorsContinue reading “New WIP Beaded Walking Stick”

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