Creative Shapes – Embellishing the Marquis Component

Good day to all. Welcome back to my blog.  Here is a quick tutorial with demonstrates how to add the embellishments to the Peyote Marquis Components.  This tutorial will help you build a firm understanding of the peyote stitch thread path and how to count rows of this stitch.  It will include info on how… Continue reading Creative Shapes – Embellishing the Marquis Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Peyote Bezel for Marquis Component

Good Day Beaders. Although we have covered the peyote bezel in previous tutorials, I wanted to do a brief walkthrough for this gorgeous 14mm Wasabi Rivoli from Preciosa.  This bezeled stone is going to be the centerpoint of the large Marquis component in the last tutorial.  The trick to a creating a great bezel it… Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Peyote Bezel for Marquis Component

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Marquis Component

Hello Beaders Welcome back. After a long and arduous hiatus, I am back today with a new tutorial series. We will continue exploring creating shapes with Peyote Stitch, by creating a Marquis component. In today’s lesson, I will demonstrate how to make the basic shape and discuss how to change the size of this lovely component. … Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Marquis Component

Website Troubles

It has come to my attention that my websites have been having intermittent connection and speed issues. I am truly sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused my visitors.  I have been working diligently with Dreamhost to resolve the issues.  I am also working on a major overhaul to this site. As you may… Continue reading Website Troubles

Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Teardrop Component

Hello and welcome back to my blog. Recently, I received a special request from a very nice lady on my Facebook page. Corinne Passero Basta sent this photo to me and asked for my help with the teardrop component.  In this tutorial, I will show you one way that I was able to work out the… Continue reading Creative Shapes with Peyote Stitch – Teardrop Component

Picasso Jewelry Series ~ Puffy Bracelet Optional Embellishments

Today, I want to share with you a quick and easy way to add a little extra bling to the Picasso Puffy Bracelet we recently made. The embellishments I added are totally optional and based on your preference. I like the bracelet both ways but I love the richness provided by the smoky topaz bicones… Continue reading Picasso Jewelry Series ~ Puffy Bracelet Optional Embellishments