Thursday, July 31, 2008

Pattern Graphs

Hi Friends!
I'm back. I missed you! The air quality is good today (hooray) and the local fires are out but we still have fires up in the mountains. Most days our air quality is so poor that it's like a cloudy winter day but it's smoke. My house smells like a weenie roast over a campfire.....but the good news is our temperatures have been staying below 100 degrees. Who can complain about that?!

I thought I'd share a great little resource - in case you don't know about it already. This site has blank pattern graphs for many of the popular stitches. The graphs were designed by Shala Kerrigan so please give her credit & respect her copyrights. She has some great things to offer, check it out by clicking on the title above!

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Where I've Been

susan mandelDear Readers,
On June 21st, a dry lightening storm hit Northern California and started wildfires that continue to rage out of control. My attention has been focused on the daily progress of the fires, firefighters, evacuations, and fireproofing our property. So far, we remain safe thanks to the many firefighters from all over the nation who have worked very hard to save our community. Beadweaver will resume regular posting once the fires have settled down. Thank you for your understanding & please send rain.

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Art Jewelry

I found an interesting jewelry site to pass along. It's called the Tadema Gallery and they specialize in period pieces. I think it's a great site for inspiration. Click on the title above to enjoy the wares and have a safe and happy Fourth of July!