MsCrafty666

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Hello,

I am a published craftsperson:  I make everything.  I have reeled myself in and I concentrate on purses, jean skirts, skirts, shrugs and jackets (wearables).  MOST of my items are from redesigned/rearranged jeans (denim).  It started as a fluke and has snowballed into my business.  I had a purse published in "Haute Handbags" last year and it has just made me want to enter EVERYTHING !!!!   Every item that I make has beeds in some way, shape or form.  I have always LOVED beads.  The shapes, colors, textures, variations...it all just pulls me in but... NOT being a beader, I just used them to embellish.   I have a business partner and she makes jewelry.  This year we attended a bead show in Philly and that did it.... when I grow up I NEED TO BEAD !!!!

My focus has changed a bit and now I have a need to include freeform beaded embroidery in everything I make.  I started with a sampler that evolved into the flap on my sister's purse  :O)    2010 is a big year for me....I turn the Big 50, my daughter turns 18 and is leaving for college AND I am a sorority girl and I will be celebrating 30 years with those wonderful women.   I have decided to do the Beaded Journal Project , making one piece a month for the year.  I have decided I wanted a place to share and blog with those of you who have been doing this for years.   I look forward to seeing all the beautiful work and hopefully gather information and tips to make it a TRULY WONDERFUL and SPECIAL 50th year !