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*Bead Embroidery *Bead Embroidery
First I did Peyote Stitch, then left it behind and fell in love with bead embroidery.  I like to mix the embroidery with freeform macrame, silk Shibori and book making.

Wire Jewelry - Freeform Wire Jewelry - Freeform
My daughter, Gretchen, who ownes Piece of Mind Beads in Sacramento, gave me some really nice wire tools for my birthday.  Then her family, my husband and I went on a cruise to Mexico and she brought her tools, wire and some crystals.  We sat on the pool deck and she showed me how to do wire work.  After I got home, I couldn't put the wire down.  Here are some of my pieces of jewelry - freeform, of course.  I will have patterns for $5 on the web site soon and some of them will be incorrporated in with the macrame!

* Non Micro Macrame Jewelry * Non Micro Macrame Jewelry
Besides macrame, I also do Peyote Stitch jewelry, bead embroidery and handmade books (that have macrame and embroidery on them).

* Micro Macrame Necklaces * Micro Macrame Necklaces
Many of the necklaces are from my books, either the project, or a variation of the project, but some are just necklaces that I needed to make - you know how that is!

* Micro Macrame Bracelets * Micro Macrame Bracelets
I love wearing bracelets and most of these are in my books.  Look through them to see ideas of what you can do.

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