Busy with Bookmarks

Recently I have been busy, mostly creating bookmarks and a tutorial. A local high school library orders some a few times a year to give to their students as prizes to promote reading. This time, I decided to ask her if she minded me offering them to other school libraries.She didn’t, and very kindly promoted…

Stars and Sun – Evolution of a Necklace

This month I had an interview to be a Guest Designer on Jewellerymaker TV. It went very well, and I was very pleased with what I did. Unfortunately, I didn’t get it because I was not right for Jewellerymaker at this present time. I think the main reason is that I am not a specialist in any…

Has anyone seen my mojo?

This month I have lost my mojo, can’t find it anywhere. It can happen at any time, or for any random reason. For me, this time the reason was grief. The creative side of me just refuses to come out and play. Even playing ‘Assassins Creed’ continually, and musing on how to create Ezio’s necklace…

Paracord, Paracord, and Paracord

I like making paracord bracelets, it’s like a quicker version of macrame because the cords are a lot bigger. Paracord or Paracute cord was originally used by US parachutes in WWII, it was used for the suspension lines. Once on the ground, the paratroopers tended to cut the lines to keep for future use. It…