Saturday, March 31, 2012

New Treasures and Techniques. . .

Last weekend I attended the Art Glass & Bead Show in Madison, WI with my good beading buddy Pam.  What a wonderful show, and a great time!  I wanted to share some pics of a couple classes I took and treasures I found:

Wrap Around Bracelet with Robin Delyea - Fat Cat Beads,
& Free Form Bead Embroidery with Sandi Obertin.


One of the "Make-n-Take" sessions with Brenda Schweder.
Lots of pounding, but ended up with beautiful steel multi-hoop
crystal wrapped earrings.  6 class in 4 hours = great fun!


I simply adore antique buttons, and had to stop by my favorite seller's
booth to pick up these beauties.  I'm participating in a
Button Swap Blog Hop that these will be perfect for!


A fun find at Hobo Glass' booth.  Teresa does incredible work,
and I LOVE the funky flowers!


And finally, the necklace I designed using Julie Nordine - Credit River Art Glass lampwork key and matching beads.  I've always loved Julie's acorns, but her lampwork keys are my new favorite!


What a fun weekend!  I can't wait to design with the other baubles & beads I found, and pratice those new techniques.

Until the next show. . .

7 comments:

  1. must be in town for the next one!!! looks like you two had a fabulous time! miss you!

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  2. The necklace you made is awesome. Love the antique buttons, where did you get them?

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  3. Your beach vacation looked pretty incredible Natasha, but we definitely missed you. :) BTW, can your girls possibly get any more adorable?? Loved the pictures you shared!

    Thanks Linda! There is a vendor at the Madison show every year, but she isn't on the internet, so I make sure to catch her every time I go. She always has the most incredible buttons! :)

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  4. Hi! The key necklace is just beautiful, Mimi. Glad you got those white beads. You should post it on Julie's FB!

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    1. I linked to her off my facebook page, and she got to see it. :) Glad you were there to help me pick them out!! ♥

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