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Bobbin Lace – Suzanne Plamping – Guest Tutor Profile

14 Apr

We have the very talented bobbin lace artist, Suzanne Plamping, joining us to teach two workshops at the end of April. I love it when two crafts combine and complement each other so well and I’m always intrigued to find out how people get involved with certain crafts so I thought I’d find;    How […]

Spreading a bit of love!

8 Feb

Hi, it’s April here, I have written a little post about new things that I L<3ve, what with Valentine’s Day around the corner and our shop window full of hearts, I thought it’d be a nice way to share the love. Firstly – SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS sew on Hearts! Swarovski have a beautiful range of Sew on […]

How To: Create Your Own High Street Style Jewellery.

6 Nov

Layering Necklaces. Hi there! I’m Amber, and for my #AnythingCanHappenFriday project I am going to be talking you through how to make and design your own high street style jewellery. I got inspiration for this project as I noticed lot of high street brands such as Topshop, Urban Outfitters and Accessorize have been displaying ”layering […]

April’s venture into bead weaving

22 Aug

Hello!   My name is April, I have officially been a member of the Bead shop team for almost 3 whole months! Being relatively new to the world of beads and jewellery design it was quite exciting when I attended the basic jewellery making workshop in my first week here. I won’t go into too […]

How I Started Bead Weaving

20 Apr

My Venture into Bead Weaving Before I started working at The Bead Shop, I didn’t have a clue what “bead weaving” was! Emma had mentioned it to me when I had my interview here, and I thought she meant beading on a loom! Oh how wrong I was. After I had my interview, I scoured […]