The Bead Shop Cat Patterns

Paw-Some Afternoon Tea @ The Bead Shop

We’re holding a Paw-some tea party at The Bead Shop in our light and airy workshop room along with a bead social on Saturday 3rd June 2pm – 5pm – we do hope you can join us!

Here at The Bead Shop, most of our early morning chats involve cats in some way or another, whether it’s a slight grumble about what time our cats thought it was acceptable to wake up that morning (usually the crack of dawn) or musing over the gross or cute things they’ve done, they all enrich our lives and we wouldn’t change them for the world.

Here are Hana's cats Jet & Ebony. Jet loves climbing into bags and Ebony is happiest sat on Hana's daughters homework (which Leah doesn't mind)!
Here are Hana’s cats Jet & Ebony. Jet loves climbing into bags and Ebony is happiest sat on Hana’s daughters homework (which Leah doesn’t mind)!

We are all in absolute agreement that Cats Protection is a worthy cause and we jumped at the chance to help raise awareness of their great work looking after and re-homing cats as well as hopefully help raise some funds to enable them to help many more cats. Please help us help them by giving whatever you can using the ‘Give Now’ button. The more people that know about Cats Protection, the greater their impact, so please also spread the word by sharing this page with your friends and family. Thank you in advance for your generosity, it means a lot!

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As well as a selection of homemade cakes and copious amounts of tea & coffee available, we have designed two exclusive Cat inspired beading patterns, available for you to take away, or start at the party, (with a suggested £2 donation for the patterns).
Cat Patterns for Paw-some afternoon tea party - The Bead Shop Nottingham copy

As we are aware many of you will not be able to join us for our Paw-Some tea party, we have also made the pattern available to download for free using the following links. All we ask is that you donate what you can to the Cats Protection. The following link will take you to our giving page https://pawsomeafternoontea.everydayhero.com/uk/TheBeadShop or you can search for “The Bead Shop” via the Find a Friend link at www.pawsometea.org

To download our Dapper Cat bead loom pattern click the image below. Or copy the address below into your browser.
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http://www.mailorder-beads.co.uk/assets/pdf/Paw-some-dapper-cat-bead-loom-pattern-the-bead-shop-nottingham.pdf

Our free YouTube tutorial “Getting started with a jewel loom” may be helpful. Once you’re set up the rest is easy! 🙂

To download our Cat Paw pattern click the image below. Or copy the address below into your browser.

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http://www.mailorder-beads.co.uk/assets/pdf/Paw-some-cat-paw-odd-count-peyote-stitch-pattern-the-bead-shop.pdf

We have two new tutorials here, Odd Count Peyote Stitch : Getting started and how to attach a E hook.

You can find all the Delica beads, jewel loom, thread, needles and findings all on our website www.mailorder-beads.co.uk

Here's Steph's cat Chip enjoying the recent sun we've been having. She's an old lady as almost 17 years old, but she certainly doesn't act like it.
Here’s Steph’s cat Chip enjoying the recent sun we’ve been having. She’s an old lady at almost 17 years old, but she certainly doesn’t act like it.
This is Emma's cat Aston "helping" with her photography! Isn't he handsome!
This is Emma’s cat Aston “helping” with her photography! Isn’t he purrrrity!
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Debbie Bryan
Debbie Bryan
07:50 30 Apr 20
I've been a customer at this creative haven since my days as a textile student 20 years ago! The staff are always so helpful and the online customer service is excellent too. Always an inspiring visit, reasonable prices too.
Cate Jones
Cate Jones
12:01 17 Jan 20
This shop and the people who work there are absolutely amazing! I order both online and via phone when I have a bigger order and they are so helpful. Recently I placed an order and it meant that they had to order some bits in because it was a big order and one or two items weren't normally stocked... by them. Rather than send me to another bead shop to get the non stock items, they put in a special order for me and went out of their way to make sure that all was done in one stop. They ship things quickly and securely and the packages are always well wrapped without being wasteful. In all, The Bead Shop (Nottingham) is one of the best bead shops around and I wish I lived closer so I could spend more time browsing the actual shop!read more
Jackie Harrison
Jackie Harrison
15:29 24 Dec 19
I contacted The Bead Shop for some advice and now wish we lived nearer! The advice I was given was fantastic and the parcel even arrived with a little extra something for my daughter and a lovely hand written note. The delivery was quick and the package well packed. Looking forward to many more... purchases.read more
Siobhan Somers
Siobhan Somers
20:23 17 Dec 19
I recently attended a beginners jewellery workshop at The Bead Shop in Nottingham, after being given a voucher for my birthday last year. I have fancied picking up a little creative hobby for a while, but what I hadn’t anticipated was just how relaxing it would be. I completely switched off to... everything else for 3 hours and it was so refreshing. Honestly think these workshops should be offered to big companies as a way to reduce stress and get their staff feeling creative. Can’t wait to come back for another!read more
Linda Robertson
Linda Robertson
12:26 12 Dec 19
I have had great service from this shop. I only needed a few beads to complete a project. Their delivery price was by far the best for a small order. They were dispatched quickly and were exactly as described. Would highly recommend.
Janice Arnold
Janice Arnold
06:56 21 Nov 19
Really pleased with my purchase, excellent service and the price was great I hunted everywhere for letter beads to put on my handmade wreaths Just placed another little order.
Joanne Johnson
Joanne Johnson
16:14 18 Nov 19
I recently visited the Bead Shop in Nottingham and was very pleased to be served by extremely helpful young lady. I am very much a beginner at Jewellery making and she identified everything I needed to make some earrings. She was also courteous and cheerful. I later tried to order some more... items using the mail order website but due to my lack of technological skills, I soon ran into difficulties. I telephoned the shop and a very pleasant gentleman talked me through the whole process (which incidently was very straightforward). I am grateful to the Bead Shop not only for the professionalism, patience and courtesy of their staff but also for the quality of their merchandise. Thank you and I look forward to my next visit.read more
Sam Self
Sam Self
10:23 17 Nov 19
Absolutely brilliant service! I ordered a few things and they arrived very quickly. The items were packaged exexcellently too. I have since contacted the shop about future workshops and nothing is too much trouble for these lovely peeps! Will definitely use them again.
Joe Ling
Joe Ling
16:08 13 Nov 19
They had the most amazing beads! Every shape and size you could imagine! They even had vibrating ones! Those made me feel the best !
Alyson Larholm
Alyson Larholm
09:54 10 Nov 19
I have used this company a few times and they have always been helpful, accommodating and really lovely too! When I've needed advice, they've also been very quick to look at photo's to help me work out what I need etc. Can't recommend them enough.
Kim Mitchell
Kim Mitchell
09:39 04 Nov 19
Keep returning to this company. Best value for money, quality of items and fast delivery. Highly recommended.
David Austen
David Austen
11:56 28 Oct 19
When I ordered the breakaway beads for the lanyard I have been making I got confirmation of the order in minutes less than 24hrs had notification that my order had been packed and sent and I received it in 2 days absolutely brilliant thank you so much for speed and good packaging no worries I... will be back again.read more
Alison Chase
Alison Chase
20:21 27 Oct 19
Beautiful products, excellent service, speedy delivery. .still loving The Bead Shop (Nottingham)! Great job everyone - Thank you!
Steve Wisker
Steve Wisker
13:33 24 Oct 19
as always very impressed with delivery. Will be ordering again soon, plus hoping to call in at the shop for a good browse. Thank you and keep up the good work
Hollie Cranham
Hollie Cranham
06:39 15 Oct 19
Really quick service and great prices! Really low postage costs too. My usual bead order shop closed, this was a light amongst many pricier alternatives!
Mo Beach-Morris
Mo Beach-Morris
14:42 01 Sep 19
I was recently trying to find a specific Beadalon item and discovered one version of it at the Bead Shop, one of the few places to sell these components at a competitive price. I mentioned on the site feedback that I would have liked this item in another colour, and much to my surprise, I... received a phone call regarding this item. The Bead Shop have now ordered this item for me, and I am beyond grateful. What superb customer service, certainly going above and beyond. Thank you Bead Shop.read more
Mairi McInerney
Mairi McInerney
14:17 30 Aug 19
First time I've ordered from them, and will definitely order from them again. They had the book I was looking for, and at a great price. Really speedy service too. It arrived the day after I ordered it, and I live in the Highlands.
Susan Horsman
Susan Horsman
18:44 27 Aug 19
They stock some unusual items, brooch to pendant converters, as well as a good range of beads and accessories. Service is always quick. A good place to shop.
Justyna Lewandowska
Justyna Lewandowska
06:27 09 Aug 19
Love this place! Such a nice atmosphere I love browsing through hundreds of beads. Great selection of jewellery making tools and findings.
Sue E
Sue E
14:24 06 Aug 19
Enjoyed an introduction to Jewelry making workshop this morning. Made a pair of earrings and a bracelet! Thank you Emma for a great workshop and your patience
sue truesdale
sue truesdale
14:11 18 Jul 19
Lovely bead shop that I miss now that I'm back in Devon. Great selection of beads and findings and great online service too. Thank you :)
yogicaspi
yogicaspi
21:21 20 Jun 19
Lovely quality flower beads. I’ve shopped here online a few times & I always find the process very easy, the service is very efficient too. I’ll definitely be back for more.
Frances McCarthy
Frances McCarthy
12:04 13 Jun 19
Great local shop with products for a wide range of skills. Knowledgable and friendly staff. Kits, beads, equipment and findings all easy to browse, lots of examples, and even workshops.
Nicole C
Nicole C
06:19 10 Jun 19
Stumbled across this wonderful site while I was shopping for some new delica beads and I was thrilled by the choice of colours and the different types of beads they offer at very reasonable prices. Their site is super easy to navigate and they have a very handy quick-add of various amounts of the... beads you want which makes it very quick to fill up your basket (much to the dismay of my bank balance!) Once I placed my order I chose 1st class post and they arrived within 2 days of placing it, I will DEFINITELY be buying from here againread more
Wendy Booth
Wendy Booth
23:26 01 Jun 19
I recently attended an 'Introduction to jewellery making' class here and thoroughly enjoyed it! It was a nice,small group, which meant help was at hand when needed, and the instructor was really patient and knowledgeable. We left with a bracelet and a pair of earrings each that we had made... ourselves, which I am wearing with pride. Great value for money and a brilliant way to spend a Saturday morning -thank you.read more
Glenys Newton
Glenys Newton
06:01 24 May 19
Only ordered by post so far and have ditched the Amazon link now. Excellent service, price and quality. I had to phone in to amend some details, it was all done quickly and followed up.
CAROL REID
CAROL REID
13:57 12 Apr 19
I am new to bead weaving and having bought seed beads ,needles and a book to start I realised storage was an issue. I bought bead tubes and a needle case to protect my tools. I then saw the beginners kit so that went in my basket. The delivery was quick and by Royal mail, wooden needle case take... my new beading needles(can't find them anywhere else). The kit is beautifully presented and has what appears to be comprehensive instructions.looking forward to starting it. Will certainly be back.read more
Rosamund Bowler
Rosamund Bowler
09:05 12 Mar 18
Great little shop packed with everything you need to make gorgeous bead creations. We attended one of the bead jewellery workshops upstairs. There were 10 of us on a hen party day of celebrations. Our tutor, Emma was brilliant and we all made a pair of earrings and a bracelet to take home. With it... being a hen party she also allowed us to have cupcakes and champagne whilst we worked. It made for a very enjoyable afternoon.read more
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