Friday, September 24, 2010

Busy, busy ladies.

I brought my bin of silk tie pieces and boy did we have fun. A long time ago I participated in an Ebay auction and won this large bag filled with these beautiful pieces of silk. At the time I was doing a lot of crazy quilting and I thought I would be using them in that. Turns out they make great beads too. I forget whose pile of beads these were but I know that the next step will be to find just the right yarns, threads or wire and beads to wrap around these lovelies.
I had to stop participating in Ebay auctions. I react in a strange way to them. I get obsessed with winning. Or at least I did. Since I didn't like my behavior I decided just to avoid the whole scene.
Somebody else can win the goodies.
We played in the studio for about three and half hours and I bet if some of us didn't have to go pick up puppies from doggie day care or go home and start supper we would have stayed well into the dinner hour.
I've got to start packing my bag. I am so ready for an interesting trip to a place I love.
:)Bea I'm planning on taking the laptop with me. Hope to check in during the week. I'll be back next weekend. NEW MEXICO HERE I COME. Now, go Create.


  1. Looks like you had tons of fun!! Can I come play next time?! :)

  2. Have a great time in New Mexico, come home with inspiring ideas and share with us!

  3. Beads are always a good thing...but your studio is F-A-B!!!

  4. Have a fantastic trip!!

  5. You are so lucky to have friends to make art with you. Way to go. Love the beads.

  6. Love the patterns on the silk - can't wait to see the totally finished product!!

  7. Fun project! I love your studio and it's great to see it being enjoyed by so many.

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  9. I love making paper beads...but using some of my father's ties so that I can wear them as a special affirmation. Have a great weekend! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

  10. y'all look like you are having a blast!!!!
    fabric beads are fun
    but the quilt would have been gorgeous too

  11. I just came back from New Mexico. Beware the rattlesnakes! (and have LOTS of fun!!)

  12. Hope you're having a fantastic time in the Enchanted Land.
    Fabulous place!
    If you're checking in here,,and if you are in Sante Fe,,you might want to check in with San Merideth of
    If you don't already know her,
    she owns a gallery in downtown S.F.,,,and is a sweetheart of a gal. Tell her Babs sent you.