From the mailbag:
On your post about the anime convention, you mentioned you made bead art. My daughter was given a kit for that awhile ago, but I never knew you could really make something so large and beautiful?
Where can I get the patterns and material you did?
Joan from Long Island"
Ooo, an arts and crafts question!
MamaBear loves those. 🙂
You're talking about this post:
You can learn more about that project over at my business site, I had blogged about it at
I tend to make art like I write software or cook gourmet dishes; I cast my mind to the Universe and see how the universe responds! In this particular case, I simply printed out the image at a much bigger size, taped all of the pieces together, and then laid down the 9 interlocking tiles on top of it.
'Matter of fact, you can see my progress over at
That's the PixelGasm forum – you can learn a heck of a lot over there!
For the actual beading supplies themselves, I went over to
They are topnotch with their customer service, the speed in their delivery, and the colors/packages they offer!
You'll also need baking paper so you can iron your finished fused bead product, and, of course, an iron itself. 🙂
Beading is lots of fun – hope you have a blast with it!