Pleased to meet you; my name is Connie. I am an engineer by day and a beader by night.
Much of my inspiration comes from the natural world - colors and shapes, textures and lighting in the sky, land and water. Sometimes I am inspired by a stitch - the way the beads fit together give me an idea for a new piece. You can see how inspiration turns into beadwork on my blog:
I started beading because I took a trip to the library. I had just started browsing for a book for myself when my pre-school aged children began dissolving into tantrums If I wanted to get a book, I had to do it fast. I saw a new paperback with a beautiful netted bead collar on the cover and wondered, how is that made?
After I checked that book out, my fate was sealed. Once I started beading I fell in…
- Born on December 26
- Joined October 21, 2009