|Woven Rose Window Pendant|
Last week I got my complimentary copy of the Spring 2012 WireWork magazine. I contributed to the issue with my project “Woven Rose Window Pendant” (page 50). I think the issue’s been out for several weeks now – as a friend mentioned a while back that she saw my article, but I think it’s still on the newsstands until May 19th.
I got interested in weaving with wire after being awestruck by the work of artist Marilyn Moore. I was honored to meet her at BeadFest Santa Fe in 2011 and buy some very skinny wire from her. I wish I’d had the extra cash to buy one of her finely woven wire vessels. Take a look at her website, you’ll be amazed! I believe she’ll be at Bead & Button this year, as will I.
|Crocheted Wire Fan Earrings|
One of the classes I’ll be teaching there is “Crocheted Wire Fan Earrings”. These are my favorite style to wear lately – they really make a colorful statement. Although they’re on the large side, they can be downsized a bit and still look good. I’ve been revising and perfecting the instructions for the last few days. As all you teachers know, these classes take a lot of preparation! There are still openings in the class, if you’re so inclined…