Monday, November 26, 2007

November Challenge - Caught in a Net - Time to Vote!

The Challenge entries are in, and we have more than ever before! There are 31 entries by 22 of our members. You can see them all in the mosaic, but you'll want to click the individual links to check out these gorgeous pieces. And don't forget to vote for your favorite!

1. Royal Copper Lace, by arosebyname

2. Netted Fringe Explosion Choker, by cigarboxbeads

3. Beaded Netting Necklace, My Blue Lagoon, by nardiesarttowear

4. Capturing The Stone, by noeasybeads

5. Moss Agate, Green Netting Necklace, by LauriDesigns

6. Lacy Netted Collar, by clairecreations

7. Sweet Dreams, by totallytwisted

8. Caught in a Bronze Net Beadwoven Bracelet, by SandFibers

9. First Frost, Netted and Coral Fringed Necklace, by cigarboxbeads

10. Caught in a Net Captured by Pearls Bracelet, by noeasybeads

11. Mist on the Lake, by thebeadedlily

12. Beaded Holiday Evening Bag, by Forbesfarm

13. Champagne Bubbles Freeform Netting Bracelet, by myfairladyvt4

14. Beautiful Blues Netted Bracelet, by SandFibers

15. Arizona Copper Necklace, by KathysKraftyKreation

16. Caught in a Net, by bylynette

17. Winter Ice Bracelet, by LauriDesigns

18. Copper Bangle Watch, by LauriDesigns

19. Caught in a Net, Necklace, by LauriDesigns

20. Bead Woven Netted Gold Flower Bracelet, by MistyRidgeBeads

21. A Gift from Neptune, by Tresijas

22. Snow Garden Waltz, by DantesSpirit

23. Netted Pearl Cuff, by maneklady

24. Turquoise and Teal Freeform Netting Bracelet, by myfairladyvt4

25. Netted Christmas Ornament, by clairecreations

26. Beadwoven Matt Golden Large Christmas Ornament with Pearls, by beadbug

27. Princess Anastasia, by RegalBeads

28. Flowers in the Net, by Beadaholics

29. A Twist of Lime - Ruffly Beadwoven Necklace, by time2cre8

30. Russian Royalty, by RegalBeads

31. Aurora Borealis Netted Panel, by SalamanderHouse

Friday, November 23, 2007

Beadwork Patterns at Kalmbach Publishing

For those of you who are new to the art of beadweaving, or who might not have a large library of books and patterns to use, I thought I'd pass along this link to an offer from Kalmbach Publishing. They're offering their online patterns at half off the regular price, at only $1.95 per pattern. They have a pretty wide variety of patterns available, and they're all downloadable as PDFs, so all you need to read/print them is Acrobat Reader.

Check them out here:

Note that the Etsy BeadWeavers Street Team has no affiliation with Kalmbach. This post is for information only.

Happy beadweaving, all!

Sunday, November 18, 2007

More Beaded Treasures

Bev of noeasybeads has proven herself quite the treasury hunter today. She is curating two beautiful lists featuring Etsy BeadWeavers. The first showcases some of this month's EBWC entries; the second features a more random grouping . . . both are beautiful!

11-18-07 Caught in a Net Treasury by noeasybeads

You can find this "Caught in the Net" treasury here until Tuesday evening. Stop in and comment if you like what you see ;)

11-18-07 Beadiful things Treasury by noeasybeads

You can find these "beadiful things" here until late tonight.


Esther of GreenEnvyDesigns returned after her long travels and snagged a treasury right away. This one will be up here until Monday afternoon.

11-18-07 EBW wove it up Treasury by GreenEnvyDesigns

Friday, November 16, 2007

TwoTreasuries of Beadweaving Treasures

Both up for only a day or so, sadly:

11-16-07 Etsy Beadweavers are Fabulous Treasury by myfairladyvt4

You can find this one here until Sunday 12:18am EST.

11-16-07 bead, bead, bead away Treasury

You can find it here and comment until Saturday at 10:48 EST

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Etsy Front Page Appearances!

Our members certainly create beautiful beadweaving, and every once in awhile one of our pieces is chosen for an Etsy Treasury that winds up on the front page. That's grounds for celebration!

Susan (aka ClinkscalesArts) made an appearance with her crocheted earrings. While these aren't beadweaving, they're still beautiful and noteworthy! Those are hers in the third row, third column.

The next appearance was by Swanee (aka MistyRidgeBeads), whose beadwoven bracelet joined this extremely colorful collection. Like Susan, Swanee's bracelet was in the third row and third column. This Treasury was truly eye-popping!

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Prelude to the November Challenge

Six of the pieces in this list are actual entries in the November Challenge. The others are just beautiful beadwork using netting, by team members. :)

11-11-07 Caught in the Net Treasury

This list will be up live on Etsy until early Tuesday morning, so go and visit and comment. Thank you. In two weeks the challenge pieces will all be up on this blog for you to vote on, by the way.