Author Archives: Diane

mini beaded kaleidocycle

Miniature beaded kaleidocycle made by hinging beaded tetrahedrons so they can rotate.  Inspired first by Susannah Thomson and then others at Contemporary Geometric Beadwork    They will have a pattern available soon.  Next for me will be a larger version with … Continue reading

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sparkling icosahedrons

Center ball made from a pattern in Shaped Beadwork and Beyond by Diane Fitzgerald.  The other two balls use the same pattern and beads, just different color arrangements.

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octopus bracelet

Well, it will be a bracelet when I get the back on it and add a clasp.  From a class with Kinga Nichols.  

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beading stars

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starry beaded ball

Twelve bezelled 12mm rivolis woven together into a dodecahedron, a satisfying challenge.

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3-D ATC

This week I was challenged to create a 3-D ATC.  Intriguing, but ATCs are flat!  I store them in plastic trading card pages, they have to be flat.  So I layered that restriction on the idea of a tiny, ATC-sized, … Continue reading

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60 Day Bird Challenge – Day 60

ATC, printed on fabric

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60 Day Bird Challenge – Day 59

ATC  printed on fabric, juvenile bald eagle

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60 Day Bird Challenge – Day 58

red crossbill

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60 Day Bird Challenge – Day 57

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