Author Archives: Diane

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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60 Day Bird Challenge – Day 56

I’ve been watching the spotted sandpipers every day at the lake.  In their non-breeding plumage, they actually don’t have spots, but these small birds still blend well with the rocks at the water’s edge.  They move quickly along the shore foraging, … Continue reading

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