Lesley McFarland Handmade Glass Beads

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Sunday Morning

Posted on June 3, 2007 at 2:12 AM Comments comments (0)

Well a lovely day and I am off for the day to make beads, I have been making stone crosses at the moment and find these really interesting, I love the simplicity of them.  I will try to post a photo later, also I have been working on Terra again, this new and lovely glass is a bit tricky, however I have been getting some nice colours and will have a set for sale a bit later on today.


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Back again

Posted on May 26, 2007 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

I haven't had much time for writing, been very busy. I have been making new beadies of course and in answer to Laura who asked about the glass on the blue beads, yes its the DH terra, very difficult to get the hang of and you need to persevere with it, good luck Laura if you do give it a try.

This one I made recently is a particular favourite and I am not ready to sell it just yet.

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More terra glass beads

Posted on May 9, 2007 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Well I think I am improving, this is my latest effort, hope you like them.


Terra special glass

Posted on May 7, 2007 at 10:11 AM Comments comments (0)

I have been playing for a couple of days with this glass and finally have managed to get some colours out of it.  I have made a couple of focals as well because the colours remind me of sunsets.


These first two will be part of a set of 5 I am making.


This is "Sunset over the Ocean"

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Nyx Glass

Posted on April 29, 2007 at 1:13 AM Comments comments (1)

Well finally I have got my hands on some of the Nyx glass and have had loads of fun playing with it.  This is such a cool glass and very easy to get reactions from. 

The photo shows the first thing I made with it.



I have also been buying beads and managed to win some of Dora Schuberts beads, these are lovely, I have no idea what I will do wi...

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A poem

Posted on April 15, 2007 at 2:22 AM Comments comments (0)

A lovely friend of mine has written a poem for me, needless to say I am delighted, what could be nicer than that.

Anyhow here it is and I hope you like it as much as I do.



The Beadmaker
by Joy McCall...
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