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The Lone Beader Adventures in Bead Embroidery

English - Beads, Art, Etsy
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The Lone Beader · 3W ago

Now Accepting Bitcoin on Etsy!

Dear friends, just a quick announcement to let you know that I now accept Bitcoin as payment on Etsy and for customer orders via my website. I have been doing some research on this subject a...
The Lone Beader · 1M ago

Rare Beaded Blue-Winged Amazon Parrot

Dear friends, recently, I returned from my annual trip to Mexico and had an amazing vacation! This was my fifth visit to the Yucatán Peninsula. On this trip, my compañero and I travelled like locals to really experience this beautiful country. We swa...
The Lone Beader · 2M ago

Upcycle a Vintage Filigree Locket

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with an old filigree locket or other jewelry piece, here is a little inspiration! Recently, one of my customers wrote to ask if I had ever made a beaded lo...
The Lone Beader · 2M ago

Spanish Beading Patterns Now at the Tienda Kindle!

Dear friends, just a quick note to let you know that several of my bead embroidery pattern...
The Lone Beader · 3M ago

Stay Warm and Do Beadwork

Dear friends, I hope your New Year is off to a great start! We received quite a lot of snow here in Boston so I have been staying in and doing beadwork! I have also added a few new items in ...
The Lone Beader · 3M ago

Havanese a Happy New Year!

Dear friends, I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! I have been so busy beading holiday orders for my Etsy shop this month, that I haven’t had much time for anything else. Today, I would like to share with you one of my recent custom orders. Th...
The Lone Beader · 5M ago

Item of the Month: Beaded Norwegian Forest Cat Pin

Dear friends, it seems that Norwegian Forest Cats are popular this month! I recently received another order for a white one- this one has blue eyes! This piece is a pin which can also be wor...
The Lone Beader · 5M ago

Advertising Beadwork in a Dog Magazine

Dear friends, recently another dog magazine called Just Labs has invited me to advertise in their holiday issue! I had no idea there was a magazine dedicated to Labrador Retrievers. I do love those dogs, especially the Chocolate Labs. So, I decided t...
The Lone Beader · 6M ago

How to Adopt a Beaded Havanese Dog

Dear friends, I have received several orders for custom beaded pet pins recently. One was a request for a bead- embroidered Havanese dog pin. After receiving a few photos of my customer’s do...
The Lone Beader · 6M ago

How to Ship an Etsy Order to Mexico

Last month, a customer from Mexico City purchased 2 of my Etsy items. One was the above custom beaded Great Dane pendant. I purchased a USPS Priority Mail International Flat Rate shipping la...