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Spiral Bracelet

This bracelet is based upon a pattern from a book by Carole Wilcox Wells, The Art and Elegance of Beadweaving. It introduced me to the idea of manipulating a shape by the size of the bead you choose. The bracelet is pretty stiff as a wearable piece because of the tension of the bead weaving…a heavy bangle. I also like …

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Turner Girls

This is a photo of my grandmother (center) with her two sisters-in-law before the latter were married…so for a brief moment in time, they were all “Turner Girls.” I retouched and colored the photo in Photoshop, as well as adding the text. plaid backgroud and daisy borders. One of my first experiements in “virtual scrapbooking.” I couldn’t get excited about …