It seems like the last semester, plus focusing on caring for myself and others, has really taken the momentum out of my beading. That’s not to mention the ongoing job search, which I am engaging with very poorly, even if it is just for research purposes. I’m not sure how far to go into theContinue reading “Future”
I try to straighten out the myriad types of drop beads I have had the fortune to be able to encounter, particularly focusing on Miyuki fringe beads and Toho and Miyuki magatamas.
Beginning a semester focused on self-directed study, self-care, and academia. I need to take care of myself, and I have the option, now.
I reason to myself that selling handmade beadwork is not a viable route to economic self-sufficiency in my local culture, and begin to outline what I will do with my time and energy from this point forward.
Learning to persevere after having begun a project which may have been destined to be unsuccessful from the start, the author reflects on the phrase, “Perfect is the enemy of good.”
Although it isn’t a “business model,” per se, we’ve come up with a feasible Site Plan for this domain, involving the use of my Library Science skills.
Describing the process of creating a piece of beaded jewelry as a gift.
In which I mention beginning work on an updated vision of this site, and continue working on a project for Xmas.
…though at the moment, I’m not practicing. Not beading, at least. Writing, that’s another story. I still have to work on an Xmas present for someone, though this person wouldn’t mind it being late. I think one of my greatest issues…at this point, at least, is that I’m more skilled with color combinations, than IContinue reading “There is no substitution for practice…”
The author describes part of the experience of having designed and made a set of beaded earrings for the holidays.