How many pink threads, beads and crystals does it take to stitch a flamingo? Not as many as you might think. This is a lulu mypinkturtle canvas that I am teaching this weekend at the beehive. Aren’t the threads yummy in all their glorious pinkness? Wait until you see what we do with those big […]
New Teacher at the Beehive!
We love our teachers. We love reconnecting with favorite teachers who have been here before and meeting new ones! It’s always a fun time. Join us May 18th in person or as a ghost as we welcome Leslie Venturoso and make her fabulous Bubblelicious Bracelet. Wear tropical rainbow bubbles or sparkling champagne bubbles. It is […]
Pumpkin Lane with Mary Legallet
Oh what fun is this going to be? Mary Legallet of WhimsicalStitch.com has stitched this oh-so-cute Melissa Shirley canvas and is going to teach it for us April 11-14! It’s packed full of fun stitches and gorgeous threads. Each little pumpkin is cuter than the next. Join us for four days of stitching and fun. […]
Look What We Did!
Last weekend was our first embellishment extravaganza of 2019! We had so much fun. Canvases, stitches, good friends, good food. The friendships really are the highlight of the weekend. I wrote guides for 14 different canvases. Did I say different? There was something for everyone. The three days were spent stitching and trying new techniques. […]
The First Embellishment Extravaganza of 2019!
We’re 4 days into 2019 and it’s time to celebrate the first embellishment extravaganza of 2019. And by Extravaganza, I do mean EXTRAVAGANZA! So many different canvases. So much fun. Class starts today. Follow us on IG or facebook for pictures of the canvases getting started! It’s going to be fun! Abstract Bears by Melissa […]
Eleanor Pigman Classes! YAY! Before Eleanor started making art with beads she was primarily a watercolor artist. She fell in love with the world of beading after doing an apprenticeship with a jewelry designer, the shop closed and she inherited thousands of seed beads. She was then faced with the task of turning these beads […]
Every year we have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend event. It’s a great way to spend time with friends and celebrate! It has become our tradition. This year our project will be the fabulous Melissa Shirley Christmas Books canvas. Join us for three fun days of stitching and fun. I will have a complete stitch guide […]
Zecca Retreat 2018
It’s time to unveil Zecca Retreat 2018! This is by far one of our favorite events. Karen Hennessey herself comes to class and hangs out with us stitching. We visit we play, we can ask her questions like what were you thinking when you decided this octopus should be gifting us with flowers and hearts. […]
Julie Haymaker- Shrinkets!!! OMG! Do you remember shrinky dinks? I do. I loved them and apparently still do. Julie Haymaker is an amazing mixed media artist who specializes in shrinky fun! Imagine this, trace a pattern on thin plastic, color it with colored pencils or markers, shrink it and magic happens. I’m all over these […]