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Suzanne Cooper's Newsletter #91 23 '07

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Reminder: Only one more shopping day until tomorrow!

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS SALE!
Get an early start on your Christmas beadwork. Get 'em while it's hot!

Till the next time, bead well.
Suzanne

 BEADWORK

I am so thrilled to know that another beader won Best of Show at Indian Market this year! For too many years beadwork has not been considered "fine art" and this proves it is once again.

Dallin Maybee's book with beaded buckskin won Indian Market 2007 Best of Show An anticle from the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper. A small photo of the book is on this blog.

First Place - Best Diverse Art Forms: Blanket with half quilt work and half bead work, by Jamie Okuma (Shoshone Bannock/Luiseno)
Look above the photo of Dallin Maybee and you'll see a thumbnail in the center. Click to see Jamie's blanket. More of Jamie's work at Blue Rain Gallery.

Blue Ridge Bead Weaving

Stringing Magazine's "I'll Fly Away" challenge. Vote for your favorite.

The Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam The web site shows a few of their collection of over 3500 bags, pouches, suitcases, purses and other accessories.

Gem by Gem - gemstone information

Teri Greaves - Indian Market Best of Show winner a few years back.

Tom and Kathy Wegman

Bead Society of Greater Chicago


Cindy (Beadlady) has a stock of "The Art of Bead Embroidery" by Heidi Kummli & Sherry Serafini (Be still my fluttering heart!) and the new Toho 1G Thread

Contas e Fantasia by K&A (Portuguese)

Fofinhas Perlenstuebchen (German)

Atelier SUZURAN (Japanese & English)

"Beadsori"; bead looming gallery by Sako Takako (Japanese & English)

Junko Seki - BEADS DOLL'S WORLD (Japanese & English)

Beading Bees (Japanese & English)

Please let me know what you think about the size of the type on this newsletter. Vote for too big, too small or if you think it's just right vote for Goldilocks. Ignore the top that says "Name my new book." Someone had a little blonde moment and didn't remove the line. Must have been my evil twin, Lucretia.







GLASS & LAMPWORK BEADS

Palm Tree Queen - Love the chocolates!

Juneko's Glass Art Gallery

THIS, THAT AND OTHER THINGS

People in Austin. Texas have WAY too much time on their hands!!!

OK, so you want to fly too...... try this game!

Austin isn't the only city with crazy people.... look at Nashville's photos!

Hilarious e-Bay listing! Check out her blog!

I've kept this little ditty for years. Obviously some things never change! Rather than including the entire thing here I made a quick web page. How many forum participants does it take to change a lightbulb?

And now a word from our sponsor!

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And don't forget the

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS SALE!



Bead-Patterns-24-7 Click for BEADWORK e-patterns and e-books.

Click for STAINED GLASS e-patterns and e-books for sale on my web site

Choose your E-book or E-pattern and receive a pdf file automatically! E-books and E-patterns are wonderful because you save the file to your hard drive and you can print a pattern at any time. You can mark on your pattern and print another one! No more worrying if you spill your coffee on your pattern or if the dog eats it!

Click to see more of my bead patterns on Bead-patterns.com

Click to see more of my stained glass patterns on Sova Enterprises.