Category Archives: crafts

A New Necklace

    Chatty has finally finished one of the necklaces she is making for her sister-in-law – JUST in time to take it to LA and give to her next week.     It took forever to bring this together to Chatty’s satisfaction, but she is finally … Continue reading

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The Beautiful and Totally Unexpected Gift

    A short time ago, The Wiz did a very difficult computer job for a lady who is a quilter. She had an extremely expensive software embroidery/quilting program that was refusing to install or to work properly, and the company’s tech … Continue reading

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The Red Jaspar Necklace

    Here, as previously discussed, is the completed red jaspar, onyx, silver, black and red glass necklace with red peyote beads:              Chatty is quite pleased with the finished product!

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Digital overload – and more beading

    Chatty has a new digital camera.     It has 8 megapixels (Chatty doesn’t really know what that means, but it’s bigger than her other camera, which has 3.1 megapixels).     There is a learning curve here. It’s basically a point and shoot, … Continue reading

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Beaded Cabochons – Part 3

    Chatty is happy to have completed two of her cabochon pieces.     She wore one (the unichite) necklace to a party over the weekend, and got good reviews.     This unichite necklace is all one piece – as the necklace is sewn … Continue reading

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Beaded Cabochons – Part 2

    Chatty has mentioned before that she has started making beaded cabochons.     Here’s a progress report in pictures:          You saw the base layer of three rows of beads on the first three cabochons in  a previous post, but here they … Continue reading

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Getting a bead on…

    Chatty has gotten into beading – again. She is not called the Chatty Crafty Cook for nothing, after all! Actually, she has been using beads for years, mostly in her needlework and multi-media stuff with paper, but until now she … Continue reading

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