The Blue Brick | Inspired Yarns

Glass Lampworking

This past weekend Tito and I went to BeadFX in Scarborough for my long-awaited birthday gift – an introductory course in lamp working. Lampworking is a type of glasswork that uses a gas fueled torch to melt rods and tubes of clear and colored glass.…

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Designs by Sandra

Mom’s designs have come a long way since she started out, and last weekend she designed one of the best pieces I’ve seen so far. She went all out on this one: 8mm Square cut smoky quartz Swarovski crystal centrepiece 4mm Square cut aurora Swarovski…

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Inspira – Autumn Leaves II

I’ve been working a lot with this idea of preserving the leaves from the absolutely stunning autumn we just had – and I won’t lie to you, there are so many piles of FAIL around the house from earlier versions that today I threw away…

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