Dec 022012

Day 2 of the Advent Calendar !


There is still time to enter for the giveaway of Day 1 – comments will close later today and then a winner will be drawn at random.


Today it’s instant gratification – we’ve got a great tutorial from Barrie Edwards. Barrie is an extremely talented jewelry artist – you can see her jewelry here:


Windermere Designs


And if that weren’t enough – Barrie is THE force behind the

Frazer Valley Bead Show

The Fraser Valley Bead and Jewelry Show is Western Canada’s Premier Bead and Jewelry Extravaganza, with nearly 50 artists and vendors gather from all over North America to offer the perfect shopping experience for the bead and jewelry fanatic!


And today, Barrie is offering a great tip for PERFECT Headpins. And you might be surprised by the technique. It’s really a great idea.




Get the tutorial – DOWNLOAD now (will open a pdf document in a new window)

Deal is over! Check every day in December for more deals, discounts, and free stuff!




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  8 Responses to “Advent 2012 – Day 2”

  1. What a wonderful idea for headpins! If the tutorial is even half as helpful as that idea, I want in! Now I know what to do with all the headpins I made that had pitted or crooked heads.

  2. Great tutorial Barrie, thanks to you and Janice x

  3. what a great tutorial. The finished look is so nice, no more wrinkled balls on the end. thanks Barrie and Janice.

  4. Thanks, both of you, for your generosity. Metal people rock!

  5. I am lucky enough to have taken multiple classes with Barrie. She rocks!!!! Thank you both for the tutorial!!!

  6. Thank you so much for the wonderful tutorial!

  7. Thanks Barrie! That’s a great idea.

  8. Great tutorial with fantastic pictures, and great tips at the end as well!
    Thanks Barrie!!