I have decided to end the Paid Memberships Program and just go with the Points Program. If you are a paid member, you signed up for a lifetime membership and are no longer paying for memberships. I am not really making any money from new memberships so it does not make sense to keep that part of my business going. Instead, membership is going to be point based. I do not plan to change this again. My income will be from sales of Paper Bead Rollers, downloads for people who don't want to be a member, books I publish in the future on Amazon, templates and template bundles, ads on the site and YouTube revenue.
All downloads, that cost points, no matter what level you are at, will now cost 20,000 points each unless otherwise noted on the individual pages.
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Tuesday June 14, 2022
Daily Update - June 14, 2022
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Enter the Monthly Raffle
Enter the monthly raffle where you can win up to 1,000,000 points! Which will make you a Gold Level Member! No purchase necessary. Click Here to Get More Information!
For the next few months, The raffle will be the same as it has been the April 2022 raffle. Three winners and points for winning but from now on, the winner will be chosen on the last day of each month starting on June 30th. You do need to be a registered member in order to enter for the raffle.
Pre-Cut Paper Bead Strips
Pre Cut Paper Bead Strips. One size for now. More information soon. I am waiting on a new machine for the die I bought. The electric one does not like my new die. So one with a crank, The Accuquilt Go will work for the paper bead die I got custom made for me. I wasted quite a few sheets of paper and cardstock trying to get the electric one to accept my new die. It kept spitting it out backwards. So I have ordered a new crank machine so it will have no choice but to let it go through. I cannot wait to start offering Pre-cut strips.
All of the Pre-cut strips will be one size for now. I have only one die for paper bead strips. 3/8in at the wide end, 1/8in at the narrow end and 8箠n long. If they sell well, I will order another die. Reply to the email or contact me and let me know what you think!
What am I doing?
I have a New Cricut Explore 3
I was having trouble with my Pazzles machine and decided to get a new electronic cutter. I bought the Cricut Explore 3 and I am learning how to use it right now. I am planning to write up instructions on how to convert the svg files I offer to work in the Cricut system. Over time, I will be adding files designed, for the Cricut, to my store, at Etsy. It will take time but I will announce them as they are uploaded. This will include new English Paper Piecing files as well.
This pattern is Free on June 14th Only
You can either not stiffen these votive holder covers and use glass votive holders like I did or you can stiffen them with 3oz dixie cups to make free standing votive holders for battery operated tea light candles. They are really easy to make and would look great on any wedding table.
Now the PDF file for patterns that are not normally free are also available for free download for one day only.
Over time, as I feature a pattern each day, when it is no longer free, I will make the HTML page available to anyone who is registered on the site (Not just Gold members.) This will take time, there are over 600 Gold Member patterns on the site. I am changing them to Registered Member patterns one at a time. The PDF file of each pattern will be available for points.
From now on, new patterns, projects and printables I add to the site will still be gold level pages until they are over 2 years old. This keeps things fair to the members who actually paid for membership.
Featured Bead Sheet
This bead sheet is Free on June 14th Only.
Beads made from this bead sheet would look great with gold colored findings, purple or clear glass beads in a necklace or bracelet.
To lightly stiffen doilies, use a hot iron for cotton thread and a slightly damp cloth and first iron the doily then spray lightly with spray starch. Cover the doily with the cloth when ironing after spraying with starch so the iron will not stick to doily.
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