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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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Daily Update - September 18, 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.

The Latest Raffle Winners

  1. Marycile Cortez:1,000,000 points
  2. Elaine Kotary:500,000 points
  3. Jodin Poupart:100,000 points

A strange thing happened, the system chose me. So I randomly chose another name from the entries and Jodin Poupart is the winner of the 100,000 point level.

Now Available!

Pre-Cut Paper Bead Strips

Pre Cut Paper Bead Strips. One size for now. For every order over $35.00, I will include a small packet of paper bead strips that are 3/8" at the wide end, 1/8" at the narrow end and up to 8-1/2" long. Orders have to be for items that I actually will send you through the postal mail myself. Items such as Slotted paper bead rollers, adjustable length paper bead rollers, double hole paper bead rollers, eyelet setters and laminated templates. If you order a roller or tool that is under $35.00 and the order also includes digital files at Etsy, and the total order is over $35.00, you will also get the sample packet of strips.

In the future, I hope to find a source of paper I can use to offer you for sale at a reasonable price and so you can pick and choose which print you want.

What am I doing?

Doing some 3D Printing!

I bought myself a 3D printer. Why you ask? Well let me tell you why! It is for the adjustable length paper bead rollers. I am having trouble getting some of the supplies I use to make them. Also making them is very time consuming, time that can be better spent making videos and designing new projects. I will be making the stabilizer beads and other parts I have to make by hand now that you don't see that make the bead rollers adjustable. The 3D Printer will make them for me. In fact, I bought 2 of them so I can get twice as many parts made in the same amount of time. This was a fairly large investment but it should help me be able to keep the prices of the bead rollers where they are and also save me time.

Featured Pattern

Today's Featured Pattern

This pattern is Free on September 18th Only

This is the first popcorn anything I have attempted to design. I recently made a granny square which had popcorns in it and it is the first time I was actually able to make a good popcorn.

Popcorn Square

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

Today's Featured Bead Sheet

This bead sheet is Free on September 18th Only.

Beads made from this bead sheet would look great combined with pearls in an off white color in a necklace or bracelet!

Blue Toile Kaleidoscope

Now the PDF file is also available for free download for one day only.

Recent Video

Unboxing of 4 Diamond Painting Projects from New Craft Day


Recent Addition!

Recent Addition

This is the 26th quilt block tutorial in a series on how to make quilt blocks using the new Quilt as You Piece Method.

Cornered Kite Block

Video Available!

This Week's Tip

Glazing Paper Beads

I use PC Petrifier and Janice Mae's Vibrance, 2 coats of each but have decided to use just PC Petrifier in the future when I run out of the Vibrance. 4 Coats of PC Petrifier works just as good as the 2 coats of each.

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