Beadwork – has a new feature about different styles of beading, beadweaving techniques, gerdany, beadwork Ukrainian-style and simple beading. Color theory is easily understood thanks to Maria's PETAL Color Wheel. There are many PDFs you can print for your reference.
Catalogue – Though Maria is retiring her kits, there are a few left. See updated Kits & Patterns and More Patterns and order so you can start beading!! Downloadable Patterns offer convenience.
Gallery – Major update here with stories about each new photo of creations. Maria's own, Student's Gallery and Wedding are meant to inspire creativity.
Portfolio – See what Maria's has done in the last 25 years. Because Articles, In the Press, Media, Presentations and Seminars only cover her beadwork passion, a new Ukrainian Projects section has been added to showcase several other unique undertakings.
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I hope you will find a useful tip or new technique and some inspiration on my site.
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