Wednesday, February 7, 2018


I'm always going on about the textile aspect of this work--it's beadweaving, right?

So this week I decided to take my inspiration from a textile that's quite close to me--my bead bag!
A local gal uses Pendleton fabrics to make cute zipper pouches, and when I saw this one I didn't even try to resist. I've since learned that the pattern is called Tamiami, after the Tamiami Trail in Florida, which I regret to say I hadn't heard of. See the whole blanket and learn more HERE. It's really worth a look; I had assumed this was a border, but the wonderful stripes cover the entire blanket. It's swoon-worthy!

I'm really pleased and excited to see how the triangles turned out. This opens up many possibilities for MORE STRIPES!
As always, you can find the basic Warped Square pattern at the BeadBlogShop; I am using size 11 Delica beads, and continue to work from my palette of 36 colors. I'll be glad to send you the list or put together a kit for anyone who is interested.