Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wubbers University Instructor Spotlight: Barbara Tilley

I met Barbara Tilley at the Philadelphia Beadfest last August. We have had a fun correspondence and I love her tutorials on Wubbers U. She’s been so wonderful to work with, and her personality shines through in all her work.

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Wubbers Cares: Building Character

Wubbers was recently asked to sponsor the uniform purchase for a local boys’ baseball team, and how could I resist these faces? The Bobcats are part of a community league that relies on volunteers and sponsorships to exist. The boys absolutely

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Etsy Marketing Tip: Increase Your Traffic Using Pinterest

It’s Quick and Easy! After you have listed a new item in your Etsy shop, pin it to your Pinterest boards.  It is a simple, often overlooked step that can bring you traffic with little effort. You can create a

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Jewelry Making Q&A: Ask an Expert

Q:  I would like to make a large number of triangle-shaped links to solder into a handmade chain.  After I have wrapped a coil, the wire has some torque to it so that it doesn’t stay in a neat coil.

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Wubbers University Instructor Spotlight: John Sartin

Today I would like to introduce you to John Sartin.  John, an award winning artist, is a featured cover artist for multiple publications, and is published in a number of Lark publications.  He is a masterful teacher, and is a

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Hot Rocks: Tsavorite

by Linda McMurray, G.G., A.J.P Rich, intense Green Tsavorite Garnet is the one gemstone that rivals the Emerald in its beauty and color.  This gem was found in the early 1970s in Kenya.  They identified the highly brilliant, green

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