Thursday, October 28, 2010

russian leave

salam guys,

do you want to learn how to make russian leaf with st pitts stitich?  if you are interested, go here

if it brings u to the main site, just browse for beadwork on the top right hand corner, u'll find alot of things there.

salam for now


japanese beads book

thank you for an overwhelming replies.  i have emailed the book this morning.  for those who hasnt got the book, just let me know.  i will re-email to you.

till then

stay focus, keep fit,take care and de-stress for
stress kills

salam & cheers

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

tutorials 2

salam guys,
sorry was unable to give tutorial 2 as promised due to my tight schedule.  but anyhow together with this, i have downloaded one japanese beading book which i am gonna put it here for you guys to have a look.  you might be able to learn from here as well.

so, for now,
sorry again.  life will be normal again after the good other half came back from Beirut, which will be next week.

sorry guys,  i cant paste the book here.  i have the soft copy with me..a good book for beginners as well as advance.  so, if you guys intereseted, please give me yr email addy: i will send you the book.

till then,
take care,stay focus, stay fit, and DE-STRESS for,
stress kills (one doctor told me)

salam & cheers

Friday, October 15, 2010

baju nikah siti

salam guys.  am in a hurry, hubby is waiting downstairs......this pics are my attemp on baju nikah.  baju nikah my sister.  i will add in the write ups later ya...stay tune...this can be for this mondays tutorial.....meanwhile,  keep fit, stay focus, take care and DESTRESS

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

tutorial 1 - tambahan

here it is guys.... step p and q.....sorry for the MIA pic.........old age guys....excuse me for that...

q.  sambung step n,p sampi q sehingga penuh the fillers

p.  tentukan tarik benang sehingga manik berkedudukan sebegini, kemudia cucuk jarum ke atas semula

i know guys, p comes earlier than q, tapi my edit tak jalan.....i gave up so let it be lah.

ok thats all for now,

take care, stay focus, keep fit and
stress kills

salam n cheers

Monday, October 11, 2010

tutorial 1-extra

salam all,

i am soooo sorry, i missed 2 steps...after n there should be p and q so sorry,...will do it once i am home today...

till then
stay focus, keep fit, take care n
stress kills

Sunday, October 10, 2010

tutorial 1

1.  salam peeps....finally, i got the strength to put  up this first tutorial for you guys.  i hope you will find this tutorial useful.  for your information, i will not go into the introduction of techniques but rather on a specific type of stitches.  for those of you  who are newbies, feel free to drop a line if you need guidance on the very basic level of stitch.  otherwise i will assume that all of you are able to cope with the tutorial. 
2.  a little on the teknik that i am giving out today.  the flower that i made here is a sequin flower.  teknik=fish scale single layer. if you take a closer look, you will be able to see the shades of the flower.  this is the teknik used for shadings.  you can choose a different colour but make sure the shades are one tone or two tone higher or lower.
3.  lets go straight to the tutorial:

a. .
b. then, draw the shades. to practice doing this, take real flowers and look at their shades. really look. you will notice the different shades that a flower has. dont worry, you can do it.

c. start stitching. start with the outer layer with the darker colour, since i use the darker colour for the outside for this tutoria. for a realistic effect you should start with a brighter colour first. but brighter or darker, you will get the shades. dont worry too much.

d. these are the 2 colours that i use. i am using indian sequin. indian sequin is the flat sequin, real flat sequin. they come in various sizes, three main sizes, large, medium and small.

e. fill in all the outer layer. pick up only 1(one) piece of sequin and stitch them onto the outer layer of the flower. cara jahitan, from left to right.

f.  this is how it looks when all the outer layer has been filled in.

g.  now, we are going to use the lighter colour for the inner layer (shades).

h. repeat the first step, stitch in single(1) sequen from left to right.

j. filled up the inner layer. matikan benang dan sambung ke petal no 2.

k.  start with petal no 2

l. repeat step a - k


m.  this is how it looks when all the petals have been filled inAdd caption
n. now for the fillers. pick 3 beads (prefarably rounded beads)

r. you will get these.


4.  Since this is my very first tutorial, i know there will be many many flaws.  i am no writer nor am i a photographer.  my sole intention is to have all of you learn this embroidary.  because, once you master these, you can make money. big or small it all depend on you.  so guys, give me comments so that i can up-grade my tutorials.

5.  i know the photo is tad too small, but for this tutorial, you will have to bear with me.  the master of the dslr is out of station so, i can only make do with my blackberry.  in tutorials to come, its gonna be the job of dslr ya.  EXCUSES...EXCUSES i know, but i cant help it.......

with that,
stay focus, stay healthy and remember to
stress kills.

salam n cheers

Monday, October 4, 2010


guys, i am truly sorry.  was suppose to start my first tutorial today but i was bogged down with so many things.  hari raya do, contract discussions, contract renewal....i know those were exhausted...pray hard that i am ok tomorrow..  will publish my first tutorial tomorrow instead.

till tomorrow,
stay focus, keep fit, take care and DE STRESS

salam n cheers

Saturday, October 2, 2010

WIP kak siti

as of today, this is how my WIP looks like.....

tips of the day - sunday 3/10/10

hari ini, tips yang i nak beri adalah sangaaaat simple....but it helps me alot when i want to bead.  OK before you start beading, make sure you thread at least 6 needles at one go.  if your project is a big project, than have at least 10 needles threaded.  your beading session will be smooth.

tutorials for beading stitches

dear all,
after more than two years here on the web.....i finally decided that i will give out tutorials for basic beading stitches as well as tips on beadings.  TETAPI, all my tutorials and tips are strictly given out base on my experience on beadings.  so, if you guys think that its good, please feel free to follow, if otherwise, just forget it.  my tutotials will be release every monday.  my aspiration is to have all ladies out there to acquire this skill.  thats the way i can share with you guys the knowledge.  thank you all for dropping by.

till then,

stay focus, keep fit, take care and DONT FORGET TO de stress.

Salam n cheers

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

tips of the day

starting today, i will start giving out beading tips. it will be on the free time basis  hehehe...ok let seee....for today, i shall show to you the short cut of designing.  when you design your motifs, sometimes (most of the times) we will have to draw out the flower patterns.  this could be messy and lots of work.  to simplify it and save yr precious time.....just do this

1.  look for laces.  they have lots of motifs.  cut them out and paste them on the baju kurung.  this lace techniq is mainly for flowers.  i normally stitch them on the fabric (2 stitches).  Benifits:

    a.  you can choose what pattern you want.  simply put them together.
    b.  you can choose the sizes of your flower according to the motifs of the lace.
    c.  save yr time to draw.

so.....enjoy peep....see you soon.

take care, keep fit, de-stress yrself
salam & cheers

WIP baju kak siti

the colour of the baju is very sweet.  i tried the pink sequin, i dont like the tone, its too bright but hubby said its ok.  for yr information , hubby is my reference point as i know his taste in colour is good.  But lets see how will this WIP looks like when all the dauns and fillers are fitted.

till then peep;
stay focus, take care and de-stress(make sure)
salam & cheers

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

been busy

this is what i have been doing the last 3 days....3 baju kurung but this pic is only one of them..  enjoy peep and dont forget:  stay cool, take care and remember to de-stress...

Monday, September 27, 2010

new idea

this new idea i consider very raw.  will enhance the design with details of stitches and material to use.  but that will take sometime i guess, as i must figure out how to do it.....or maybe i can just outsource it to my daughter....she's good with all this.

so stay tune,,,,,if you want to see what it looks like..

new idea

salam all,

i was in a meeting today...from 9 till 12 noon.  90% was all technical matter only 10% admin and logistic...since i was not amused with all the technical things, my imagination ran so wild and the result?
is wont believe it hehehehehehehe......maafkan lah hambamu ya Allah......percepatkanlah proses berenti kerja aku ya allah....amin............

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Long Time No Blog

Well..well..well what can i say...
Been busy with everyday and more work.....hopefully i can say, been there, done that very soon.  After browsing the russians web and having looked at other marvelous craftwork, through Bead &  Button, i have found a local crafter that can sell a cabochon  and really am glad.  i was searhing for the cabochon for quite sometimes. 

i also would like to thank Azie NZ  for letting me know other places that sell beads......i really appreciate that.

So....whats new now.....i am into baju pengantin now.  for my sister who will be married come this 23rd Oct 2010.  hopefully i wiil be able to get them ready before the D-day.

will up-load pixes sooooooon peep.....till then.....take care and thank you for dropping by.


Monday, July 26, 2010

new passion - Russian Leaf

i must be thankful to some of the moscovites beaders and also to as they have been my real guru in making my russian leaf pattern easier, much much easier to do.  One special thanks to olga who has inspired me to be adventerous with beads.  If you guys want to see her works please feel free to go to her page.  ( I will get the link in a min hehehehehe...sorry i am still learning this blog thingy)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

sambungan projek baru

and nowwwww....ada pertambahan sedikit...tapi sangat mengujakan aku.............................i love the flower very is simple yet sooooo beautiful

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Projek baru very own russian leaf......i love them...Sorry, i do not follow the sketch i made earlier, as I am soooo passioante about russian leaf motif now.  together with the leaf is the supposedly bezeled crystal, but of course i do it my way hehehehehe......i found the tutorial for the actual bezeled crystal (only they did it on cabochons) sangat sangat sangat teruja.....hopefully will be able to finish off this friday or saturday evening.

For information, this is very much a 3D beadings......


Monday, July 12, 2010

lakaran untuk next design

di dalam usaha untuk meng apply (huh what a word.....very bad) russian leave techniques, inilah hasil lakaran yang aku baru buat.  jenis jahitan yang akan digunakan:

a.  running stitch
b.  berries
c.  cerries
d.  russian leaves

warna-warna yang akan digunakan :

a.  dark purple
b.  purple pink
c.  pale and white pink
i lost the color i will just stick to the above for now.  and not to forget  3 shades of green russian leaves.  jeng..jeng..jeng.  the outcome?  lets pray for the best hahaha

Sunday, July 11, 2010

russian leaf design

yay.....olga replied my email....hopefully i will be able to attend her classes in Sweden soon. alhamdulillah.  samples of her work which, if you study carefully can be turn into manik on baju.   sangat sangat sangat teruja