Saturday, 17 March 2018

Last but not least for this delivery - some new magnetic clasps

These magnetic clasps are very strong so I am very pleased with this addition to the clasp range.

Magnetic Ball Clasp (8mm)
Stainless Steel
£2.50 each

Magnetic Ball Clasp (10mm)
Stainless Steel
£2.50 each

Magnetic Flat Round Clasp (10mm)
Silver Plated
£1.50 each

The latest Miyuki Size 11 and Size 15 seed beads

Size 11s are

Light Amber
£2.95 for 25g

Silver Lined Olive AB
£3.25 for 25g

Matte Metallic Green/Blue Iris
£5.95 for 25g

Size 15s are

Crystal AB
£2.50 for 15g

Opaque Pea Green
£2.50 for 15g

Ceylon Beige
£3.50 for 15g

Sparkling Purple Lined Crystal
£3.50 for 15g

Our latest additions to the Delica 11s range

Here are the latest additions to the range that are now available for you at
Opaque Light Siam AB
£3.75 for 10g

Lined Crystal / Medium Blue Lustre
£3.25 for 10g

Matte Chartreuse AB
£3.50 for 10g

Galvanized Semi Frosted Berry
£7.50 for 10g

Duracoat Galvanized Silver
£6.50 for 10g

Duracoat Galvanized Gold
£7.50 for 10g

Friday, 16 March 2018

Orchid workshop now available to book

This 2-Day workshop is now available to book online on the Book A Workshop page at or you can ring Kathryn on 01254 236049 and pay by card.

You get instructions, materials, 2 full days of tuition and refreshments on both days for just £59.95. You can choose to have a single corsage or make a separate bag charm. Two colour options are available.

When: 24th June and 1st July 10am to 4pm on both days
Where: Halfpenney's, The Beading Room, Clayton-le-Moors
Tutor: Marlene O'Reilly

Monday, 26 February 2018

Needle Case Workshop on 18th March 2018 - you still have time to book your place

Due to cancellations we have extra places available on this workshop.
All designs are available and you now have until 1st March to book your place.
There are 3 design choices: Poppy, Daisy and Bell Flower.
£39.50 for the full day INCLUDING instructions, tuition, materials, and refreshments.
You can book your place online at or by telephone 01254 236049.

Monday, 22 January 2018

Beaded Crochet Bracelet Workshop now booking

There has been a lot of interest in Marlene's Beaded Crochet Bracelet here in The Beading Room, and you can book your place now from The (Virtual) Beading Room (, or by telephone (01254 236049).
Sunday 6th May 2018 10.00am until 4.00pm
Includes instructions, tuition, materials and refreshments (bring your own lunch)
Experience of crochet chain is essential and you need to bring your own 2mm crochet hook. For full details go the The (Virtual) Beading Room.
£29.50 per person

Friday, 5 January 2018

Marlene's 1st workshop of 2018 now available to book

Happy New Year to all our beaders. I hope you had a great time over the festive period and found plenty of time to bead!

Marlene's Needle Case Workshop is now available to book via The (Virtual) Beading Room, or you can ring me on 01254 236049 to get your place confirmed.

Sunday 18th March 2018   10.00am until 4.00pm   £39.50

There are 3 designs to choose from and all materials are included in the workshop price, so just pick you design and you're all sorted. You are still able to order extra bead packs if you want to and you will get details about this when your place is confirmed.

As always, places are limited, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.