Donna Dickt




"My very first lesson in making beaded flowers was given to me by my grandmother, Rose DeAngelis, when I was about seven or eight years old. I remember making my first little basket of red poppies. I remember going along with her when she took classes from Virginia Nathanson and Edith Wasley. I have memories of sitting in the back of a room while ladies sat at a table and the teacher drew diagrams on a big chalk board. I don't remember ever making any other flowers. 30 years went by before I ever picked up another bead or spool of wire.

Today, I have the very notebooks with all the notes that my grandmother took during those classes. I have her collection of beads and many of her flowers. I've restored most of them and proudly display them throughout my home. These extraordinary treasures were given to me after she passed away. It wasn't until a few years after she was gone that I began beading flowers. How I wish I could have thanked her for giving me this special gift.

So it is with a great deal of love that I share my passion for beaded flowers with you. I hope you will receive as much joy from what you make as I have received over the last 13 years. And, I hope you will pass along your passion to others to help keep the traditions alive."

Text taken from the Blooming Beadwork website.





French Beaded Dogwood
Saturday March 25, 2017




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Beaded  Clematis Flower
Saturday May 6, 2017


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Snowflakes
Monday January 16, 2017




Tea Roses
Saturday February 11, 2017



French Beaded Iris
Saturday August 13, 2016




Miniature Wreath
Saturday November 12, 2016




Christmas Trees
Sunday July 17, 2016





Miniature Daffodils
Saturday April 23, 2016

  






French Beaded Tulips
Sunday May 22, 2016





Pearl Snow Flakes
Monday January 18, 2016



Mini Pine Cones
Saturday December 12, 2015


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Daisies
Saturday November 14, 2015


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Wildflowers
Saturday September 12, 2015

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Long Stem Roses
Saturday October 31, 2015

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Lilacs
Sunday June 28, 2015


Tea Rose
Saturday April 4, 2015







Holiday Ornaments

Snowflake

Beaded Pine Cones

Christmas Trees



Flower Brooch




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