Your Beading Horoscope for August 2018
Do you need a quick suggestion for what you should bead next? Check out these patterns, workshops, and kits inspired by your August 2018 beading horoscope. Just find your birthday below and then discover what fate has in store for your next project!
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
SUGGESTION: Saturn Connections Bracelet
The New Moon on the 5th is in your sign, a change of attitude, a new you will emerge. Find a new perspective on beading and mindfulness by using the Zentangle method to create this celestial pattern.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
SUGGESTION: Beadwork subscription
With Saturn in Taurus, it is not a good time for you to take on new projects. Try working on something you started awhile back and just never returned to, or save up ideas to look forward to next month when the newest issue of Beadwork comes out.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
SUGGESTION: Swarovski Crystals Sampler
With Jupiter remaining in your sign until October, you may have an urge for more freedom. Try your hand at designing your own pattern with the Swarovski Crystals Sampler and then share your results with us on Facebook!
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
SUGGESTION: Keystone Mandala Pendant
With Saturn in Leo, it can be a time of great responsibility and you will need to find balance. Mandalas are an ancient symbol translating to “circle.” Use meditation and beading to help you find peace and balance in your life with the Keystone Mandala Pendant.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
SUGGESTION: Bead & Jewelry Workshop Subscription
Taurus falls in the sector of your chart connected with travel and further education. Try out a variety of new techniques and patterns with the Bead & Jewelry Workshop Subscription where you can interact with other beaders from around the world and build up your bead weaving skills.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
SUGGESTION: Tucson Treasures Kit
Mars will make you feel more like playing than working this month. It will also encourage your creative side. Play around with some of the best-selling items from the Tucson Gem Show and let your creativity flourish. Whether you decide to follow a pattern, or design something new, the choice is yours for the taking!
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
SUGGESTION: Es-o Express Cuff
Demands and responsibilities of your closest relationships may be heavier this month, try something quick and easy. Beadwork Managing Editor, Lavon Peters, shares how even a Quick + Easy Beadwork project can still teach you new beading skills. Explore the issue or try your hand at Cecil Rodriguez’s Es-o Express Cuff as a gift to your loved ones.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
SUGGESTION: Moroccan Moonlight Necklace
This month is a good time to sell someone your ideas and an excellent time to work on anything that requires intellectual effort. Be inspired by Shanna Steele’s Moroccan Moonlight Necklace that requires a bit of thought with its beaded beads and intricate netting. Also, you can’t go wrong with those beautiful southwestern colors!
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
SUGGESTION: Woven in Wire: Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry by Sarah Thompson
The New Moon in Leo on the 5th could be the start of a new creative project. Try something you may not have attempted before, like wire weaving! Now is a great time to start exploring this craft with step-by-step instructions and beautiful results, you can’t go wrong.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
SUGGESTION: Royal Countess Cuff and Reign Drop Earrings Kit
Venus spends the first half of the month in Virgo, urging you to enjoy yourself to the fullest. Do this by decking yourself out in the enchanting Royal Countess Cuff and Reign Drop Earrings. With 24k gold-plated seed beads and Swarovski crystals, this is a fun way to spoil yourself without spending too much!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
SUGGESTION: Advanced Bead Weaving Series: Seed Bead Embroidery with Kinga Nichols
This month you may feel the urge to start a new course of study. I suggest Kinga Nicols’s Seed Bead Embroidery series with five different workshops to help you develop your skills. It’s never too late to learn something new and exciting, especially with expert help!
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
SUGGESTION: Interweave Art Business with Carolyn Edlund
This month may find you wondering about whether you should start or expand your jewelry business. If you need advice, look no further than Carolyn Edlund’s Interweave Art Business Series, designed to help you develop a signature style and sell your handmade work. Turn your hobby into more this month with tips and tricks from Carolyn Edlund.
Tune in next month to see where your horoscope leads you!
Assistant Editor, Beadwork magazine
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