We took a short, local trip this past weekend and, as luck would have it, our route took us through Washington, NC, the home of A & A Beadery. I’d never been to the shop before, but had seen an ad for it in the local paper.
It’s called A & A because the owners are Alice and Ann. I’m not sure which one I talked to, but she was sweet as pie. Seeing my purchase, she asked if I crochet and was genuinely interested in seeing any pieces I make. It’s an hour away, but I’ll definitely go back when my travels bring me that way. I love a shop that makes you feel welcome.
Bead Crochet: Bead & Button Projects,
Easy-Does-It Series, No. 10.
Is that a tomato bead I see? *wink*
My husband was very patient as I picked out my beads. On the drive home, he remarked that it’s amazing how women throughout history have always loved beads. They’re irresistible; what can I say? ;-)