Auckland, New Zealand

I live in Titirangi, which in the Maori language means fringe of heaven. Located on the western edge of Auckland, Titirangi has lush native forest and a big community of crafty people. My craft loves are fabric arts, sewing, patchwork, textile printing and jewelry making. My day job is teaching English as a second language to adults, my best job so far. My jewelry-making blog is at

Susannabeads's Pattern Store:

Merry Christmas from Paris wallhanging


Joyeux Noel (Merry Christmas) embroidery


Button and bead crochet necklace


Crochet button and bead necklace


Fabric flower brooches PDF pattern