Sandra D. Halpenny has devoted herself to designing bead weaving patterns that are easy for anyone to do. Her focus is on designing, then writing patterns with step-by-step instructions for others to make. She has had her designs published in Bead & Button magazine, Bead Patterns magazine, Canadian Beading magazine and produced 3 CD's of necklace patterns in 2003 and 2004. She is the author of several popular books and eBooks on contemporary beadwork: Beaded Lace Snowflake Ornaments, Crystal Lace Necklace Patterns, Christmas Time Pattern Collection, Wedding Lace Necklace Collection, plus more. She continues to sell over 300 bead weaving patterns on her web site.