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  Beads Baubles and Jewels – the source for jewelry making, beading, and metal work: instructions, education and projects from leading jewelry designers, and instructors. The online home of the public television program.
    Host Biography
Katie Hacker

Katie Hacker is an artist and writer who started designing her own jewelry as a teenager when she couldn't find fashionable clip earrings for her un-pierced ears. She turned her pastime into a business and now makes a living doing what she loves best - making jewelry and sharing her ideas.

A prolific author whose books have sold more than half-a-million copies, Katie has provided beading advice for 26 seasons first, as the presenter of Beading Lessons on "Beads, Baubles & Jewels" and now as the host.  Viewers connect with her approachable style and "you can do it!" attitude.

Katie regularly contributes how-to projects and articles to a variety of magazines. She's passionate about demystifying jewelry making and specializes in projects that are fashionable and fun. Her confident and easygoing manner helps new beaders feel less intimidated and more empowered. "I love helping people find their source of creativity through beads," Katie says. Her workshops at national venues like the Bead Fest and the Create Your Style with Crystallized - Swarovski Elements Tucson Event feature techniques for creating boutique-style jewelry.

Visit Katie's website at: www.katiehacker.com




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Xuron Corporation
Bethlehem Burners
Dreamtime Creations
Polyform® Products Co., Inc.

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