and the photo that inspired the purchase:
I need to make a list of all the ideas I have purchased materials for and maybe complete a few!
Monthly Archives: August 2011
More than Beads!
Despite all the excitement over Walmart’s returning crafts department, these beads were all I bought: However, the tag had this URL address: http://www.create.cousin.com/. That address leads to a site full of free project sheets and video tutorials for jewelry makers!
A Tiny Setback!
Organizational projects finished!
More Beadpoint on Windowscreen
I used a single strand of black, cotton, DMC embroidery thread, waxed, this time. It worked better than the Nymo beading thread. I stitched through each bead twice, and I stitched across each opening, diagonally. That way, these #10 seed beads ‘sit IN the mesh, instead of on top of it. These little double hearts also came from a larger design offered by the Cross-stitchers’ Club.
Chain Reaction Afghan Project eBook, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Series 700 – Knitting Daily
This ebook with 20 unique granny square patterns downloads for free: Chain Reaction Afghan Project eBook, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Series 700 – Knitting Daily !
Do Not Waste your Money!
Yes, they thread easily, but they seem to be made of cheap aluminum and they snag on the threads of whatever you’re sewing. They may be good for fixing picks, but a very fine crochet hook works for me. Buy some of those needle threaders that look like old Lady of Liberty dimes. You’ll probably have money left over!
A New Pattern!