I think I’m on to something adding tassels to my Asian inspired necklaces!
I found little brass blanks I can use to add a pendant loop to the back of my bamboo edged pendant frames:
A little E6000 and a little dry time:
A tassel and a jump ring and I’m in business!
The black tassel is by Bead Landing via Michael’s. The gold one is from a supplier I found on eBay. I will have to favorite them, because it is beautiful and was nicely packaged.
The black and gold necklace is in my shop. So is the blue, but I’ll need to update it! (Since I just did!)
Here are the beautiful enameled pieces I bought with the trunk show dollars I won from Anne Gardanne:They are awesome!
Laura’s lovely lariat made with leather, assorted beads, sewing charms and a Mardi Gras stone heart:(She also made the quilt in the background!)
And here she is!When Laura Sheaffer and I get together, we like to party, and by party, I mean create!
‘Gonna try to cut this bracelet into two chain tassels. Wish me luck!
They’re free! I was afraid I was marring my good flush cutters, so I switched to an old pair of wire cutters. Now, to do something about those very shiny end caps…
with the granddog before it’s time to pick up the grandkids. Life is good.
is this design from the Quilt Square Girls in West Jefferson, NC. It seems like every time I turn one of their barn quilts into a necklace, that one becomes my favorite!I don’t know the name of this pattern, but it’s very folksy, and I love it!
I’m also pleased with the tiny antique button clasp I found to finish it.
This style is different than the images under glass that I made originally. These are more of a laminated lucite. They are harder to produce, but they look more like miniature barn quilts to me.
My daughter’s birthday is today. I made her this as part of her gift.
Look what I made, a Black-eyed Susan! I used Susan Thomas’s instructions and added another layer of petals (6, 7 was too many.) I wired them to themselves for a few rounds to keep them from nesting directly behind the front layer. Because there is an even number on the back row, I had to wrap all the way around a petal and weave in the opposite direction to secure the beads.
The beads are all Czech glass from JTV kits. The wire is 26g and all one piece , about 4 ft. I had just enough to leave a little tail to attach it to something.