Unhinged, I think it looks like a snake skeleton! Thanks, again, to Tracy Proctor from Tierra Cast for teaching me this stitch.
I can choose one, or both, for my bead challenge. I wish I’d had the forethought to check my junk email folder before I left my daughter’s house. There are now 3 Michaels, a Hancock Fabrics, and a Joann’s between here and there. (Oooooh, I just remembered, a Hobby Lobby has recently opened in Mooresville, NC. I’ll have to check that out soon!) Now, I’ll just have to start by shopping my stash (a
I love to order stuff online. When my package comes, it’s just like Christmas. I have called my UPS man Santa. These patterns are a recent purchase from Paradise Publications:
Here, of course, is the crocheted jewelry pattern I had to have>
Then, I had to have one of their gorgeous crocheted doll costume patterns:
A new episode of Beads, Baubles and Jewels will be available online starting this Friday: http://www.beadsbaublesandjewels.com/
Here’re the results of a recent experiment. I got a roll of fiberglass windowscreen at Lowes Home Improvement for about $5.00. I did some “beadpoint” using glass seed beads, Nymo beading thread, and a graph I enlarged from the Cross-Stitchers Club. I’m pretty pleased with the results, but it was really hard to photograph. The beads are very reflective.
I’d planned to put the piece in a tinier hoop and fix it as a suncatcher. Unfortunately, you can see the stitching when the light hits it a certain way. I am developing Plan B!