Sunday, March 18, 2012
To create this fabulous set, you'll work on these pieces "inside out" in the round. The combination of beads is up to you, and, of course, the color possibilities are endless.
Necklace: (1 cm x 54.5 cm) with clasp
Bracelet.: (1 cm x 21.5 Cm) with clasp
Friday, March 16, 2012
The overwhelming colouring of the portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the original inspiration for this project, is gold, though there are touches of red to recreate Klimt's extraordinary palette. I have used metallic braids in five colours: a silvery gold, a gold, a red gold, a copper and a bronze. To create extra variety of colour and texture a range of stranded cottons is integrated into the design.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Friday, March 9, 2012
The neck of the capelet becomes the waist on this pleated-look skirt. It can be made in any size from infant to adult 6X; all you have to do is lengthen or shorten the beginning chain. Make it as wide or narrow as needed by choosing the number of rows worked. A pretty, optional to make it extra special.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
STRIPED GROSGRAIN is available in a variety of cheery colors to make festive flower pins. A heated tool is used to cut a soft. flowing edge along t he ribbon, which gives the flower petals an organic. naturalistic feel. Flower stamens are commonly found wherever bridal supplies are sold. (Vintage pieces make especially beautiful centers.)