The minute I saw the end product of my red/white bracelet immediately I thought, 'frilly as a girl'. It sounds like I had only just looked at it - in honesty, I suppose that's true? Because, aside from knowing the beads I was going to use I wasn't sure what the end result would be. Suitably satisfied, I then produced the purply-black-blue-greeny one!
The pattern is just an 8-bead design, repeated. Thread a bugle, then 3 seed. Go back through the bugle and pull tightly, which gives that cute picot frilled edge. Repeat ... this, what I call top and bottom frill to make the design. Simples! Repeat until its as long as you want. I did a basic loop/clasp finish because it blends in so well.
There we have it ...
I'm not keen on 'long' Posts, (the blogging sort, of course). So, I'm going to surprise you by making this a double post - I know like buses! No news in ages then suddenly in the space of a week or so you end up with FIVE ...
Before I go though, I'd like to say 'Hi' to Jill Spain, my latest blog friend. Her blog is really interesting, don't you think - very 'newsy' and friendly. Jill's expertise lies in Card Craft, running a Greetings Cards Business and regularly attends Events where you'll find all the efforts of her hard work.
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