The other week I was so pleased to receive an award from the very lovely Jay who I met 'online' a few years ago - awarded to me as one of her favourite bloggers. Even though you visit people from time to time when you actually get mentioned its quite a thrill. Jay introduced me to the art of making ATCs - that's Artist Trading Cards and I'll always be thankful for her kindness towards me, as I was such a 'newbie' to online forums, and crafts in general. I'm quite the proud owner of a number of traded ATCs ... although I admit to none of late. They are literally little pieces of work of arts; fun to make and passed to other Artists whose work you admire as a way of socialising and being recognised I suppose - some people sell them as 'art'.
Week 6 Earrings
Think bling think Week 6 result, a nice little tutorial which can be done in one one evening - if time is an issue for you.
Made with tiny seed beads and crystal bacons. The pattern is a type of netting stitch. Although in French the diagrams are self-explanatory.
As is quite often the case I used alternative beads than those in the pattern. My centre bead was a little larger than the tutorial which affected the outside causing me to use more crystals to cover the larger bead - this also meant that the final earring 'ruffled' gently. Not unpleasant - one I'm sure I'll recreate.
Still on target - not sure what I'll do for this weeks? Yet ...
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Time clocks on - but I've yet to tell you about my latest project Poppy Cuff. Not to worry that can wait until another day. Catch up again soon!
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