Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Liquorice Allsorts Bangle

Adapted from a Starman pattern, Double Tile Bangle, here is my version. The tile beads remind me of liquorice allsorts....

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Lantern Earring

Here made in blue to match the Titanic necklace.

2 hole lentils, 15s and 11s, 2 X 3 mm round and 2 X 4 mm round, silver head pins

Monday, 28 March 2016

Easy Earrings

Made these earring in a few colour ways. This one used gold triangle beads, 5 X 4mm fire polished crystals and size 11 and 15 seed beads. Pattern from CzechMates.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Middle Eastern Inspired Collar Necklace

This collar necklace was in Beadwork magazine. It uses Tila beads, superduos Combined with seedbeads 

Here it is in close up. Toggle clasp from Tanzee Designs. 

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Beaded Bead Necklace

My first beaded bead necklace, made by combining 5 beaded beads with various sizes of glass rounds, including silver textured beads, pearls and feature beads.

Very versatile in the silver and pale pink combo, I wear this one a lot. The beaded beads are self-supporting (not). Pattern from Beadwork magazine.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Rollercoaster in blues/greens

Quadratiles 15s and 6s in this effective necklace, one of my favourite to wear ones. Made the matching earrings too. It is a CzechMates pattern, easy to follow, simple stringing pattern repeat but uses 4 needles, each on double threads, so no mistakes allowed!

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Crescent Chrysanthemums

This matching earring and bracelet combo is made using crescents combined with 2 hole lentils and 6mm glass pearls

There are four colours of crescents making four different flowers for the bracelet, but 2 colours, mixed together for the earrings. It is a CzechMates pattern.

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Honeycomb Bracelet

A new shaped bead called a honeycomb and I just had to try it. Here combined with Superduo and O beads.

This bracelet is reversible and the beads I have used are mat green/gold on one side and mat lava red on the other