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I finished a big project that I learned

I finished a big project that I learned in one of Amee Sweet-McNamama’s classes put on by the Bead Society of NH. http://ow.ly/i/kRTlQ


Mauve Forest

My sister is going to get married next week and she asked me to make her something special. She said that I have to use rose in the necklace – and she agreed that I can put some gold in it too. 27 more words

Swarovski Crystal

SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#14: Oh my aching fingers!

Well that took longer than expected…but all the braiding is done, all the bones got matched to their casings and sewn onto the seam allowances, and the bottom edge of the lining has been attached, trimmed, pressed and understitched. 102 more words


SWA(SP)P 2016-Wildcards-#13: Soutache! Bless you!

Although I had hoped to finish this today, and haven’t, I’m very pleased with progress…from the seemingly interminable stage of stitching down seam allowances, and the similarly tedious thread-tracing the wolf design onto the back of the jacket, I finally got onto attaching the soutache this morning. 128 more words


1893 Braided Jacket

It is finished at last!!!!

I have loved this plate from ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ for years, and planned to make the jacket almost 2 years ago – now am happy to say that it is complete (well, almost…) 1,099 more words