Saturday, October 11, 2008

Tiny trees, take II. Buckeye Beading, too!

I was busy this week. I think stringing seed beads has temporarily replaced my addiction to knitting. Look at this lovely!


(It's a bracelet ;))


I stopped by the bead shop down the road - Jennifer's Beads on the way home from work on Friday. That place is dangerous! I found some pretty fall colored small beads and used them to make these:


They also had a nice assortment of OSU related beads. I cheaped out and got a small batch of polymer buckeyes. I want to go back for some of the nicer glass ones, but in the meantime, I will wear these:


(Gratuitous photo of me, and my new hair cut, but really I took it for the jewelery. I promise...)

Saturday, October 4, 2008

She sees shooting stars

Got some beading done today, but I'm not totally satisfied with all of it. At any rate, I got some really cute star beads the other night and made these:

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I've also been trying to master peyote stitching on wood beads. It's a pain in the rear and it takes a long time, but I'll probably give it another go.

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Finally! I really wanted to try this after I saw it on Craftster. There are some great ones on there. I over estimated my bead stash though, so when I make another one (I sure will!), I'll have to buy some good beads or chips to make up the leaves. It's such a neat idea!

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Dry Spell

I've been crafting pretty regularly, but I've been really bad about taking pictures and posting. I finally finished the knitting part of a baby blanket that took about 3 months to complete, but it won't be done until I add some kind of backing to it, and that's gonna be something of a challenge!

In the meantime, I did knit this unkillable desk plant for a friend at work (it looks like the real one which she watered til it died!)

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