For this bracelet I used 6mm black opaque rounds, 8/0 opaque white seed beads, 11/0 light turquoise seed beads, and opaque white super duos. The clasp was actually one I got here. This is a mix of components and inside it was 2 different tones of metal box clasp. But since neither one of them had the other part and they fit together I figured, "Why not?!?" I love the feeling of this stitch and this bracelet. It is really fun to wear.
This week over at Every Inchie Monday the theme is Myth. There are way too many myths to design about but the one I really wanted to make was one that was a joke at our house, and I actually forgot all about until this theme came up. We used to live in a trailer that had a pond behind it, and occasionally, you could see something come up out of the water. Some people said it was an alligator, some said it was a branch that was moved by a fish, some said it was a big water moccasin, still others thought it might be a cousin of "Nessie", the Loch Ness Monster. I really did not want to know what it was and I did not want it to come out of the water, lol. So here is my inchie.
Also, over at 2x2x2 the theme is Cake. Now this theme was perfect for this week (even though I designed my twinchie a few months ago). My daughters best friend came back to Arkansas from Arizona for a wedding of their high school classmates. What a perfect reason for cake. Actually the fact that you woke up this morning is a perfect reason for cake! Who doesn't love cake?!?
This is me for this week. I have a necklace in the works, but it is not done at this time so I will show it off next week. Thanks for stopping by an leaving me great comments. I love them all. Also, don't forget to fly on over to EIM and 2x2x2 an check out all the artwork over there.
Have a blessed and creative week.
Glad you're better! Nessie - love her (or him)! Just a brilliant array of beading creations this week. Beautiful bracelet with a gorgeous clasp.ReplyDelete
Thanks Zoe, I have been waiting to use the clasp for a while. Glad you liked themDelete
what beautiful bead work - I love seed beads, but haven't been in the beading mode for quite a while - lately I've been embroidering. Love your Nessie inchie and as you say who doesn't like cake. I love those fancy cakes you see on pinterest and such - and yours fits right in.ReplyDelete
Thanks Kia, when you get back into beading let me know, I would love to see it!Delete
I just love your bracelet. I used to do beading until "ooh, shiny" got me and off I went somewhere else. I never did such beautiful work though. Love your Nessie. I did him/her too :)ReplyDelete
thanks Jean, I would love to see your work, I understand the getting distracted by shiny things lolDelete
Love your Nessie! And what a beautiful twinchie cake! Great work as always! :)ReplyDelete
Thank you so much for participating in the TwobyTwo challenge this week. Love your beautiful cake and your other lovely offerings. Such intricate work! Have a brilliant day! c
Thanks so much. Glad you liked themDelete
You know what, I live a short distance away from Nessie & it just never occurred to me! No logic to my top hat other than the words fitted the letters!ReplyDelete
LOL I do like your top hat no matter what!Delete
I love the Nessie myth and your Nessie is cute! The cake twinchie is great too.ReplyDelete
Thanks alot MargrietDelete
A fabulous Nessie, and everything else as well. So Pleased you are feeling better.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much WendyDelete
Your bracelet is wonderful, lovely colours! And your Nessie is so cute :-) Great work!ReplyDelete