Couple Of Knitting Projects

I finished this hat for my friend. It’s the same as the one I made for me except different colors.

PaulaHat

And another shawl. The color didn’t turn out in the photo. It has some light grayish blue in it too. Really fun to knit. Finished2

Published in: on April 6, 2015 at 6:42 pm  Comments Off  
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Glass Cabochons

Still trying to make larger glass cabs. These are my latest tries.

RedSilverGlassTriangleCufflinks SilverGlassCuffLinks RedTriangleCufflinks2 GreenTwistieCuffLinks Black-OY-TurquoiseCabs-Cufflinks

Published in: on April 6, 2015 at 6:36 pm  Comments Off  
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Beads

More beads……

CarnivalSet2 PastelSet SilverGlassIceChips2 SouthwesternDiscSet-3rd2 SmallPurpleDiscSet3 SouthwesternDiscs-Rebecca2 SouthwesternDiscs3 TurquoiseSet2

Published in: on April 6, 2015 at 6:33 pm  Comments Off  
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Just A Few Beads

Been knitting and not torching as much as usual. These are a few things I made last week. TinyFlowerSpacers Another set of flower spacer beads. PurpleHollowSampler3 Purple set of hollows and mixed beads. PinkSmallSet Small set of pink hollow bead and a couple of ribbed beads. SmallSet-1 Another small set of beads. Cufflinks A few test cabochons for a gal that wants some for cufflinks.

Published in: on March 25, 2015 at 11:24 pm  Comments Off  
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More Vessels and Beads

PurpleVesselInk blue with gold powder left raised….

TurquoiseVesselTransparent turquoise with turquoise enamels on bottom….

BlackSilveredIvoryVesselBlack with silvered ivory shards…..

SpringDaisiesTiny flower spacer beads…..

Pink-GreenHollowSet

Pink and green hollow bead set….

Published in: on March 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm  Comments Off  
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Glass Vessels

Made a couple of glass vessels.

GreenEnamelVessel GreenSilveredIvoryShardVessel2

Published in: on March 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm  Comments Off  
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Two More Sets Of Beads

Two new sets…..AncientWatercolorHollows2This set has five hollow beads, used transparent enamel on them and boiled it a bit to give them a rustic look. The first time I made these I used different glass and all the beads came out of the kiln cracked due to incompatibility between the glass and enamels. Oops.

LisaDonation This was the set that had all the cracked hollow but I made enough extra beads and added some that I made previously for this set. It’s also got a shank button.

Published in: on March 5, 2015 at 9:17 pm  Comments Off  
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Few Different Sets Of Beads

I decided to branch out from my usual beads and make some different sets.

Slate-DirtyMartiniBeads2Slate blue and dirty martini and some frit and silver glass. A fun set to make.

IndustrialChic2Tried making some small hollow and other beads to compliment the hollows for this set.

LightTurquoise-PansyFrit2Light turquoise with pansy colored frit.

Published in: on March 2, 2015 at 9:34 pm  Comments Off  
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Back To Beads

Some sets I made this week.

Red-GoldLeafBeads2 OpalYellowEnamelFritBeads-Pink2 CopperGreenEnamelFritBeads-Laura GardenBeads-Laura

Published in: on February 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm  Comments Off  

Finally Finished This Poncho/Shawl

This took me a couple months to finish. It’s a pattern by Ilga Leja – Lady Of The Forest. The instructions were one of the best well-written ones I’ve ever used. I didn’t like the yarn I choose for this as it’s on the rough side. After blocking it softened up some but I probably will never use it again. I do like they long colorways in this yarn though.

Finished1 FinishedBack

Published in: on February 28, 2015 at 2:28 pm  Comments Off  
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