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« on: June 03, 2007 03:40:39 PM »

Ok, so they might be a little bit white pleather wearing, Country and Western singer-ish, but I think they're hippie. With the right LZ or Burrito Brothers t-shirt...
 


I guess I could have used the Peyote stitch to keep in line with the Native American theme but I don't think it would have sat right.
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2007 06:48:27 PM »

Wow! That's amazing beadwork!
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« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2007 12:41:33 PM »

WOW!!  Those are awsome!!
My husband saw these and said he would love one hanging from his rear view mirror!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2007 01:22:02 PM »

Ooh, beadizzygirl! That's a great idea Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2007 01:39:30 PM »

They are very pretty.
This is brick stitch, right?

How do you work out your patterns?
Do you draw them out on grid/graph paper, or is there a computer program available (that can streamline the process) that I don't know about?
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2007 03:27:20 PM »

Yeah, brick stitch. That one isn't my pattern. I don't usually use gird or graph paper but you can find the blank charts on beading websites. If it's a pattern with a shape, like the buffalo earrings I'll draw it first but if it's just a colour pattern it's just trial and error.
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« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2007 12:10:01 AM »

Thanks.

I do my patterns the old fashioned way--coloring in a grid. I do have a program that I can design and print graphs and grids with. It still takes trial and error.
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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2007 03:02:36 PM »

Hey Gallstones (Gallstones!! Hahaha! Sounds like an insult. Like something you'd call a relative who spends ages in the bathroom)...

Anyway, um, oh yeah, I just made another pair of earrings but these ones I designed on graph paper first. I even had to write myself instructions so I didn't get lost!! I'm gonna post them now under the title "Orange, yellow, and white 70's style Peyote tube seed bead earrings" (as you can see I like to try and give accurate titles). Thanks for getting me back into using graph paper, Gallstones!
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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2007 06:56:21 PM »

No problem, you are most welcome. I am pleased to find that I have inspired you.

Gallstones actually comes about because I spend a lot of time reading and posting on political blogs, where I metaphorically "throw" (verbal) gall stones.
Gall = rancor, boldness, impudent and audacity.

I like the play on words.
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2007 10:06:10 AM »

those are very cool. nice work!
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