A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 302,309
Currently Running With Scissors:
416 Guests and 11 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Not bad after 16 years***edit***more pictures  (Read 4877 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
frazz911
« on: November 29, 2008 04:11:10 PM »

I took about a 16 year break from my beads after one of my kids mixed them all together for me. 

Now that they are older however I find myself itching to make stuff again.

Here is what my seed beads looked like when I started...



This is the progress after hours...



Still have a lot to sort but I was able to try bead wrapping again.  This is one of my favorite things to do with seed beads.  You work the bead wrap right on the crystal or stone as to not dill at all.





I think it came out nice.  I am glad I am getting more of my colors together so I can do some designs and what not.  But it is good for a 16 year break...
« Last Edit: December 04, 2008 04:37:42 PM by frazz911 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pinky Yarn
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2008 04:19:21 PM »

That does look really nice. I don't blame you for taking a break though lol.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Yay finally done moving!

"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help'." - Ronald Reagan
MissVelcro
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2008 04:21:35 PM »

Ohh, eyeing that jumble of beads kills! ( Have 4 lil ones that love doing that, grrrr! ) But I think you did a lovely job , I enjoy the mix of pearls with the crystal! Good job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
smrfchic
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2008 08:12:39 PM »

I have half-a-shoe-box full of beads you can come unjumble for me, <G>  Very pretty pendant!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~*~ Sadie ~*~
Oh, for corn's sake!
frazz911
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2008 11:33:00 AM »

Quote
I have half-a-shoe-box full of beads you can come unjumble for me

I think I have about that much left of mine too.  But some of the colors I can't find anymore so I really want them all sorted.  It may take another 16 years.

Thanks all for the kind words about my pendant.  I am working on some more now that I have a few more colors to work with....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

independentlulu
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2008 10:22:16 AM »

You have far more patience than I.  I think I would have just tossed them about 15 years and 360 days ago and bought anew!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
frazz911
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2008 07:21:44 AM »

So my sewing machine is down.  It is driving me nuts.

In the mean time I have been digging threw the mess of beads I have and I have wrapped a few more crystals.









I am sure I will be doing up some more.  I was wondering if there was any interest in a tutorial?  I can try to work something out when I do my next few.  I did do a small blog about them at my blog but I did not get into the how of the whole thing.

let me know.  Happy crafting all!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LunaKitten
LunaKitten Kreations
Offline Offline

Posts: 1595
Joined: 29-May-2008

I have affairs with fictitious characters.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2008 08:04:38 AM »

I would love a tut! Your crystal wrappings are so beautiful! I love them! I would love to make a bunch and make some sort of a window hanging. I can't imagine the beautiful rainbows and such you would get from the beads and crystals together.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Substantial Wist Smiley

Forget all the other crafting tools, what I really want is a sonic screwdriver!!!!

Blessed Be!

I'm up for personal swaps! PM Me! Smiley

Etsy Shop
Ravengambitx
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2009 12:15:54 PM »

They look really cool.  If you could do a tutorial, that would be great, they look like fun to make.
Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lylacfey
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2009 06:23:35 AM »

Your creations are beautiful.  I feel your pain sorting seed beeds.  I did that last year and it took three weeks and four hour days of sorting.  One night I cheated and used the bead spinner thinking it would go faster.  All it did was make me dizzy, literally.  Then I got the worst migraine ever in my life that lasted three days.  What did I do? I still sorted because I am stubborn like that.  After it was done I was proud of myself but I have not touched my seed beads yet, lol.

Good luck and don't be like me so stubborn you make yourself sick, lol. My spinner went to the thrift store. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/97658832@N05/

My Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gelyafey/

Organize your life around your dreams and watch them come true.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How To Grill A Whole Chicken in Just 20 Minutes
Who Was the Richest Man That Ever Lived?
Kevin Young: Poetry Inspired by Great Migration
Roxane Gay: Writing Fiction and Nonfiction
Tim And Eric Delve Into Their 7 Zones
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Chia Pudding
Spotlight on: Smoothies with Recipe Goodness
Pamper Yourself!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.