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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2009 10:18:36 PM »

I saw the vid! She's really clear in her instructions. Now I just need to get my hands on the necessary supplies (which unfortunately usually takes a while). Still, thank you again for posting! You've absolutely inspired me to try this.
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« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2009 04:20:06 AM »

These look like peacock feathers :-)
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« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2009 07:06:05 AM »

those are really pretty, I love your color combo.  And would so wear them if I wore ,ore then just studs!
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« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2009 09:44:09 AM »

These are really pretty. I love the colors you chose.  I'm going to have to set some time aside some weekend to play with this.
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« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2009 08:17:10 PM »

Thanks everyone! 

those are really pretty, I love your color combo.  And would so wear them if I wore ,ore then just studs!
Actually, I don't even wear earrings at all, lol.  My ears aren't pierced and clip-ons hurt too much.  I just loved the look of them.

I saw the vid! She's really clear in her instructions. Now I just need to get my hands on the necessary supplies (which unfortunately usually takes a while). Still, thank you again for posting! You've absolutely inspired me to try this.
Glad I could help!  I think you'll have fun with them. 

I am going to make a mandrel soon so it will be easier to coil the wire.  There are instructions on the web, but I will try and show how I got mine together. 

One thing I wanted mention to everyone, so that you don't end up tying ends like I did, use the whole length of thread you pull from the skein, you'll need almost every bit of it for the bottom layer.

I'd love to see everyone's creations!
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« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2009 08:19:49 PM »

Your post, and the linked one, have all but assured an attempt this summer......drat it all  Roll Eyes, I didn't need another craft.... Resistance is FUTILE!  Wink

I know exactly what you mean!!  This new wave of interest in quilting has got me searching for scraps and buying fat quarters and squares when lord knows I don't need anymore fabric or blankets!
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