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« on: February 07, 2012 09:49:54 PM »

The bracelet is made from irregular red-orange bead chips over clear crystal beads and looks like flames of fire from crystals of ice. Sorry about the picture quality, I am still very bad at photographing beads, especially the shiny ones Sad

It is only fitting that my first challenge submission on Craftster pays homage to that stitch which got me into crafting - a simple Right Angle Weave. Years ago, when I found my grandmother's diary with few scribbled, almost illegible lines  and the remains of a half -done beaded purse, little did I know that it would send me into another world. My mom and I spent weeks trying to decode the instructions, during which I also searched the internet trying to find the pattern. That is what introduced me to the wonderful world of crafting - bead weaving, bead flowers, embroidery, crochet - and crafting sites on the internet.

(Unable to post photos as I am a new member)
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012 12:25:20 PM »

That bracelet does look really lovely!   Thank you for sharing your project with us.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2012 10:54:49 PM »

 I saw your bracelet, it really is very interesting. I wish the Moderators would post the photo for you! You only need a few comments in other's posts to be able to post, you know! I think it is 15? Just poke around and drop comments in the new projects! We all would really love to see your photos!

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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2012 09:01:40 AM »

The bracelet is very pretty! The different bead textures are good contrasts. I love the way they look together and I love the story about your grandmother's diary and the beaded purses. So sweet.
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2012 12:45:54 PM »

I'm new to beading and right angle stitch is the first one I learned.  I love the way you have made this, very pretty.

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