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Topic: choker and a bracelet - now with quick tutorial  (Read 3100 times)
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« on: March 06, 2005 05:30:26 AM »

I finally finished the choker that i started back before christmas.  in truth, it started out to be a bracelet, but i thought it would make a gorgeous choker. 

i wound up having to make 4 trips to the bead store on this one, kept thinking that i HAD to have enough beads, but it never quite worked out that way.

i was feeling energetic yesterday and also put together this quick bracelet, shown with the choker.

thanks for looking   Grin
« Last Edit: March 21, 2005 12:03:59 PM by yshaloo » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2005 05:32:57 AM »

They are great!  I love the bracelet

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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2005 07:18:42 AM »

Those are so shiny *_* I love them
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2005 05:35:23 AM »

oooh i love both of them!!! elegant and yet sexy Wink


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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2005 11:30:22 AM »

so pretty! GREAT job!

I'm a crafty kid. I just can't help myself.
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2005 05:46:15 PM »

I love your choker and the bracelet as well. They are beautiful!
Would you post a tut for the choker?
Thanks so much for posting!
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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2005 02:33:56 PM »

that is sooooooooooo adorable!!! beautiful!

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« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2005 12:03:16 PM »

I love your choker and the bracelet as well. They are beautiful!
Would you post a tut for the choker?
Thanks so much for posting!

I'll try my best...

You start with a 3 hole end piece (I had to go to a specialty store to find this, Michael's didn't have them).
Cut 4 wires - 12 inches or so for a bracelet, i just cut really long for a choker.
Connect 1 wire to each of the outside holes on the end piece, and 2 to the middle one.  Your wires are lined up 1 23 4.
put a bead on wires 1 and 4 and on 2&3 together.
Take wire 1 and wire 2 and stick them into the same bead going in opposite directions.  Do the same for wires 3 & 4.
now, the wires should sort of be lined out 2 14 3, put on 3 beads like the first row.
keep repeating this process.

I've made a quick illustration in paint, but i don't know if it will help.

i think this is called a double ladder stitch, but i'm not positive. 
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