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« on: December 04, 2004 03:45:41 AM »

Ow my fingers hurt. Darn thicker gauge wire. It's not that thick and really I need thicker wire to hold it up but I've twisted it onto the top of my tiny pathetic tree. The lack of strength seems to make it wave slightly as you walk past.
2.75mm hook, lots of 28gauge beading wire, a few glass beads in blue and rainbowy-coated clear.

Made in three stages, the centre with the blue beads (which is just a simple sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc pattern), chains for the longest arms then a separate 8 point "halo" that got attached last by wrapping wire around it.

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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2004 05:07:07 AM »

I can completly appreciate how long that took to make.  Last Christmas I made by boyfriend's sister a whole box of them in all sizes.  I even painting the box too.  I was up until 4:00am on Christmas morning finishing them.  I hope to heaven I never get the crazy idea of doing that entire project again for someone else.

Anyway, nice job!  I really like the beads you used too.  Very nice touch!

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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2005 01:12:25 PM »

That is gorgeous....I can totally see how that would take forever. That's one of the prettiest tree toppers I've ever seen though  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2005 12:42:23 PM »

Very creative and beautiful. I really love it. Crocheting with wire always turns out nice, but it takes forever and is difficult (for me at least). Do you have any tips?

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« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2005 01:05:05 PM »

wow thats really cute. also i love ur icon( i have one too)

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