Thursday, March 8, 2018

3/8/18 CGB Exploration week #1

This week I started exploring all of the great beading info available from Contemporary Geometric Beadwork and their free pattern library!


Here is a small pair of hypar (warped square) earrings that I made using a different color bead for every row, starting and ending with the same color.  

I made a Tri-Wing Ring which only fits my pinky finger. I would need to increase the size if I were to make one I could wear!
  

Because I couldn't practically wear it as a ring, I decided to play a bit and make one side have a loop so that the triangle could be worn as a pendant.
  
Before anyone asks, I don't know the colors in this ring. When I recently sorted through my Delicas, these were the colors that either had no number, or were clearly not numbered right. I do know that purple is not colorfast and eventually rubs off to be a sort of blue color.

Finally for this week, I have a good start on my first double layered Rick-Rack bracelet started with a Mraw band!
I am going to try to add as many rows as I can as long as it still fits over my hand! 

Next week I will be finishing the Rick-Rack bracelet and possibly starting something new. The bracelet is my only goal as it does take some time to make- but is so far totally worth it and completely doable! 
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I am not affiliated with, paid by, or endorsed by anyone. By posting about beading and/or beading products I am not claiming to be an expert, nor am I suggesting the way that I do anything or the products I use are the best/correct/only way. All opinions expressed here are mine, and aren't meant to be taken as anything more than an opinion or suggestion from some stranger on the internet 😀


Thanks for Reading & Happy Beading! -Beth

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