Hi, Stitchy Friends!
So, summer semester of grad school started on Monday, and boy! Are my professors piling on the reading assignments or what?!? Just last weekend I was able to get the last bead on this project, which has been a wonderful challenge. First time I’ve ever attached beads to a CS project before. I’ve worked with metallic threads before, no problem, but the beads were tough. First thing is that you need a tiny little needle with a tiny eye. That was the worst part of all…threading that tiny little needle. I also couldn’t find Wonder Thread, which the designer recommended for attaching the beads. So some ladies at my local sewing supply shop suggested this beading thread that was like a nylon string. Very thin and flexible, but so hard to see! Goodness gracious! But I got it done and just in time for school to start. Here is a photo of the finished piece.
I can’t wait to get her framed up. I tell you, if you’ve never challenged yourself in your craft work, you should. It’s good for your craft, your technique, your brain, your well-being, and your self-esteem. Just GO FOR IT!
Well, this may be my last post for a few months. Since school is back in session, I have no time for crafty things or photography. Pooh! But I did get the first dozen or so stitches in on a new project, so look for a new WIP intro and update in a few months!