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I wanted to do a simple project before getting started with a few things I have lined up, and... well, it is simpler than some of the things I've been delving into. It didn't take me two full days (ha ha, I am known to work until midnight), so that's simple, right? ...Kinda?
Anyway. I am so insanely pleased both with the way this turned out, and how my camera caught the luscious dark green beads. Of course it refused to focus on the clasp and so that "from the back" picture was the best out of five. Argh. But not the point. I adore this. It pleases me.
I am aware, with some certainty, that this certifies my complete insanity. I don't care--as much as I adore G1 Transformers, Beast Wars was my show of choice. You may throw what you like at me, I care not--I have Scott McNeil!
Ahem, right. Well... damn. Two very large, very complicated panels, woven so that they rest back to back. So, it's completely reversible in case you're the Blackarachnia type. It's exceedingly versatile in the ways it can actually attach to a person's wrist. I only grabbed the ribbon because I discovered too late that I was out of the leather lacing I'd wanted to photograph it with. Of course, how it attached is all up to the buyer.
I don't know how much time it took altogether, and I don't want to know. I love the poison mushroom... but I'm not sure that I loved it this much. Still, I did want to give white thread a try and... I can't really explain the rest of it. Insanity, as usual. And it's a corset cuff, meaning it can adjust to any wrist size with the spiffy little silk ribbon.
It was a real learning experience, though. There are some rough parts due to that, but overall it actually turned out much better than I expected. And, of course, it's SHINY! Got a lot of comments and pick ups at Anime Boston, but o one brought it home, alas.
(For Sale)Date: 29 November 2011
A creative and appreciated commission, and not just because it gave me a week off of a long-term project I'd been working on a little obsessively. The idea is a representation of the Saiyuki characters Sha Gojyo and Cho Hakkai, the commissioner coming up with the basic pattern/design and of course I had to complicate it for myself by making part of it open. Admittedly, I love how it turned out. It's a little more airy and "free" this way, I think--and the colors stand out beautifully. (And of course that is a Swarovski crystal. I mean, of course.)Date: 29 November 2011
So I had a silly little idea that I might make a simple little 1-Up mushroom bracelet. ...Plans changed, as they do. I'd been experimenting with double-sided bracelets and wanted to try to put a Poison mushroom on the back of this, because... I'm weird like that? It turned out better than I expected for the style I used, I think, and then I went and made that little "mushroom button" as a clasp. I think it looks like rough-hewn old pewter, but maybe it's more "gunmetal". Whatever, it works.
(Sold)Date: 29 November 2011
At last. I combined a beaded panel with a leather band and got a beaded cuff... while at the same time promoting my "little voice acting project", OrgLIX. It's either really sad or really brilliant but it took a really long time and a lot of work but I love it and I'm not selling it for it is mine. And I'm the only person I know with a wrist that skinny, so neener.
1,885 beads, by the way. That is how many were used to construct this single, tiny panel. I'm not sure I want to think about it much, either. But now I know what I'm capable of.
Well... I kinda didn't mean to make this. It was just a simple little pattern test that was going to get ripped apart at the end, after I made sure it would work and... it just kept going. Not that I'm complaining.
1,264 beads. Slightly larger than the delicas, so that was nice... but when I say slightly, I mean only very slightly. Still counts, though. And oh is it shiny, half the panels using plain silver-lined beads and the other half using silver-lined opal-effect beads. A little painful in direct light, but isn't that the price we pay for sparkly?
(For Sale)Date: 29 November 2011
I thought... well, why not try the other pattern I'd been wanting to. It worked out quite nicely! Along with my new LCD flat screen monitor that makes editing pictures so, much much easier. Hopefully the different can be seen.
1,264 beads, again. Half the panels use plain silver-lined beads and the other half using silver-lined opal-effect beads, again. Somehow I just can't consider this boring, though.