Thursday, March 26, 2015

Work in Progress: Slowpoke Cuff

I think that this new blue bugle cuff might be the reaching the record for the longest I’ve ever worked on a piece, not counting the Cornucopia lariat, which I took a few months off from way back when. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been laying low with a ridiculous cold, and as a rule I never bead when I’m feeling ill. I’ve also been working through my illness at the day job, which left me with very little energy left for anything creative.

Blue Bugle Cuff Still in Progress

Luckily, things are getting back to normal, and I’m almost ready to add the trim on this pesky cuff and move on to something new. I’m still debating whether I should work on an all-seed bead collar that I’ve been craving, or make use of some of my many untouched accent beads. It will be nice to get back to working again! Now I just have to find the motivation to finally do inventory and taxes, so I can just focus on beading.

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  1. Like it a lot, will be awesome on and worth the time!

  2. Your blue/black/white cuff is beautiful, and I hope you feel better very soon! Best wishes, Evelyn

  3. Happy to hear you are feeling better as we do miss your posts! All the best, Mona

  4. I am trying the Nepal Chain and was wondering if you could share how the flower was done for the end?

    1. The buttons on most of my bracelets are made with circular brick stitch and a few different trims. You can get a basic tutorial here:

      Or a full tutorial for two button styles here:

      Happy beading!


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