Sunday, February 7, 2016

Work in Progress: Procrastination

I’ve been in a complete creative funk all week, and the new collar project is mostly to blame. I started getting more than a little tired of working on it several days ago. Not only had it become rather boring, but I was running out of ‘good’ beads to use; searching through the mix to find seed beads of the right size was tedious. I’d been avoiding the project all together for a few days when it occurred to me that I don’t have to keep working on it. This piece was just an experiment after all. Now that I have all of the information I need about the stitch, I can stop any time. I think I might tinker with it a bit more and see if I can make use of it as-is, otherwise it’s going in the UfO pile.

Stalled Collar in Progress


I have some quick tutorial projects lined up, and a commission for some matching rings. After that, who knows? So long as it’s not netted or blue, I’m down.

What are you making right now?

Mortira

Subscribe * Facebook * Google+
Send your beading questions to InspirationalBeading@gmail.com
Support Inspirational Beading for bonus tutorials and more!

Copyright 2016 Inspirational Beading


2 comments:

  1. I know how you feel! I just learned how to CRAW and it's was exciting when I didn't know how and I would spend hours looking at the beautiful pieces! It was exciting as I was learning and very exciting that I did learn. I'm now making a piece and it a long process, doing the same thing over and over, using the same color. That part bores me, but I'm determined to complete my first CRAW piece!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Your collar is very pretty. I hope you will become re-inspired and finish it up some way!

    ReplyDelete

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Inspiration Topics

accessories amulet Ancient Worlds Modern Beads animals April's Army art ArtFire astrology astronomy autumn awards awareness bangle beach Bead Inspired Bead Shops bead soup bead spotlight bead stash Bead Trays beaded beads beading theory beads belt bezel birthstones black blog spotlight blue boho bone book spotlight bracelet Bracelet A Week branch fringe brick stitch brown bugles buttons cabochon ceramic chain maille challenge charity chevron chain christmas collar Collections color Color Ideas color triads conservation craft shows crafts crochet crystals cuff Culled Beads current events Current Faves daggers Daily Sets daisy chain Delicas Destash drops Dutch spiral earrings Egypt Egyptian Gods embellishing embroidery environment etsy exotic fair trade fantasy fashion Favorite Beads Favorite Techniques feminine fibers film findings fire polish fixtures Flashback Test flickr inspiration flowers food found object free form fringe Geek Jewels geekery gemstones geography giveaway glass gold gray Greece green herringbone hex cuts history holiday home decor insects inspiration tip inspired beader Inspired by... Inspiring Links ivory Jewelry Stash knitting ladder stitch lampwork lariat leaf fringe leather lights literature loomwork macrame magatamas Master Class Medallions metal free metalwork Mini Collar a Week mixed media mixture Mood Board MOP multi-color multi-strand music natural beads nature necklace Necklace a Day Nepal chain netting New Beads ocean ombre orange paint paper patterns pearls pendant peyote photography Picasso finish pink Pinspiration PMC polymer clay poster sketch purple quick inspiration rainbow RAW red resin ring Ring a Day rivoli Rome Russian spiral scarf science seed beads shell silver soutache spiral rope spring square stitch St. Petersburg steampunk stringing stripes summer tagua TBT The Elements thread Tilas Time Capsule tools trade beads triangle weave tribal tropical turquoise tutorial two-hole beads Ugly vintage Wear it Twice weather white winter WIP wire wishlist wood World Beaders yellow
Blog Home * About * Beading Tutorials * Advertise

Learn About Sponsoring Inspirational Beading with Project Wonderful
Affiliated With ShareASale.com and Amazon.com