Sunday, January 29, 2012

Green leaf Lariat with more details

I had started this necklace sometime around the new year, but then it had been put on the back burner and I finally finished it up so that I can put my darker green beads away!  It is 48 inches long to the tip of the leaves. 

This piece has more leaves and baubles on it than the ones I have been making.  It makes a bit more of a statement when it's worn, but still drapes nicely. 

 I found that I could drape it pulled off to the side when I wore it yesterday,  Because the beaded St. Petersburg Chain grips a little bit, it doesn't move around a whole lot.  This will be up on my website for sale soon ( or you can contact me directly. It is $250.00.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Red Cowl, Rose Cowl

I have been knitting while I work out on the elliptical machine at home and I am really enjoying knitting with Hempathy yarn and this super-soft wool that doesn't seem to bother my skin.  I had extra hempathy in red from a clothing project that is still in the works, so I made this red cowl (below) that I have been wearing a lot this holiday.  The patter on the red one has little strips of lacy leaves down sections of it.

Once that was finished, I needed a new knitting-while exercising project so I went with this purple-pink wool from Woven Art (I also got the Hempathy there), and did a full "leaf" knit pattern which gives it a lot more texture.

Both cowls are at Grove Gallery Co-op right now until I want one back....

Monday, January 16, 2012

White Leaf Lariat Necklace

In the past I have been known for using a lot of dark colors ad green bases.  As I expand my love of all colors, I am also enjoying white blends.  Initially I thought it would open me up to the bridal market, but it seems lots of people like them.

This lariat is can be seen at Grove Gallery Co-op for the time being.  

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Gail's Pendant

A customer from the days when I worked at Chico's in Madison, Wisconsin contacted me over the holidays.  We're friends on Facebook and still keep up with each other through those means.  She recently took a look at what I was making these days and along with interest in one of my current bangles she wanted to purchase a pendant that was like the asymmetrical green one I made this summer. 

Nearly all of my pieces are a little bit different from each other and the pendants are never two the same.  So I put a little more purple into this one (her and I have very similar taste) and sent it to it's new home in New York state!

(Flipside of pendant: all of my leaf-pendants are reversible!)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

eTextiles: Pac Man follow-up

The Pac Man bangle that I made a while back was on the fritz and as a new year resolution I needed to make it work!  So here's the follow-up:

(Sorry about the YouTube video not having the image on it.  They didn't like the format of my video (from my camera...))

Neon with Muted Greens and Tan Jewelry Multi Loop Checker Earrings and Bangle

Between perusing Pinterest for current color ideas and watching the movie  Poor Things  I had the urge to play more with the neon green-yell...