Here are some elements to my February piece. It's nearing completion, but I didn't want to show the whole thing until it's done. So you just get to see little bits for now.
8mm amethyst hearts. I love the facets on them, and I think they make nice reflections.
Then, I wasn't sure if I was going to fit in my antique copper heart beads, but I found a nice little spot for two of them, nestled in a little pathway surrounded by wildflowers. ha...I just noticed my thread from my needle going through the pic. Oh well, I never claimed to be a photographer!!!
The last little bit is the quilted heart where the pendant will go. This is not how it's going to look when it's done. This is the underlying beaded area that will peek through the cutouts in the pendant.
Now, I have a dilemma. Remember my cute little flower vines in the previous post? I'm trying to figure out how to bead around them without over-powering them. I'm thinking I'm going to use lighter shades of pink tones and just do a simple backstitch around them. If I put in too much texture or design, I think you won't be able to notice the delicate vines and little flowers. What do you think?
I should be done in the next couple days...maybe even tomorrow. We'll see!!!
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