Many many thanks to Jocille, who emailed me with the suggestion that I think about combining my purple shibori silk pansy with something brilliant ORANGE. I don't usually go for that much contrast, so the idea really took me by surprise. Not only did I end up making some additional flowers in orange to accompany the pansy, but I also chose a background fabric which I had marbled years ago that has some orange dyes included.
I promise a tutorial next week!
Here are the rest of my Bead Journal Project pieces so far:January
Copyright 2014 Cyndi Lavin. All rights reserved. Not to be reprinted, resold, or redistributed for profit. May be printed out for personal use or distributed electronically provided that entire file, including this notice, remains intact.
Technorati Tags: bead embroidery,handmade beaded jewelry,wearable art,beads,jewelry,necklace,mixed media,beading