I am so happy to be involved with the Bead Journal Project again for the 4th year! This year I decided to do something quite different...I'm going to do a series of buttons which each feature a watch face, and they will probably end up being used as cabochons in a larger piece. Or I might just stitch them together into a piece without using a secondary backing. For right now, until I decide, I'm constructing them as buttons, hoping that will give me the most options for the future!
In a week or so, I'll share a little tutorial with you on how these are constructed. If you've never covered buttons before, it's super easy, as you can see. They can certainly be much more elaborate than mine turned out. Last year I made a bead-embroidered fabric cuff bracelet each month, and the time commitment was much higher. I think it makes sense for me to alternate doing easy and harder projects each BJP season.
Added February 7: Link to tutorial
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