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Monday, February 11, 2013

Happy Endings

 Arctic Frost

It's done, it's done, it's done!!  What a bittersweet feeling to have another major project finished and crossed off the ever-growing list!  Some Assembly Required is finished, and I am now able to launch the fourth and final chapter, Happy Endings.

If you've been following along as these chapters became available, you know that the book arose because of a change in my construction methods, where I moved from collar-style bead embroidered necklaces to a component approach that incorporated bead weaving, as you can see in the necklace above.  We've been following Arctic Frost from beginning to end, and now we're finally able to put all the finishing touches on it.  Happy Endings shows seven different ways to finish the edges of your pieces (with multiple variations), three ways to attach six different styles of neck straps, and five suggestions for clasps to finish the necklace in style.  The final bonus section of the chapter contains the step-by-step directions for exactly how I finished off Arctic Frost.  


If you want a copy, you can see all of the chapters at the link for Some Assembly Required, or here is the direct link to purchase just this chapter if you'd like.  Happy Endings, 76 pages, $3.     


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1 comment:

Saturday Sequins said...

Cyndi, I bought and downloaded the chapter today, and I can't wait to read it!

Arctic Frost is drool-worthy and gorgeous, by the way. <3

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