Monday, February 23, 2015

Bead Journal Project: February 2015


So now I've got my second piece for the 2015 Bead Journal Project finished, combining beaded crazy quilting with 3D forms.  This month, my form is a simple crescent.


1. Draw two identical overlapped circles on some felt.




2. Cut the pieces apart, and cut a center piece out of a different color felt if desired.





3. Decorate the side pieces as you wish.





4. Stitch the curved edges of the side pieces together.  I used embroidery floss with seed beads to do the blanket stitch.




5. Decorate the top piece.




6. Stitch it into place, stuffing the crescent form lightly with batting.



January 2015: Wavy raised circle form
February 2015: Crescent form


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2 comments:

Eileen Bergen said...

Very sweet. I would have named it Noah's Ark.

Cyndi L said...

Oh that is BRILLIANT!! I shoulda sewn in some little animals...

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