My latest beading projects on the tray. I haven’t been doing enough of this lately in favor of knitting–I feel like I’m always trying to balance all of my making interests.
I’ve been obsessively making these 3D peyote stitch triangle earrings for a few weeks now. I’m in love with the statement they make and the endless color combinations.
I also tried my hand at turning one into a large pendant that can fit through a chain around your neck and gifted it to my mum for Mother’s Day. I think she liked it and it’s end result makes me want to try my hand at another one.
Should I list some of these in my shop? Would you buy a pair?
I love making these bottle openers for wedding gifts. They are really perfect–something most people need, but also not on a registry and unique to me. You aren’t getting more than one peyote beaded bottle opener at your shower, are you?
I completed this matte bead one back in early August, as a gift to a former colleague and friend who had been married in recent weeks. I never did get final snaps of the finished product, but I think she was pleased with the gift and I hope she and her husband have popped a few cool ones with it.
I really love mixing it up–sometimes making matte bead ones and other times all shiny, metallic beads like this one I made the previous summer for another friend getting married.
What are your go to small, handmade gifts?
I made these peyote stitch beaded earrings for a graduating senior of mine. I think they fit her unique style, are hip to my own style, and will be greatly appreciated.
I haven’t done enough beading lately. I have too many maker interests, and so, something has to give. I go through fits and spurts with a particular craft. But, I should do more of this.
Another bottle opener made; this one for sean, gifted to him on my trip to Phoenix in June. I hope he liked. More beading here.
Peyote beading around a bottle opener. This triangle design has been my favorite thus far; have done 3 or 4 more with this very design, but might now retire it.
More peyote style beading at its flickr set.