I am sorry for posting this a bit late this morning as I was trying to complete my piece and get pictures. Pictures did happen but finishing did not.
Here is what the amazing Rebekah gave us to choose from this month.
I choose the very light whitish blue one. When it came I was really blown away by the texture and depth of the bead. But what to do. As you know if you follow me regularly I let some pieces sit on my tray so that I see them everyday and wait (and in this case wait, wait wait) for them to tell me what they want to be.
Sometimes it takes a bit of a push especially if it has come down to the last minute. This time it was still waiting on New Years Eve. I know I know for a beadweaver this is beyond last minute. How the heck can I weave something to show how much I love the bead? Here is where the Tipsy comes in!
I do not know why I think it is fun to attempt beading while I have had a few mimosa's but I guess that is just a challenge I like. So Cheers!
So with a couple of these under my belt I set to playing.
Tipsy tip # 1 - Using a doubled thread is challenging enough when not tipsy it is nearly impossible when tipsy! Oh the tangles!
Tipsy tip # 2 - I was not inhibited by color play at all. I was able to pull colors from the bead AND and accent!!! That is usually a challenge.
Tipsy tip # 3 - Do not I repeat do not ask hubs to help you find a missing bead in your stash ever!!! He has set forth a bead buying ban and stash busting challenge! Darn it!
Tipsy tip # 4 - 4 mimosa's in 2 hours makes for very slow beading!
With all of that I have to tell you I can not wait to finish this piece. I made my first Y necklace and I am in love with it! I know it may not be what someone else may like but I found sweet and somewhat simple is right up my alley!!!
Be honest when commenting please as I really appreciate all comments. They help me learn and grow as a beader!
Please visit everyone else to see how they played!