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Saturday, 11 February 2012

Playing with Mary's Butterfly

Do you remember Mary's butterfly, pictured here in various colours well I have been playing with the pattern, I thought it would make a nice pendant.
So I stated to play yes I could tat a round without beads then I thought I would try some pearls, but the pearls proved to be very heavy, so I thought I would try a lighter bead..............

Close up with the pearls, I still think it looks lovely but its very heavy in weight.

This is the lighter bead, only its went a bit wobbly, I think I made a loop too big somewhere, the piece looks OK and worked out how I thought it would, yes OK a bit wobbly but I am still not happy with it, so I will be playing with it a bit more, I think the idea works just getting the right beads.

I still think the pearls make a better looking pendant perhaps every other ring with a pearl would take some of the weight off it. What do you think?

The thread I used for both was Lizbeth no 20 in white and Grape Pizzaz.

Any ideas will be gratefully received.
Just one last thing I found that Janette left a late comment with the guess on the TIAS so I will be making one for her, I have your address Janette but what colour would you like.
Until we meet again I hope you are keeping well, warm and staying safe in this cold weather.




  1. hello wow i think these are lovely.is there any chance of finding out how to do them love bluebell-flowerwood.

  2. I love the pendant with the pearls, even if it is a bit heavy.....they always look so much nicer in real life though, well done

  3. Oh Margaret I think the pearls look gorgeous, waht a shame it's to heavy, but maybe every other one like you say could work, still both are so pretty...

    Oh I can't believe I guessed right..lol...so pleased, can I choose a white one please....thanks so much Margaret and it was alot of fun...xxxxx

  4. Well done Margarent.
    I love the pearl one. It look beautiful.

  5. These are all beautiful Margaret, hope you have a lovely weekend. Teresa x

  6. Pearls. Definitely pearls! They look great.
    Fox : ))

  7. Love all your work Margaret - esp the butterflies. Very pretty and such pretty colours.

  8. Your butterflies look great! And your pendants look wonderful! :)


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