… this time made from brown denim taken from some jeans which I will be making into a bag (or two). Sorry for the quality of the image but it was a really bright, sunny, day in my conservatory craft room (for a change).
The inspiration came from Creations by Kara but I made a few changes: 5 petals instead of 6; two rows of petals instead of one; a neatened square of the denim fabric for the backing; an ordinary button for the centre. Very pleased with the result though.
Have a look at these and more ideas which I have pinned on my Fabric Flowers board on Pinterest
I had a few bags of colour coordinated beads, bought from a craft stall at work, and had no idea what to do with them until I saw a video tutorial from Creative Kismet and pinned it on Pinterest for future reference. See my Jewellery DIY board for this and other ideas.
Now that I’ve broken free to actually do something, voila, some colourful crochet and bead bracelets. For the first one I added some lilac seed beads bought from a craft fair and used a random cotton yarn (lilac and pink) for the crochet.
For the others I used orange cotton yarn and because I made two one of them can double as a necklace if I want to have a matching set.
I love these funky beads and hadn’t a clue what they could be used for so I’m really happy to have found a way to use them.