like with quilts, when I'm doing something as free form as this blue necklace is, part of the challenge is knowing when to stop
after every addition on each side I ask the question "are we done?"
yesterday the answer was yes
so here is the finished necklace -- and I'm really pleased with how it looks
and even though it appears very spiny, it is actually very soft and comfortable around the neck - the result largely of using that flexible right angle weave tube as the base
this is the beginning of a piece I'm working on as part of the Etsy Bead Weaver Team's September Challenge
(I know, yellow ink on white is pretty hard to see - I'll probably be hating myself for that decision when I get into the beading!)
and today's pictures are the result of a enormous work around -- take picture with camera, download picture from camera through laptop computer to USB drive, take USB drive to desk top computer and use software to edit/size/etc., take USB drive back to laptop computer to access the internet -- time consuming, but for now it's what I've got -- and about now I'm really glad I hadn't gotten around to getting rid of the desktop -- think I'll be hanging on to it a bit longer!