07 May 2017

Just be You Beaded Shawl


You may remember the canvas work embroidery I did last summer ...(http://emilyscupboard.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/an-hour-day.html)


I forgot to list it as a finish at the end of the year and discovered it languishing in a drawer while I was looking for something else (!) I decided to turn it into a project bag using this tutorial and some Essex Linen.
http://betsymakes.blogspot.co.uk/p/project-bag-tutorial.html



A new project bag deserves a new project right? I have cast on some gorgeous yarn - This is Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace a mix of Merino Wool and Silk. It is difficult to photograph, but is a beautiful dark teal colour 'Wine Gum'

I am using beads for the first time too - these are Miyuki 4mm Seed Beads Duracoat Galvanized Dark Seafoam Size 6/0
They match perfectly :)


I am joining in with the Boo Knits mystery KAL for a beaded shawl named 'Just be You' The clues are issued twice per week and I have just finished Clue 2 - so far so good :)


Ravelry Notes Here: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/suller/just-be-you-2

10 comments:

  1. you do such wonderful stitching!

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  2. It's a great success, that bag, and I'm sure it will take very good care of your new and lovely project!

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  3. Your tote bag is lovely and seems like the perfect way to display your embroidery. And it's another finish!!

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  4. Hi Elaine,
    Your goldfinch work is lovely and what you have chosen for that lovely shawl will be beautiful. What creative work you do!

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  5. That's a perfect way to use your piece in that bag! Love the shawl.

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  6. lovely project bag!! The shawl looks lovely too, it would take me about 3 months to knit that much!

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  7. Oh my goodness -- love your finished project bag and love the shawl too! Both are wonderful!

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  8. Wow your project bag is fantastic! And the new project is looking pretty sharp too! I love the way those beads are eally perfectly aligned and look like delicate lace!

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  9. The bag is wonderful and the shawl is going to be amazing!

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