Monthly Archives: September 2010
Still waiting for the new torch to arrive. Anyway, still too hot with near record heat here in the Las Vegas Valley. We missed the all time record high heat for the date by one degree. In the meantime, tying knots along the lines of Micro-Macrame Jewelry by Joan R. Babcock, Project #6 (with modifications … Continue reading
What’s with all the micro-macrame? Well, two reasons. I’m waiting for a new torch set-up to arrive and it’s also still fairly warm here in the desert. In the upper 90’s, maybe even close to 100 yesterday. Even so, I can see how all this knotting activity could be addicting. The endless play with colors, … Continue reading
Another try at micro-macrame knotting. Inspired by the book : Micro-Macrame 30 Beaded Designs For Jewelry Using Crystals and Cords by Annika deGroot. I modified the closures, but basically followed the pattern for the Baroque Bracelet. I must say that working with the small size 11 seed beads was a humbling exercise.
Another attempt at knotting cavandoli micro-macrame style. This bracelet pattern and directions are from Bead and Button book : Beaded Macrame Jewelry, embellished bracelet by Linnea Lockwood Gambino. It took a bit of reading and re-reading the directions, but the final outcome is worth the effort.
This is my first attempt at micro-macrame jewelry, also known as cavandoli knotting. The pattern and design are from the book: Beaded Macrame Jewelry by Sherri Haab. I used materials that I had on hand; Irish waxed linen thread, small beads and a shank button. The book is a handy guidepost with clear illustrations, design … Continue reading