Saturday, January 7, 2012

SEED BEAD PURSE UPDATE




This technique is quite time consuming but well worth the result. It's really my first attempt with such tiny beads. So pretty though. This is with a 1.5 crochet needle, rocaille seed beads and cotton crochet thread.

The design I have in mind is not the 'miser coin purse' but more like a small hand bag with a draw string, we will see. I like to improvise as I go and let the project surprise me when I am done.


This was my inspiration,
http://www.somewhereintime.tv/antiques/miser.html

http://www.jewelscollectingdust.com/cutsteel.htm

http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/80095681



Still working at it! Here is the latest on feb 10th:

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