16 May 2008

Spot the mistake in the one and the design improvement in the other!

OK those earrings were pretty yesterday, I guess but I was still not satisfied with them completely. I thought about it during the day and in the evening set off on another 'adventure' with the thread and beads. This is what I finally settled on.
Now there is a reason that the single one hasn't got a partner. That's because there's a mistake in it. I was so cross with myself when I saw it as it'd been made right at the beginning. Bummer. After looking at it closely again I realised that here was an opportunity for a 'design improvement'.
Can anybody guess what the mistake was and what the improvement is? No prizes - just a humungous pat on the back!!!

I'll tell the answer tomorrow!

4 comments:

  1. Hi Jane, On the top picture, the one picot is missing 2 beads on the top right picot? There is 5 on the right and 7 on the left. The bottom picture has 7 beads both sides.

    Lovely earring! Does this mean you will write up the pattern and show us how to add that bead on the bottom picot? Pretty Please!

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  2. No guesses, just think they're pretty.

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  3. It's lovely!!! I think the "mistake" was on the top TOR. At the ones on the bottom there are 2 beads and then the TOR is joined. Love the colors! The thread has already a filament or you added it?

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  4. HiWally
    The mistake was 5 beads on one LBP at the top when there should've been 7 to match the other side!!!
    The colours are a fine thread doubled and Madeira added as a filament! Wait til you see the next 'lot'!!!!
    Jane
    PS hopefully there'll be a bracelet to match too!

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