21 May 2011

I'm NEVER happy!!!

Nope, I'm NEVER happy with what I've done!!!  Not sure why but I never am.  Once a thing is finished I can always see a better way to have done it!!!

The same has happened with what I 'lovingly' call the OctoStarFlake pattern which Donna is teaching at Palmetto Tat Days.  Here it is on this page.  Why that name?  Well it's not a star (five sided), nor a snowflake (six sided) so it's an octaganol starry snowflake!!!

Originally this design was 'done' on the sparkly centres of the magnetic brooches/fridge magnets that are on sale in my Etsy shop.  Unfortunately Donna couldn't get the middly diddly things in the USA so I converted it to a naked middle.  Well, not naked as there are a few more beads added!!   Well, here's my amended version!!!!  


I may make these my Christmas giveaway - but there again, I may not!!!  


Here's a teaser for you.  Next week there will be new patterns and the way I join to findings on the blog!!  That'll keep you guessing, eh?!?!?  DARN IT.  Why did I just write that?  Now I'll HAVE to get all those finished off!!

4 comments:

  1. That is fabulous! You are so creative!!! :)

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  2. Ooh! Pretty! What's not to like? I think it's fabulous!

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  3. Nice with naked center, too.
    I'm glad you DID mention it. Now I'll for sure get to see how you join to the findings. Thank you. Karen in OR

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  4. Lovely design, with the open middle, sorry naked middle. Looking forward to your post about how you join findings.
    Margaret

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