21 May 2013

Red Winsomes


So another look at my vast collection of tatted earrings and a thought about the only red pair I've got.  

Now this red pair are based on this pattern and when I made them I extended the long beaded picots on the side and bottom rings.  I thought they looked fine until people started commenting and calling them my 'cross' earrings.  That stopped me wearing them as I didn't want anybody to think I was in any way 'into' any religion!!!!  So this weekend I decided to make a new pair of red earrings.  This is the pattern - the ever useful Winsome Drop earrings.

I bought these lovely glass beads while I was in America last September.  I really love them.

8 comments:

  1. Very nice, esp the beads. I was going to ask where you got them. :)

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  2. Oh, these are gorgeous! - love the red, and the glass beads.
    I never wear earrings, but this pair appeals to me!

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  3. Wonderful earrings!! :)

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  4. I recognize those beads - I think we got them at Michael's in America. There may be some on their website.

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  5. Oooh, splendid colours!

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  6. Very pretty. Part of it almost looks like peyote stitch instead of tatting. The beads are very pretty.

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  7. Those are pretty. I like the red, it will look very good on you.

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