26 August 2013

Brown bracelet 2


I saw my friend and gave her the bracelet that I showed you here.  Problem then was that I liked it so much that I decided I couldn't live without having one of my own!!!  So, off I went to make another bracelet but this time for MEEEEEE.  Here it is below.  

AND - just to prove it - I've added a picture of my friend's below.  

Now, what shall I do next?  Well back to the TIAS again, I think.  I've got to a sticky part so it's been put aside for a few days.




15 comments:

  1. I always buy two gifts as well, for friends - one for them and one for me!
    I like your brown bracelet very much.

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  2. Two lovely bracelets, the colour will go with any outfit, lovely combination
    Margaret

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  3. Ah, good to treat yourself! Lovely colours.

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  4. We would have believed you you did't have to take a picture:)

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  5. I love it when I give a friend a gift that I want for myself. However, I think I would have chosen blue. ;-)

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  6. I am often torn between just keeping one I like for me or giving it away -sob - to it's intended recipient.

    Because I can't seem to tat the same pattern twice in a row very easily, I have to do without. Poor me!

    It was the same issue with that second sock in the old days! Glad you have your own bracelet!
    Fox : )

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  7. Glad you had enough beads to make a duplicate! What a great bracelet, and the clasp is perfect. I wonder when tatters figured out that beads and tatting were perfect for making jewelry. You have certainly been a 'pioneer' !

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  8. When I started tatting I can't remember seeing any patterns with beads. When I 'needed' eyes for earring critters I used beads!!! They do appear in books though can't remember which ones or when. Not very often, though. I 'grew up with' the Coats leaflets and they weren't on there. Maybe I 'got' them from Rhoda Auld's book. Mists of time springs to mind!!!!

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  9. The bracelets are very pretty. Please tell me again where you get those kind of fasteners. I haven't seen them here or in the north western USA.

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  10. Oh, Mad Tatter, they came from America!!! I was given one lot by one of my students last year and another lady got me a few too. I've a feeling it they might have come from Fire Mountain Gems.

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  11. RE: the sticky in the TIAS, maybe you should avoid the glue if it's going to be sticky.

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  12. Sewicked - I officially declare that you're a silly moooooo!!!

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  13. Blub

    Slurp

    This is the sound of me drooling over the bracelets

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  14. Those are very nice Jane. a really nice use of re-purposed beads

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