Friday, August 31, 2012

Leather bracelets with eyelets

This summer, I made ​​a leather bracelet for me. Simple and stylish - just a strip of brown leather and eyelets with snap closure. 

My friend Nina when she saw this bracelet said that she very like it and asked if I could do it from red leather with gold eyelets?
I said, of course, with pleasure.
I came home and took a red leather, then I thought, and took a white leather, purple .... In general, I made a lot of bracelets, I think 6 or 7 :)
To each I picked up the color eyelets. Gold Somewhere, sometime, metal, and somewhere copper. 

These are bracelets I made:

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Crochet tunic

Finished august and it's time to return to my blog. This summer was so hot especially august that I was not able to stay at home) Of course we gone in vacance and of cource it was Greece which we so like. 
But return to my blog. Today I present you new crochet scheme to make wonderful tunic. It great to wear with jeans, shorts, leggins or classic pants. So feminine and romantic it's great also for beach wear!
You can order it in my etsy shop.

This crochet tunic will looks great if use silk or half viscose yarn. I used 50/50% cotton/viscose yarn. Number of crochet hook usually wrote on the yarn or you can ask in the shop. 

For the truth I crocheted almost whole tunic during my last back home from Russia this spring. I had 4 air flights and many time in airports) People looked at me and from time to time asked what I do)
I finished to crochet the tunic at home and weared it many times this summer because its very fresh and beautiful.

Scheme to crochet:
Don't tight stitches, make them free.
Schemes I found here

Friday, August 3, 2012

Blue white Tablet woven ribbon bracelet

I already wrote here: Katrinshine: My experience in Tablet Weaving about Tablet Weaving or Card Weaving. 
Tablet weaving is used from beginning of our age and up to a new time. Vikings and anglo-saxons were made ribbon with interesting and beautiful textures. Ribbon were using for dressing clothes, belts and etc. Tablet is squared with four holes in every angle. Originals tablets were made from bones or wood, but I made from carton. Through every hole runs a thread. Can use wool thread, in this case ribbon will be thicker, and can use silk, linen, cotton and also synthetics thread.
Last week I recieve new supplies and finally I can realize one idea I had for many time. From one of ready ribbon I decided to make bracelets.
This is ribbon:

Bracelet has white and jeans blue colors which make it ideal for jeans outfit. 
It's very pleasure to touch, like a silk.

 If you like it maybe I will make new ribbon to make a few new bracelets?

Some tips if you want to study tablet weaving you can find here and here.
All you need to get you started is an old pack of cards, preferably plastic coated, some paper scissors, a single hole punch, a metal edged ruler (optional) and a texta, and your weaving yarns. Any yarn is suitable as long as it isn’t fuzzy, but cotton is probably best for colour and smoothness.
And of course, a lot of patience!
Good luck!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Interview with me

Oh dear readers I understood that I never post something like interview with me on my blog) Thats why I put here this link where you can read one:
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