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Swinging Starlets by Melanie Potter

Color Palettes Featured:
Raspberry & Olivine (above)
 
Amethyst & Topaz (below)
   

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What fun this piece was to create! The inspiration came from the BBC miniseries House of Elliot, set in the post WWI time period. The gorgeous period wardrobes in this classic costume drama were a delight to watch! Common in the 1920’s era were long svelte necklaces and Swinging Starlets has its genesis from examples in this bygone era. Small bezeled stars arrayed on a fine beaded chain create a long luxurious necklace suggestive of the 1920’s. This flowing necklace ends with a fringed tassel that adds oscillating swing to this piece.
 
Skill Level: Intermediate

Techniques:
Flat and circular herringbone stitch

Square stitch

Tubular peyote stitch
Picots
 
  • 2 harmonious colors of 15/0 seed beads
  • 2 harmonious colors of 11/0
    seed beads
  • 1 color 8/0 seed beads
  • 3mm Magatamas
  • 1028 Xilion Chaton SS29
  • Beading needles
  • 1 bobbin of Nymo thread (Size D)
  • 1 pair ear wire in sterling or
    gold-filled
  • 2.3mm Rolo Chain in sterling or gold-filled
  • 1 handy carrying case
  • professionally illustrated pattern
To view color palettes and purchase Swinging Starlets kits click here.

Contact us with questions about this kit.
Email:
info@schoolofbeadwork.com
Phone: 805.440.2613
 

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