Sunday, April 14, 2013

Beading Babes • Project 8 reveal

I am so glad this day is here because I finished this project a long time ago!

For my 'real job' I work in marketing and events for all types of clients, but one of them is a seafood distributing company.  Karen - our lovely Beading Babes host - posted these projects at the end of January.  I immediately selected the Fish Pendant by Linda Richmond, because I knew at the beginning of March I was scheduled to attend the Boston International Seafood Expo.


I decided to use regular seed beads instead of delicas, and I really like the way this turned out.



Going to the Expo was a very long day, because the show is huge and there is a ton of networking to be done....
(this is only about a quarter of the show floor!)

...but I can honestly say - I don't remember a time when anything I wore, was commented on so very, very much! LOL!!  Even this lady, who is a famous fisherwoman even commented on it!


I will definitely be making more of these in the very near future.


I love that this fish is articulated.  I had a bit of a struggle putting the pieces together, but when I stopped trying to follow the instructions, it was easier to just do it my own way! Other than assembly though, I found the pattern rather easy and it came together nicely. 

To see more Beading Babes reveals - be sure to check out the FB group page





11 comments:

  1. Ohhh how awesome. This fish reminds me of those squiggly cloisonne koi pendants I keep hoarding.

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  2. I love your fish and the fact that the last picture shows it by a fishing net. Ha! Love it. Glad you were received so many compliments. Your work is beautiful.

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  3. I love your fish, the seed beads worked so well. What a great promotional idea. Incredibly cute fish, great job.

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  4. Beautiful beading work. Bravo!
    kathy

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  5. Your fishy came out GREAT!!!! So pretty!

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  6. Your fish are STUNNING!! You are so talented! And patient!
    Peanut Butter and Whine

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  7. Wow Amy, I love your fish it is gorgeous!
    Therese

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  8. Love it and would love to know where I can get the pattern. It is beautiful!

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  9. You fish is adorable. I can see why you got so many compliments on it.

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  10. Gorgeous! Your fish turned out beautifully. Nice job!

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  11. I'm in awe of your beading abilities. I can't even see the holes in those little suckers anymore. Rats! This is a fabulous design!

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