Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Toccata in Burgundy



This is Marilee's Toccata choker necklace tatted in Flora Size 20 #222. In Marilee's book this choker necklace in a fiery red looked stunning. I wanted to tat this as soon as I saw it. 

It is tatted in parts. I decided to skip the last part and added a chain with a clasp instead. Done in Miyuki Delica DB-22L beads, fire polished bicones (5mm) and a Swarovski flat briolette crystal in silver shadow. It will look different in many other thread colours too. 


As you can see instead of floatings rings as instructed in the pattern, I did SCMRs and it looks a little different from Marilee's. 


I love how this turned out. Time to start another.

7 comments:

  1. Lovely variation on Marilee's necklace!

    Your previous post is a reminder that even electronics carry emotional ties and are difficult to part with. I still have my parents' floor model wood entertainment center from the 1940s which had a phonograph, radio and wire recorder, on which he recorded some of my birthday parties in the 1950s And DH and I still have our own 1966 entertainment center which had our first color TV, stereo and radio. Our big screen TV sits on top of it, since it is a large and quality piece of walnut furniture. We had the old tube TV removed and cleverly covered the big hole. We watched the 1969 moon landing on it.

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  2. Stunning! Good to personalise the pattern too.

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