Monday, November 14, 2016

Acorn - Goldwork

Finished a Goldwork Acorn brooch.

Goldwork Acorn

* Acorn *
- Goldwork Brooch / Felissimo
Materials (not in the kit)
- Au Ver de Soie Spun Silk 100/3
- Beeswax
- 4*5cm

Goldwork Acorn

For this couching I used thin silk thread said to be used for Goldwork.
A little thicker than the kit thread and the colors fit metal parts well :)

Goldwork Acorn

These are wax pieces to coat sewing thread.
I melted 100% beeswax with a double boiler and poured it into flower molds.


Monday, November 7, 2016

Flower Button - Punto Antico

I have made a flower button with Punto Antico.

Punto Antico Flower Button

* Flower Button *
- Graziano Pronto Ricamo 38ct
- DMC Coton Perlé n.12
- 2cm
- Ciclamino – oggetti a punto antico / Bruna Gubbini

The inside of petals is made of bullion knots :)