Sunday, October 27, 2013

October Fest



Welcome to the October Fest Blog Hop!  

Today my post will be short as the participant list is long and you need time to hop.

I made one bead embroidered piece.  My inspiration for this piece was a tornado. 


I wanted to capture pent up energy.  The whirling, swirling unpredictable motion of wild winds.  I'm not sure I managed that.  Now that I look at it I see a fire dancer instead. 
 

This is my first raised bead embroidered piece.  There is a piece of rope sewn down under the beads of the body of the funnel. 
 


A HUGE thank you to Rita at Toletc Jewels/Jewel School Friends for putting this hop together.  Here are all the other lovely participants, if you prefer they are all listed on Rita's blog as well:

Toltec Jewels (Rita, your hostess)  www.JewelSchoolFriends.com
 
Caroline                                       http:// Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com
Andrea Glick-Zenith                     http://zenithjade.blogspot.com/
Dolores Raml                               http://craftydscreations.wordpress.com/
Karla Morgan                               http://TexasPepperJams.blogspot.com
Susie Harris                                 http://jewelleryjunkie.blogspot.com/
Susan                                          http://libellulajewelry.com
Mischelle                                      http://micheladasmusings.blogspot.com/
Billi                                               http://billi-rs-rothove.blogspot.com/
Kay Thomerson                           http://kayzkreationz.blogspot.com/
Jean Yates                                  http://prettykittydogmoonjewelry.blogspot.com/
Kelly Hosford Patterson               http://travelingsideshow.blogspot.com
Kathy Lindemer                           http://bay-moon-design.blogspot.com
Liz E                                            http://beadcontagion.blogspot.com  <~~~~ you are here
Jasvanti Patel                              http://jewelrybyjasvanti.blogspot.com
Christie Murrow                           www.charisdesignsjewelry.blogspot.com
Jodie Marshall                             http://marshalljodie.blogspot.com/
Andrea Trank                              http://heavenlanecreations.com/
Dini Bruinsma                              http://angazabychanges.blogspot.nl
Elsie Deliz Fonseca                     http://ladelizchica.blogspot.com/
Pepita                                         www.pepita-handmade.blogspot.com
Karla Morgan                              http://texaspepperjams.blogspot.com/
Kathleen                                     http://99bobotw.blogspot.com/
Vera Lynn                                   http://veradesigns.blogspot.com/
Rana Wilson                               http://ranaleadesigns.blogspot.com/
Catherine King                           http://catherines-musings.blogspot.com/
Lily Vincent                                 http://thecreativeklutz.blogspot.co.uk/
Janice Hidey (Janimar)               http://drawingthelinesomewhere.com/
Cory Tompkins                           http://TealwaterDesigns.blogspot.com
Candida Castleberry                  www.spunsugarbeadworks.blogspot.com
Cynthia Kent Machata                http://antiquitytravelers.blogspot.com/
Alicia Marinache                         http://www.allprettythings.ca
Linda Anderson                          http://fromTheBeadBoard.blogspot.com
Leah Curtis                                 http://beadyeyedbunny.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Reno (JenRen)              http://jenrenjewelry.blogspot.com/
Robin Reed                                 http://willowdragon.blogspot.com/
Tanty Sri Hartanti                        www.tjewellicious.blogspot.com
Lisa Lodge                                  http://gratefulartist.blogspot.com/
Ingrid A.                                      http://lilisgems.wordpress.com/
Judy Turner                                www.silver-rains.blogspot.com
Gina Hockett                               http://freestyleelements.blogspot.com/
Nelly May                                    www.smellynelly.blogspot.com
Tanya McGuire                           http://tanyamcguire.blogspot.com/
Ahowin                                        http://www.blog.ahowinjewelry.com
Sonya Stille                                 http://dreaminofbeads.blogspot.com
Pam                                            http://www.klassyjoolz.blogspot.com
Carol D.                                      http://dillmansdallies.blogspot.com/
Asri Wahyuningsih                      http://asribeadwork.blogspot.com/
Ginger Bishop                             http://lilmummylikes.blogspot.com
Janine                                         http://www.esfera.me/travel/blog/travel-stories
Shaiha Williams                          http://shaihasramblings.blogspot.com/

19 comments:

  1. what a piece! and this is your first bead embroider work? looks like you're a natural :)

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  2. Love it.....love it....love it! As a bead embroiderer this is just a wonderful piece and YES.....I see the Fire Dancer too.

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  3. Beautiful!!! It can not be possibly your first bead embroidery work!!!
    I can see the Fire dancer, too. Just a good job.
    Alenka

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  4. Wow~the dimension and the colors and the theme and the emotion are all so strong and vivid. What a fantastic piece! The chaos and the energy comes through clearly, whether it be the intended tornado or the unintended fire dancer. Another fantastic piece, Liz!
    And your RAW is hysterical!

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  5. I love your tornado, as always you are very creative my friend.
    Happy Halloween to you!!!

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  6. What a great design. I am always in awe of you folks that work with those tiny tiny beads.

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  7. My goodness- can't begin to imagine the time that took to create. Nicely done! Christie

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  8. Liz, your piece really does a great job at capturing the look of a tornado! Well Done!

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  9. Tornado, fire dancer, strange aquatic life...so what, it's really cool!

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  10. Wow that's an amazing piece! Very cool indeed. Looks like abstract art, so many things can be seen in it.

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  11. Wow, what a beautiful piece. I could see both the tornado and the fire dancer. Lovely.

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  12. I am in awe - what a beautiful piece of artwork

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  13. Beautiful! I haven't seen raised bead work before...might have to try it after I get a bit more proficient. Great job...thanks for the post!

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  14. Wow, what great beadwork. I don't think I've ever seen raised bead work like that. I can see the tornado in it. Very pretty either way. Thanks for posting.

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  15. What a wonderful piece of art and creative idea!!

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  16. I love this great beadwork, I have never seen something like this! It's very ♥special, there's so much energy in it... Impressive!

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  17. Great piece, I love the colors very fall like. The raised work is impressive I do not think I have seen anything done like that. lots of fun too. Happy fall.

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