Thank goodness that wasn't truly the case here, as the picture shows! And thank you to everyone who helped make this possible by agreeing to participate in another blog hop. This blog hop up was just the push I needed. Without you, it likely remained an UFO another five years! I'm hoping those of you who joined int found the challenge useful, too.
Curious about what everyone else worked on? I know I am! Here's the complete list of participants to see their progress:
Karen Williams, Baublicious
Francie Broadie, FAB
Christine Van Dyke Altmiller, One Kiss Creations
Therese, Therese's Treasures
Kim Dworak, CianciBlue
Liz Hart, Treetop Life
Liz En, Bead Contagion
Amy Severino, Amy Beads
Cynthia Machata, Antiquity Travelers
Hope Smitherman, Crafty Hope
Christi Carter, Sweetpea Path
Bobbie Rafferty, Beadsong Jewelry
Margo Lynn Hablutzel, My World and It's Full of Books
And here are a few additional photos of my Starry Night Collar.
|where I was on Friday as I tested the collar against my template
|my thread guides show just how far off I would have been - I thought they'd be straight
|Laid out 'flat' (or flatish) to see the whole collar
Several people had asked to see the collar on a human. Unfortunately, I once again had no one but myself as a model. This was the best collar selfie I managed to take:
|It's really hard when you're both the model and the photographer!
And there you have it! Truth is, I don't quite believe it's really done!