A big big thank you to Therese for asking me to co-host. She is talented and warm and nurturing and I just love seeing her in my in-box, don't you? I have been saying "Ya'll" since I was a little girl. So maybe that is why she has been such a comfort to me right from the first time we came into contact with each other.
Here is my necklace! I made the majority of these flowers with Herringbone stitch. Truthfully, it looks like it could be Herringbone or Square Stitch or even Ladder for that matter. But I assure you I used Herringbone on 9 of the 12 flower stems. For the other 3 stems I used Peyote, one of them being a 2-drop peyote stitch. I really love the look of 2-drop Peyote. The ribbon is flat, even count Peyote with picot edging. Simple and I let the colors do the talking. I wanted to get complex, as these are 2 stitches I really love working with, but ultimately decided to execute this design I have been mulling over since February. I am glad I finally did it...I was hesitant to start it and this Hop was the kick I needed to make it happen. What was I so worried about? It is just beads, after all!
Thank you to all the people on the Hop list for participating! I can't wait to see what came out of your hearts and hands.