Monday, 11 February 2013

Diamond Week : my crafts !!!!

My work has been based on the bigger diamond shape found on Sarah's book "Craft-A-Day"...

...and I even thought to use a different one from minieco....

I cut out 2 "diamonds" from white felt...

then I traced, with the help of a pencil, the minieco's gem on one of my diamonds...

....and I started to embroider the gem with some glossy grey thread...

Once completed the embroidery, I sewed the other diamond on the back of the previous one, using a basic blanket stitch and some beads for a more girlish result...

...a final touch : a little hole and a rat tail to wear my precious diamond...
 know the quote "Diamonds are a girl's best friend"???
.....well, not true!!!.....till now!!!!!


xxxx Alessandra

P.S.: sorry for the photos quality.....stormy days!!!! sigh....

P.S.#2 :
last 6th of February I found this in my email box....

sah-rah.com1:39pm Feb 6
Hi Alessandra,
I just wanted to say all your crafts are amazing! I love seeing all your personal touches. That is exactly what I had hoped people would do with my weekly patterns. Keep up the awesome work.


....well, I was blushing and jumping around the house!!!! ;oD


  1. Oh tres jolie coiler Alessandra!!! Grenela le dessin!!

    Bonne semaine!!

    xxx Maria xxx

  2. Very fun, and I love the grey! xo Heather

  3. a very pretty perfect pendant! :)

  4. You are brilliant!Happy Valentine's week to you..hope you gather lots of love along the way. xoxo

  5. Nice bling!! That email from Sarah is so exciting!!
    Kate :}

  6. I forgot to write you that your heart board is amazing!! I´m proud to be part of it my dear♥
    XO, Martina♥


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