Monday, April 26, 2010

Choker Completed...

This feels so good to have it finished and ready for an event quickly coming up.
I handstitched this choker out of black lace and black grosgrain ribbon. The red rose braid is also handstitched on the black grosgrain. This choker ties with black velvet ribbons. I love how this lace really spreads out around the neck.
Then I made a fabric envelope to keep the choker in. It ties with the same black velvet ribbon as the choker.
I am so pleased with how this project turned out and the fact that it is ready for giving. I made it for a raffle which is coming up in early May. Proceeds not to benefit me but a fraternal organization.
I just know this will look amazing on the lovely lady who's number is drawn.


  1. So beautiful. I love the little red rose trim. You have been a very busy lady.

    I agree...I am a total "California gal."

  2. What a striking necklace...and I love that it has its own little pouch!

  3. ooh, you are definitely raising the bar with matching fabric envelopes!

  4. stunningly unique! I love, love, love it! well done!

    come by and have a look at my tape transfer experiment! I finally got around to trying it!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  5. Your blog name suits you to a T! Such a creative woman. That necklace and little clutch is going to make someones heart race!

  6. This is fantastic, and very special.
    Thanks for visiting mee.
    xo Dorthe

  7. Hi there, Thank you for visiting my blog. I see that you are definitely a fiber person too! Once it gets in your blog, there's no getting it out!

  8. Beautiful choker and bag! Love the black lace you've used!

  9. wowza!!!! how beautiful! your craftsmanship is impeccable.....and i love how you always make the package as gorgeous as the original item! :)))

  10. So creative and beautiful. What a nice touch, the envelope for keeping it in makes it really special.

  11. Oh my gosh, they are both so beautiful!! All the lucky lady will need will be a simple black dress with a low round neckline to show off this gorgeous creation!

    Hmmmm....or maybe a siren red dress! ;-)


  12. Some lucky woman is going to look spectacular And what a clever idea to make the clutch to go with it. Beautiful work!

    And thanks ever so much for visiting and commenting on my blog. You are encouraging.

  13. The choker is lovely ......... sadly I don't have the neck for such objects lol!


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