Wilma Flintstone Meets Polka-Dots

by Sandra Bruce

 

I am a sucker for polka-dots. When I saw this tunic on the website http://www.gudrunsjoden.com I knew I must have it. I also knew I had to make a polymer necklace to go with it!


First, I went to my “stash” of polymer canes….I decided what would be best was a big, chunky Wilma Flintstone kind of necklace. No canework, just color.

This required doing one of my favorite things in polymer, mixing polymer colors to match something, in this case the tunic. It had great colors that were fun to mix.

I was happy with my big beads, and I made a few smaller ones to go in-between. I used SoftFlex as the base wire and composed the necklace to see how it all looked together.

Here’s the finished necklace. I used a magnetic clasp and blue spacer beads to fill up the length.

And see how cute it is with the tunic! Wouldn’t Wilma approve!

This is one of the things we’ll be doing at the Zephyr workshop in September. Ladies can bring garments to match colors in polymer to make jewelry or buttons! The deadline is coming up and I have 2 spaces left, if anyone is wondering 🙂

Lastly, here’s a couple other necklaces in the works, also to match garments I already have. More on those later!

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12 thoughts on “Wilma Flintstone Meets Polka-Dots

    • Hi, Linda, I do sell my buttons, but only when I go teach and/or lecture, when I take them with me. I don’t have them online as right now I just don’t have the time to photograph them, put them online, sell, take to the PO, etc. When my life slows down I might be able to do that. If you are in Grass Valley ever I do sell them at Sugar Pine Quilt Shop. ALSO! In upcoming blog posts I will show some polymer to sell…as an experiment, to see how it goes. Stay tuned and thanks for your inquiry!

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