Sunday, March 26, 2017

Queen Mariposa is a finish!!

So in the wee hours of the morning Queen Mariposa received her last stitch and her last bead....I think it was four intensive days of beading !! She is exquisite and takes my breath away each and every time!! Thank you Nora for this amazing design which I made my own with a blue silk overskirt conversion.... 

Here is my Queen Mariposa done on 32 Ct Phoenix by PTPlus with a blue overskirt conversion .....
Conversion :
600-AVS 1414 (AVS is Au ver a soie)
3803-RGS 854 (RGS is Rainbow Gallery Splendor)
891-RGS 1053
310-RGS 801
902-RGS 1143
154-AVS 163
722-RGS 882 
3706-RG Lamé SP43
503-DMC 3811 for skirt and crown
Kreinik 080HL- Kreinik 623 
Beads only change :
Mill Hill 10032-10117
Mill Hill 10052-10058
All other threads remained the same



  1. Oh my goodess! What a stunning finish! She looks amazing on the red fabric and all blinged up! Congrats :o)

  2. Congrats on another beautiful finish.
    She's gorgeous!

  3. Wow - she is so detailed! No wonder she took you 4 days to bead. Congratulations on a stunning finish!

  4. Spectacular finish! The blue pops on the red and all the color is incredible. So beautiful.

  5. Looks like a lot of fine work in this one; congrats on a gorgeous finish!

  6. Stunning!! I absolutely love the beading on her dress that just looks amazing. Beautiful finish, congratulations.
    xo Alicia


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