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One of the earliest projects to be featured in I Might Make That! Monday was peyote stitch bezeling.
It's such a staple, and didn't look hard, but I had just simply never tried it. I'm happy to say that now I have, and this marks the first time I've actually completed a project from the IMMT!M list!
The project I featured, Mortira of Inspirational Beading's beaded rivoli, helped me tackle a round cabochon. I didn't even bother measuring the diameter of the cab, I just kept stringing some size 11/o's on the needle until they made a circle slightly smaller than the cab. I did make one false start before trying again with more beads. I made three rounds of 11/o's in matte root beer, one round of slightly smaller Delica 11/o's in mustard, then three rounds of 15/o's in gold. (Note that this doesn't actually mirror the progression Mortira used, but I view most directions as general guidelines, not biblical scripture. )
Parden the crappy photo; you'll see the project is still on the needle.
(Can't tell you yet what I'm going to do with this--you'll have to stay tuned!