knotworking

The Fine Hand Embroidery, Designer and Fashion Jewelry and other Art by Jo Adell , founder of The Filaments Project.

All imagery and design on this page Copyright Jo Adell unless otherwise stated and may not be reproduced in any media without my written permission.

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Graduated Peridot with 18K.
Because they were drilled so badly it took me over six hours to string this, rather than the 45 minutes it should have taken.

Graduated Peridot with 18K.

Because they were drilled so badly it took me over six hours to string this, rather than the 45 minutes it should have taken.

— 4 days ago with 1 note
#knotted bead stringing  #knotted pearl stringing  #peridot  #jewelry 

Works in Progress. When they grow up they’ll be Suncatcatchers or Windchimes or Jewelry.

Recycled guitar string, recycled printer cable, agate, glass beads

— 1 week ago with 3 notes
Agate Bobble in progress.

Agate Bobble in progress.

— 2 weeks ago
Work in Progress
15.25 hours so far…
Now how am I gonna do the keyhole?

Work in Progress

15.25 hours so far…

Now how am I gonna do the keyhole?

— 2 weeks ago
#custom embroidery  #hand embroidery  #tsuba  #aikido 
Work in Progress: Logo for Aikido of Midland
Total time stitching: 10.25 hours

Work in Progress: Logo for Aikido of Midland

Total time stitching: 10.25 hours

— 3 weeks ago with 1 note
#hand embroidery  #custom embroidery  #Tsuba  #aikido 
Guitar string, printer cable and glass beads; Sterling wires

Guitar string, printer cable and glass beads; Sterling wires

— 3 weeks ago with 3 notes

I did these in the late 70’s on a gauze skirt that I’ve recently rediscovered. About 2” diameter each.

— 4 weeks ago
#hand embroidery 
WIP: First outline complete: 3.5 hours total

WIP: First outline complete: 3.5 hours total

— 4 weeks ago
#Hand Embroidery  #logo design  #tsuba  #aikido  #Aikido of Midland 
Made this on a loom in High School. It’s older than most of you.

Made this on a loom in High School. It’s older than most of you.

— 1 month ago with 1 note
Colour studies for the Tsuba. We like the bottom one.

Colour studies for the Tsuba. We like the bottom one.

— 1 month ago with 1 note