Thank you, battah ... I SAW you on Purr's post, and you looked lovely in those cicada earrings!
Red, those ARE pretty pearls, with a real translucent depth to them ... LOVE the findings, and look forward to seeing them on you soon
Pearl Dreams, what a magnificent way to run errands
JerseyPearl, you echoed what I was thinking about pearl jeans. I trimmed a white shrug sweater with tiny fw little H pearls and silk ribbon embroidery a few years ago for ruckus. I love it, but it was difficult. The sewing needle wouldn't go through the pearls, the big eye needle wouldn't go through the fabric. I ended up couching down the string of pearls on the surface of the sweater with the silk embroidery thread. Still, I've longed to try something else. Hmmm ...