Doo Dwee Doooooo Dah Do Dwooo

Ah, the Doctor Who theme song. It would be easier to title posts if it had words to it.

Well, after working on it off and on for the past six months or so… (mostly off, I should mention to clear up any confusion. I am capable of attaching more than an average of one bead per day. I’m just too lazy to.) … I have finally finished my time rotor necklace!

finished neck

As a reminder for those of you who are just tuning in, I’m working on costumes for SDCC 2014, and one of them is a anthropomorphic version of the Eleventh Doctor’s first TARDIS.


And for this costume, I still wanted to pay homage to many of the mechanical aspects of this TARDIS that can’t be easily incorporated into a human being costume… Like the awesome TV screen, and the gorgeous time rotor.

This is the time rotor in question.

tardis time rotorAnd here is my finished necklace!

I created this necklace by covering round and oval beads with the clear ones visible. I used brick stitch, which is slowly becoming my favorite stitch to design with. It’s so convenient and visual both in its flat and 3D form.

The beads in question were two fake gold pearls, a hematite oval, and a large  goldstone round bead, which was slightly larger than the gold pearls, but not really once it had been covered up.

Because this difference was negligible in the end, as I showed in the last post, I re-brick stitched over the second bauble.

finishedIt looks so much better now, and I’m happy with it. Yayayayayayayayay! One project done, five million left to work on!


3 thoughts on “Doo Dwee Doooooo Dah Do Dwooo

  1. Hi Jess aka Annabelle … I like your beaded pendant and the clever way you incorporated beads to give it dimension. What amazing things can you do now that you have a time rotor necklace? l-)

    1. Thanks! I wanted to make sure the contraption didn’t collapse when I wore it, which was the idea to cover the beads. I was hoping to borrow some time energy with the necklace, but it seems like it’s useless without the rest of the TARDIS. I’ll keep you posted though! 😉

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