June 16 is Vegemite Day! To celebrate this Australian invention here is my take of this famous spread in Miyuki beads, as part of my Australian collection. Since mini is trendy, I also made a tiny version of the Vegemite.
For my collection of brick stitch creations inspired by Australia, I had to make one map of Australia! I added a red bead for Sydney, where I live I love the result with those colours, simple yet sophisticated. Continue reading Map of Australia in Miyuki beads
No Australian creation today, but a watermelon in brick stitch 🙂 I have found several patterns of watermelon slices but not a whole one, so here it is!
After the Australian Aboriginal Flag, here is the flag of Australia in Miyuki beads. It is made of a Blue Ensign, a Union Jack, a Commonwealth Star and the Southern Cross constellation. Due to all its components, it is quite a big piece! Check it out 🙂
In Australia, one of the most famous greetings to friends is “Hey mate”. You will hear it constantly Down Under.
Let’s continue with Australia-inspired brick stitch creations with the Australian Aboriginal Flag, first used in 1971, but adopted in 1995 only as a Flag of Australia (not to be mixed up with the national one).
I have listed many sea creatures on my to-do list of brick stitch creations in Miyuki beads, including a manta ray. Since I have been scuba diving, the manta ray is one of the most impressive sea creatures I have ever seen. French beaders Coeur Citron and Lili Azalée are organising a contest in partnership with Perlesandco, the theme is the “ocean”, so here is my entry.