Friday, October 2, 2015

Cellini Explosion, or The Saga Of Too Much Tension

See this nice little Cellini spiral I was working on?

Apparently, I was channeling all the stress of whatever was going on at the time into my thread tension, because about two inches into the spiral, this happened.

Boom! Exploded in the middle.

Arghhhh!!! (Although my language at the time was, I admit, far more colorful).

I have put this one away for another, calmer day.


Wendy said...

Oh dear! It was looking great before the explosion. I'm going to make a cellini spiral one of these days as i love how they look

KJ said...

Frustrating! Especially when I know just how long it takes to make progress on Cellini. What kind of thread were you using?

AntiquityTravelers said...

oh my! I have had those kind of days.... glass of wine and chick flick movie might be on the agenda!

Christine Altmiller said...

Cellini has tension even without tension. Glad you didn't poke your eye out ;-)

Liz E said...

Those celini spirals ask a lot of a simple little piece of thread.