Starting the beading on the Little Birdie Panel.
Contrasting and co-ordinating the colour, size, and shape of the beads.Also added in a sprinkling of fairly matt sequins.
Its all about contrasts and bouncing colour and light against each other.
The yellow tacking stitches you can see there in the bottom photo
are there because as I started to bead I felt that the panel didnt have enough "body" to it, so Ive tacked on a thin backing layer for more stability, because I want to add quite a bit of beading.:)