Strapped to the top of the tackle box is a baggie full of jewelry that needed to be taken apart/trashed. Let me go ahead and admit that taking apart the jewelry in that baggie is all I got to work on the whole two weeks.
Though I didn't get to use the rest of the supplies I took, I thought I'd at least share what I packed. (I put in a lot of time and consideration to pack this compactly.)
First, there were the tools to help take apart the trash jewelry and maybe even make some other jewelry. (Those were lofty hopes.)
In addition, I packed wire, waxed linen cord, and some recycled sari silk.
I threw in some seed beads for good measure
along with a bit of metal findings, chain, beads, and accessories.
This container (below) WAS empty and ready for me to fill up with the beads and whatever miscellanea I could salvage from the trash jewelry.
Finally, (this is the container that had me the most excited, and I'm still itching to get into it) I picked out a selection of 'focals' and a single strand/color of bead to coordinate with each of them. I figured I'd use the beads from the trashed jewelry to fill out each of the designs.
Alas, it took me forever to get through the taking apart of that baggie of jewelry. There was a lot of wire, leather, fabric, a few beads, and many hours of work simply thrown away.
At least I had a lovely view while I was being so destructive.
Do you pack a craft bag to go on vacation/travel? What's your method for it?