Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Weaving with Rings by Karen Karon

By Karen Karon

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a set of latest, less-common weaves and demanding initiatives that encourage and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts off via reviewing simple chain maille weaves to be able to set the degree for the extra complicated weaves during this publication. She explains recommendations wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: tools for last a weave, operating with micro jewelry, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The e-book is then divided into four sections, every one dedicated to a specific kind of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a remarkable influence. Sprinkled during the illustrated step by step directions for every weave approach are worthy information from Karen to aid be sure a stunning comprehensive piece.

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03 10:34 Fiber arts have been around for centuries, but very often kids are left out of the fun—either because children wielding needles of any sort need close supervision or because fiber arts are thought to be too complicated for little hands. But they don’t have to be complicated. Instead of jumping into a fancy knitting project or a king-sized quilt, start off with simple, basic crafts. The pom-pom is a perfect place to begin because all you need is yarn and scissors—and so many cute things can be made from it.

Glitter glue embellishments—tiny dots or thin stripes 2 Add are best. Let dry. the peacock’s body, draw a 2-inch tall figure 3 Toeightcreate on the back of the blue craft paper; make the top oval about half the size of the bottom one. Cut along the outside edge of the figure eight, leaving about 1⁄8 inch of space around it. the beak, cut a tiny triangle from the yellow craft 4 For paper and glue it, pointing down, to the small end of the figure eight. your fan, cut a 1-inch square from either color of 5 Tocraftcreate paper and glue the bottom points of your feathers to it close together in a fan shape.

03 10:27 1 Blow up the balloon until it fits snugly in the vase. Adhere a piece of painter’s tape around where the balloon meets the edge of the vase, securing the balloon in place, then cover the whole thing in plastic wrap. Place on the cookie sheet. 2 Cut eight pieces of yarn that are long enough to extend from the bottom edge of the vase, over the balloon, to the bottom edge of the vase on the other side. 06 14:59 3 Pour fabric stiffener into the disposable cup. Dip one piece of yarn into the fabric stiffener and squeeze off the excess.

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