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How To Make A Necklace With Wire Lace

Instructions:1. Look at sample pictures of different ways to use wire lace, and create a pattern that uses the techniques you like. You may want to stretch parts of the tube to create ruffles, twist parts of it into thread, feed a ribbon or string through it to strengthen it or add complexity, or embroider beads onto it.2. Sew beads onto a separate ribbon if you want to thread a beaded ribbon through the tube. Leave spaces on the ribbon where you want to thread or sew beads on the outside of

How to make wire coils

What you need:18g and 22g or 16g and 20gchain or flat nose plierswire or side cuttersStep 1: Place the heavier wire (mandrel) horizontal and use your thumb to hold the smaller wire vertical on top of the mandrel. Leave a few cm of wire facing downwards. Step 2: Use your free hand to start the wrapping process. Wrap the wire around the mandrel away from you and try to avoid leaving gaps. Wrap as much as you need. Step 3: Cut both ends of the wire as close to the mandrel as possible. Use yo

How To Make A Wire Spiral

What you need:18g, 20g or 22g wire (at least 10cm)round nose plierschain or flat nose pliersside cuttersStep 1: Grip the end of the wire with the tip of your round nose pliers. Step 2: Move your pliers away from you till the wire connects to form a small loop. Step 3: Hold the loop with your chain or flat nose pliers. Use your free hand to rotate the rest of the wire around the loop. Reposition your pliers as you work. Rotate the wire untill you have the size you desire. Step 4: When y

Easy Chain Mail Technique

Introductions: 1) For this design, first open a couple dozen 5mm (I.D.) brass jump rings and close a few dozen 3.5mm (I.D.) silver-plated jump rings, just to get rolling. (It's not a bad idea to start your chain mail projects this way; it'll help stave off the frustration of having to steadily pick up and put down your tools.) I like using two different colors for this design so it's easy to keep track of where you need to connect. 2) Slide six of the closed silver-plated rings onto one open

Stretchy Box Weave Bangle

For a 16cm bangle, you will need:72 silver anodised aluminium saw cut jump rings, id 6.8mm, 1.6mm (rd6-64alslv)72 purple EPDM rubber o-rings, id 6.4mm, 1.63mm (rd6-64pprb)paperclip and one headpin or eyepin or piece of wireThe EPDM rubber o-rings come in nine different colours.Tools:two pairs of smooth jawed chain nose or flat nose pliers1. Link two silver aluminium jump rings through four purple o-rings and close. Attach the paperclip to two of the o-rings and lay out the rings as show

How to Use Wire Lace

How to Use Wire Lace

How to make earring wire

How to make earring wire

How to Make a Ribbon Rose

Quantity of Items Needed:Satin RibbonGreen Tape and GlueScissorsNeedle and ThreadIron WireIntroduction:Step 1: Prepare all the items you\'ll need. Step 2: Sew with thread on one side of the ribbon. Step 3: Tighten the ribbon until it is creased. Step 4: Flat the edge of the ribbon about 1cm, and wrap the iron wire inside the ribbon. Step 5: The rose is almost done. Step 6: Cover the bottom of the flower and the iron wire using the green tape. Step 7: When the covering is fini

DIY Chain Woven Bracelet with Cords

DIY Chain Woven Bracelet with Cords

How To Make A Perfect Simple Loop

How To Make A Perfect Simple Loop

How to Make End Caps Using Jewelry Wire Pages

How to Make End Caps Using Jewelry Wire Pages

Making a Wire Wrapped Bead Cap

Step 1Begin a basic wire wrap by stringing a bead or beads on the head pin. Remember to have at least two inches of wire above the last bead. Step 2Using the tips of your chain nose pliers, grab the wire directly above the last bead. Step 3With your finger, push the wire to a angle. Step 4Using you round nose pliers, grasp the wire right at the bend.

Wig Jig Pattern 7 - Option 2

Step 1Place the pegs in the wig jig as shown. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 18 inches long. Place one end of the wire on the right side of the peg. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the first peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completely around the peg, bring the wire down around the peg in the inner circle moving around the wig jig in a counterclockwise dir

Wig Jig Pattern 7 - Option 1

Step 1Place the pegs in the wig jig as shown. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 18 inches long. Place one end of the wire on the right side of the peg. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the first peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completely around the peg, bring the wire down around the peg in the inner circle moving the wig jig in a clockwise direction.

Wig Jig Pattern 6

Step 1Place the pegs in the wig jig as shown. This willmake a cross pattern with an extra peg at the top. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 12 inches long. Place one end of the wire between the top peg and the peg directly below it. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completely around the top peg, bring the wire down o

Wig Jig Pattern 5

Step 1Place the pegs in the wig jig as shown. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 12 inches long. Place one end of the wire on the left side of the top peg. Bend the wire to a right angle. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completely around the top peg, bring the wire down around the left peg on the bottom row.

Wig Jig Pattern 4

Step 1Place pegs in a circular pattern working in the second circular row from the center. Leave an empty space in between each of the pegs. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 6 inches long. Place one end of the wire between the top and left peg. Bend the wire to a right angle. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completel

Wig Jig Pattern 3

Step 1Place 8 pegs in a diamond pattern in your wig jig. Leave an empty space in between each of the pegs. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 10 inches long. Place one end of the wire into the empty peg hole between the top and right peg. Bend the wire to a right angle. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4After wrapping the wire completely around

Wig Jig Pattern 2

Step 1Place 3 pegs in a diamond pattern in your wig jig. Leave an empty space in between each of the small pegs. Use a super peg for the bottom peg. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 7 inches long. Place one end of the wire into the empty peg hole between the top and right peg. Bend the wire to a right angle. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4

Wig Jig Pattern 1

Step 1Place pegs in a diamond pattern in your wig jig. Leave an empty space in between each of the pegs. Step 2Cut a piece of wire 5 inches long. Place one end of the wire into the empty peg hole between the top and right peg. Bend the wire to a right angle. Step 3Begin wrapping the wire around the top peg. Step 4Tip: Try moving the wig jig instead of movin