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Learn How to Make Jewelry, Free Bead Patterns, Find Free Jewelry Making eBooks, and More!

Learn How to Make Jewelry, Free Bead Patterns, Find Free Jewelry Making eBooks, and More!
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DIY Friendship Necklace As soon as Lauren and I saw this editorial in Flare Magazine, we knew we had to recreate these awesome, friendship bracelet-like necklaces. We promise they are super easy to make and the perfect way to pass the time during those long summer roadtrips. To make a 2-tone necklace, cut a long piece of rope and wrap two different colors of embroidery thread around its own bobbin. Tie a starter knot along with the two colored threads you are using, leaving at least 3 inches of slack, Tape down the slack to a flat surface or safety pin it something that will help keep it in place (feeling nostalgic yet?). Lay the color that isn’t being used (shown here in purple) in your left hand, along with the rope, and hold them taut. Take the active color (shown here in red) in your right hand, pass it over the rope, loop it under and back through the opening. To alternate colors, simply put the inactive color (red) in your left hand and the new active color (purple) in your right.

Lotion Archives This thick and luxurious body lotion makes a lovely Christmas gift. It leaves the skin soft and slightly peppermint scented, and if you’re looking for a bit of an extra festive hint, you can add a touch of mica for some holiday shimmer. (more…) Posted in Lotion Tagged beeswax, butter, candy, Christmas, cocoa, cocoa butter, coconut, coconut oil, cream, draw, essential oils, lotion, mica, oxide, peppermint, silk, skin, vanilla, vegetarian This herb spiked lotion features some of my favourite eczema fighting ingredients, making it perfect for the onset of winter. (more…) Posted in Lotion, Salves & Natural Healing Tagged beeswax, butter, calendula, chamomile, cream, hemp oil, lotion, natural, recipe, shea butter, skin, tea, vegetarian, winter Once I discovered cupuaçu butter, it quickly rose to the top of my favourite butters list—especially when it comes to using it neat. (more…) Posted in Lotion Tagged autumn, beeswax, butter, cocoa, cream, cupuacu butter, lotion, silk, skin, vegetarian (more…)

Micro-Macrame Micro-Macrame differs from regular Macrame only because the thickness of the materials used is much finer. This includes the beads, pendants, and other decorations. The delicate cords used in Micro-Macrame are usually between 0.5mm and 2mm thick. When making handcrafted jewelry, controlling fine materials can be challenging. Be very sure you know how to tie all the Macrame Knots in the pattern, BEFORE trying to make the projects in this section of Free Macrame Patterns. Go to the Learn Macrame section, and practice the decorative knots until you are completely comfortable with them. Don't know what types of cord materials are suitable?

Chan Luu Single Wrap Macrame Bracelet Chan Luu bracelets are just so cool! What's great about them is that they use simple macrame techniques to produce different results, this time with the addition of beads! This tutorial adds on to my previous Square Knot Friendship Bracelets, but utilizes the beads in a different way; on the outside of the knots as opposed to the inside. What you get is a totally different result! Step 1: Gather materials. Step 2: Start the knots. Once you have a couple of square knots, take either side of the thread and add beads to these threads. Take two beads right up to the last knot. Make a square knot, making sure the beads are caught in the knot and lie right on either side of the center thread. Step 2: Continue this method. Once you have gotten one square knot set, continue to knot in this way, until your bracelet is as long as you need. You're finished! If you share/use/post this tutorial, please link back to me.

Make An Awesome Drop Spindle Drop spindles are an ancient tool for spinning fiber into yarn or thread. They've been around for a very long time and have changed little since their first invention. The first spindles weighted with whorls appeared as far back as the Neolithic era. A whorl is simply a weight that helps the spindle spin "better" before you have enough yarn on it to give it a little heft. These days you can buy a variety of types and styles in a range of prices and with a few notable exceptions they all work in essentially the same way. I learned to spin on bottom whorl spindle but tend to use top whorl spindles now. Spindles can be purchased in stores or online for anywhere from $15 or $20 on up to ...a lot. This will show you how to make a decent looking functional spindle for a few bucks.

uTorrent Download | Download uTorrent for Windows (Free) Macrame - By Stefan. Back to Tutorials. This tutorial is supposed to teach you how to make macrame bands in different styles. They can be used as bracelets, belts, or just for decoration. Under each image I will indicate what knot you need to make the band. Reversed half-hitches. Square knots. Hitches. Double Hitches. work bench | Britta Ambauen I’d like to introduce you to my new jewelry bench. It’s not just your ordinary order-online-and-assemble jewelry bench. No sir. This beauty was hand built from the ground up in an all-too-small wood shop by my boyfriend, Jeff Rogers. No more sawhorses and MDF for me! Let me tell you a bit more about how special this wooden wonder really is. I spend about 4-10 hours each day at my workspace… so this beautiful piece of furniture will surround me for somewhere in the vicinity of 20,000 hours (by my careful calculations), assuming I’m lucky enough to continue making jewelry for the next 30-40 years. For your countless hours of hard work and beautiful craftsmanship, Thank you Jeff.

Judy's Organic Herbs, Ottawa, Canada - Nourishing Herbal Teas & Infusions Nourishing Herbal Teas & Infusions The Basis of Vibrant Health Nourishing herbal teas and infusions are an inexpensive and good-tasting way to provide a solid basis for your nutritional and health program. They provide a wealth of vitamins and minerals that your body can easily absorb and provide food for the cells of your body. Nourishing herbal teas also detoxify and alkalinize the body. The nourishing herbs which are the most valuable for daily use as a food and supplement are: Red Clover Blossoms, Nettle Leaf, Oatstraw, Linden, Comfrey Leaf and Raspberry Leaf. When you drink these teas on a regular basis, you also benefit from the medicinal properties that each herb provides. Oatstraw (Avena sativa) Nettle Leaf (Urtica dioica) Red Clover Blossoms (Trifolium pratense) Comfrey Leaf (Symphytum spp) Linden Raspberry Leaf (Rubus idaeus) For more information on how these herbs can help you, book a Telephone/Email Consultation. See Dried Herbs for prices and sizes.

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Hammers and Mallets, Blocks and Anvils - Jewelry Making Info Steel Blocks, Dapping, Chasing, Cross Peen Hammers ... what?! Custom Search Of all my beloved jewelry tools, hammers and mallets are perhaps one of the last ones to make their way into my arsenal. The plentitude of these jewelry tools for your craft can seem to be quite mystifying at the start. I am but a beginner in this area, but I think this will be long love-affair. The specific and various uses for these tools I think you will find, are just an eye-opener and to me, quite mesmerising! Hammering Terminology I found the terminology here, to start off with, quite bewildering. chasing & repousse - both are metal working techniques to produce designs and relief patterns on the metal. Metal & Wirework - Hammers and Mallets anvil (steel bench block)Used in conjunction with a Chasing Hammer or Rubber mallet to flatten and harden metal and wirework. Care and Notes on the Common Steel Hammer Majority of hammers are made from steel. Recommendation: go with the quality hardened tool steel.

Popsicle Stick Jewelry Well obviously you need popsicle sticks, tongue depressors or wood craft sticks. The wider style is preferred over the skinny popsicle sticks, but they too can be made into jewelry. New or used is fine, just wash and dry them first if they are used. For carved pendants, earrings etc., you will need a pencil and some small sharp tools to carve the material. For cuff bracelets, you will need a pot of water, a stove, tongs (to remove sticks from boiling water), fabric pot holder and a small canning jar. For all projects you will need sand paper in varying grits (medium & fine grit), wood varnish to protect finished pieces and a brush to apply varnish. Optional Materials: If you want to embellish your wood jewelry pieces you can easily use small stickers, sticker letters, nail art decals, or adhesive gems (normally used to decorate cell phones). If you prefer, you can easily paint or stain these pieces.