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DIY // Swirl Ring — Bettina's Blog - Something handmade

DIY // Swirl Ring — Bettina's Blog - Something handmade
I am a ring addict, and because this Ring is one of my favorites I thought why not share how I make them. So this weeks DIY is my so-called “Swirl Ring”. Hope you enjoy! Let’s get started with the things you’ll need to make the ring… What you’ll need: Ok, do you have everything? 1. 2. 3. Do not hammer your 2 wire ends yet, if you do so you won’t be able to curve and shape them easily. 4. 5. By hammering the wirework it ensures your design will curve naturally around the top surface of your finger. I took this little cutie a step farther and gave it a little sparkle. My little Swirl Ring design can now be ordered on etsy, just in case you don’t feel like getting into this Swirl Ring DIY or don’t have the tools on hand. (images and design by me | tools can be found at Hobby Lobby, Amazon or Etsy) Subscribe via email and receive free desktop wallpapers! Your information will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Bettina Johnson

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DIY Embroidered Sunglasses What do you do when the probability of scoring a pair of Ulyana Sergeenko‘s embroidered sunglasses is, at best, 1 in a million? Do it yourself, of course. Though I couldn’t replicate these folk-inspired sunnies at nearly the same degree (we’re talking couture after all), I was able to add just the right amount of embroidery for a similar effect. So, what do you say? You’ll need:a pair of sunglasses with plastic lensesembroidery flosshand held drill (I used a Dremel, last used here)3/64″ drill bitthin needlescissorsfelt tip markernail polish remover Start by drawing out a pattern – feel free to copy mine! Use the hand held drill or Dremel to drill the holes. Thread the needle with embroidery floss – make sure the head of the needle is small enough to fit through the holes. Finish off the color with a double knot on the backside. Continue cross stitching with the second color and then the third color. Repeat on the other side. Voila, embroidered sunnies complete! (images by HonestlyWTF)

Easy Adjustable Spiral Ring Tutorial | Art-Z Jewelry This adjustable spiral ring is quite easy to make with just a little wire, a bit of muscle and a few standard tools. Supplies - Two 6 inch pieces of round, soft, 16 gauge wire One 14 (or more) inch piece of 24 inch, round, soft wire Ring mandrel or other round object ¾” to 1 inch in diameter Round nose pliers Flat nose pliers Wire cutter for thick wire Ruler Rubber, plastic, rawhide mallet (optional). Steps - 1. 2. to cover more of the back of the ring. in neatly on the inside of the ring. 3. Slightly bend the two top wires up in a soft curve and the two bottom wires down in the same way. 4. different lengths. reversed if you want the wires facing a different direction. 6. 7. Spirals so they curve gently, but firmly. all around the ring at this point. That’s it, your ring is finished! You could make this ring in just about any metal as long as you can manipulate it easily. Like this: Like Loading... I'm Zoraida and I design and create handmade, one of a kind jewelry.

The Three Dollar Secret Tutorial | SvetlanaHillKovich When I did the post back in February on “The Three Dollar Secret” I had quite a few people request a full tutorial of how I did it. And I absolutely love it when people request tutorials, it gives me something to plan and look forward to! Although this post doesn’t include the second half of the project (the scarf from the bottom half of the skirt) I did want to show you at least how I’ve been getting cute, three dollar skirts for the Spring/Summer season. Confession: I wear them all year long. To be clear, the reason these skirts are only $3 is because I buy them from a thrift store. Here is the skirt the way I bought it. On the left, I pulled out a pencil skirt of the length I wanted my project skirt to be. When cutting the project skirt, I put the pencil skirt where I applied it in the top right photo and made sure to cut with enough left over to fold and sew. When I cut, I left about an inch and a half of material, just in case. The result. Just like that. The result was a success.

Wire Ring Base Tutorial I decided to make some polymer clay rings to sell,but turns out it's almost impossible to buy ring bases here.So after I finished beeing mad at the local craft store I came up with the idea to make my own ring bases. And I'm going to share the idea,since I know some of you have trouble finding tha bases too. This is how they look without the clay. -tutorial-Step1 Gather the things you will need:- thick wire (I don't know what gauge it is) I got 5 meters of the wire for really cheap at the craft store.- wire cutters- hammer- a piece of wood or iron - and some kind of an item that is the size of your rings.I used a little bottle of nail polish from Avon.Step2 Measure and cut 17cm of wire. Curl up one end of your wire to form a swirl.And curlp up a little bit the other end.Step4 This is how it should look like.Now get out your hammer and piece of wood or iron.Step5 Hammer the hole thing flat. :) Trust me,it's easier then it sounds. Start wrapping the wire on the item you are using as the form.

Pink Zipper Flip Flops I’m not a big fan of pink. When I bought these $1 flip flops, I knew they would be a challenge to redo into a pair of shoes that I would actually wear. A couple weeks ago, I was wandering around Joann’s with a spool of white cording waiting for my number to be called at the cut counter. I swear they are slow on purpose so that you end up buying more stuff. I am not going to lie, I have never actually sewed a zipper into anything before, they always seemed too intimidating for some reason. Look closely, the two zippers I bought are actually slightly different. Mostly unzipped (like in the picture above) they just scream flip flop don’t they? The tab wasn’t nearly long enough to fit between my toes, so I added a few inches of navy blue bias tape to the end, hand stitching to secure it. I stuck the zippers on my feet to see how they looked and discovered a problem. All that was left to do was thread the bias tape and the loose zipper ends into my pink flip flop soles.

How to Make a Spiral Wire Ring | Art-Z Jewelry This is one of the easiest wire rings I’ve ever made. I can’t believe I didn’t come up with this sooner. It only requires one piece of wire and looks great in copper, silver, brass, bronze or whatever wire you like. The wire should be 16 gauge, soft and round. *This sample was in size 8 so if you want a smaller ring, you can decrease the length by either cutting it 1/2″ shorter or creating a bigger center spiral. For bigger sizes do the opposite and cut a longer piece of wire to begin the project. Tools for this project Supplies One piece of 16ga, soft, round wire 10″ long for a size 8 ring – *see note above regarding sizes. Ring mandrel Rubber or rawhide mallet Round nose pliers Flat nose pliers Needle file or steel wool #0000 Steps Using your round nose pliers, made a small right angle bend 2 1/2″ from the end of the 16ga wire. Step 1 Step 2 Continue forming a flat spiral with your fingers until the spiral is big enough to grip with your flat nose pliers. Step 3 Step 4 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9

Pretty Me Up-Probably one of the most chic belts you'll ever make for cheap! Hello there! Do you love skinny belts? I know I do! Well, here's a skinny belt that: A.Has Glitter B.Looks super chic C.Has minimum materials used D.Gives shapeless dresses a glamour punch! Now that I've got you excited, let me tell you first that this can be a lil bit time-consuming, but at the end of the post I promise I'll add some super-alternatives you can try out! This skinny belt was inspired by the design here. In India or its neighboring Asian countries, you get heavy laces like these for a significant amount of cash because they are usually used to design custom bridal outfits which if you've seen Indian brides before, are detailed with loadza intricate, heavy work and motifs! So let's do a cheaper version at home! Here's how to go about it: First,Download the template here. 1.Grab a pair of scissors, glitter in your fav color, or even a potpourri of colors,Felt or adhesive velvet fabric. 2.Place the felt/velvet's wrong side facing the wrong side of the template. 9.You're done!