Fireblossom Earrings Tutorial

Fireblossom Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Rita Hutchinson  Designer Tips Determine desired loop lengths and cut leather. For these earring, I cut 2 pieces at about 5" and 2 pieces at about 3".String large-hole gemstone on longer leather piece and porcelain bead on shorter piece.Gather all ends together in the correct order (see photo).Apply a small amount of superglue inside the crimp end. Insert all 4 leather ends at one time, squeezing them together to fit. Hold in place until glue grips.Gently squeeze the crimp end …
Jul 2nd 2022 Rita Hutchinson
Pawrific Enamel Necklace Tutorial

Pawrific Enamel Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Summer MelaasDesigner Tips Punch a hole in the top corners of your copper blank. File any sharp bits.Clean your blank very well with warm water and Penny Brite.Cut your 22 ga bare copper wire, and shape the wire pieces into a paw print. Make sure they are flat so that no enamel can run under the wire.Set wire pieces off to the side.Sift your 3 background colors of enamel separately (one color at a time) onto the blank in your desired pattern.Carefully move your blank onto the torchi …
Jul 1st 2022 Summer Melaas
Moonlit Walk Ear Threads Tutorial

Moonlit Walk Ear Threads Tutorial

Created by: Veronica GreenwoodDesigner TipsThis design uses some of the palest sunstone beads on the mixed strand, but the color choices are up to you!Put one sunstone bead on your head pin. Using a wrapped loop attach your loop to the second link down on the chain of your ear thread. Finish wrapping your loop.New to jewelry-making? See Basic Jewelry-Making Technique Sheet (PDF) for step-by-step instructions on making wire-wrapped loops.Repeat this step four more times attaching your loops to ev …
Jun 8th 2022 Veronica Greenwood
Chakra Khan Ear Threaders Tutorial

Chakra Khan Ear Threaders Tutorial

Created by: Veronica Greenwood Designer TipsCut a piece of wire and make a wrapped loop on one end. Attach your loop to your ear thread. Add one purple (amethyst) bead to the wire and finish your loop.New to jewelry-making? See Basic Jewelry-Making Technique Sheet (PDF) for step-by-step instructions on making wire-wrapped loops.Repeat linking 5 more times with colors dark blue, light blue, green, yellow and orange.For the end, use a red bead and head pin, and do a wrapped loop to attach to the l …
Jun 2nd 2022 Veronica Greenwood
Paw Print Necklace Tutorial

Paw Print Necklace Tutorial

Created by: Veronica Greenwood Designer TipsSimply slide the charm onto the chain, cut chain to desired length, and pop the clasp onto both ends.This ball chain is sold by the foot. Order 2 feet for a 24" necklace, and cut shorter if desired. (18" is a popular length.)Suggested Supplies1 each  #49-958-49-AS  Antiqued Silver Paw Print Charm2 feet #40-080-01-21-1  2.1mm White Plated Ball Chain1 each   #40-801-1-EA  White Plated Ball Chain Clasp  ToolsWire Cu …
Jun 1st 2022 Veronica Greenwood