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
Soar With Me Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

Soar With Me Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Valorie Nygaard-PouzarDesigner TipsPatina, seal and use bracelet-bending pliers to apply a gentle curve to the metal sparrow before riveting it to the leather.For hints on applying Vintaj patina, see blog post: Customizing Tim Holtz idea-ology® Word Bands for a Handmade Look.To prevent the rivet from slipping through the leather, add washers or rivet accents to the backside of the leather. Rivet accents are ready-to-use with no need to measure or cut the perfect hole size, but they a …
Jan 30th 2022 Valorie Nygaard-Pouzar
Tranquil Spangle Bracelet Tutorial

Tranquil Spangle Bracelet Tutorial

  Created by: Polly Nobbs-LaRue   Designer TipsDetermine desired bracelet length; add one inch. Cut a piece of cord 4 times this length. (7" bracelet + 1" = 8". 8" x 4 = 32")String the cord through the loop portion of the clasp. Center the clasp on the cord. Tie two overhand knots and check to see if your rondelles will face the right direction.String one cord through the left side of a rondelle, and the other cord through the right side. Pull tight (but not too tight). Does your bead …
Jan 1st 2022 Polly Nobbs-LaRue
Tough Girl Rhinestone Chain and Leather Bracelet Tutorial

Tough Girl Rhinestone Chain and Leather Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Rita Hutchinson   Designer Tips  Measure your rhinestone chain pieces to the same length for best results.Use an awl to pierce holes in the leather, and sew the chain to the cuff. Seal thread ends with GS Hypo Cement.Attach the chain just a bit loose, to allow for proper fit when worn.  Suggested Supplies  1 ea #60-250 Adhesive, GS Hypo Cement1 ea #51-810-10-02 Bracelet, Genuine Leather, 1", Cuff (Black)1 pkg of 10 [use 8] #46-339-25-9 Gunmetal Chain End, for …
Jan 1st 2022 Rita Hutchinson
Wrapped in Rhinestone Lashed Bracelet Tutorial

Wrapped in Rhinestone Lashed Bracelet Tutorial

Created by: Mollie ValenteDesigner TipsFor a step-by-step tutorial with images, see the Easy to Make Lashed Rhinestone and Leather Bracelet blog post.Cut your leather to length (twice the wrist length plus about 8 inches).Fold the leather in half to form a button loop and size it to fit your choice of button. Tie on the waxed linen cord.Tuck in the linen cord tail and bind the loop and leather cord together by tightly coiling with linen cord for 3/8 inch.Cut the rhinestone chain to wrist length. …
Jan 1st 2022 Mollie Valente