Welcoming a New Jewelry Designer A few weeks ago, I had an email from a new jewelry designer. She enjoys working on projects like Leslee Frumin's right-angle weave necklace, Puttin' on the Ritz. (Her version is pictured at left; instructions are in Beadwork February/March 2007 ). She also enjoys...
Nov 15, 2007
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Making Ladder Stitch Beads Step by Step Beading Daily Reader Chris O. asked for illustrations for this week's featured project, the Lazy-B Ranch Bracelet . I took some quick step-by-step photos at my kitchen table. I used dark thread so that you could see it in the photos, but you'll probably...
Nov 8, 2007
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It's actually not that difficult to work a soldering iron. (But as you can see from my uneven example, it does take practice!) It's also fun! It's almost Harry Potter-esque how the solder seems to leap up magically onto the iron. I used copper tape to wrap the pendant and then soldered over...
Welcome! I'm so glad you're here—please make yourself at home! I'll admit, I've been experiencing just a bit of what one of my friends calls PPA—Pre-Party Anxiety. It always happens to me sometime between the time I invite people to a party and the first time the doorbell...