Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Last week I showed you how to keep a soutache design symmetrical. This week I’m finishing my Lily Pin from Amee K. Sweet-McNamara’s Soutache & Bead Embroidery: Three Basic Shapes Booklet by adding a backing. You can use today’s tips to make your soutache projects nice and tidy!

Don’t worry about the reverse side […]

Customize your Ear Wires!

Making your own ear wires is a great way to add that handmade feel to your jewelry and save money! Follow our step by step technique for Making an Ear Wire and you can create customized ear wires in no time! It is so easy to customize your ear wires to fit the feel of your jewelry. […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

This week I learned how to make a new finding – paddle head pins! It was a little tricky to get the hang of these, but they gave my necklace a totally different look. You can use today’s tips to get the best results with your paddle head pins!

Using the right materials […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Whether on clothing or jewelry or even a purse, I love the motion of tassels and how they feel when you wear them. I especially love how quick they are to put together and that you can make them out of everything from thread and cotton cord to leather and chain. Today you can […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I wanted to make earrings this weekend to match our Amaru Muru Bracelet, but didn’t have my loom with me. Fortunately you can do square stitch with loom patterns! This trick is handy for when your loom isn’t around or when you’re making a smaller piece of weaving, like for a pendant or earrings, […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

You can change the look of your chain maille project by using different colored rings, but have you tried adding beads to your weave? I’ve made a few different pieces with our multi-colored Artistic Wire Jump Rings, but this was my first time adding beads to chain maille. You can use today’s tip to […]